Upcoming events


Friday 5th July

Lorenzo Lucchetti (aka Loelash) is Italy born, London based multi-instrumentalist music producer, radio host, live performer and DJ focused on future beats / synthwave genres.

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Studio 45 Hackney

Friday 12th July

Hackney vinyl junkies Sam and Jason are bringing their new night Studio 45 Hackney to the Star.

Playing classics old and new with funky breaks, hip-hop, RnB, 80s soul and disco, Studio 45 Hackney is all about brin...

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We Are The Sunset

Saturday 8th June

We Are The Sunset (WATS) is London’s monthly Balearic gathering where a pool of like-minded DJs spin a mix of Balearic beat, boogie, afro beat, cosmic and oddball disco to a loyal and appreciative crowd.


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Size Doesn’t Matter

Saturday 20th July

Music for Mind, Body and Soul

Size Doesn’t Matter welcomes one and all for a sultry sonic session at our Favourite East London Boozer!

Resident Dj Selectors
Simon Kurrage
Mr Shiver

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Village Cuts

Saturday 27th July

Originally hailing from the South-West, Village Cuts are a dynamic DJ duo exploring a blend of afro-diasporic and UK underground music. Since their inception in early 2018, they’ve barged their way onto London’s tropic...

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Regular events

Monday Offer 2 for £12 Burgers

Every Monday from 4pm-10pm you can have 2 burgers for £12.
*Classic Burger, Cheese Burger, Halloumi Burger and Vegan Burger

Pub Quiz

Every Tuesday 7:30pm. £2 entry per person.

Prizes, 1st: £50 Cash prize 2nd: £25 Bar tab 3rd: £15 food voucher.

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Drawing the Star

Every Tuesday 7:30 – 9pm

Drawing The Star is a weekly life drawing group on the top floor of The Star by Hackney Downs. Untutored drawing for all, run by artists for everyone.

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Starry Starry Night

Every last Wednesday of the month 7:30pm

Live acoustic music every last Wednesday evening at The Star By Hackney Downs in our intimate, candlelit upstairs venue.

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Workers Wednesday

Every Wednesday

20% off selected food and drink every Wednesday. For all local(ish) workers and students. Just sign up for our locals card. Giving the power back to the common man! Terms and Conditions apply. Not available for pre-booked events.

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2 for 1 Cocktails Thursday

Every Thursday from 5pm

Come Down to the Star By Hackney Downs every Thursday and enjoy our delicious cocktails half price all night! Early weekend start anyone? Buy one get one free cocktails for loyalty card owners, not too bad is it? Cocktails start at £8.

Happy Hour

Every Friday from 5pm – 7pm

Happy hour every Friday 5pm – 7pm £3 pint (Five Points Pale Ale & Beck Vier) £3 Glass of red or white wine.