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XOYO sexual assault victim speaks out, claiming staff told her afterwards she was ‘dressed provocatively’ 

18 Jul

XOYO sexual assault victim speaks out, claiming staff told her afterwards she was ‘dressed provocatively’ 43 minutes ago Lucas Cumiskey --> The victim of a sexual assault at a Shoreditch nightclub claims staff told her she was “dressed ...


XOYO sexual assault victim speaks out, claiming staff told her afterwards she was ‘dressed provocatively’ 

18 Jul

The victim of a sexual assault at a Shoreditch nightclub claims staff told her she was “dressed provocatively” and shouldn’t have been alone.


Shoreditch surge in hiring techies helps to boost Hays 

13 Jul

London's biggest recruiter Hays said on Friday strong tech hiring in Old Street and Shoreditch had helped stop the rot in the capital's jobs market.


Hate crime consultation receives just 69 responses 

13 Jul

Hate crime: ‘gay-free zone’ stickers appeared in Shoreditch and Stoke Newington back in 2011.


Mayor launches art gallery project to build community-inspired model of future Hoxton 

10 Jul

Launch: Mayor Glanville (far left) officially opens the project.


Architects build model to allow people to have their say on future of Hoxton 

10 Jul

Architects build model to allow people to have their say on future of Hoxton 47 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> “Dynamic new proposals for the evolution of Hoxton” are being created in a gallery this month – and anyone can change them.


Dalston and Hoxton businesses could have licences reviewed 

10 Jul

Dalston and Hoxton businesses could have licences reviewed 4 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Two businesses in Hackney could be in hot water after applications were made to review their licences.


Areaworks: Another workspace opens in Hoxton 

10 Jul

Areaworks: Another workspace opens in Hoxton 10 minutes ago Harry Taylor --> A new co-working space is set to open in Hoxton, giving people the chance to have a flexible office space.


Architects build model to allow people to have their say on future of Hoxton 

10 Jul

“Dynamic new proposals for the evolution of Hoxton” are being created in a gallery this month – and anyone can change them.


Dalston and Hoxton businesses could have licences reviewed 

10 Jul

Two businesses in Hackney could be in hot water after applications were made to review their licences.


Areaworks: Another workspace opens in Hoxton 

10 Jul

A new co-working space is set to open in Hoxton, giving people the chance to have a flexible office space.


Last Days of Shoreditch pop-up set to close this month 

7 Jul

Last Days of Shoreditch pop-up set to close this month 48 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> It’s the end of an era in Old Street as the events space pop-up Last Days of Shoreditch is set to close – though neighbours aren’t exactly shedding a tear.


Last Days of Shoreditch pop-up set to close this month 

6 Jul

It’s the end of an era in Old Street as the events space pop-up Last Days of Shoreditch is set to close – though neighbours aren’t exactly shedding a tear.


Japanese cafe Toconoco in Haggerston to close ‘for a while’ after fire 

5 Jul

Japanese cafe Toconoco in Haggerston to close ‘for a while’ after fire 34 minutes ago Meera Pattni --> A popular Japanese cafe in Haggerston will be closed for “a while” after being damaged in a fire last night.


Japanese cafe Toconoco in Haggerston to close ‘for a while’ after fire 

5 Jul

A popular Japanese cafe in Haggerston will be closed for “a while” after being damaged in a fire last night.


New Mindspace Shoreditch start-up centre asks ‘What if Attenborough and Musk got together?’ 

4 Jul

New Mindspace Shoreditch start-up centre asks ‘What if Attenborough and Musk got together?’ 12 minutes ago Mike Brooke --> An iconic piece of ‘guerrilla street art’ has appeared in Shoreditch depicting “national treasure” David ...


Charity offering food vouchers to hard-up families to be used at Ridley Road and Hoxton markets 

4 Jul

Charity offering food vouchers to hard-up families to be used at Ridley Road and Hoxton markets 40 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A charity that supports hard-up people will be in Ridley Road market today (Thu) hoping to sign up more people.


New Mindspace Shoreditch start-up centre asks ‘What if Attenborough and Musk got together?’ 

4 Jul

An iconic piece of ‘guerrilla street art’ has appeared in Shoreditch depicting “national treasure” David Attenborough side-by-side with tech magnate Elon Musk.


Charity offering food vouchers to hard-up families to be used at Ridley Road and Hoxton markets 

4 Jul

A charity that supports hard-up people will be in Ridley Road market tomorrow hoping to sign up more users.


