Secret Garden Party at Studio 9294 in Hackney Wick on Saturday

Studio 9294 at Hackney Wick

Studio 9294 at Hackney Wick

Studio 9294 at Hackney Wick

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By Sanwar Ali:

  • Introduction

  • Event Details

  • Attendance

  • Chiara Gala’s Pineapple Dance Studios Shuffle Class

  • Secret Garden Party

  • Conclusion


The Secret Garden Party was a free event organized by The Secret Garden Party and Number 90. It took place on Saturday, May 20, 2023, at Studio 9294 in Hackney Wick, London. The event featured drinks, food, and disco and was open to those aged 18 and over.

Event Details

The event was open to the public and free to attend and ran from 2pm until late. The event was held in the Studio 9294 "Mushroom Garden," which is a large indoor space with a variety of plants and trees.


The event was attended by many hundreds of mainly young people aged 18 and over and was a huge success.  Sanwar Ali who attended with the Pineapple Shuffle Dance class spoke to a number of people, who spoke enthusiastically about the event.

Chiara Gala’s Pineapple Dance Studios Shuffle Class

One of the highlights of the event was the performance by Chiara's shuffle dance class from Pineapple Dance Studios. Chiara is an Italian shuffle dancer who has been teaching the style for over 6 years. She is known for her energetic and upbeat style, and her classes are always a lot of fun.

Chiara's class featured dancers from all over the world, including from Italy, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Australia, and Bangladesh. The dancers put on a great show, and the crowd loved it.

Chiara is a passionate advocate for shuffle dance, and she is always looking for new ways to share her love of the style with others. She is a great example of how shuffle dance can bring people together from all walks of life.

About the Secret Garden Party

The main Secret Garden Party event is an independent arts and music festival that takes place in Abbots Ripton near Huntingdon in England. The festival was launched in 2004 and has since grown in popularity and size. In 2022, the festival returned after a five-year hiatus. The festival features a wide range of musical acts, art installations, workshops, and talks. The Secret Garden Party is known for its strong sense of community and is a place where people can come together to celebrate creativity, individuality, and the beauty of nature.  There are also smaller events like the one on Saturday.


The Secret Garden Party was a great success. It was a fun and adult-friendly event that brought people together to enjoy dancing, socialising and some great music.