If you are a Radio 1 listener then you will have already heard about the much anticipated BBC Radio One Hackney Weekend. This festival has drummed up huge publicity since it was announced, and if you have read about the line-up then you will know why this is the case.
Some of the major acts performing at the Hackney Weekend 2012 include Jay-Z, Jessie J, Rihanna, Florence and The Machine, Tinie Tempah, The Vaccines, Ed Sheeran, Leona Lewis, Example, Rizzle Kicks, Bombay Bicycle Club, Sub Focus, Chase and Status, DJ Fresh, Dappy, Labrinth, David Guetta, Nero, Emilie Sande, Will.i.am, and so many more world famous acts.
If you want to make sure that you get to see all of your favourite artists perform at the Hackney Weekend 2012 then it is a much better idea to extend your stay and stop overnight rather than travelling back home on the same day. This gives you much more time to explore the Hackney Weekend site and watch all of your favourite artists at work.
Your stay doesn’t have to be expensive either. Team you free Hackney Weekend tickets with cheap Hackney accommodation at the Amhurst Hotel for an awesome low-cost weekend in the city. Located only 3.4 miles away from the festival, getting to the venue is simple, just follow the A107 south and look out for signposts.
Finding the best hotel in Hackney is difficult because there are many around the area. However, if you are going to be attending the Hackney Weekend 2012 then it the Amhurst Hotel is ideal. The rooms are highly affordable, there are plenty of things happening in the area, and you can get to and from the festival site within a very short amount of time.