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10 April 2017

Alter Ego to launch Discover Young Hackney 2017 in May

Alter Ego returns for a Sixth year as part of Discover Young Hackney Festival.  Hosted by Kat B and Snoochie Shy with music from DJ Semo this entertainment spectacular will feature top artists alongside the best talent that young Hackney has to offer; singers, dancers, rappers, actors, and comedians…

10 April 2017

Discover Young Hackney returns for 2017

The Discover Young Hackney festival returns for it’s biggest year ever in May 2017. The youth arts festival will offer young people a chance to discover pathways to careers in the arts. The May to September festival will involve over 150 artists, 50 volunteers, 400 young participants and over…

23 February 2015

Hackney Live’s Big Music Project a great success

Thanks to everyone who tuned in to Hackney’s The Big Music Project on Friday. It was a top night. Here are a couple of photos of our performers and presenters.

6 February 2015

NEW EVENT: Music Media-2-Business Week

NEW EVENT ADDED: Music Media-2-Business Week #M2BWEEK Empowering Tomorrow’s Creatives Today! Hoxton Hall and GREYWOLF Talent join forces to bring you The MusicMedia2Business Week (#M2BWEEK) over February Half Term. 16th – 19th February 2015 Hoxton Hall will play host to three days of FREE seminars open to anyone 13-19+ yrs. Drawing on…

6 February 2015

Kali McLoughlin takes the Alter Ego 2015 crown

Sixteen-year-old Kali McLoughlin took the Alter Ego talent contest crown after wowing the crowd with her version of Minnie Riperton’s 1974 hit, ‘Loving You’ Nine acts performed in Hackney’s number one talent contest, on Friday 30 January, which was hosted by Kat B (MTV Base) with performances from…

6 February 2015

Discover Young Hackney 2015 opens

This year Discover Young Hackney has a packed programme of performance, visual and media arts events. Most events take place during February half-term 15 to 21 February. Highlights include an opportunity to get involved with a performance of Young Sherlock at Shoreditch Town Hall and Discover the arts…

Alter Ego auditionees

15 January 2015

Alter Ego auditions

A big thank you to all those who entered the Alter Ego auditions and the Hackney Empire team on Saturday to get a spot on the Hackney Empire stage on 30 January’s festival launch event. We can announce the successful Alter Ego applicants are: The finalists are (in…

2 December 2014

DYH returns in 2015

The Discover Young Hackney festival returns for the ninth year in February 2015. The youth arts festival will offer young people a chance to discover pathways to careers in the arts. The February the festival will involve over 150 artists, 50 volunteers, 400 young participants and over 3,000…

DYH Brochure