Art festival Hackney WickED is back and is opening up artists' studios in east London for one weekend in August, showcasing the thriving East End art scene. The three-day festival showcases work from local and international artists through a variety of galleries, open studios, temporary exhibitions, pop up spaces, site-specific installations and events throughout the Hackney Wick area. As well as open studios and pop up art events there will be a market selling art installations and a Fringe Festival with artists, studios, galleries and venues across Hackney Wick and Fish Island where venues involved include Bridget Riley Studios, Britannia Works, and the Elevator Gallery which hosts 'The Tomorrow People', an exhibition featuring a handpicked selection of emerging artists.
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The Yard London > Entertainment > Arts Centres Queens Yard White Post Lane, E9 |
Same location as Hackney WickED The Yard theatre occupies a unique warehouse space - where the concrete floor and corrugated roof are clearly visible - located two minutes from Hackney Wick ...More
The best museums, galleries, attractions near Hackney WickED
The White Building London > Attractions > Art Galleries 7 Queen's Yard, White Post Lane, E9 |
Same location as Hackney WickED Run by SPACE, an art support group founded by Bridget Riley, Peter Sedgley and Peter Townsend in 1968, The White Building, is a cultural venue with ...More
Queen's Yard London > Attractions > White Post Lane, Hackney Wick, E9 |
Same location as Hackney WickED Located between Hackney and the Olympic Park, Queen's Yard on White Post Lane in Hackney Wick is home to a thriving arts community. Venues within Queen's ...More
Elevator Gallery London > Shopping > Art and Design Mother Studios, Queens Yard, White Post Lane, E9 |
Same location as Hackney WickED Elevator Gallery is a contemporary artist-run space in Hackney Wick, London and is housed in the attic of a former chocolate factory, above Mother Studios. Curators ...More
Schwartz Gallery London > Shopping > Art and Design White Post Quay, 92 White Post Lane, E9 |
Same location as Hackney WickED Schwartz Gallery re-opened on 8th August 2008 with 'Shift - Reflections in Time and Place' as part of the first Hackney Wicked Arts Festival. Located in ...More
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Smokey Tails London > Restaurants > American restaurants Container Yard, 119 Wallis Road, E9 |
2 minutes from Hackney WickED Hackney Wick is given a welcome addition this summer in the form of pop up bar and restaurant, Smokey Tails. Created by six collaborators, all of ...More
Number 90 London > Restaurants > 90 Wallis Road, Hackney Wick, E9 |
2 minutes from Hackney WickED Sitting pretty next to the River Lea, Number 90 is a multi-arts venue that brings together food, booze, music and art. Opened in early 2014, the ...More
The Wick Cafe London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis 28 Felstead Street, E9 |
3 minutes from Hackney WickED The prices are cheap and the portions enormous at The Wick Cafe, a long-standing local institution in Hackney Wick which serves all day English breakfast. A ...More
Hackney WickED gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Copper Box Arena London > Leisure > London Olympics Venues Olympic Park, Stratford, E20 |
3 minutes from Hackney WickED The 7,000-capacity Copper Box, home to the Handball Arena during the 2012 Olympics, has been transformed into a new venue for a wide range of indoor ...More
Neighbourhood London > Nightlife > Pubs 52-54 Celebration Avenue, E20 |
15 minutes from Hackney WickED A 'beer shop' with all-day dining , neighbourhood in East Village is the kind of place all neighbourhoods should ...More
People's Park Tavern London > Nightlife > Pubs 360 Victoria Park Road, Hackney, London E9 |
15 minutes from Hackney WickED The People's Park Tavern, a cavernous Victorian gastro pub just north of Victoria Park, welcomes punters with its comfortable Chesterfield sofas and decent ales from the ...More
The Victoria London > Nightlife > Pubs 110 Grove Road, Bow, Tower Hamlets, London E3 |
21 minutes from Hackney WickED The award-winning Yummy Pub Co has expanded recently with their latest London venture of transforming The Victoria in Mile End into a trendy gastropub. Formerly a ...More
Hackney WickED clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Crate Brewery London > Nightlife > Bars Queen's Yard, E9 |
Same location as Hackney WickED A craft brewery and pizzeria overlooking the canal, Crate Brewery offers a unique location to enjoy a pizza and a pint in a former print factory ...More