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Brain injury charity to host creative pop up shop in Hoxton 

24 Apr

Brain injury charity to host creative pop up shop in Hoxton 40 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A brain injury charity will launch its first ever pop-up shop next month in Hoxton.


Brain injury charity to host creative pop up shop in Hoxton 

24 Apr

A brain injury charity will launch its first ever pop-up shop next month in Hoxton.


Booze wardens to be stationed in Shoreditch nightclubs 

21 Apr

Booze wardens to be stationed in Shoreditch nightclubs 29 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Two Shoreditch nightclubs will be the first in London to trial booze patrols for people who’ve had too much to drink.


Britannia Leisure Centre in Hoxton to be replaced by flats, school and new sports hub as plans signed off 

21 Apr

Hoxton’s Britannia Leisure Centre will be knocked down and rebuilt after plans for a school, flats and new sports hub were given the go-ahead.


Booze wardens to be stationed in Shoreditch nightclubs 

21 Apr

Two Shoreditch nightclubs will be the first in London to trial booze patrols for people who’ve had too much to drink.


East End exhibitions – five of the best for May 

20 Apr

Detail from James Pyman’s The Owl in Daylight (2013).


Business network tackling toxic air in Shoreditch signs up its 1,000 member 

19 Apr

A network of businesses working together to tackle toxic air in Shoreditch has welcomed its 1,000 member.


1,000 firms sign up to City Fringe Zero Emissions Network to tackle London’s filthy air 

19 Apr

1,000 firms sign up to City Fringe Zero Emissions Network to tackle London’s filthy air 40 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A network of businesses working together to tackle toxic air around the edge of the City and Shoreditch has clocked up 1,000...


1,000 firms sign up to City Fringe Zero Emissions Network to tackle London’s filthy air 

19 Apr

A network of businesses working together to tackle toxic air around the edge of the City and Shoreditch has clocked up 1,000 members.


Start-up of the week: Shoreditch tequila bar El Bandito boasts rabbit and Iberico ham flavoured mezcals 

18 Apr

Start-up of the week: Shoreditch tequila bar El Bandito boasts rabbit and Iberico ham flavoured mezcals 48 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Every week, we take to the streets to find a start-up business right here in Hackney.


Start-up of the week: Shoreditch tequila bar El Bandito boasts rabbit and Iberico ham flavoured mezcals 

18 Apr

Every week, we take to the streets to find a start-up business right here in Hackney.


Police with body camera recorders on uniforms out on patrol in east London 

18 Apr

Police officers on the streets of Shoreditch are among the first in London to wear video recorders as part of their uniforms.


Actress and disability campaigner Samantha Renke ‘loves getting recognised in Shoreditch’ 

16 Apr

Actress and disability campaigner Samantha Renke ‘loves getting recognised in Shoreditch’ 52 minutes ago David Child --> Campaigner and star actress Samantha Renke tells the Gazette what she loves about her home in Shoreditch – even if it is on...


Actress and disability campaigner Samantha Renke ‘loves getting recognised in Shoreditch’ 

16 Apr

Campaigner and star actress Samantha Renke tells the Gazette what she loves about her home in Shoreditch – even if it is on the fifth floor.


‘Late opening Shoreditch pizzeria will just deliver more crime’ 

13 Apr

‘Late opening Shoreditch pizzeria will just deliver more crime’ 11 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Neighbours living next to a fast food joint in Shoreditch are fighting its bid for a 4am licence because drunk customers keep trying to break into their...


‘Late opening Shoreditch pizzeria will just deliver more crime’ 

13 Apr

Neighbours living next to a fast food joint in Shoreditch are fighting its bid for a 4am licence because drunk customers keep trying to break into their home.


Village Underground lodges plans to turn old ABC cinema into arts venue 

13 Apr

Easy as ABC: the venue as it looked in 1963 (left) and how it looks now (right).


Hoxton’s Lion Club boxers move into new building – five years after winning development battle 

12 Apr

Hoxton’s Lion Club boxers move into new building – five years after winning development battle 43 minutes ago Tom Horton --> Alan Parry’s work with The Lion boxing club in Hoxton is into its fifth decade – and the club has a brighter future ...


Hoxton’s Lion Club boxers move into new building – five years after winning development battle 

12 Apr

Alan Parry’s work with The Lion boxing club in Hoxton is into its fifth decade – and the club has a brighter future than ever, he tells the Gazette.


Return of the ABC? Art Deco cinema could be back after 33 years 

6 Apr

Return of the ABC? Art Deco cinema could be back after 33 years 48 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Hackney could soon be getting another of its old cinemas back.


