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Monday, May 20, 2019

Saba from Hackney shares her experiences of being a foster carer, from the challenges to the rewards of seeing a child flourish.

Victoria Park - or 'Vicky Park' as the locals know it - has been the setting for many important events over the years.​ Here, we take a look at its unique cultural history.

This week is Journalism Matters week - the News Media Assocation's new campaign to promote news media journalism. Here NMA chairman David Dinsmore calls for the benefits of journalism to society to be properly acknowledged.

Becoming an author is a great achievement at any time of life. Having a book published at the age of 12, though? That's a truly special effort.

2018 will go down as one of the most important years in the history of The Tower Theatre Company.

The team behind All Points East have put together a mouth-watering line-up of local food and drink traders who will be fuelling the festival in May.

As runners around Hackney and beyond limber up for next week's Half Marathon, we speak to Virgin Sport's CEO Jessica Frey about the biggest Hackney Festival of Fitness event to date.

Rock band Sleeping With Sirens will lead the show at All Points East festival this summer in Victoria Park.

Mare Street venue The Last Tuesday Society has been crowned the Best Bar in London at the 7th annual Design My Night Awards.

This Sunday, The Rio is hosting a special screening of Under The Cranes - a film exploring themes of migration and regeneration in Hackney - to support the #SaveRidleyRoad campaign.

A new Chinese restaurant has opened on Mare Street, and the menu is entirely vegan.

This year, All Points East will be joining forces with even more local partners to bring a packed programme of free events across May half term.

Personal Trainer Jordan McInerny brings a workout class with a shed-load of sass to east London for the first time on Wednesday, May 1.

Yep, seriously. The returning Margarita Rumble festival offers you two hours of bottomless drinks in a bid to find the best margarita cocktail in London.

Chrysanthemums, sunflowers and oak trees have been named as some of the worst plants that trigger hay fever allergies.

What does Easter mean to you? Chocolate eggs, fluffy chicks, daffodils, spring lambs, a long weekend...

Organisers of the Victoria Park festival will work with a number of local companies as they stage a week of free entertainment for all ages between May 27 and 30.

Hackney author Ashley Hickson-Lovence introduces his debut novel - The 392 - which comes out on Thursday, April 25.

Public Gallery co-director Harry Dougall talks to us about I'm Good Thanks: an exhibition of new paintings from Barcelona's renowned artist Joan Cornellà.

From the outside, Veysel Baba's two bedroom council flat in Shoreditch looks like any other, but step inside and you enter another world.

Visit the 56 Black Men Instagram profile and the message at the top is very clear: I am not my stereotype.

Albion & East are about to launch their fourth venue: a versatile, all-day hub for work and play beside Old Street roundabout.

South-London based artist Tom Cox is about to unveil nine new paintings of the East End at a show called The Shoreditch Collection.

All Points East will be returning to Victoria Park next month with two weekends of diverse music and a free community festival.

The poet and artist Ruth Sutoyé has co-produced an exhibition of film and photography about black women who choose to shave their heads. She speaks with the Gazette ahead of the launch of Bald Black Girl(s) in Clerkenwell next month.

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Saba from Hackney shares her experiences of being a foster carer, from the challenges to the rewards of seeing a child flourish.

Victoria Park - or 'Vicky Park' as the locals know it - has been the setting for many important events over the years.​ Here, we take a look at its unique cultural history.

The team behind All Points East have put together a mouth-watering line-up of local food and drink traders who will be fuelling the festival in May.

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