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Artists are creating statues in commemoration of the Windrush generation

As we near the 72nd anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush, Thomas Price and Veronica Ryan have created historic sculptures to celebrate the African Caribbean diaspora in East London.
Roisin Lanigan
6.22.20
Culture

the best things to watch, see and do this week in the UK

Get your indispensable gui-De to leisure action, with our culture highlights of the week.
Roisin Lanigan
5.13.19
Culture

join the londoners campaigning for an lgbtq+ community centre

London has no dedicated space that exists specifically for the needs of its LGBTQ+ community. That needs to change.
Amelia Abraham
5.16.18
London

why we need to save hackney wick

Hackney Wick’s unique artistic community is under threat. We speak to the residents organising a campaign to save it from the claws of developers.
Tom Rasmussen
7.29.16
Music

​dalston’s dance tunnel is closing its doors

You gotta fight for your right to party. But what if there’s nowhere left to party in?
Matthew Whitehouse
4.12.16
Music

​mykki blanco, young fathers and anna calvi confirmed for visions festival

The first wave of acts have been revealed for the multi-venue Hackney music festival on 6 August.
Charlotte Gush
3.18.16
Music

it's grime time! come party with i-D Mix and celebrate london's favourite genre

i-D Mix is back at Shapes in Hackney for another road block event.
i-D Staff
8.12.15
News

​huge rent hikes force closure of another legendary gay venue

The George and Dragon pub in Hackney will close due to rent increases.
Nick Levine
8.12.15
News

​hit up james long’s hackney pop-up shop

The designer opens a temporary store in London, open from today until Sunday.
Stuart Brumfitt
2.24.15
Music

premiere: j. spades ft. tinie tempah and professor green: slick rick (remix)

Hackney rapper J. Spades celebrates Slick Rick and calls on Tinie and Prof Green for a remix to end all remixes.
i-D Team
2.5.15
News

lip-synch for your life in london

Jonny Woo launches a new talent contest at The Glory in Hackney.
Princess Julia
1.22.15
Music

king krule, if the crown fits, wear it

King Krule may only be 19, but his debut album 6 Feet Beneath The Moon introduces him as an exciting talent far older than his years.
Jeremy Abbott
11.19.13
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