ISSUE 5

SPRING 2022

OUT  NOW

Hello! Welcome to The Wick, your local collaborative media platform.

We use print and digital 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. 

Want to get involved? Drop us a line at info@thisisthewick.com
Health & Wellbeing

Wellbeing in the Wick

Kevin Hempsted is a born and bred Eastender, and runs White Post Lane therapy and counselling centre A Balanced Life. He talks about how the pandemic has impacted

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Education & Training

Esports Explosion

The esports industry has grown astronomically over the last few years, and the popularity of computer and console gaming has been the main driver. Since

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Uncategorized

Fit out to public house

It’s said that the celebrated photographer David Bailey’s grandmother collected glasses there and was paid in gin. Certainly printers, mechanics, scrap metal merchants and more

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A Seat At The Table

When London was selected as the host city for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games it came with the promise of creating a legacy that

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Environment & Public Realm

The Great Outdoors

Plenty of Hackney Wick’s existing food and drink venues were already famous for their outdoor seating areas: Queens Yard being first port of call for

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New growth, old roots

Chair of the Legacy Youth Board, Kaitlene reflects on HWFI’s identity coming out of the pandemic and why it’s time to celebrate…

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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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