01 March 2013

We love weekends

CHECK out the array of things to do in Hackney this weekend – from foraging for food to getting on the good foot.

Between The Lines

A remarkable three-day festival at Rich Mix explores the evolving tools and shifting boundaries of documentary story-telling in a digital world. Three days of enthralling international screenings and lively debate highlight the challenges facing documentary makers, investigative journalists and citizen reporters in the new media landscape. £7-12, Fri-Sun, 1-3 March.

Wild Food In Clissold Park

Join in a day of wild food foraging and cooking, hosted by Made In Hackney, a community kitchen in Stoke Newington. The day-long programme consists of a two-hour foraging walk, followed by a wild food cookery master class. Limited places, contact for bookings. £63-90, Sat, 2 March.

Secret Gardens

As part of its focus on domestic traditions, the Geffrye Museum is hosting a free, youth crafts and gardening workshop for over 11s to make their own miniature garden to grow on a windowsill at home. Admission on a first-come, first-served basis, 30 minutes in advance of each workshop. Free, Sat, 2 March.

Soul Shelter


A one-off evening of music and dance in the stunning setting of Hackney Round Chapel. Soul Shelter combines live jazz, electronica and three DJ sets with featured artists including Julien Lourau, Simbad, Jeff Sharel, Paul Brisco, Hannes Riepler Quintet and Sam Steer. All proceeds will go to Hackney Historic Buildings Trust. £5 after 6pm, Sat, 2 March.

Cosi Fan Tutti

The acclaimed English Touring Opera (ETO) takes on one of Mozart’s most perfect and most challenging opera productions. Cosi fan tutti brings comedy, pathos and melodrama to the stage of the Hackney Empire in this story of four young lovers, told by a remarkable cast of ETO favourites and newcomers. £10-32.50, from Sat, 2 March. 


Bahrain: Shouting In The Dark is showing as part of Between The Lines festival this weekend

Bahrain: Shouting In The Dark is showing as part of Between The Lines festival this weekend

Bahrain: Shouting In The Dark is showing as part of Between The Lines festival this weekend

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