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Spring 2024, issue 13

AVAILABLE FREE LOCALLY NOW 

The Wick is 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

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A digest including loads of things to do, local announcements, special offers on #WickWednesdays, gossip and other info from the neighbourhood

Creative Careers & Student Special Series

The Wick presents a guide to the many opportunities that now exist in East London if you’re looking for work or training in the creative sector

Arts & Culture

Guest Editor: Jonzi D

The UK’s leading advocate for hip hop dance shares his dance story and tells The Wick about the Hip Hop Theatre Academy opening in the Olympic Park

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A Model Gent

What first possessed you to get into the laborious world of stop motion animation? Growing up in Derbyshire there wasn’t that much around, so you

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Environment

Losing the Plot

In cities, we have less opportunity to stare aimlessly at the sky or find ourselves experiencing the particular pleasure we get from walking amidst blossoms,

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Pent Up Anger

Artist Aida Wilde is angry. She asked for local legend Edwin’s iconic slogan, ‘SHITHOUSE TO PENTHOUSE’ – an artwork curated by her – to be

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Events, Food & Drink

Wellbeing & Sports

Education & Innovation

Education

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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Education

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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