What’s on this week

2016 Hackney Half Marathon Pic; Vitality Run Hackney

2016 Hackney Half Marathon Pic; Vitality Run Hackney


Hackney Half Marathon

Date: 30 April

Cost: FREE

Location:  Hackney Marshes

About: Cheer on runners as they follow their route past the Hackney Downs, Hackney Empire, Broadway Market, Victoria Park, and the London Stadium. Registry for the race has closed, however, you can still sign up for fitness classes or a 5.5k race at 1:45 pm.

Link: Find all the race details here.

Wild Weekend Festival 

Date: 29-30 April

Cost: Free

Location: Woodberry Wetlands, Stoke Newington

About: Hackney’s newest nature reserve hosts a wildlife festival suited for the whole family with tours, workshops, talks and debates, and a farmers’ market.

Link: For more information and tickets, click here.



Date: 30 April 

Cost: £8-12

Location: Amersham Arms, New Cross

About: Watch performances from local singers, rappers, poets, and spoken word acts. Proceeds go to supporting mental health workshops happening across London to bring awareness to young people and their communities.

Link: Find out more here.

Open to the public


TAGS swimming group

Date: 1 May

Cost: £3.65

Location: Glass Mill Leisure Centre

About: The TAGS is a swimming group for people who want to swim in spaces that are safe and inclusive for the trans and non-binary community.

Link: Find out more here.

Open to the public



German Bierfest London

Date: 27 April- 1 May

Cost: £5-£40

Location: Mile End Park

About: Bierfest features everything from handmade German beers to Bratwurst, as well as a kid’s activity area offering traditional German activities. Dance floors will open in the evening with regular DJ shows.

Link: For more information and to book your tickets, click here.



Plants and People- Nature Trail Launch Party 

Date: 30 April

Cost: Free

Location: Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

About: This launch of the new Nature Trail leading through the woodland and meadows of the Cemetery Park also includes a smartphone accessible commentary. Food and drink tastings will also be available.

Link: Book your place here.



Symphonic Love Concert 

Date: 29 April
Cost: £8 in advance, £10 on the door.

Location:  St Paul’s United Reformed Church, Croham Park Road, South Croydon CR2 7HF

About: Join Soul Symphony Choir in their uplifting concert raising money for the mental health charity Mind in Croydon.

Link: : Book your tickets here.

Project West 

Date: 28 April- 30 April
Cost: £5-10

Location:  Theatre Utopia, Matthews Yard

About: This unique stage production holds a magnifying glass to Kanye West’s stardom and explores themes of fame, religion, and sexism.

Link: For more information click here.

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