Thursday 28 June 2012

Radio 1's Hackney Weekend - Sunday 24th June 2012

Hi guys!
I'm sure a lot of you know about the festival that took place over the weekend at Hackney Marshes. For those who don't it was Radio 1's Hackney Weekend, a free festival which saw many artists perform over the 2 days. I live literally 10 minutes away from the venue so when I heard about it there was no doubt in my mind that I was gonna go. I've lived in Hackney my whole life and we've never had anything like this, so it was definitely something special.

There were so many amazing artists, some on at the same time so I wasn't able to see everyone but I did see a lot, including:

Tim Westwood
Plan B
Jessie J
Florence + The Machine
Dizzee Rascal (the special guest)
Azealia Banks
Taio Cruz

My favourite performances were Labrinth - who was incredible, he ripped up the stage; Jessie J - who, of course has always been and will always be my baby; Dizzee Rascal - I wasn't expecting him so it was a pleasant surprise, especially when he started playing his old songs; Tim Westwood - an amazing DJ who was playing some bangers; and of course RIHANNA! After seeing her perform I love her even more, she even brought Jay Z on stage :P

Okay, I'm gonna stop talking now and show you the pictures.... :)


Myself and Tim Westwood
Plan B
Jessie J
Jessie J & B.o.B
And again...
Main stage
Florence + The Machine

Dizzee Rascal
My Bajan beaut!

Rihanna & Jay Z

It was definitely an experience that I will never forget!
Did anyone else go? What were your favourite performances?


  1. these pictures are heavy......i think i'm gonna have to upgrade my camera!

    it was a great day! still need to wash my muddy boots though >_<

  2. Yes I went on sunday too!! Omg it was great, for my first festival it ticked every box and was great, Wretch 32, Jessie J & Jayz/Rihanna were my favourites :). I designed one of the limited edition tshirts there xx

    1. Yes, it was great! Well done for having your tshirt on sale :)

  3. wow!!! cool look and nice pics!
    what a lovely blog you have...! I've just started following you on GFC!
    like to follow each other? I hope so...! we could stay in contact!
    kisses dear!

  4. wooow that looks like so much fun and i loved the outfit xoxo

  5. I wish I was there to experience such beauty! I would have loved to see Florence and the machine :D


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