Get ready for NME’s #Lifehacks event

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It’s time to get ready for NME’s #Lifehacks 2017 event.

Hosted tonight at the Islington Metal Works, #Lifehacks offers workshops, panel discussions and a secret gig for young people keen to get into the creative industries.

Headlining the event are Loyle Carner and Chelsea FC’s Eniola Aluko in conversation with NME.



Discussions on ‘How to effect positive change’, ‘Skills to succeed in a digital age’, and ‘What I wish I knew at 18’ will take place in the main room. All the panels will be streamed live via Facebook.

In addition, you can keep up to date with the action on Instagram stories by following @nmemagazine.

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See the full list of timings for #Lifehacks below:



4pm: Hackspace opens, featuring:

  • How to get a job in media
  • Secondfirst styling with TRAID
  • Is uni for me?
  • Welcome drinks with Ugly Drinks
  • Creative Jobs talent scouts
  • Doughnut time
  • Wellbeing with Mission Starts Here

Main Room panel discussions

4:45 – 5:30pm: Headline speakers

  • Loyle Carner and Eniola Aluko in conversation with NME

5:45 – 6:30pm: Effecting positive change

6:45 – 7:30pm: Skills to succeed in the digital age

7:45 – 8:30pm: What I wish I knew at 18


5:45 – 6:30pm: The Content Generation with D&AD

6:45 – 7:30pm: Gamelab with University of Salford

Network and chill

From 8:30pm:

  • Network with creative professionals
  • Tunes from BBZ London
  • Food and drink from Sub Cult

Secret gig

9-11pm: Dance at the exclusive #Lifehacks gig