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Hackney City Farm

Hackney City Farm,
1A Goldsmiths Row,
E2 8QA
Telephone: 020 7729 6381
Website: Hackney City Farm


Who we are:

For over 20 years, Hackney City Farm has been giving the local community the opportunity to experience farming right in the heart of the city.

The farm has developed into a popular community resource, providing a successful mix of commercial and community activities, improving the farm’s sustainability and investing in the local community.

What we do:

As a local resource, Hackney City Farm offers many opportunities for learning and leisure to a wide cross-section of the community.

Hackney City Farm’s commercial offer provides licensed office work space to other charities, supplies fresh produce and growing mediums, rooms available to book for parties or events and sells souvenirs and toys.

Things to do:

As well as providing the opportunity to experience farming right in the heart of the city Hackney City Farm is also home to:  

  • a wide range of farm animals
  • cottage garden
  • bee keeping activities
  • the award winning Frizzante café,
  • a well-equipped pottery studio
  • Bike Yard East
  • a straw bale building
  • meeting and training rooms and offices

Regular activities and events take place weekly, monthly and otherwise.

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Mosaic classes at Hackney City Farm

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Pottery classes at Hackney City Farm

Pottery classes are available for children and adults.

Sessions are run on a drop in basis and there is no need to book.

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Volunteering at Hackney city Farm

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Last updated 31/07/17

Time / Date Details

Session Information

Tuesday to Sunday 10am - 4.30pm
Closed every Monday except bank holidays
Mosaic: Thursday 7pm – 9pm
Children’s Pottery: Wednesdays 2pm - 4pm
Sunday 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm
Adult sessions: Wednesday and Thursday: 7pm – 9pm

Other Details


Mosaic classes: £6.50 per session and small amount towards materials
Children’s pottery sessions: £5 per child
Adult sessions: £10 per person

Referral required?


What to do if you have a complaint

If there’s something you like or are not happy with, then talk about it with the worker or the manager so they can look at how they deliver their service. If you are still not happy, ask if they have a complaints procedure.

How to Get Here

Buses: 26, 48, 55, 394

Tube: Bethnal Green

Train: Hoxton

Parking: If you are disabled or have limited mobility please call to arrange parking

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