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Archive for August, 2016

September is upon us, but we’re not ready to let go of summer just yet! Make the most of the last of the sunshine (sob) with a whole range of outdoor activities and events in the capital. From food festivals, sport events and exhibitions marking London’s very best in design and architecture, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Grab your diary!

Sept1 Image: Meatopia

Meatopia

Tobacco Dock, E1W 2SF

2-4 September

A true celebration of all things carnivorous, Meatopia is every meat-lover’s paradise! The weekend-long festival brings the best in chefs, meat, music and …

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You live a busy life in London. Your week is filled with long working hours, regular dinners with friends, and the irresistible compulsion to try out the latest thing (whether that’s a rooftop cinema, cereal café or exhibition celebrating the works of an artist you vaguely remember from your GCSE days). We get it; it can be seriously hard to squeeze everything in. But, what if you want to try something different? Sometimes hobbies can be pushed to the backburner with so much going on, but try these ideas for kickstarting a new passion and learning something new in the …

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London’s street food scene is nothing short of epic, with market stalls and food festivals popping up everywhere you turn. But where can you find the best foodie events and the best street food stalls the capital has to offer? Read on and drool over the deliciousness of our favourite spots to feast!

sf1Image: EastLDN

Dalston Yard

Hartwell Street, E8 3DU

Every Friday 5pm-late, Every Saturday 12pm-late

A well-established east London hangout hosted by the food moguls from Street Feast; this one is a must. Every Friday and Saturday, Dalston Yard opens …

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This week @HereEast interview the Co-Founder of a start-up who is on a mission to simplify big complicated tools in factories, which can actually be miniaturised.

Since setting up their company in 2015, Alex and Ben have been on a mission to demystify and shrink down these expensive factory processes. Their latest invention, the FormBox, is a compact vacuum former which makes beautiful things quicker than a 3D printer. FormBox was funded on Kickstarter with incredible support raising $588,775!

Let’s take a look at…

@HereEast interview Makyu #MakerMonday with Alex Smilansky

makyu

Alex tells @HereEast that …

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Hold tight and get ready to hear all about one of our new favourite spots south of the river! The ultra-cool Mercato Metropolitano market can be found in ‘Sobo’ (south of Borough) in a previously disused paper factory. If this place is yet to hit your radar, read on to find out a little more about what it has to offer…  

 mm1Image: MercatoMetropolitano Twitter

The SE1 venue opened in June this year and specialises in small producers from all over Italy and the UK, meaning there’s loads to choose …

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