Stoke Newington

Being Schooled in Feminism

Ellie Slee | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Ellie Slee

Feminism is a multigenerational effort, and it's easy to get caught up in talking about waves of feminism, and what kind of feminists we are, when we should be explaining the issues faced by women to younger generations.

Private View of Stanley Donwood's New Exhibition 'Apocalypse Boutique'

Ben J. Cotton | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ben J. Cotton

Last Friday evening we launched 'Apocalypse Boutique' - fantastically varied series of rare screen-prints, linoprints, etchings and original canvases by British artist Stanley Donwood.

Private View of 'POP' Sir Peter Blake's New Exhibition @ Hang-Up Gallery

Ben J. Cotton | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ben J. Cotton

On Friday evening we launched, the exciting new exhibition from the legendary artist Sir Peter Blake.

Peter Blake - Pop Art's True Storyteller

Ben J. Cotton | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ben J. Cotton

To many the word 'Pop' often assossiates with cynical Andy Warhol and his Fun Factory, but there is another, more subtle and uniquely British take on ...

Mark Powell 'Drawing on History' Private View Launch

Ben J. Cotton | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK
Ben J. Cotton

The evening of Friday July 26 saw the launch party of the long awaited solo show 'Drawing on History' by biro artist Mark Powell at the Hang-Up Gal...

Joe Webb 'Pulp Friction' Private View Launch at Hang-Up Gallery

Ben J. Cotton | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ben J. Cotton

The evening of Friday 7 June saw the launch party of the long awaited solo show Pulp Friction by collage artist Joe Webb at the Hang-Up Gallery in ...

'Blue Murder': The New Exhibition From kennardphillipps at Hang-Up Gallery

Ben J. Cotton | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ben J. Cotton

Entitled Blue Murder, the exhibition investigates social decline and conservative ideologies that exist in contemporary society. By utilizing deprived materials such as newsprint, charcoal and ink, the artists have ripped away at layers to reveal the 'destruction of the welfare state'.

What's This Kittie Criminal Been Up To?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK

A spate of purr-fect key thefts in a North London neighbourhood sparked fears of a crime cat-astrophe leaving residents and fur-ious and totally puss-...

Watch: 'I Am Benga'

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Benga and Skream took their dub-laden soundtracks to East London last week, playing an intimate - yet still insanely loud - gig at Stoke Newington's B...

Hackney - Acquired for Development

Kit Caless | Posted 26.06.2012 | Home
Kit Caless

In a borough as diverse as Hackney, you will never capture the area in its entirety, and this was never our intention. What the books is, is our version of our neighbourhood. What made it so special to create, was that we found we weren't the only people striving to mark what is going on here, and we certainly aren't the only ones interested in it.

Are You Living In A 'High Risk' Burglary Area?

PA | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK

Home owners in Stoke Newington in north London are the most likely to have made a claim for theft or burglary on their home insurance policy, research...

Lucy Sherriff

Queen of the Desert And 'Gay Chairs': How To Tackle Homophobia At Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Some students think that being homosexual doesn’t exist because you can't see "gayness", Elly Barnes, a music teacher who educates young people abou...

The Tech Revolution Is Here -- The Pioneering New Company Changing How We Teach Children (and Adults) About Technology

Matthew Hussey | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK Tech
Matthew Hussey

The next generation of app developers are still being taught a national curriculum from the '90s -- prioritising how to use software as opposed to teaching them to make their own.

Reactionary 'Ideas' are not What London Needs

Jennette Arnold | Posted 16.10.2011 | UK Politics
Jennette Arnold

At a recent meeting with Mayor Johnson I was encouraged as I saw for the very first time in his Mayoralty a man consumed by the seriousness of the issue- giving his undivided attention.