Sunday, February 20, 2011

In The Papers

An unannounced journalist from one of Spain's nationals dropped by our Flea yesterday, writing this article in Spanish about his findings.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

The Horatia Sunday Fayre

Launches Sunday 27th Feb then weekly thereafter
11.30 am till 6pm free entry
The Horatia 98-102 Holloway Rd N7 8JE
Nearest tube Highbury & Islington
press info 07806 288331

The Horatia weekly Sunday Fayre launches Sunday 27th Feb.

A free, fun packed weekly event in N7’s favourite boozer complete with an exciting indoor market and DJs on rotation with special guests playing mix of a soothing Sunday sounds. The venue will also be preparing scrumptious Sunday Roasts alongside Bloody Mary's, premium beers, ciders, and ales. All this, plus board games, silent films, newspapers, books and general good times.

The Stalls
Each week The Horatia will be home to an exciting indoor market with carefully selected stalls selling a variety of goods to please everyone. Expect vintage clothing alongside a stylish mix of custom handmade jewellery and bags, specialist records, retro furniture and antiques, toys, memorabilia, glassware, art and lots more, all set in a relaxed environment which is pleasing to browse, well illuminated and customer friendly. For further stall info contact

A taster of the stalls involved
*Myseashellez jewelery which,paintings/photographs which are all based on stories I have read, poems or songs, hand made cards. We would also have some vintage and second hand clothing
*Boutique Serendipity- Gorgeous limited Edition handmade & vintage jewellery.
*Lady Pirates scented vitnage china cup candles and scented muffin candles.
*Dave Ali retro 70s/80s memorabillia glasswear, phones, records, retro magazines like the Face/Vogue and Annuals
*Alpha Betty- handmade crafts- zines, mini notebooks, badges, cards made from recycled and vintage postcards and playing cards etc-
*Danny Psychemagik- Record specialist with 1000's of Disco, Funk, Balearic, Bollywood, Space Rock, Hip Hop, Electronic/Cosmic,,Spoken Word, Xian, Libraries, New Wave, Krautrock, Afro, Psych etc check his new compiltaion

The Entertainment
DJs playing proper Sunday Music.... Cold Heat, Bad Dimension Psychmagik, Shift & Discovery DJs plus a weekly roster of special guests will provide a soothing Sunday afternoon mix of Disco, Soul, Funk, Psyche, Balearica, Reggae, Ska, undiscovered and rediscovered classics, film scores, Soft Rock, and Electronica. Silent films will play on the big screens with a lovely selection of traditional board games & Sunday newspapers for customers to enjoy.

Drinking & Eating
The Horatia will be laying on proper Sunday Roast's with all the trimmings, weekend brunches, Bloody Mary's made with pride, plus a fantastic selection of premium beers, ciders wines and ales for customers to enjoy.
The Horatia
The people behind Shoreditch’s disco pub The Horse & Groom have opened their doors to their latest venue, The Horatia. Baptised after the love child of Lady Hamilton & Vice Admiral Nelson, this is a beautiful 400 capacity traditional London boozer. The importance given to quality of drinks is absolute and in addition to finest British ales and continental brews, a delicious range of world wines and spirits list will be available to make any Holloway resident proud of calling The Horatia their local. Customers will be able to munch on mouth-watering homemade dishes, platters and mouth-watering snacks and weekend Roasts & Brunches.

With the Horatia It is not all about dancing and prancing -during the week look out for Quiz nights, Comedy Film showings, pop up fete’s and much much more. During the daytime feel free to come and use the venue’s free Wi-Fi, or browse the free book library, play the odd board game or just select some hot music from the complimentary jukebox.

Monday, February 14, 2011

St Valentine's Flea Competition

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Here's your surprise as promised.  We're giving away 4 tickets, or a free double date, to go watch Gaby Moreno at Luz De Gas on the same evening as El Flea.

To be in with a chance, you just have to answer this simples question: what are the 6 cities connected by the United Jumble blog?

Email with your enties.  First come first served.

Monday, February 7, 2011

The Early Bird Gets The Worm!

The list is now open for reservations for El February Flea.  United Jumble checkers get first dibs:

See yous there!