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18 March 2018 1pm to 4pm

Hackney Fixers Restart Party

Jaded jeans? Tired toaster? Lazy laptop? Poorly printer? Don't despair, learn to repair - Hackney Fixers will be hosting a Restart Party and clothing repair workshop at Stamford Hill Library. Our volunteers will help you understand the fault and show you what you can do to fix it.

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18 March 2018 6pm to 09 September 2018 8pm

6-a-side League Hackney

New 6-a-side league at Haggerston School, 3G pitch every Sunday, 18 teams playing 40 minute games. Qualified refs. For info www.soccersixes.net. Text ross 07581 040860.

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25 February 2018 11am to 25 March 2018 12pm

Circus Dreams - families

Sundays 11am-12 noon. Circus classes for parents and their under 5s. Learn trapeze, acrobatics, juggling and more.
Please book online to avoid disappointment: www.circus-dreams.com. From only £15 per session.

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25 February 2018 12 noon to 25 March 2018 130pm

Circus Dreams - kids' class

Sundays 12pm-1.30pm. Circus classes for children age 5-11. Learn new skills, make new friends and have fun. Skills include trapeze, rope climbing, acrobatics, juggling, hula hoop and more. Please book online to save your space:

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25 February 2018 145pm to 25 March 2018 315pm

Circus Dreams - teens

Classes for teenagers to learn new skills, make new friends and keep fit. Our classes help young people to focus, improve self confidence and learn life long skills. Skills taught include trapeze, aerial silks, acrobatics, juggling, hula hoop and more. Please book to avoid disappointment: www.circus-dreams.com.

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25 February 2018 315pm to 25 March 2018 445pm

Circus Dreams - adults

Adults' aerial acrobatics classes. Learn skills including: aerial silks, rope climbing, trapeze, and aerial hoop, as well as some acrobatics and manipulation. Please book online to avoid disappointment: www.circus-dreams.com

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18 March 2018 8pm to 1145pm

Nonclassical - Rise of the Machines #2

Experimental classical club night exploring the influence of computers and AI on music, feat. 30-piece orchestra, live experimental electronics by Langham Research Centre and Nonclassical DJs.

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16 March 2018 10am to 20 March 2018 5pm

Gengahr & Friends: Gallery Vol 2.

Genghar & Friends: Gallery Vol 2. Transgressive Records' Gengahr release their second album Where Wilderness Grows on 9 March. In celebration we're hosting an exhibition featuring the artwork of some of Transgressive's best musicians: Genghar, Mystery Jets, Thom Sonny Green, Slaves and more. Private view Thursday 16 March 7pm - 9.30pm.

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18 March 2018 12 noon to 6pm

SoulFull Sunday Roast at Grow in Hackney Wick

Come to Grow in Hackney Wick for a SoulFull Sunday Roast and bloody marys for your belly and DJs playing funk, soul and jazz for your ears. every Sunday.

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01 December 2017 9am to 01 March 2019 5pm

Older people's alternative therapy treatments

Subsidised massage, osteopathy, acupuncture treatments for older people. Prices on a sliding scale. The older you are the cheaper the treatment. For example, if you're over 70 a half hour treatment is £17. Call to book.

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05 February 2018 430pm to 05 February 2019 6pm

Yard Youth: theatre-making for 12-16 year olds

Join Yard Youth and work alongside world class artists to tear up everything you thought theatre could be, then build something extraordinary in its place. Yard Youth are The Yard Theatre's radical theatre-makers. We meet weekly, every Monday in term time, in Hackney Wick to experiment, play and create a phenomenal new world. More information: bit.ly/2CTt0FU.

