What's on in Hackney this weekend: 17-19 March
From St Patrick's Day to Spike Lee's birthday, check out our selection of what's on in Hackney this weekend
St. Patrick’s Day Bollix Ball
Free before 11.30pm. 10pm-2am, Friday, 17 March
Celebrate St Patrick's Day with an Irish themed queer shindig led by John Sizzle and JonBenet Blonde playing tunes from 10pm, followed by an afterparty (from 11.30pm) featuring pop-up shows and a disco from DJ Fannar at The Glory, Dalston.
The Beer Edit
From £10. 12noon-5pm/6-11pm, Friday, 17 & Saturday, 18 March
Number 90 Bar & Kitchen 3rd Birthday Party
6pm-4am/12noon-3am, Friday, 17 – Sunday, 19 March
Hackney Downs Vegan Market
Free entry. 1pm-5pm, Saturday, 18 March
A monthly showcase of veganism and art taking place at Hackney Downs Studios, where foodies can buy some of the finest vegan street dishes in the city. Expect pie & mash, cheesecakes, BBQ pulled jackfruit tacos and up-cycled clothing.
Spike Is 60
£11/9 conc. 3pm, Sunday, 19 March
‘Spike is 60’ celebrates the milestone birthday and iconic cinematic catalogue of the incomparable film director. The season begins with a screening of the classic 1990 film ‘Mo Better Blues’, a day before his actual birthday, treating audience members to a live jazz band playing music throughout the screening at Rio cinema.