**The images of the venues in this post are not mine**

Double Negative Darkroom

178a Glyn Road
E5 0JE

6th August - 31st August

Mon-Fri: 11am-7pm
Sat: 11am-5pm
Sun: 11am-4pm

After opening in 2009 down in Hackney Wick, the Double Negative Darkroom has recently relocated to 178a Glyn Road.
It is situated just off the vibrant Chatsworth Road in a little yard occupied by various different artists.

The darkroom specialises in the many different weird and wonderful forms of analogue developing and printing and is run by the very passionate Sebastian Sussmann.

For more info visit Seb's page here
or the Facebook page here

The Russet

Hackney Downs Studios
Amhurst Terrace
E8 2BT

3rd September - 7th October

A wonderful and friendly cafe/meeting place/gallery and so on.

Situated on Hackney Downs, the cafe is in a wonderful location. Serving up organic food and drink all day long and boasting a very comfortable interior.
It is very family friendly with a cosy corner that almost looks like someones living room, complete with a few toys to keep the small people happy.
The cafe also incorporates a large gallery space at the rear that is constantly in use, displaying the work of many up and coming local artists.

Find out more over on their blog

Biddle Bros

88 Lower Clapton Road
E5 0QR 

3rd September - 7th October

Situated in what used to be a builders merchants of the same name, Biddle Bros is now (and has been for quite a while) a lovely little bar. 
The very frequently have live entertainment in the form of DJ's, poetry, singers, band and open mic nights. These often feature up and coming artists, members of the local community as well as famous stars. Lianne La Havas recently played a packed out gig there.

Look Mum No Hands

49 Old Street

29th October - 11th November

Like bikes, coffee, cakes, beer?
Want to watch the latest races and tours on the big screen while you enjoy one of the latter?

Well look no further than here.
Located on Old Street, LMNH is a very large, super bike friendly, bike based coffee shop/bike workshop etc etc etc.

Since its launch, it has become a regular haunt for many a keen cyclist from near and far (as well as many a non-cyclist due to the great food and drink)

Check out their website for more info

The Long White Cloud

151 Hackney Road
E2 8JL

15th November - 5th December

The Long White Cloud is a fantastically intimate Kiwi cafe haven and an ever-evolving gallery space conveniently situated in the thriving centre of the capital’s art scene on east London’s Hackney Road.  Here you’ll find adelicious, locally-sourced, free-range menu of food, the best Monmouth bean coffee, as well as New Zealand treats for the homesick, or the curious! 

In the English summer evenings, they are open until late serving all sorts of lovelies including cakes, burgers, and nibbles, accompanied by a drinks bar with beer, wine and spirits.  

Amongst the art galleries and studios of Hoxton and Vyner Street, the cafe has an active exhibitions calendar of new and established artists of different disciplines, and hosts an array of art viewings, live performances and pop-up events. 

Have a look at their website and facebook pages for more info.  

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