George Hull

A rave promoter by trade, George Hull spent his twenties founding and operating the dance music brand Bloc - encompassing a music festival, record label and nightclub.

The Bloc venue in Hackney Wick is one of the last remaining late licensed venues in London and entertains millennials and oldies alike, every weekend until sunrise.

It is also home to 50 creative businesses where Bloc have developed 25,000 square feet of workspace in warehouses around the club.

Born in 1984, it is unclear whether George qualifies as a millennial, but his newfound hobby of contributing to the Spectator magazine would suggest otherwise.

On Twitter @georgehull303
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