Neil Martinson: Hackney Before the Gastropubs

Neil Martinson: Hackney Before the Gastropubs

5th Jun 2022 5pm - 6pm

at Newington Green Meeting House Main Hall

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2022-06-05 17:00:00 2022-06-05 18:00:00 Europe/London Neil Martinson: Hackney Before the Gastropubs Hackney in the 1970s was raw and vivid: bombed-out houses, kids playing in the streets, factories abuzz with workers. Neil started taking photos while still in school in Hackney and his archive tells a story of dizzying change: dereliction, renewal, political upheaval and cultural assimilation, His images and stories take us on a journey through workshops, street markets and council homes to capture a time and place before technology and gentrification changed local lives forever.All proceeds to Hackney Food Bank. https://stokenewingtonlitfest.eventcube.io/events/40528/neil-martinson-hackney-before-the-gastropubs 39a Newington Green, London, N16 9PR

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Hackney in the 1970s was raw and vivid: bombed-out houses, kids playing in the streets, factories abuzz with workers. Neil started taking photos while still in school in Hackney and his archive tells a story of dizzying change: dereliction, renewal, political upheaval and cultural assimilation, His images and stories take us on a journey through workshops, street markets and council homes to capture a time and place before technology and gentrification changed local lives forever.

All proceeds to Hackney Food Bank.