Things to do in Hackney this weekend: 5 - 7 Jul
Enjoy the hot weather this weekend and check out UK Black Pride or one of our picks for club nights and more in Hackney.
£5/ £7. 8pm-2am, Fri 5 Jul
Join resident DJs in the Shoreditch Platform loft for a night of house, disco and club classics. Happy hour kicks off from 8pm.
Turn Up Shoreditch - Wireless After Party
£5-£40. 9pm-2am, Fri 5 Jul
If you enjoy hip-hop, RnB or dancehall, and still 'turnt-up' from Wireless Festival, or if you didn't get a ticket, head to Concrete in Shoreditch for the festival vibes from earlier in the day.
Grow's 5th Birthday
6pm-2am, Fri, 5 & Sat 6 Jul
It's been 5 magical years that the independent canal-side creative space has been operating and they are celebrating by bringing together all that they love for a weekend jam-packed with eclectic live music, performances and DJs as well as our eco-fair.
£10-£20. 10pm-6am, Sat 6 Jul
Female-lead, queer, black creatives, Goldsnap, BBZ, Pxssy Palace and Vibrate Worldwide, have teamed together with UK Black Pride to create a massive party in Shoreditch to celebrate QTIPOC (Queer, Transgender and Intersex People of Colour). So tun' up in protest, pride and joy in Our Yard in Village Underground.
The Capital Ring - Hackney Wick to Beckton
£12/ £9 conc. 11am-2pm, Sun 7 Jul
Starting at Hackney Wick and finishing at Beckton District Park, take in up-close views of the Olympic Park, walk alongside the River Lea Navigation and more with an organised Sunday morning walk. Finishing with an interesting tree trail. Meeting point - Hackney Wick Overground station.
The Peace Market
12noon-5pm, Sun 7 Jul
This youth-led campaign helps raise awareness and give practical advice about the challenges young homeless people face. Packed full of young creative businesses, musicians, artists and entrepreneurs, this monthly showcase at Rose Lipman Building in Haggerston will bring the community together to help young people who are homeless and need mental wellbeing support.
UK Black Pride
Free. 12noon-9pm, Sun, 7 Jul
Europe's largest celebration for African, Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American and Caribbean-heritage LGBT people. UK Headlined by singer and Grammy-winning songwriter and record producer, MNEK, UK Black Pride returns to mark its continued growth as it moves to a larger location, Haggerston Park. For those still standing, head to Village Underground from 8pm for the offical afterparty.