Upcoming events

Movie Night

Thursday 30th January

The Page family live in rural Sussex in a cottage without electricity, gas or running water. Philip Trevelyan’s 1971 film is by turns delightful and unsettling as it takes a look into their world. A rare showi...

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DJ Dave Lucas

Friday 31st January

Mixing the ever popular Kisstory on Kiss FM, Dave has held multiple residencies across the South of England, playing a wide variety of commercial-edged styles from Dance and Hip Hop to Disco and Motown.


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Reason Sound

Saturday 1st February

Son of the Mighty Mighty J, Reason Sound – a Somerset sound boy with a deeply engrained love for Reggae music and Sound System culture. Playing all walks of Roots, Reggae, Steppas and Dub whilst passing throug...

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Soul Stompers

Friday 7th February

We are extremely pleased to announce Soul Stompers will be playing at the Star by Hackney Downs!

A special night of mix of forgotten, unknown, classics, rarest and best quality of 60’s / 70’s soul 45’s de...

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Saturday 22nd February

Eclectics are back at the Star for another instalment with guests. This time they have Izaak Gray, who is one half of the duo Earthboogie who are dedicated to all things “intergalactic, cosmic, tribal and terrestri...

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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.