Hackney Weekend

Gold For Culture: 19.8m Visited London 2012 Festival

PA | Posted 30.12.2012 | Home

More than 19.8 million visitors saw an event at the London 2012 Festival, figures show. Arts, theatre, music and exhibitions were part of the £63 ...

Gold For Culture: 19.8m Visited London 2012 Festival

PA | Posted 30.12.2012 | Home

More than 19.8 million visitors saw an event at the London 2012 Festival, figures show. Arts, theatre, music and exhibitions were part of the £63 ...

It's Not Just The Sport That's Been Golden This Summer...

PA | Posted 06.10.2012 | Home

More than 12 million people have taken part so far in the UK-wide arts festival held to celebrate the Olympic Games. About 9.6 million have taken p...

My Role as an Ambassador for BBC Radio 1's Project Hackney

Leona Lewis | Posted 30.12.2012 | Home
Leona Lewis

Hackney is my home. I have lived in and around the area all my life. Lots of my friends and family live here and it holds lots of great memories from my years growing up in the area. In a world where everything seems to revolve round money, Hackney falls victim to a lot of the social issues that are consequences of poverty...

Beyonce Enjoys A Mosh (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 25.06.2012 | Home

Beyonce's dance routines are usually so polished you could see your face in them, so it's nice to see her doing some moves we can all copy for once. ...

Sam Parker

HACKNEY WEEKEND REVIEW: British Pop Acts Claim Back Their Throne

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

On the day that England crashed predictably out of the European Championship in Ukraine, the heart of English football was bearing witness to a far mo...

RiRi Hits The Town After Hackney Set

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 25.06.2012 | Home

After bringing the house down at Radio 1's Hackney Weekend last night, notorious party animal Rihanna for once had a legitimate reason to hit the town...

Rihanna And Jay-Z Had To Pay For Own Hackney Weekend Riders

WENN | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

Rihanna and Jay-Z may have rocked London's Hackney Weekend, but it seems their star status failed to blag them any freebies - they reportedly had to p...

Rihanna Joins Jay-Z Onstage At Hackney Weekend

PA | Posted 24.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

US hip-hop star Jay-Z has been reunited with his protegee Rihanna at BBC Radio 1's Hackney Weekend. The Talk That Talk singer, who is headlining th...

Leona Lewis' Hackney Pride

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

Singer Leona Lewis has spoken of her pride at performing on home ground to open Radio 1's Hackney Weekend. The 27-year-old showed off her flower po...

Rihanna, Jay-Z And Diane Abbott: Just What's Going On In Hackney?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

Major stars such as Rihanna, Jay-Z and Jack White are preparing to play the BBC's biggest ever free live music event, Radio 1's Hackney Weekend. Ar...