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Clock Opera and Labrinth will be appearing at Hackney House (1st August and 10th August respectively)

Hackney House is making a significant contribution to the economic and social legacy of the 2012 Games. By showcasing our business and creative talent we will make sure that Hackney is firmly on the international investor and visitor map. There will be a full programme of events during the day and evening during Games time. During the day we will be showcasing a plethora of creative, tech, cultural, tourism, food and development businesses. Hackney House will play host to international investors, business leaders and dignitaries, all of whom will be introduced to our vast array of local business and creative talent. In the evenings we will present a programme that shows of our wealth of local performance talent to the full. We will have sets from some significant international artists all of whom have strong links to Hackney. The full programme will be confirmed in the coming weeks. Confirmed highlights include:

  • Opening Night Party // Friday 27th July

    EVENING: Opening night invitation-only launch party. Hackney-born singing sensation Paloma Faith will open Hackney House before we cross live to the Opening Ceremony. For people not lucky enough to get tickets to the Opening Ceremony this is the hottest ticket in town!

  • Architecture Showcase // 28th – 29th July

    DAY TIME: Architecture Weekend, a public event showcasing Hackney's best architectural designs and innovative ideas for the future shape of the borough.

    SATURDAY EVENING: Comedy Night with Hardeep Singh, Des O'Connor and Johnny Cochrane followed by DJ Prince Nelly.

    SUNDAY EVENING: Kankoma Soundway followed by DJ Ben Pistor.

  • Digital Shoreditch Creative Tech Day // 30th July

    DAY TIME: Digital Shoreditch Creative Tech Expo day

    EVENING: Comedy with Hardeep Singh, Jigsaw and Isy Sutie followed by DJ Holestar

  • Venture Capital Summit // 31st July

    DAY TIME: Venture Capital Summit, hosting 200 US and UK Venture Capitalists who are visiting tech City

    EVENING: Evening event sponsored by iCity

    Presenting Stevie Neale followed by DJ Rokk

  • Designed in Hackney // 1st August

    DAY TIME: Designed in Hackney Day, curated by Dezeen in partnership with Hackney Council - a celebration of cutting edge design in Hackney and East London.

    This event is NOW OPEN for registration for Designers, Architects and Creatives - clicking on the link above will take you through to further details and how to register. Access to the event will be NAMED TICKET ONLY - register now to secure your place.

    EVENING: Clock Opera followed by DJ Dan Beaumont

  • Fashion at Hackney House // 2nd August

    DAY TIME: Fashion Day, showcasing the incredible fashion talent of Hackney and East London featuring established and up and coming labels

    EVENING: Music from Polar Bear followed by DJ Mikki Most

  • Destination Hackney// 3rd August

    DAY TIME: Leisure and Tourism Day, featuring the latest offers from the leisure and tourism industry catering for the incredible interest in Hackney and East London's cultural and night time offer

    EVENING: Brassroots followed by DJ Squeaky

  • Food @ Hackney House // 4th August

    DAY TIME: Food Day, a public event where everyone can see the latest offers in Hackney and East London from organic food markets to Michelin starred restaurants. A real treat for the gastronomist

    EVENING: The Guillemots followed by DJ Prince Nelly

  • London and Partners Lunch // 6th August

    DAY TIME: Digital Shoreditch Tech Start-up Day including London & Partners lunch event with international Super Angels

    EVENING: Comedy with Hardeep Singh and Land Shapes followed by DJ John Sizzle

  • Developing Hackney Day // 7th August

    DAY TIME: Developing Hackney Day, seeing how investment and development has transformed Hackney and what plans there for the future in light of the announcement about legacy use of the broadcast and media centres.

    EVENING: An Evening of Cabaret curated by Richard Peacock followed by The Monkey Stomp Blues.

  • Creative Day at Hackney House// 8th August

    DAY TIME: Creative Day, led by Hackney's top creative agencies celebrating the international success of this sector

    EVENING: Slow Club followed by DJ Squeaky

  • Hackney House Live // 9th August

    DAY TIME: Hackney House live: drop in to Hackney House and see the Olympics, meet business cntacts and friends or buy great food and coffee at the Railroad cafe - situated right next to the overground railroad

    EVENING: Opera - The Sound of Voice by Philip Glass followed by DJ Nathan Gregory Wilkins

  • Entrepreneurs

    DAY TIME: Creative Day, led by Albion

    EVENING: Labrinth, yes - the international superstar is in the Hackney House! Followed by DJ Rokk. Check out Labrinth's official website

  • 11th August

    DAY TIME: tbc

    EVENING: James Yuill followed by DJ Ben Pistor

  • Closing Ceremony Party // 12th August

    EVENING: Olympics Closing Night Party with Little Boots and Brazilian guest musicians

  • 2012 Start-up Games // 29th - 31st August

    ALL DAY: The 2012 Startup Games: Over 300 of the world's top performing start-ups taking part in three days of business related competition including a visit to the Olympic Stadium on 31st. The Startup Games will find the fastest, the highest and strongest contenders in the new business world

  • Hackney and East London's Legacy // 3rd – 5th Sept

    Exhibition: 3rd and 4th September

    Conference: 5th September

    This public exhibition and conference will explore Hackney and East London's legacy from the 2012 Games. The event provides an opportunity to showcase future development in and around the Olympic Park and will promote how businesses and communities can get involved.

    Further information and registration details available shortly