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19 February 2018 915am to 31 March 2018 1015am

Coffee Run

A social running group that trains from 0-5k in just 6 weeks. Ideal for complete beginners or those returning to running after a break. You're not too old, too fat or too unfit to join. And you will finish a 5k at the end of the 6 weeks. Mon and Wed mornings 9.15am for 6 weeks then Sat 31 March 9am for the 5k race

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06 March 2018 715pm to 31 March 2018 1000pm

Hamlet (RSC)

Following a critically acclaimed run in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2016, the Royal Shakespeare Company brings Shakespeare's searing tragedy of murder and revenge to the Hackney Empire. £10 - £49.50. Booking: hackneyempire.co.uk / phone: 020 8985 2424 / Hackney Empire box office, 291 Mare Street, London, E8 1EJ. Monday - Saturday 7.15pm (except Thursday 8 March - 7 pm). Wednesday and Saturday matinees, 1.15pm.

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26 February 2018 730pm to 26 March 2018

Are you interested in filmmaking and ideas?

If film lights your fire, you are passionate about ideas or just want to be part of making a major documentary on women, then WORLDwrite could be exactly what you're looking for this year.

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19 February 2018 4pm to 26 March 2018 6pm

Free family cook and eat after school club

Every Monday learn to make delicious dishes from around the world. Tips for making healthy alternatives of family favorites, and find out how food affects your health. Share healthy snack ideas. Meet new people and have fun.
Every Monday, 4 - 6pm from 19 February - 26 March.

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05 March 2018 7pm to 16 April 2018 930pm

Introduction to Ceramics

The course will cover some of the many and varied ways of working with clay. Projects include tiles: ceramic mirror or clock; Roman oil lamp; ceramic jewellery and a taster session of throwing on the wheel. Suitable for beginners or improvers. Small classes, Hackney studio, friendly, relaxed atmosphere. 6 week course on Monday evenings with a gap on 2 April for Easter

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17 October 2017 to 20 December 2018

Tuesday & Thursday classes De Beauvoir Pilates

Small friendly pilates classes for all abilities. Work at your own level. Mats available. £11 per class, drop in. Benefits: strengthen and protect back, improve posture and balance, flatten stomach, tone overall body muscles. Improve motor skills and develop body awareness for everyday activities. Feel great. All abilities - beginners welcome. Every Tuesday evening, 6.30pm-7.30pm and Thursday morning, 9am-10am.

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05 December 2017 1pm to 11 December 2018 2pm

Movement to Music - exercise class for the over 50s

Come and join our exercise class and have some fun while getting fit. Every Tuesday. Cost £1 per session.

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12 December 2017 12 noon to 01 September 2018 11pm

East London beer tour

This tour starts from Mason and Co near the Olympic Park and ends in the Hipster Shoreditch district.

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16 January 2018 8pm to 20 March 2018 915pm

Vox Voices - all-female singing classes

Vox Voices is a course of friendly and playful vocal workshops for all female singers and would-be singers, regardless of experience, or talent. 9 workshops on Tuesday evenings. Led by SoundsCreative director Tara Franks with Rhia Parker.£10 single session drop in - pay on the door or book in advance. £72.50 full course.

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13 February 2018 6pm to 20 March 2018 8pm

Adult cook and eat course

Free adult cook and eat sessions. Learn to cook healthy, tasty recipes from scratch. No previous experience required. Learn great recipes to try at home. Tel: 0207 033 8529 to book your place. Every Tuesday 6pm -8pm from 13 Feb - 20 March.

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13 February 2018 12 noon to 18 December 2018 2pm

Coffee Club

The Coffee Club is organised by Choice In Hackney (Hosted by the Salvation Army), and gives disabled and elderly people in Hackney a chance to socialize with each other while taking part in relaxing activities (such as card games, drawing and reading). Lunch is provided, but costs £3 per session. Every Tuesday at 12 noon.

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21 February 2018 to 28 April 2018

Tours of the Geffrye Museum's historical almshouse

Visit the Geffrye Museum's restored 18th century almshouse for an evocative glimpse into the lives of the people who once lived there. Adults: £5. Children under 16: free. Places limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that the main museum is now closed for a major development project. Tuesdays: 27 Feb, 13 and 27 March. Wednesdays: 21 Feb, 7 and 21 March. Saturdays: 3 and 17 March. 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.