Return of the ABC? Art Deco cinema could be back after 33 years 

6 Apr

Return of the ABC? Art Deco cinema could be back after 33 years Yesterday, 07:00 Sam Gelder --> Hackney could soon be getting another of its old cinemas back.


Return of the ABC? Art Deco cinema could be back after 33 years 

5 Apr

Hackney could soon be getting another of its old cinemas back.


Shoreditch venue owner no longer has to send police clubgoers’ NAMES – but still has to keep a list of them 

5 Apr

Shoreditch venue owner no longer has to send police clubgoers’ NAMES – but still has to keep a list of them 25 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A licensee has been freed from the shackles of a bizarre licensing clause ordering him to tell police and ...


Shoreditch venue owner no longer has to send police clubgoers’ NAMES – but still has to keep a list of them 

5 Apr

A licensee has been freed from the shackles of a bizarre licensing clause ordering him to tell police and town hall bosses who was coming to events.


Haggerston Baths may soon be drained – ‘but our memories still live on’: The Gazette looks back on the pool’s past 114 years 

30 Mar

Haggerston Baths may soon be drained - ‘but our memories still live on’: The Gazette looks back on the pool’s past 114 years 49 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> As the consultation on Haggerston Baths’ decidedly dry future kicks off, Emma ...


Haggerston Baths: Caretakers’ daughter shares fascinating memories of pool’s history 

30 Mar

As the consultation on Haggerston Baths’ decidedly dry future kicks off, the Gazette looks back at the pool’s 114-year history.


‘I learned from Coco the Clown’: Shoreditch Church vicar Paul Turp shares memories before retirement 

29 Mar

‘I learned from Coco the Clown’: Shoreditch Church vicar Paul Turp shares memories before retirement 31 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Rev Paul Turp will retire next year after three decades’ service at St Leonard’s Church in Shoreditch.


‘I learned from Coco the Clown’: Shoreditch Church vicar Paul Turp shares memories before retirement 

29 Mar

Rev Paul Turp will retire next year after three decades’ service at St Leonard’s Church in Shoreditch.


Kelly Lee Owens warms up for European tour with show at Rough Trade East 

29 Mar

Kelly Lee Owens ‘stirs and mesmerises’ at Rough Trade East.


Congregation of 300 evacuated from burning Shoreditch church 

27 Mar

Over 300 people were evacuated from Wesley’s Chapel yesterday, when the electrical room in its basement caught fire because of a faulty fuse box.


Winners take centre ‘Stage’ at Shoreditch in Shakespeare poetry competition 

27 Mar

Two budding Elizabethan ‘Bards’ have won the poetry competition for the visitor centre opening at The Stage development in Shoreditch where the foundations of Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre were discovered in 2008.


Hyperlocal & blogs

london craft beer festival 

25 Apr

The London Craft Beer Festival is turning five this August and they’re making it a birthday to remember with their biggest beer extravaganza yet.


Lea Michele at Shoreditch Town Hall | Live review 

22 Apr

The refreshingly diverse crowd at the cosy, elegant yet understated Shoreditch Town Hall erupts into jubilant applause as Lea Michele struts into her first and only show on the European leg of her tour, “An Intimate Evening with Lea Michele”.


A stroll around Shoreditch and Bethnal Green 

14 Apr

Friday, April 14th 2017 As the evenings are drawing out and it is still light after work, Tigger fancied taking a look around the Shoreditch area to see if there was any new street art on show.


Myra DuBois – The queen of sodomy and cynicism on her gig at XXL this weekend 

14 Apr

XXL are going XXXL this weekend, with a 12-hour Bank Holiday weekend session on Saturday night, that’s going to be even hairier, bearier and beerier than normal! As well as DJ duo Hoxton Whores serving up a big slab of disco decadence for you in ...


checking in: montcalm royal london house 

13 Apr

Montcalm now has six hotels in London and its latest is the Montcalm Royal London House in Finsbury Square.


ldner #201: gerry cottle jr 

7 Apr

He’s the man took film screenings out of the cinema and onto the rooftops of Peckham, Hoxton, Stratford and Kensington before taking it Stateside with pop-ups in LA and New York.


Five from Shoreditch 

6 Apr

Thursday, April 6th 2017 This evening after work, Tigger wanted to take a tour around familiar street art hot spots in Shoreditch to see whether anything new had appeared since our last visit.


introducing tt liquor 

3 Apr

We were a bit skeptical when we heard about the opening of TT Liquor, another basement cocktail bar on the Shoreditch end of Kingsland Road…BUT we were wrong.


Abandoned bicycle, 1st April 

1 Apr

Abandoned red/burgundy Raleigh bike frame, locked to the bike rack on the north side of Bethnal Green Road, near Shoreditch train station.


