Running until 11 October at Flowers Gallery on Kingsland Road in Shoreditch is the fascinating exhibition “Dust”. Rooted in an interest in the ‘aesthetics of destruction,’ Nadav Kander’s most recent project Dust explores the vestiges of the Cold War through the radioactive ruins of secret cities on the border between Kazakhstan and Russia. According to … Continue reading Ending Soon: Flowers Gallery “Dust“ Exhibition
Our Hackney councillors have scheduled the next date for the Hoxton and Shoreditch Ward forum for November 26th. They will be looking at what came out of last week’s meeting to focus on the themes that will benefit everyone in our area the most. Read more about it here. Contact details: Feryal Demirci, Kam Adams … Continue reading Hoxton East & Shoreditch Ward Forum – 26 Nov.
There is only one week left before the start of Literary Footprints - a month long festival throughout the month of October celebrating London's literary heritage with a variety walks and events across London. Many of the events focus on Shoreditch, including "A Child of the Jago". This walk around Shoreditch based on Arthur Morrison's … Continue reading Literary Footprints Festival
Starting on the 20th of September there is a new, free kids computer coding club. No skills required other than basic computer skills. What: Free Kids Coding Club - learn to code! When: Starts Saturday 20th of September, 2-330pm Where: Rochelle School, Arnold Circus, E2 7ES More info in the flyer found by clicking here: … Continue reading Free Kids Coding Club!
Our latest newsletter was just published. Short but sweet this time with info on a community forum, an update on the gigantic Goodsyard proposal, some lively new retail, road closures and licensing. Read it here.
Shoreditch Design Triangle London Design Festival // 13th-21st September 2014 The Shoreditch Design Triangle 2014 is the most coherent street by street event during this year’s London Design Festival. Now in its 6th consecutive year, the event brings together a fascinating collection of designers, stores, galleries, studios, cafés, bars, brands and one-off events for a … Continue reading Shoreditch Design Triangle 2014
Hackney Council recently conducted a consultation regarding turning a portion of Rivington Street into a pedestrian only zone. The results of the consultation and the decision to temporarily proceed can be found here: Rivington Street. Our observation is that the consultation was far too narrow. The geographic reach of the consultation left out many, many … Continue reading Rivington Street Pedestrian Zone
A new wave of tall buildings is reshaping London’s skyline. Many will claim to be at the cutting edge of energy efficiency. But what about the effects they will have on the existing built environment? Join Julie Futcher, author of the feature Shadowlands, which appeared in the July edition of the CIBSE Journal, in a … Continue reading TODAY: Walk/Talk on Effect of Tall Buildings (4 Sept)
Read the Gentle Author's latest piece on 17th Century finds right here in our 'hood. Enjoy it here: http://spitalfieldslife.com/2014/09/04/seventeenth-century-finds-from-shoreditch/
Shoreditch Furniture Trade Walk Saturday 6 September 2014, 11am Walk with Ray Rogers From the 1850s to the 1950s South Shoreditch was both the centre of production and the commercial heart of the English furniture trade as it underwent a transformation from a craft-based industry to one serving a mass market. The furniture trade evolved different … Continue reading Shoreditch Walk for the Hackney Society – Sat 6th of Sept