WITNESS APPEAL: Pedestrian injured in accident involving bus in Shoreditch High Street 

1 Jul

WITNESS APPEAL: Pedestrian injured in accident involving bus in Shoreditch High Street 16 minutes ago Mike Brooke --> An urgent appeal for witnesses has been launched after a woman pedestrian was injured in a road traffic accident involving a double-...


WITNESS APPEAL: Pedestrian injured in accident involving bus in Shoreditch High Street 

1 Jul

An urgent appeal for witnesses has been launched after a woman pedestrian was injured in a road traffic accident involving a double-decker bus in Shoreditch.


Man in 20s stabbed on Haggerston’s Regents Estate 

26 Jun

Breaking News: Man in 20s stabbed on Haggerston’s Regents Estate 44 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A man in his 20s has been stabbed on the Regents Estate in Haggerston.


Man in 20s stabbed on Haggerston’s Regents Estate 

26 Jun

A man in his 20s has been stabbed on the Regents Estate in Haggerston.


Hoxton kids secure lollipop lady and zebra crossing for schools after years of campaigning 

11 Jun

Hoxton kids secure lollipop lady and zebra crossing for schools after years of campaigning 28 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Hundreds of youngsters have learnt the value of campaigning after a lollipop lady and repainted zebra crossing were finally ...


Hoxton kids secure lollipop lady and zebra crossing for schools after years of campaigning 

11 Jun

Hundreds of youngsters have learnt the value of campaigning after a lollipop lady and repainted zebra crossing were finally promised for their schools.


Shoreditch kebab shop faces uphill battle in 2am booze bid 

7 Jun

Shoreditch kebab shop faces uphill battle in 2am booze bid 34 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A Shoreditch kebab shop’s bid to sell booze until 2am has been met with fury from neighbours.


Brewhouse and Kitchen to open a microbrewery and pub at Beagle’s former Hoxton site 

7 Jun

Brewhouse and Kitchen to open a microbrewery and pub at Beagle’s former Hoxton site 41 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> Microbrewery and pub operator, Brewhouse and Kitchen, plans to open a branch next month at the Hoxton site formerly occupied by ...


Shoreditch kebab shop faces uphill battle in 2am booze bid 

7 Jun

A Shoreditch kebab shop’s bid to sell booze until 2am has been met with fury from neighbours.


Brewhouse and Kitchen to open a microbrewery and pub at Beagle’s former Hoxton site 

7 Jun

Microbrewery and pub operator, Brewhouse and Kitchen, plans to open a branch next month at the Hoxton site formerly occupied by Beagle restaurant, coffee shop and bar.


This week in history: Pigeon fancier finds seven of his stolen birds in Shoreditch shop window 

5 Jun

This week in history: Pigeon fancier finds seven of his stolen birds in Shoreditch shop window 8 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A pigeon fancier claimed he found seven of his stolen birds on sale in a livestock shop, this week 60 years ago.


This week in history: Pigeon fancier finds seven of his stolen birds in Shoreditch shop window 

5 Jun

A pigeon fancier claimed he found seven of his stolen birds on sale in a livestock shop, this week 60 years ago.


Hyperlocal & blogs

get creative at bombay sapphire’s canvas 

16 Jul

Get creative over in Shoreditch with Bombay Sapphire as they launch CANVAS, a living work of art.


uk’s largest board game cafe to open in shoreditch 

16 Jul

With Draughts in Haggerston, there’s already one board game cafe in East London, but another one is on the way and this one is set to be the biggest in the whole country.


Thank you Penguin Random House 

27 Jun

We’re celebrating the end of three fantastic years of support from Penguin Random House.


Just Eat Food Fest returns to Shoreditch in July with Fantasy Fusions: A twist on your favourite takeaways 

26 Jun

For the third time, the Just Eat Food Fest is returning to the streets of Shoreditch for a celebration – and reinvigoration – of the nation’s most beloved takeaway dishes.


Concerns over safety after Haggerston pedestrian crossing removed 

26 Jun

The redevelopment and the newly paved road where the zebra crossing used to be.


GIG REVIEW: Charli XCX @ Village Underground 

25 Jun

★★★★★ By Dylan B Jones It’s 7pm on a Tuesday night, and a bald, bejewelled partier head to toe in millennial pink latex, wearing angel wings, feline contact lenses and stacked white trainers, is scoffing a packet of Fridge Raiders outside...


The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018: An interview with the top chefs 

25 Jun

Last Tuesday the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list 2018 was revealed in Bilbao .