Axwell Λ Ingrosso at Kamio | Live review 

31 Mar

Axwell and Sebastian Ingrosso’s set transforms the intimate Shoreditch basement of Kamio into Ibiza.


Theatre News: James Pidgeon to helm Shoreditch Town Hall 

30 Mar

Pidgeon was previously deputy director at the theatre...


Muna at Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen | Live review 

30 Mar

After breaking into an impromptu jam session at a house party sometime in 2013, Los Angeles trio Muna have done a lot in just a few years.


Meet the Traders: The T2 tea emporium 

27 Mar

The smelling table and Now Sipping wall.


Battle to save Haggerston baths falters 

24 Mar

Photo taken by the Hackney Gazette just before it was closed in 2000 Pic: Save Haggerston Pool.


scout to open in hoxton 

24 Mar

Matt Whiley, the man behind the Peg + Patriot and the infamous wheelie bin cocktail, is launching a new cocktail bar in Hoxton this April.


Shoreditch bouncers caught in homophobic abuse incident 

24 Mar

Bouncers in Shoreditch have been caught on camera directing homophobic abuse at a London DJ after forcibly ejecting him from a club.


pizza pilgrims to open pizza playground 

24 Mar

Pizza Pilgrims won’t stop until they have conquered London.


Shoreditch Grind licence plans delayed 

23 Mar

A popular espresso bar and restaurant has been forced to prolong its wait for a late night music licence after a council hearing over the issue has been delayed.


Love and death in the sands of Arabia and a rubbish skip: two artists tell their story in Hoxton 

23 Mar

BEHIND A commonplace skip dumped in Hoxton Square lies an extraordinary story of love, sorrow and redemption and the coming together of two artistic lives.


#JULIASAYS 

23 Mar

Discerning scene musings from the queen of East London, its JULIASAYS! You just don’t know who you’re going to bump into on London’s club scene…rubbing shoulders with people from all walks of life is part of the adventure.


Late-night levy will ‘kill the night-club economy’, say Hackney business owners 

21 Mar

Nightclubs, pubs and bars in Shoreditch and Dalston have warned Hackney Council that plans to introduce a late-night levy would destroy the borough’s thriving nightlife.


Murder investigation launched after man found dead in Shoreditch flat 

21 Mar

The victim was found on the Cranston Estate in Hoxton Pic: Tarquin Binary (Wikimedia Commons) A man has been found dead in a flat in Shoreditch , East London.


Shoreditch shoe display remembers ‘disappeared’ students of Mexico 

20 Mar

Shoes with messages from the relatives of those who disappeared.


Police arrest suspect in connection with Shoreditch murder 

20 Mar

A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man in his 20s was found dead in Shoreditch.


skip art gallery 

16 Mar

Those who think modern art is a load of RUBBISH might wanna look away.


Haggerston Baths: Council wants your opinion on “pool- free” shortlisted choices 

16 Mar

Two developers have been shortlisted to redevelop the Haggerston Baths building - both without a pool.


London needs to do more to support art scene says local artist 

16 Mar

“Shoreditch has a good vibe for art,” says artist Oliver Needs .


Powerful photographs document East Londoners 

15 Mar

Wesley, local resident.


Black Hackney Councillors were mistaken for cleaners at City Hall 

15 Mar

A City Hall security guard asked three black female councillors if they “were there to clean” according to a tweet by Hackney Central’s Sophie Conway.


From Hamlet to hipsters: a historical tour in Shoreditch 

15 Mar

What do Tony Blair, Christopher Marlowe and William Shakespeare all have in common? In one way or another they have all played their part in establishing and sustaining the theatrical heritage of Shoreditch.




Schools

School Councils 

24 Apr

Just before the Easter break school council members from Orchard, Southwold and Hoxton Garden met together to hold a joint meeting.


Haggerston School awarded Bronze Certificate by the Incorporated Society of Musicians 

24 Apr

Haggerston School has been awarded the ISM / ISM Trust’s Bronze Certificate.


Author visit – Linda Newbery 

23 Mar

On Tuesday the 21 st  March, award winning children’s author Linda Newbery came to visit Haggerston School.


Barbican Box Music Project 

23 Mar

A spirited group of year 7 students took centre stage at the Barbican earlier this month as part of the third annual Barbican Box Music project.


Work Week 2017 

20 Mar

We held Work Week here at Thomas Fairchild during the week of March 6th-10th.


Scavenger Hunt 

14 Mar

Oak and Palm Tree classes took part in a Plant Scavenger Hunt in Shoreditch Park on Monday as part of their introduction to British Science Week.


