Bookings

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BOOK YOUR ROOM OR SCHOOL VISIT

A green oasis in the middle of the city, Hackney City Farm is a unique venue to host your events, whether they are training sessions, children’s birthday parties or corporate away days.

We are also popular with bands, advertisers, television companies and film production crews who hire our locations, props and animals and propel them to stardom – Peppa Pig started here.

Children’s parties

This room opens out into the park so sunshine can spill in and the people can spread out. Perfect for children’s parties, it will accommodate 30, you can decorate it as you like and bring your own food and drink.

Sessions
Saturdays & Sundays: 10:00–13:00 & 14:00–17:00

Room fee (3 hours)
Straw-bale building: £120
Classroom: unavailable to book. There’s a nice garden at the farm or a small park nearby to picnic
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Meeting room

Book the straw-bale room room for a meeting, event or workshop in an inspiring space. The room opens out onto the woodland garden where you can gather to chat and unwind.

The building is used regularly by community groups for everything from yoga to choir practice.

Sessions
Tuesdays 12:30–17:30
Wednesdays 9:30–16:30
Thursdays 9:30–17:30
Fridays 9:30–17:30

Other times may be possible on request.

Room fee (3 hours)
Straw-bale building: £120
Book a room

School visits

You must book your school visit even if you are doing your own activities.

We have a maximum number of 30 children that we can safely accommodate at any one time, and if we get schools or large groups who turn up and are not booked in we may have to turn you away, so please book to avoid disappointment.

Sessions (2 hours)
Tuesdays 10:00–12:00 & 13:00–15:00
Wednesdays 10:00–12:00 & 13:00–15:00
Thursdays 10:00–12:00 & 13:00–15:00
Fridays 10:00–12:00 & 13:00–15:00
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Film location

As a unique destination in the city, Hackney City Farm is often used as a location for everything from documentaries to music videos.

A variety of locations are available as a backdrop. Farm animals and bees can also be hired on location. Hourly or daily services available.

Fees for location, garden, farmyard, outside on the fields:
– Less than 4 hours: £125/hour
– Over four hours: £100/hour.

An additional fee of £75/hour is for onsite animal handling (donkeys, sheep, lambs in Spring, goats, kids from May-July), pigs, chickens, ducks and geese.

Fee for straw bale room:
– £50/hour.
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Photo shoot

The farm has been used as a secluded backdrop for everything from fashion shoots to profile pics and photojournalism. A variety of spaces can be used as an agricultural setting, a view of historic East London made of cobbles and brickwork or the feel of a wild secret garden. 

Farm animals and bees can be hired on location. Hourly or daily services available.

Fees for location, garden, farmyard, outside on the fields:
– Less than 4 hours: £125/hour
– Over four hours: £100/hour.

An additional fee of £75/hour is for onsite animal handling (donkeys, sheep, lambs in Spring, goats, kids from May-July), pigs, chickens, ducks and geese.

Fee for straw bale room:
– £50/hour.
Get in touch

Events hire

Come to the farm to mark the occasion. The gardens, farmyard and meadow are available for weddings, celebrations, launch parties, storytelling, outdoor theatre… just about anything bringing people together.

Hourly or daily services available.
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