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06 March 2018 8pm to 05 March 2019 930pm

Rachel James

A hatha flow class that supports both experienced and beginner students to unite body and mind through a fluid practice. Combining precision in the body's alignment with the breath to aid working from the inside out. This practice cultivates strength, tone and space to unwind. £11 drop in/ diiscount cards.

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22 November 2017 10am to 28 March 2018 1115am

Yoga for over 50s

For residents of Hackney who are over 50, wishing to connect with people your age group and start practicing yoga. Kim is a fully qualified and veteran yoga instructor. Mats, belts and blocks all provided. Come in for a taster, by getting in touch with us on 020 7923 0350.

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22 November 2017 12 noon to 28 March 2018 3pm

Coffee Afternoon

Are you fed up of watching the telly? Wish to meet people who are over 50 and connect with people? We can help. Every Wednesday you can come and join us for tea/coffee and chat. Bring a friend or 2, sandwich and enjoy the company of wonderful people.

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21 March 2018 9:0am to 5pm

Walk leader training

Walk leader training is aimed primarily at volunteers who want to lead community walks, and is run where there is an existing Walk for Health scheme. We're looking for volunteers who are friendly and approachable, enthusiastic, punctual and reliable.

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26 December 2017 10am to 13 December 2018 11am

Over 50s exercise class

Indoor jogging and walking suitable for the over 50s with or without chronic health conditions. With strengthening exercises which can be done on the floor or seated. Every Thursday morning

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11 January 2018 5pm to 29 March 2018 630pm

After school manga drawing club

Every Thursday we feature different drawing themes and techniques to help develop children's general drawing skills step by step. The future themes will be related to Japanese manga and anime including manga figures, animals, fantasy creatures, robots, monsters and more. Also, our tutor will introduce Japanese culture.

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11 January 2018 6pm to 11 January 2019 730pm

Women's yoga class

The first class (11 Jan) is free. It's then £8 per class or £30 for 6 classes. People on benefits can attend for free. If you bring a friend, your next class is free.

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18 January 2018 730pm to 26 April 2018 830pm

Swing Patrol - Clapton

Join us for fun and friendly beginner Swing Dance classes with Swing Patrol. It's a great way to meet new people, have fun and get fit. Classes are £10. No need to book, no need to bring a partner and no experience necessary. Every Thursday from 7.30pm to 8.30pm.

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15 February 2018 11am to 03 May 2018 1230pm

Tai Chi coffee morning for the over 50s

Pay what you feel. Coffee & Cake. Tai Chi. Afforable osteopathy. Enjoy a morning of coffee and conversation while improving your mind and body with our Tai Chi classes run by Lucy Wudan. You can also have your aches and pains treated by our team of specialist osteopaths.

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15 February 2018 10am to 12 April 2018 1230pm

Tai Chi & Coffee morning

We host pay-what-you-feel Tai Chi alongside a complementary coffee morning. The centre also offers pay-what-you-can osteopathy for those suffering from aches and pains. It runs every Thursday from 10am to 12.30pm (Tai Chi is 11-11.45am). Every Thursday 10am-12.30pm.

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22 March 2018 6pm to 8pm

SAE London creative courses open event

Find out about our 2 year degrees and short courses in audio, animation, film, games, music business and web. Our alumni have gone on to win Grammys, Oscars and BAFTAs in their fields.

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21 February 1918 630pm to 29 November 2018 8pm

Hackney Community Orchestra

An orchestra for new learners and late starters, playing a range of accessible music from mediaeval to world music with a great bunch of like minded musicians

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20 January 2018 12 noon to 31 March 2018 2pm

Hackney Try-a-bike

Hackney Cycle Loan scheme is open to all Hackney residents who would like to try cycling for one month. For just £10, you can try a bike, and the price includes a lock, lights and a helmet. Register at www.hackneytryabike.com or just drop by. Alternate Saturdays from 20 January.

