Hello! Welcome to The Wick, a new collaborative media platform across digital & print.

We use storytelling to unite the creative, business and residential communities in Hackney Wick & Fish Island plus the other neighbourhoods in and around the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. 

Despite lockdown, we launched a print pilot in 2020, and now we’re back with the follow-up. You can now pick up issue 2 for free across the area, and read more here on the website. Want to get involved? Drop us a line at


Education & Training

Your Big Break in the Time of COVID

We’re living through the economic shock of our lifetimes, but East London is a good place to be if you’re in need of inspirational training opportunities and financial support

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Enterprise & Innovation

The Story of ScrubHub

The shock of Covid spurred some truly brilliant new collaborations in Hackney Wick, with an impact reaching far beyond, too

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Environment & Public Realm

Future of the Wick

Rapid gentrification has caused extreme changes to the artist community of Hackney Wick & Fish Island. But coronavirus has brought about a new focus on collaboration and with it, a new optimism

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Welcome to The Wick

A regular newspaper and digital platform dedicated to keeping the creative flame alight in Hackney Wick and surrounding neighbourhoods

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