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28/07/2019 SKATEPAL SUMMERJAM

It’s that time of year! Join us next weekend for the annual SkatePal Summer Jam at Gillett Square in association with Kaffa Coffee!! Ramps and obstacles provided by The Ramp Supply Deliciously vegan Palestinian food courtesy of What the Fattoush? Coffee / beers / Ethiopian food at Kaffa Coffee Game of S.K.A.T.E -£2 entry with prizes for winners Raffle – …

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21/07/2019 HAILE SELASSIE EARTHSTRONG

SUNDAY 21 JULY 12PM – 9PM Gillett Square Ras Amaris and Friends will present live performances, DJs, African drumming, exhibitions of cultural clothing, jewelry art and natural food and drinks. Join us to celebrate Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie, a defender of multiculturalism, human rights, equality and justice. This is a free family friendly event, open to all ages.

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25/05/2019 & 01/06/2019 DALSTON CHILDREN FESTIVAL 2019

The Dalston Children’s Festival will leave families spoilt for choice this summer, with over 30 free activities on offer. Taking place across two days on Saturday 25 May and 1 June during the half term holiday, the Dalston Children’s Festival is the perfect way for Hackney’s under 18’s to be entertained for free whilst giving families the chance to discover …

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18/05/2019 O.K.K x KAFFA: DAY TIME DANCE

An outdoor party in everyone’s favourite square! Soundsystem & DJs outside Kaffa Coffee from 2pm-10pm £0 but charity donations welcome, all proceeds will be donated to Stand By Me charity who take care of children in Ethiopia and around the world. Amazing homemade Ethiopian food & drink served all day at Kaffa 🇪🇹 Line-up: Hipsters Don’t Dance OK Williams Day8580 …

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13-14/04/2019 DAVID MOSSMAN JAZZ (ORCHESTRA!) FESTIVAL

First edition of the David Mossman Jazz (Orchestra!) Festival. Full festival passes available for £30/ £20 members /£15 concessions – can be purchased here: https://bit.ly/2T97xfA Saturday 13 April 20.30 Calum Gourlay Big Band (£15) Sunday 14 April 13.00 James Brady Big Band (£15) 14.30 Alcyona Mick and Tori Freestone Duo – downstairs (suggested donation £5) 16.00 Josephine Davies Big Band …

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07/04/2019 SENEGALESE INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION

UK Teranga and Little Baobab invite you to join us for a family friendly day to celebrate Senegalese Independence Day! 12.30pm – 1.30pm: Storytelling and song in Wolof and English with Ridial Chakur Life is a story and this one will not let you down! Come and sit with Ridial Chakur as he takes you on a once in a …

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15/09/2018 STREETFEST LONDON

StreetFest returns to East London to celebrate its 10th anniversary this September. After a brief hiatus, the UK’s premier urban culture festival is back with yet another fresh take on all things street – live art, dance, fashion, sports, music, food and more. Pulling together all the elements that define London’s underground culture – at a time when it feels …

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09/09/2018 HACKNEY CARNIVAL

Gillett Square is delighted to once again provide the family area and live music stage during Hackney Carnival 2018. Gillett Square Family Play Area There will be lots of child-friendly activities between noon and 6pm, including the pop-up playground, table-football, table-tennis, giant djenga and chess, face painting and upcycling workshop. Gillett Square Live Stage Programme This year, there will be …

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28/08/2018 THE ELEPHANT LEAVES THE ROOM

Arcola Participation presents The Elephant Leaves The Room: an immersive verbatim performance about life and mental health. Wander through bathrooms and tube carriages; over picnic blankets and into crowded bars to hear stories seldom spoken but widely acknowledged. Saturday 1st September 2pm – 4pm Gillett Square, Dalston Admission is free and unticketed – simply drop in at any time during …

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