Festival – Field Day

When? Saturday 2nd June 2012 Where? Victoria Park How Much? Tickets are £45 here for the Day or buy a combined ticket for £76.45 here Eat Your Own Ears know a thing or two about music. It seems, in fact, they know over 60 good things about music if the unbelievable line up of Field…

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Interview: James Yorkston

James Yorkston made the loooong journey down from his native Scotland’s Fife to embrace the Apple Cart festivalness of Hackney. With a new band, he battled through the rain to reach dreamy vocals in in the ears of an attentive crowd over the thumping background bass. He took the time out to speak to Hackney…

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The Apple Cart Festival Flies By

The Apple Cart festival came to Hackney, following on from promoter’s ‘Eat Your Own Ears’ ‘Underage Festival’ and ‘Field Day’ last weekend. And what a mixed up, jumped up, pulled around and start up festival it was! In Victoria Park’s bosom there nestled tents, bandstands and stages awash with teatowels, haybales and gingham for the…

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Festivals: Apple Cart

http://www.theapplecartfestival.com Sunday 7th August, Victoria Park, Hackney Victoria Park’s Apple Cart Festival is a feast for the eyes, ears and feet. Organised by the people that bring us Field Day, it’s got a more leftfield flavour including comedy, dance, magic (yes, magic) and cabaret as well as the usual, yet fairly unusual musical fare. There is promise…

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Trying to find a new house in Hackney

Virtually impossible! I lived in the Guardian described “achingly trendy” London Fields, in an unfinished new build, but found it painfully trendy. Too much vintage fun with a retro feel for my ageing mind. These days, I’d like to find a home; ideally a house with a garden, a living room and a nice kitchen I can…

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