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27 January 2018 2pm to 26 January 2019 430pm

Women's Circle

Women meet together once a month to practice yoga and editation, in sync with the moon cycles. Share self-care, have tea, create a community of women to support each other in a safe space, throughout the year. £15 - please register in advance. Check for benefit and concession rates.

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24 March 2018 10am to 14 April 2018 1pm

Baking and cake decorating made easy - workshop

Do you want to turn your ordinary cakes into fantastically looking cakes? This workshop will teach participants new cake ideas and professional decorating techniques, encourage creativity and passion in a relaxed and fun environment.
Fee: £220 including all ingredients. For info and to book ring 0207 249 4542.

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24 March 2018 1130am to 130/2pm

I Can Sing! music theatre taster for 5 to 14 year olds

Experience the excitement of music theatre. Come and work with a fantastic team of professional artists in singing, dance, and drama to have fun, gain confidence & make new friends. For more information and to sign up, visit www.hmdt.org.uk

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24 March 2018 11am to 07 April 2018 6pm

Portrait of Heroes exhibition by Heath Kane

Portrait of Heroes is an exhibition of artist Heath Kane's latest collection of prints inspired by classical portraits that reveal how art was often a means for wealthy individuals to portray their ego. It playfully suggests that the classical portrait artist was the Photoshop and Instagram filter of their time.

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24 March 2018 12 noon to midnight

Intrepid Food Fest

Intrepid Travel and Urban Food Fest host a one-off foodie festival, with authentic dishes from around the globe. Intrepid Food Fest is the perfect opportunity to tantalise the taste buds, offering visitors the chance to win two spaces on the tour operator's Bite-size Break Istanbul trip. For more information: www.urbanfoodfest.com.

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24 March 2018 10am to 25 March 2018 5pm

House of Hackney sample sale at The Box

Due to popular demand, luxury British interiors and lifestyle brand House of Hackney return with another stellar sample sale. Shop a huge selection of cushions, fabric, wallpaper and gift items at 75% off - prices start from just £40.

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25 March 2018 11am to 5pm

Introduction to garment repairs and alterations

Unlock the value in your own wardrobe. Hand and machine sewing skills in simple alterations, getting a better fit, care and repair or a whole new creative make over. Includes all materials (bring garments for the afternoon session). £35 for a half day or £60 for the full day. Advance booking essential.

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25 March 2018 730pm to 930pm

Scordatura Women's Music Collective presents The Grand Tour: European Music for Wind Quintet

Join Scordatura Women's Music Collective in the month of International Women's Day to explore music by some of Europe's finest female composers. Tickets £5/£10 on the door or from https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-grand-tour-european-music-for-wind-quintet-tickets-42999407385.

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25 March 2018 2pm to 430pm

St Augustine's Tower open day

Hackney's oldest building will be open to the public. Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney. Disabled access to ground floor. Admission free.

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25 March 2018 12 noon to 6pm

SoulFull Sunday Roast at Grow in Hackney Wick

Come to Grow in Hackney Wick for a SoulFull Sunday Roast and bloody marys for your belly and DJs playing funk, soul and jazz for your ears.

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27 March 2018 130pm to 430pm

16-week Gardening with Added Wellbeing course at St Mary's Secret Garden

16 week course for people with experience of mental ill health, provided by Hackney Learning Trust. Learn and gain experience in gardening. Get fit and healthier by being busy in the garden. Explore the therapeutic side of gardening. Learn more about gardening. Contact 0207 739 2965 or info@stmarysgarden.org.uk.

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27 March 2018 630pm to 830pm

Menopause awareness event

Feeling hot, hot, hot? Want to find out more about menopause services in Hackney? Sign up for our innovative courses and support groups, meet health providers and have a massage and some fun at this free event.

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27 March 2018 630pm to 830pm

Menopause awareness event

Find out about more menopause services in Hackney including courses and support groups at this free event. Come early for free massage taster and refreshments. To book, please call 020 3051 8626 or email menopause@handsinc.co.uk.