50% off stokey bears 

22 Jun

Stokey Bears is expanding with a second site opening in Haggerston and to celebrate, we’ve hooked up with them to offer you lot an exclusive 50% OFF food during the soft launch.


vurger co x gaz oakley 

21 Jun

We’re big fans of plant-based burger restaurant The Vurger Co in Shoreditch, so we’re pretty excited about this amazing new collaboration with Gaz Oakley aka Avant Garde Vegan.


beef & brew to open in haggerston 

21 Jun

Kentish Town fave Beef Brew is heading to Haggerston, taking over the Duke’s Brew Que site by Regent’s Canal.


the london shuffle club returns 

19 Jun

After a string of successful pop-ups, the London Shuffle Club is back and this time it’s for good.


the frog e1 to move to hoxton 

18 Jun

Adam Handling is moving his restaurant The Frog E1 from the Old Truman Brewery to Hoxton Square, taking over the old Bryon site and adding two new venues along the way.


XERA VERA’s Unmissable Clubs in London This Weekend – 14-17 June 2018 

14 Jun

This weekend’s roundup of evening delights in the capital, including the launch of my own club night on Friday… Thursday 14 June DRUM MACHINE PARTY, The Lion and Lamb (Shoreditch) Play on drum machines, synths and more with like-minded people ...


rihanna is bringing savage x fenty to london 

12 Jun

If you’ve been eyeing up Rihanna’s lingerie collection Savage x Fenty (which has almost totally sold out since it launched in May) then you’ll want to get down to Shoreditch because the brand will be popping up there for five days this week.


London: Birthplace of IPA 

11 Jun

A guest post by London Historians member, Martyn Cornell, first published in our members’ newsletter from July 2014.


Amnesty Summer Fair on Islington Green ~ Saturday 23rd June 2018 ~ 12pm-5pm 

9 Jun

12-5pm Saturday 23rd June 2018, Islington Green N1 1QN Speakers include  Meg Hillier MP  (Hackney South and Shoreditch), Syrian activist  Ahmad al-Rashid  (from BBC’s Exodus) and  Eritrean psychotherapist Dr.


world gin day at the hoxton, shoreditch 

31 May

It’s almost our favourite day of the year… World Gin Day.


Chromeo at Xoyo | Live review 

25 May

Was that Chromeo in London or was it an illusion? It was a lucky Thursday for Londoners as the Canadian duo hasn’t stepped foot in the Big Smoke for three years now.


loti eats | arepa & co 

24 May

After starting life as a street food stall, husband and wife team Gus and Kathe opened the first Arepa Co restaurant in Haggerston in 2014.


free bagels at the new york bakery co pop-up 

18 May

The New York Bakery Co are making sure you stay fed over the bank holiday weekend by giving out FREE bagels at their Bagel Breakfast Break pop-up in Shoreditch.


JULIASAYS 

17 May

Discerning scene musings of the princess of East London! Fancy an evening where the stage is set within a restaurant? Then catch A Man To Pet as they host a night of performance and music in the swishy surround of Hoi Polloi , 100 Shoreditch High ...


loti eats | cocotte 

10 May

We were sad to see 8 Hoxton Square shut up shop but we managed to get over it pretty quickly once we hot-footed it down to Cocotte, which has flown into roost from Notting Hill.


Friday night at the movies 

10 May

Join us for a special presentation of the classic film High Fidelity and QA with Nick Hornby to help raise money to support our young writers.


plant food pioneer to host dinner at essence cuisine 

10 May

This National Vegetarian Week Essence Cuisine in Shoreditch will have a very special guest in London: Matthew Kenney, an LA-based celebrity chef who is known as a pioneer for high end vegan cooking.


the aperol big spritz social is coming 

9 May

Aperol is coming back to London with another spritz social event and this one is going to be their biggest UK event ever.


★★★★ Suicide Notes… the spoken word of Christopher Brett Bailey 

6 May

Suicide Notes… the spoken word of Christopher Brett Bailey ★★★★ Shoreditch Town Hall 2-4 May | 8pm | £12.50 More Info An intriguing and engaging evening, edging wonderfully beyond comprehension.


invest in blok 

4 May

With two London sites in Clapton and Shoreditch already running 360 kick ass classes a week and cafes full of vegan food from Essence Express , plus a Manchester branch opening this year, Blok is gym that’s making serious gains.


slim chickens to launch the world’s first dippable billboard 

2 May

Slim Chickens, the cult US chicken chain that recently opened near Bond Street, is launching the world’s first dippable billboard at Boxpark Shoreditch.


