How Hackney Women Have Shaped Our World – latest guided walking tour

FEMINISM, FAME AND INFAMY: FROM MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT TO OCCUPY – HOW HACKNEY WOMEN HAVE SHAPED OUR WORLD  Sat 28 Jan, 2pm Stoke Newington Rail Stn N16 1.5-2hrs; ends near Dalston; £9 (£7 concs). Please book if you can! Hear how Hackney has been home to rebels, radicals and revolutionaries for hundreds of years. From alternative…

10 Reasons to Take a Running Tour

If I had a proverbial penny for every time I’ve had a bemused reaction to the idea of running/jogging tours, I’d be lazing by day at London Fields Lido, while dining by night on fine Argentinian steak at Broadway Market’s Buen Ayre. So in the spirit of enlightenment, here are 10 reasons why you –…

Dalston: Send in the Clowns

Every February, not far from the high street in Dalston, a highly unusual church service takes place. It’s a memorial service, but rather than dressing in black, this congregation sport every colour in the rainbow – this is the annual Joseph Grimaldi Memorial Service. During mass this most famous of clowns, whose actual grave is…