Quicksticks Hockey Success 

1 Mar

A HUGE shout out to Heidi, Yasmin, Olive, Nathaniel, Thomas and Jiyan at the Young Hackney Quicksticks Hockey Tournament hosted by Haggerston Secondary School.


Quicksticks Hockey with Heart! 

1 Mar

Way to go Tyeisha, Jesse, Nia, Kemi, Jerry and Satch at yesterdays Young Hackney Quicksticks Hockey Tournament hosted by Haggerston Secondary School.


Sebright Primary School – Art Project visit to Haggerston School 

27 Feb

Please read the article below: Sebright Art Project visit to Haggerston School...


‘Refugee Boy’ – School Production tickets now on sale! 

23 Nov

This year, Haggerston School presents Zephaniah’s ‘Refugee Boy’ adapted for the stage by Sissay.


Peer Mediators 

15 Nov

Peer mediators from Orchard, Southwold and Hoxton Garden got together at Orchard School for a group training session.


Year 6 Lion King Production 

20 Jul

Year 6 threw a stellar performance of the Lion King on Tuesday! After six weeks of rehearsals and a lot of determination, the big night arrived.


Student Voice 

30 Jun

Student voice Next week assemblies will be about Haggerston student voice.


Summer Sharing – Friday 8th July 5.00pm 

28 Jun

Please join us on the 8th of July.


Summer Fair 

20 Jun

The SJB Choir performed at the Summer Fair held by St John’s Church.


Haggerston Sports Tour to Orlando 

21 Apr

Haggerston Sports Tour “Mission to Orlando” Mission accomplished!!!!!! During the Easter break the PE Department took a group of 40 students to embark upon a once in a life time trip to Orlando, Florida (USA).


Sixth form basketball team wins London College Cup Championship 

23 Mar

“Having gone undefeated in the London Basketball Associations (LBA) league, Haggerston had a lot to live up to in their final game, against Quintin Kynaston (QK).


KS2 pupils visit Tramontana Brindisa Tapas Restaurant 

9 Mar

Last Monday some of our KS2 pupils were given an amazing opportunity to taste Spanish tapas in one of our local Spanish restaurants, Tramontana Brindisa Tapas Restaurant in Curtain Road, Shoreditch.


Consultation for the Federation of Hoxton Garden Primary School with the Federation of Orchard and Southwold Primary Schools. The Governing Bodies of Orchard, Southwold and Hoxton Garden Schools are seeking the views of parents, carers and staff on the idea of establishing a hard Federation between the three schools from 1st September 2016. 

25 Feb

Please click here to find out more information about this proposal.


Consultation for the Federation of Hoxton Garden Primary School with the Federation of Orchard and Southwold Primary Schools. The Governing Bodies of Orchard, Southwold and Hoxton Garden Schools are seeking the views of parents, carers and staff on the idea of establishing a hard Federation between the three schools from 1st September 2016. Please click here to find out more information about this proposal 

22 Feb

This document and response form are also available online by visiting: www.


Holocaust memorial day 2016: Don’t stand by 

11 Feb

This year Haggerston students took part in Hackney’s annual memorial for the victims of the Holocaust.


Haggerston School achieves NACE Challenge Award 

11 Dec

Haggerston School is the 356th school nationally to achieve the prestigious NACE Challenge Award for More Able, Gifted and Talented Pupils.


Winter Warmers Appeal 

9 Dec

Our Winter Warmers Appeal launched this week.


St John the Baptist Head Boy, Nmeso, talks to the Ministry of Stories about writing horror stories and being able to speak up’ 

3 Dec

This month the Ministry of Stories interviewed Nmeso about his experiences at their writing club.


Holly Tree Class visit The Ministry of Stories 

2 Dec

On Wednesday 25th November Holly Tree Class went on a visit to The Ministry of Stories in Hoxton Street.


Opening of Haggerston School 3G Pitch 

26 Nov

A BOOST FOR SPORT AT HAGGERSTON SCHOOL Since the start of term, excited students at Haggerston School have been patiently watching the construction of their new floodlit 3G football pitch and new basketball training area.


Exam results 

12 Oct

Best ever A Level results – 100% pass rate.


Ministry of Stories 

22 Sep

Some of our pupils were lucky enough to take part in an event filmed at The Ministry of Stories in Hoxton Street for The National Lottery Stars 2015 Awards shown on the BBC last night.


Meg Hillier Xmas Card Competition! 

16 Sep

As you all know Meg Hillier is our local MP (Hackney South and Shoreditch).


Parents and Carers of Y7 students 

4 Sep

Dear Parent/Carer, Please note that for the first week at Haggerston School our Year 7 students will depart at 15:00 each day from the main gate.



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