Preview: Suicide Notes… the spoken word of Christopher Brett Bailey 

30 Apr

Suicide Notes… the spoken word of Christopher Brett Bailey Shoreditch Town Hall 2-4 May | 8pm | £12.50 Book Tickets To Do List Exclusive! Enter promo code 20NOTES for a 20% discount when you book tickets for Suicide Notes… TCs Following the ...


essence express x blok shoreditch 

27 Apr

After massive success with their Clapton site, Blok expanded to Shoreditch this year bagging a spot in the swishy Principal Place building.




Schools

Haggerston School Wins Silver Award for Well-Being Competition! 

25 Jun

Author Nicola Morgan has announced today that we have won the Silver Award in her Well-Being Competition, #AskNicolaMorgan: hurrah! See the full details of her announcement here:   https://www.


Sports Day 

21 Jun

We have had a busy fortnight with our Sports Days.


HAGGERSTON SCHOOL AWARDED BEST PERFORMANCE AT HACKNEY SCHOOLS CARNEGIE SHADOWING EVENT 

15 Jun

For the second year in a row, our students have won the Hackney Schools Carnegie Shadowing Event Award for Best Performance.


HALF PRICE BOOK FAIR AT HAGGERSTON SCHOOL 

23 Apr

HALF PRICE BOOK FAIR AT HAGGERSTON SCHOOL   At lunchtimes from Thursday 26th April, students can grab a brilliant book bargain at the Scholastic Book Fair.


Visit from the Mayor 

17 Apr

Visit from the Mayor School councils from Orchard, Southwold and Hoxton Garden held a joint meeting to meet with Hackney Mayor Philip Granville.


Spring Term Haggerston Recorder 

29 Mar

As an eventful spring term draws to a close, we take the opportunity to look back at and celebrate the exciting activities our students have engaged with.


Historical Hoxton 

21 Feb

Years 1-5 learnt all about the History of Hoxton before half-term during History Week.


Scholastic Book Club 

20 Feb

Our new Scholastic Book Club is up and running! Go to http://schools.


Shoreditch Fire station. 

6 Dec

Last week Reception visited Shoreditch Fire Station.


*Reminder* – Students finish at 1:20 pm on last day of term. 

6 Dec

On the last day of term (Thursday 21st December) Haggerston School will close early.


Curriculum Review – Seeking Parental Feedback 

16 Nov

Please click on the link below to give parental feedback about the curriculum at Haggerston School by Friday 24 th November.


School Council Thanks Local Businesses 

13 Oct

Yesterday afternoon, our School Council visited the local businesses in Hoxton Market who contributed to our Macmillan Coffee Morning two weeks ago.


Ofsted visit – Tuesday 3rd October. Please complete Parent View Survey 

2 Oct

If you are a registered parent or carer of a pupil at Haggerston school (including pupils on sick leave or who are temporarily excluded), you can tell Ofsted your views about the school by completing Ofsted’s online survey, Parent View, at: https...


Years 8 & 9 participated in the Royal African Society’s Literature Festival at the British Library 

5 Jul

Poets from left to right: Tobia Francescato , Saki Pereira Puerto, Dorcas Adelaja, Jake Woonton, Kate Eliott, Oleanna Pereira Puerto Last weekend, Haggerston students from years 8-9 presented their work as part of the   Royal African Society’s ...


8th annual Haggerston GCSE & A Level Art end of year exhibition 

3 Jul

The 8 th  annual Haggerston GCSE A Level Art end of year exhibition took place on Tuesday 20 th June.


School Council Leadership Session 

26 Jun

Our School Council participated in the Hoxton Citizens Children’s Leadership Session on Saturday for their termly meeting.


Haggerston School’s Amphitheatre 

23 Jun

We are raising money to construct an amphitheatre in the playground.


Haggerston School wins the Carnegie Medal 

21 Jun

Haggerston School success at Hackney literary competition The Carnegie Medal is awarded annually to the writer of an outstanding book for young people.


VIVA LA ESPANA! 

23 May

A group of 16 children from Orchard, Southwold and Hoxton Garden flew to Spain to visit our partner school for a week.


Hackney regional round of the Speak Out Challenge 

18 May

Haggerston School is delighted to announce that Hal Bishop (Y10) has won the Hackney regional round of the Speak Out Challenge! Hal’s amusing story about a visit to Trump Tower was impeccably delivered and wowed the crowd and judges.


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.



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