Saturday, 14 September 2013

The Hewett Street Block Party 2013 in Shoreditch

The Hewett Street Block Party is an annual event with food - an insanely good line-up inc James Lowe from Young Turks - workshops, karaoke, and all sorts of other diversions.  See the picture above from last year to see what to expect - and yes, it's going to be busy, so go earlier rather than later (runs on Sat 21st noon - 9pm).  This year it's raising money for the local charity Hackney Pirates, so dig deep.  You can register for free below on Eventbrite, or just turn up...

"We've got a curated food court with chefs including james lowe of young turks, brad mcdonald of casa negra, rawduck, bao london and la grotta ices with more exciting names to be announced closer to the day. workshops include RCA's "plug+play" interactive karaoke, book and magazines by ditto press, aesop's tokyobike and a coconut shy by fountain of youth. 
it's an all day thing, with music courtesy of NTS (full lineup TBA next week!) and an amazing charity tombola with prizes from ace hotel, uniform wares, dishoom, converse, young turks records, YMC, edwin ... loads of amazing brands are getting on board with all proceeds to local charity hackney pirates :-)
The all-star line up includes:
Bao London
James Lowe & Brad McDonald
F.A.T. x Family
La Grotta Ices
Coins Junkyard Snack Bar
Rockwell House Rooftop Bar & BBQ
and more TBA
And that’s just the food. We’ve lined up workshops and games throughout the day including:
People of Print x Icon with live t-shirt printing
Bow Tie Colouring with Charles Olive
Puck Collective’s temporary tattoo parlour
Get Rich or Tie Dye Trying with Gabriella Marina Gonzalez
DunneFrankowski’s Barista Barber
Yearbook Machine’s live photobooth
Books and magazines from Ditto Press
Musical furniture and “Plug + Play” interactive karaoke by the RCA
Fountain of Youth’s coconut shy
Aesop’s Tokyobike
... and our ANNUAL CHARITY TOMBOLA with prizes from Ace Hotel, Sager + Wilde, Uniform Wares, Modern Pantry and many, many more! All tombola proceeds will go to local charityHackney Pirates, so you can feel good about playing too."

When - Saturday 21st September, 12 noon - 9pm

Where - Hewett Street, EC2A 3NN

Link - Page on Eventbrite

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