This year I became the first Writer in Residence at Grow Hackney. It’s a vital hub of arts and culture but you might not realise how it contributes to Hackney Wick in other ways. You’ll find sustainability initiatives here, art made from waste and even a way into physical activity that promotes good mental health….
The latest in the Hackney Changemakers series, Women of the Wick founder Sara Kärpänen shares her story with us…
ALMOST. There’s a sting in the tale… This weekend a lot of Hackney Wick folk came together in a grassroots community response to the threat of losing Stour Space. The Commune Festival was thrown together in a week by local people who wanted to keep this creative community hub and a legacy
From Hackney Wick to Extinction Rebellion, it’s all connected. Can we save some of the good stuff…?