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Hackney’s contrasts captured by photographer Zed Nelson

Hackney’s contrasts captured by photographer Zed Nelson

Hackney is beautiful, Hackney is ugly. A host borough of the 2012 Olympics and one of London’s trendiest neighbourhoods, it is also one of London’s poorest and most crime-ridden areas. Such contrasts have become the subject of acclaimed photographer Zed Nelson’s most recent project, ‘Hackney: a Tale of Two Cities’.…

The Jubilee weekend – where to go and what to do around the EastLondonLines boroughs

The Jubilee weekend – where to go and what to do around the EastLondonLines boroughs

The Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend is upon us and it seems everyone, whether republican or Royalist is glad of the excuse for a party. London itself is a bursting with bunting. Major ceremonies such as the lighting the Jubilee Beacons, on Monday, and the grand River Thames flotilla, on Sunday,…

BBC Radio 1 & Radio 1 Xtra Academy at Picturehouse [Audio]

BBC Radio 1 & Radio 1 Xtra Academy at Picturehouse [Audio]

Leona Lewis, Plan B and Labrinth are among the stars confirmed to take part in BBC Radio 1 and Radio 1 Xtra’s Academy at the Hackney Picturehouse, which begins this Friday.…

Nominations open for Design Awards 2012

Nominations open for Design Awards 2012

Nominations are now open for Hackney’s Design Awards, celebrating innovative architecture and design in the borough.…

Greenwich chemical blaze siren sounds

Greenwich chemical blaze siren sounds

Residents across South East London heard a warning siren early today as the London Fire Brigade, including crews…

“The Chelsea Fringe”- the Other flower show [Video & Audio]

“The Chelsea Fringe”- the Other flower show [Video & Audio]

All four East London Lines boroughs are playing host to a variety of…

Festival showcases world-class platforms

Festival showcases world-class platforms

The second annual Digital Shoreditch Festival celebrates the world-class expertise…

Comedy on Pick of the Line May 25 – May 31

Comedy on Pick of the Line May 25 – May 31

It’s a comedy special for Pick of the Line this week, with a…

The changing face of East London [audio]

The changing face of East London [audio]

Mapping the change, a four year-long Hackney Museum project recording…

Pick of the Line May 18th – 24th 2012

Pick of the Line May 18th – 24th 2012

We’ve spent the past week going through East London’s listings with…