Mary Wollstonecraft: Celebrating Heroines of Hackney on IWD

The most amazing woman you never heard of? Single mum; war correspondent; businesswoman; writer; educator; activist; political radical; patriarchy-smasher: if you’ve read “In Search of Mary” by Newington Green resident Bee Rowlatt you’ll know that Mary Wollstonecraft was a woman ahead of her time (and still is? Discuss…).

Curiosity, the wonder of Hackney, and running tours

Curiosity about the world is what drives Hackney Tours. How does it work? How do we make sense of it? How can we best be in it, appreciate, enjoy and ultimately improve it? The underlying philosophy is to be really fully alive, out there in the world in a physically and mentally healthy state. because…

Hackney-Themed Christmas Presents

Want to shop local and support businesses and artists? From books to prints, tours to training – here are 10 Christmas presents for the Hackney person in your life: 1) Everyone loves a good book, especially when it’s about their own backyard