If you’ve been too busy to get to any festivals so far this year, never fear for Hackney Wicked Arts Festival is here! It is now in its third year and each one is bigger and better than the last. Get ready for three days of live music from four different stages, galleries, open studios, film screenings, flea markets, live art events and loads more. A crucial summer event for all culture vultures, plus plenty for their families too.
What to wear: Get your best baggy vests and shorts out.
Go with: A group of friends gagging for some festival action.
Who’ll be there: The city’s trendsetters, art stars and scenesters.