What's on in Hackney this weekend: 21-23 April

From a former star of Glee, to a BBQ carvery - Indulge in live music, theatre and party vibes this weekend in Hackney

An Evening with Lea Michele

£35. 7pm, Friday, 21 April

The singer-songwriter and former Glee actress performs her upcoming new record in full at Shoreditch Town Hall for a special one-off intimate show, with 'Places' set to arrive next week.


£14. 8pm-12midnight, Friday, 21 April

Italian producer and DJ Clap! Clap! brings his unique global rhythms(video above) to Moth Club, Hackney Central, for an unforgettable get down. He’ll be playing a rare live show, accompanied with visuals supplied by Loup Blaster.

The Plague

£12-22. 3/7.30pm, Friday, 21 & Saturday, 22 April

Written in the aftermath of World War Two, Albert Camus’ novel follows a plague as it sweeps through a city with terrifying results. Multi-award winning director Neil Bartlett's frank and gripping new stage adaptation at Arcola Theatre, Dalston puts chaos under the microscope, and plants the germ of hope in the power of our common humanity.

BFLF x Camp Bestival

Free/£6/9. 2-4.30pm, Sunday, 23 April

The family rave people, Big Fish Little Fish throw the ultimate family event with ‘pop stars and rock stars’ theme at Mangle E8, London Fields. Indulge in the themed photo booth, crafts, fancy dress, a multi-sensory dancefloor with glitter ballons and giant balloons and more. Plus, don’t miss the chance to win one of three family guest passes to Camp Bestival!

Carvery Club

Free entry. 2-8pm, Sunday, 23 April

A new monthly event for food, beer and art lovers hits London Fields. Expect a BBQ-style carvery (veggies welcome), craft beer, live music and an art market all at The Brewhouse.