Arts and community centre established in 1976 to act as a focal point for the neighbourhood of Homerton and Lower Clapton
Archives and local studies collections of the London Borough of Hackney
Very informative blog about the left movements, politics, rebel history and much more in Hackney since the 1800s
The Hackney Flashers were a collective of broadly socialist-feminist women who produced notable agitprop exhibitions in the 1970s-80s
Radical and Community Printshops – – a wiki page devoted to building a history of late 20th century radical and community printing collectives and co-ops in the UK
Brian Walker is a sign writer, Chats Palace Music Hall man and a Hackney resident since 1938.
A project recording British Alternative Theatre, 1968 – 88, through interviews and the collecting of archive material
Eastside works on numerous projects documenting the lives of ‘ordinary’ people who live in East London. In 1999 Eastside Community Heritage established the East London People’s Archive which now holds over 1000 oral histories, thousands of photographs and video material.
A diverse coalition of Hackney based groups and individuals that have come together to challenge social exclusion and promote social justice
Local government run museum reflecting all things Hackney
The London Mural Preservation Society works to protect, preserve and celebrate murals in the communities where they were created
People, places, past & present – Hackney’s rich heritage and its built environment
Community Arts project established in 1969 and now based in ‘Hot House’ London Fields
Community publishing and arts centre in Dalston, played a central role in the social life and arts in Hackney and beyond since 1970
Community silkscreen and photography workshop established in 1975
Chatsworth road market and other local projects
Leader in mental health creativity, cultural diversity and social enterprise, 2mins walk from Chats Palace
On the last Thursday of every month people in the E5 neighbourhood cook and eat a meal together, play music, sing and chat