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30 March 2018 9pm to 31 March 2018 3am

Dugout Soul Club - Good Friday

More guest treats this month; Northern soul regular, 'Hursty,' Paul Hurst (Green Onions) and Brian Lindsay (promoter and DJ at Spoonful), both well tall AND well clued up DJs. Promises for another lively mix of northern and classic soul and funk, R 'n' B and Motown, for dancers who like passionate players.

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01 April 2018 7pm to 11pm

One Night Stand - stand up comedy with Kat B

Hosted by Kat B (MTV). Comedians on the night:, Kojo (Prince of Hackney), White Yardie, Glenda Jaxson, Kae Kurd. Plus special guest PA. We have a few tickets left so don't hesitate - go grab them from: https://shoobs.com/events/26187/one-night-stand or eventbrite.co.uk. For more info you can call us on 0203 051 0189.

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03 April 2018 9am to 06 April 2018 5pm

SHEL Kids Easter Holiday multi-sport camp 2018

A week full of fun, active, organised and safe multi-sport activities for all abilities. Information stations on health and leading a positive lifestyle. Prizes and trophies to be won throughout the week. A great, positive way to occupy your children this Easter holiday. Register now. Limited spaces available. 9am to 5pm, Tuesday to Friday.

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04 April 2018 115pm to 13 April 2018 215pm

Creative craft workshops

Learn the practical techniques within the creative areas of arts, crafts and design, to create decorative items. Workshops include: jewellery, marbling, papier-mache, clay, fabric painting, creative recycling plus other crafts. Workshops will be for beginners and advanced learners. Craft tools and craft resources are provided. Please contact for workshop bookings.

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04 April 2018 1030am to 06 April 2018 4pm

Transformation! Easter Holiday activities for ages 2 to 16

Get creative in the Geffrye's front gardens - a green oasis in the city. Check website for full details of workshop sessions and times. Places first-come, first served. Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult. Please note the main museum is closed for a major development project.

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06 April 2018 730pm to 10pm

Scared To Dance and For The Rabbits presents Hanya and Two Tribes

Formerly operating under the moniker of Post-Heather, Hanya are a two-piece shoegaze duo hailing from Brighton. Fronted by chief songwriter, Heather Sheret, their sound combines the ethereal beauty of the Cocteau Twins or Mazzy Star. Support from Two Tribes. Free entry.

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06 April 2018 10pm to 07 April 2018 3am

Scared To Dance: Joy Division and New Order special

Expect to hear the best from Unknown Pleasures, Closer, Movement, Power, Corruption & Lies, Low-Life, Brotherhood, Technique, Republic and more. Guest DJs Night Flowers. £5 advance tickets/£6 on the door. www.wegottickets.com/scaredtodance

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06 April 2018 9pm to 3am

Más Vida featuring special guests (Elrow/Suara Music) and more

Another incredible party at our beloved Basing House, Shoreditch. With Marc Maya, GW Harrison, Artikal, Kayne & Sanchez. Early bird - sold out. 1st release: £15, 2nd release: £20.

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07 April 2018 1030am to 130pm

8 week Introduction to Gardening course at St Mary's Secret Garden

The course will have an urban twist and will cover seed sowing and care, soil and compost, food growing, weeds, pests and diseases, pruning and propagation, and houseplant care. Phone: 0207 739 2965. Email: info@stmarysgarden.org.uk
http://www.stmaryssecretgarden.org.uk/community/learning-skills-development/. 8 week gardening courses starting:
Saturday 7 April, 10.30am - 1.30pm and Saturday 2 June, 10.30am - 1.30pm.

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07 April 2018 11am to 115pm

Rhodes Town history walk

Find out how the Rhodes family turned their Dalston land, west of London Fields, into Hackney suburbia. Learn about the builders, the building process, the domestic architecture and some of the first inhabitants. Meet 11am, Dalston Junction station entrance. £10 (£8 concessions). To book email sean@walkhackney.co.uk/text 07710 414 240.

