Hackney One Carnival Ridley Road Décor Challenge


Unfurl your bunting, flags and banners and help brighten Ridley Road on 11 September, you could be in with a chance of scooping a prize.

Hackney Council are encourage residents and businesses that line Ridley Road to take on the Hackney One Carnival Décor Challenge.

By dressing up their properties, local residents can help create a vibrant carnival atmosphere on the day. Decorations could include flags, bunting and banners – in fact, any objects can be used to brighten up the road and add to the Carnival atmosphere.

The Décor Challenge judging will take place from 12 noon on 10 September (the day before the Carnival). The winning properties on Ridley Road will be announced after the Carnival and trophies will be presented at an awards evening at the end of September. Carnival groups will also be honoured for their efforts.

Anyone on Ridley Road will be automatically entered. Residents can also upload a photo of their decorated property onto the Hackney One Facebook page or by emailing an image to paxnindi@gmail.com by 12 noon on 10 September (the day before Carnival) including a name, the address of the premises a phone number or email address.

You can also download a copy of the Carnival Décor Challenge on this page.