A Secret History of Hopping – Melanie McGrath
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A Secret History of Hopping – Melanie McGrath
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Join us on Thursday March 30th where we will be hosting The Friends of Hackney Archives and award-winning author and journalist Melanie McGrath, who will be tracing her roots back to seventeenth century Spitalfields weavers to tell the stories of hoppers and uncover some of the secrets of hops and hopping. Why are oasthouses round?

‘I have never read a book of English social history which has made other people’s physical existence so sensuously and sympathetically real’ The Guardian

The event is FREE and will include a beer tasting!
6:30 start.