Category Archives: DYH 2012

4 April 2012

Design & Make Private View

Come and join us at Boxpark tomorrow evening from 6pm. Where: Art Against Knives Gallery, Unit 55 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6GY      

3 April 2012

New film competition announced…

Ask your teacher or Youth worker to sign up now. Competition opens: Monday 16thApril 2012 @ 9am Competition closes: Friday 15th June 2012 @5pm Finalists notified: Friday 22nd June 2012 Screening & finalist event: Monday 9th July 2011   Visit for more infomation.  

3 April 2012

Multi-media Anne Frank exhibit opens next week.

When: 12 April 2012 – 3 May 2012 Where: Empire 2: The Bullion Rooms, 117 Wilton Way (behind main theatre) FREE EXHIBITION 
General admission: Monday – Friday, 9am – 6pm (Tuesday 17 April: closed from 3pm). Saturdays 10am – 4pm. Closed Sundays. For more information visit:

2 April 2012

Win Prizes…

Youth Involvement Day for Hackney Homes residents. When: Wed 11th April 12pm- 5pm Where: Urswick  Secondary School Come and Win prizes, get Employment advice, a professional photo shoot and more. See the flyer for more information.                    

14 March 2012

What does Hackney Life mean to you?

Show the world what the real Hackney is like: record your view of the area and upload it via YouTube for the chance to be part of a film that will be screened during summer 2012. This film is all about exploring whats unique about life in Hackney today,…

14 March 2012

Jay-Z to headline Hackney Weekend!

There are only a few days left until 19th March to register for tickets for Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend in June. Text ‘Radio 1’ to 80313 or

3 March 2012

Hackney’s passion for fashion

Street and glamour featured side by side in the Discover Young Hackney closing party fashion show. Young people got to test their own sense of style through a number of different fashion projects as part of Discover Young Hackney. This was their chance to show it off.  

26 February 2012

The closing party: one to remember

Lil Simz impressed the crowd at the closing  party for Discover Young Hackney on February 25 at the Arcola Theatre. The stage was full of talent, including Pepstar, Kojey Radical and Fiona Bevan among others. The 18-year-old Lil Simz had the crowd wanting to hear more. She wasn’t…

23 February 2012

Pitstop closing party

The closing party has arrived for Discover Young Hackney, so come along  and see all of the great thing s which will be taking place. The best part is entry is free. The event will be held at Arcola Theatre on 25 February from 3pm until 9pm. The…

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