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09 April 2018 930am to 13 April 2018 4pm

Easter holiday school - Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film School

This five-day performing arts workshop is designed for children who want an exciting week of fun, in which they get to create a unique performance showcasing skills including singing, dance and drama with guidance from top industry professionals.

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15 April 2018 1050am to 130pm

Stoke Newington Ghost Signs Walk

Travel back in time with the 'ghost' signs of Stoke Newington as your guide. These fading painted signs whisper from the walls with stories of advertising past, and local researcher Sam Roberts shares these alongside numerous archival images on this TripAdvisor award-winning walking tour.

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15 April 2018 1pm to 5pm

Make a ceramic hanging plant holder

Make 2 plant holders for succulent plants in red terracotta clay, one standing and one hanging pot. They will be fired and ready to pick up later with a selection of plants and hanging material. Cost £50. No experience needed. Small groups, friendly pottery studio. To book email suleaver@googlemail.com.

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26 April 2018 7pm to 29 April 2018 12 noon

Prosecco Springs

Prosecco Springs, London's foremost festival solely dedicated to Prosecco, is returning to East London's Oval Space from Thursday 26-Sunday 29 April 2018.

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26 April 2018 2pm to 3pm

Experience the Art of Tea Leaf Reading

Experience the art of tea leaf reading (tasseography) with diviner Freya Ingva in the beautiful surroundings of Springfield Park and its welcoming cafe. Enjoy the views or walk among notable trees of interest before an afternoon tea with a difference. £20 includes tea. Book in advance www.freyaingva.com. Also on 15 May and 7 June at the same times.

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09 May 2018 815pm to 1015pm

The Rheingans Sisters album launch show

Tickets £14 adv/£16 door. Musicians, composers and folk music scholars The Rheingans Sisters release their third album Bright Field. Since their award winning album Already Home, the duo have cemented their reputation as an unmissable live act on the folk and world music stage, captivating audiences across the UK.

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15 May 2018 2pm to 3pm

Experience the Art of Tea Leaf Reading

Experience the art of tea leaf reading (tasseography) with diviner Freya Ingva in the beautiful surroundings of Springfield Park and its welcoming cafe. Enjoy the views or walk among notable trees of interest before an afternoon tea with a difference. £20 includes tea. Book in advance www.freyaingva.com.

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20 May 2018 9am to 5pm

Hackney Half

Run the Hackney Half Marathon for Save KIDS Hackney Playground Appeal. Registration Fee: £20. Minimum Sponsorship: £250. Distance: 13.1 miles. By signing up, you will receive: a post reception celebration, a fundraising pack, a detailed training plan, your own KIDS running vest.

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02 June 2018 2pm to 7pm

Community fun and youth empowerment day

Join us as we celebrate our youth. A day for children of all ages. We are also raising money for Skyway charity. The charity works with young people in Hackney aged 8-25, running inspiring and positive activities, inspiring young people to achieve a positive future.

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07 June 2018 2pm to 3pm

Experience the Art of Tea Leaf Reading

Experience the art of tea leaf reading (tasseography) with diviner Freya Ingva in the beautiful surroundings of Springfield Park and its welcoming cafe. Enjoy the views or walk among notable trees of interest before an afternoon tea with a difference. £20 includes tea. Book in advance www.freyaingva.com.

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09 June 2018 12 noon to 4pm

Art, design and craft fair

This is a free entry event for the community with a creative flair. There will be decorative items from local businesses, designers, artist and craft makers. Browse through the variety of stalls, to view the creative and decorative items on display. Please contact for further information and stall bookings.

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31 August 2018 1pm to 03 September 2018 10pm

North Millfields Ultimate Funfair

Mon: 3pm - 10pm, Fri/Sat and Sun: 1pm - 10pm. Tokens only - no cash on rides or inflatables. Number of tokens per ride varies.

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