Written by Sarah
The Project at Hoxton is in the heart of East London. Not only is the area rich in history, but it is filled with some of London’s most hidden gems. After rounding up our favourite places to eat and drink within walking distance of The Project, we thought we’d take a look at the best cultural things to do in the area.
Columbia Road Flower Market
There’s no better place to be on a Sunday. Columbia Road Flower Market might have been around for over 100 years, but it’s still one of the best places to stock up on plants and flowers. Even if you’re not planning on buying anything, it’s a great place to soak up the atmosphere – expect proper cockney traders and plenty of Instagram opportunities.
Hackney City Farm
When London life gets a bit too much, Hackney City Farm is the perfect place to escape to. With goats, sheep, pigs, donkeys and more, London will feel a million miles aways on this little farm. As well as being able to visit the animals, they’ve got a farm shop where you can stock up on fresh farm eggs and organic vegetables.
If you love street art, Well Hung is the art gallery for you. The gallery exhibits prints and originals from some of the UK’s leading urban and street artists. Exhibitions change regularly so keep an eye on their website for more info.
Whether you’re into gigs, comedy, theatre or cabaret, Hoxton Hall should be on your radar. You can expect everything from the electronic beats of Sega Bodega to swing dance lessons and women-only comedy nights – yes, this Grade II listed Victorian Music Hall really does it all!