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Pages of Hackney offers a series of readings, discussions, debates, screenings, art exhibitions, performances and parties. These events are well-attended so do pop into the shop or pay by PayPal in advance to guarantee a place. We can only hold reserved tickets until 6pm on the night of the event. You can contact us on email@example.com or 02085251452.
Events Highlights of the past
1st April 2014 Andy Merrifield in conversation with Owen Hatherley about The New Urban Question
10 March 2014 Ben Campkin talked with Dave Hill about Remaking London
20th June 2013 George Monbiot in conversation with Leo Hollis – Feral
November 2012 Sarah Wise talked about madness in Victorian times – Inconvenient People
November 2012 Daniel Trilling in conversation with Owen Jones about the far right – Bloody, Nasty People
16 October 2012 China Mieville in conversation with Suzanne Moore for London’s Overthrow
20th September 2012 Neil Fraser on Over the Border: The Other East End
19th July 2012 The Art of Dissent: Adventures in London’s Olympic State
4th July 2012 A People’s History of London with Lindsey German and John Rees
12 June 2012 The Bookshop Band performed downstairs in the 2nd hand book basement
22nd May 2012 The Gentle Author and guests from Spitalifields Life
16th May 2012 Hackney Society launch for Hackney: An Uncommon History in Five Parts
3rd May 2012 We launched the Hackney Anthology
8th March 2012 Margaret Willes on The Making of the English Gardner
25th January 2012 John Marriott on Beyond the Tower: A History of East London
26 July 2011 Iain Sinclair read from Ghost Milk
20 July 2011 Owen Jones discussed Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class
12 July 2011 China Mieville talked about Embassytown
1 June 2011 Ross Perlin came and talked about Intern Nation
12 May 2011 Cinnamon Press with Jeremy Worman and Sue Vickerman
20 April 2011 Michael Foley talked about The Age of Absurdity
5 April 2011 Estate talk
10 March 2011 Simon Garfield came to discuss Just My Type
9 February 2011 Jenny Lord came to show us how to knit ipod socks
20th January 2011 Towards Re-Enchantment: Place and Its Meanings with Iain Sinclair & Ken Worpole
16th December 2010 Winter Warmer: Our annual Klezmer music, mulled wine and mince pies
16th November 2010 Francis Spufford reading from Red Plenty
12th November 2010 Jonathan Kemp reading from London Triptych.
3rd November 2010 The Meaning of David Cameron? Richard Seymour.
21st October 2010 Lived in London. Blue Plaques.
13th October 2010 Ned Beauman read from Boxer, Beetle
12th October 2010 Anonymous writing collective Wu Ming came and talked about Manituana
7th October 2010 Rebecca Hunt read from her debut novel Mr Chartwell
29th September 2010 Rob Penn came to talk All About the Bike.
23rd September 2010 New Feminism and Reclaiming the F-Word with Kat Banyard and Catherine Redfern.
8th September 2010 Dan Cruickshank talked about The Secret History of Georgian London.
20th July 2010 Mark Hannam and Jo Wolff spoke about Southern Africa: Past and Future
14th July 2010 Nicholas Jubber talked about his book, Poets, Polymaths and Pleasure-Daughters: Drinking Arak off an Ayatollah’s Beard
8th July 2010 Private View for Luisa Alpalhao’s exhibition, 30 Days of Storytelling
6th July 2010 I R Charles read from her brilliant local book Under a Hackney Sky
30th June 2010 Mike Gerber spoke about Jazz Jews
27 June 2010 Cinnamon Press hosted their 2nd runaway success at Pages with a poetry afternoon including readings from local poet Claudia Jessop and international poets, Arlene Ang and Mark Fitzgerald
9 June 2010 Mike Marqusee talked with the Guardian’s Daphna Baram about his book If I Am Not for Myself
5 June 2010 Private View – Emerging Images by Valerie and Roger Dean
22 April 2010 Adam Foulds – the Booker shortlisted author of The Quickening Maze came to Pages
17 April 2010 Out of Step: A spoken word benefit for No Sweat
1 April – 31 May 2010 Amy Green Drawings – A Show of Small Gifts
25 March 2010 The Poetry of Healing: Medicine, Psychotherapy and the Arts
A Dialogue with Iona Heath and Paul Gordon
5 – 31 March 2010 New Paintings by Alex Arnell – Private View
Pages Ruins February – A series of events on ruins
25 February 2010 Patrick Wright talked about A Journey Through Ruins: the last days of London
17 February 2010 Owen Hatherley talked about the ruins of urban regeneration
10 February 2010 ‘Ruins Tourism’ – Christopher Woodward talked with Ken Worpole
4 February 2010 Nick Haffner’s photographic exhibition opening for ‘Among the Ruins: Woolworths, Leytonstone, April 2009′
27 January 2010 One Million Tiny Plays About Britain, performed by author Craig Taylor and Co.
16 January 2010 Out of Step – an evening of Spoken Word
8th December 2009 Iain Sinclair and Bonnie Greer asked Is London British?
8th July 2009 Alain de Botton discussed The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work