Hackney Info

This page contains information on activities and interests specific to our Hackney Borough.

Keep-fit Activities

The New Age Games is a sport and physical activity programme for Hackney residents aged 50 and over, offered by Hackney Council. It can help you increase the amount of exercise you do and sustain it, contributing to a healthy lifestyle. Timetable of available classes and details on how to register can be found on the New Age Games website.


A programme of wellbeing walks organised by Hackney Council, offered across the borough including in London Fields, Springfield Park, Victoria Park and Clissold Park. Details can be found on the Hackney Walks and walking groups webpage.

Hackney Interest Groups

Friends of Hackney Archives, also known as Hackney History, encourages and supports interest in Hackney’s past, through the use of Hackney’s 700 years of Archives.

Hackney Society The Hackney Society has encouraged positive development of the borough's built and natural environments, through engagement with a broad cross-section of local people and experts. It encourages exemplary new design, regeneration and conservation of Hackney's rich heritage through the newsletter Spaces.