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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 Text ross 07581 040860.

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27 May 2018 2pm to 1030pm

Pieces for Pauline: A Tribute to Pauline Oliveros

A half-day event exploring and promoting Pauline Oliveros' 'deep listening' ideas through new works and improvisations, featuring Rhodri Davies and The Vocal Constructivists. Concert 1 doors open 2pm - concert starts 2.30pm. Workshop - 4pm. Concert 2 doors open 7.30pm - concert starts 8.30pm.

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25 May 2018 11am to 27 May 2018 5pm

Palmer Harding, Charlotte Simone, Eudon Choi and Alistair James sample sale at The Box

Shop an unmissable selection of womenswear and accessories from London designers Palmer Harding, Charlotte Simone, Eudon Choi and Alistair James at up to 80% off at The Box.

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27 May 2018 1030pm to 28 May 2018 4am

Sister Collective at Birthdays with Killjoy, Carly Wilford, Shan McGinley

Sister Collective take over Birthdays on Bank Holiday Sunday with a rammed line up of heavyweight bass to put the custom Funktion One soundsystem through its paces. Prices: £5-7. Artists: Killjoy, Carly Wilford, Shan McGinley, Jaguar, Delo, Tayylor Made.

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27 May 2018 5pm to 3am

Bey-Z bank holiday party

Nothing says three day weekend like brushing your shoulders off, getting drunk in love and celebrating 10 years of the world's ultimate power couple, Jay-Z and Beyoncé.

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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:

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23 April 2018 10am to 11 June 2018 1130am

Alexander Technique Six Session Course

Early bird by 6 April £65. Late payment £72. Suitable for beginners and returners. Learn Alexander Technique concepts, develop awareness and mindful movement so you can reduce pain and tension plus increase wellbeing. Lying down procedure, hands-on work, gentle experiential games. April 23, 30; May 14, 21; June 4, 11. Due to bank holidays the 6 classes are spread over 8 weeks. Max 10 participants so please enrol in advance:

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16 April 2018 6pm to 16 July 2018 830pm

Menopause workshops

Free 12 week course looking at all aspects of the menopause including: stress and anxiety, sleep, hot flushes and how to manage them. Every Monday for 12 weeks excluding bank holidays.

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16 April 2018 1030am to 30 July 2018 1130am

Chi Kung (Qigong)

Meditative exercise for physical and emotional wellbeing. Movements are slow, gentle and flowing, performed with a relaxed yet focused mind. An energising and uplifting practice, good for flexibility, stamina, concentration and balance. All fitness levels welcome. Beginners welcome. Drop in £9; 7 consecutive classes £54.

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21 May 2018 10am to 21 May 2019 1pm

New low cost craniosacral therapy clinic

A relaxing hands-on 'light touch' therapy which assists the body's natural capacity for repair. Helps to reduce stress, tension and pain. Prices; under 60 years old £40, 60-69 £30, over 70 £18. Open to any age but cheaper for older people.

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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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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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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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17 April 2018 10am to 10 July 2018 1pm

Sewing for beginners

Our workshops support our students to gain an increase in their self-esteem and confidence a new skills set in sewing for fashion or their homes We also include a field trip. The fee is £50 including materials. For more information and to book, please email:

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08 May 2018 10am to 05 June 2018 3pm

Developing Cake Decorating Enterprise Skills

Are you creative or enterprising? If yes - this is the workshop for you. Students will gain knowledge and skills that will enable them to: market a product, set a simple action plan, prepare a budget, sell products in pop up shop, start a micro business. £150 for info 02072494542.

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08 May 2018 4pm to 19 June 2018 6pm

Free family Cook and Eat sessions

Our free family cooking classes will teach you how to make healthy and tasty meals on a budget. We'll make new dishes and family favourites, from pizza, jerk chicken, kebabs to low sugar desserts and healthy baking. Book your place by calling Shoreditch Trust: 0207 033 8529. Every Tuesday, 4-6pm for 6 weeks from 8 May - 19 June.

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29 May 2018 10am to 30 May 2018 4pm

SoundsCreative Ensemble for 8-14 year olds

A half-term music project for young musicians who play a musical instrument and want to be in a band. £90 per place/discount places available. Led by SCP's Creative Director Tara Franks, Violinist Preetha Narayanan and Guitarist Fernando Machado.

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01 May 2018 330pm to 26 June 2018 530pm

Global Games

Universal Board Games harnesses the power of play to invite people to talk, laugh and listen at these fun games events from around the world in Dalston square or in the CLR James library if wet weather. Free for all, families, adults and children 7+ all welcome. Every Tuesday at 3.30pm.

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08 May 2018 10am to 26 June 2018 2pm

Women Leading Change

Free 8-week training programme for women to make changes in their personal lives and/or in their local communities. Coaching support will be provided afterwards. Tuesdays 8, 15, 22, 29 May, 5, 12, 19, 26 June.

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29 May 2018 1015am to 30 May 2018 145pm

Anti-bullying holiday workshop for ages 9-12

Free 2 day anti-bullying performing arts workshop hosted by the Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film School. Participants will use drama, singing and dance to explore the affects of bullying and how it can be combated. They will then perform their very own show to friends and family. On 30 May the times are 11.15am - 2.45pm

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15 May 2018 11am to 26 June 2018 2pm

Wood decorating and wooden block printing course

Wood decorating and wooden block printing techniques will enable learners to practice decorating skills and techniques onto wooden and MDF materials. Decorate old items or buy new materials. If interested please get in touch with us on 07946344667 and visit us to see the venue if you wish.

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22 May 2018 10am to 21 August 2018 1pm

Computer and job search advice

Free computer and job search sessions for the over 50s every Tuesday. Meet new people, share experiences, gain advice, build confidence and gain new skills. Trained staff and volunteers on site to help. Free refreshments provided.

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11 April 2018 430pm to 25 July 2018 630pm

Football training

Hackney Borough Youth FC training sessions are every Wednesday 4.30pm - 6.30pm at Clissold Park. First 4 weeks are completely free. School years - reception - year 3. To book your childs place contact Alan on 07702091647.

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02 May 2018 5pm to 10 August 2018 730pm

The Queens Yard Company search for actors 15-19

The Yard Theatre is searching for daring, determined young actors to join our first ever in-house company. The Yard has a reputation for radicalism, for experimentation and for making really, really good theatre. Now we're forming a company. And we're looking for performers aged 15-19 to be part of it.

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02 May 2018 3pm to 27 June 2018 430pm

Global games

Universal Board Games harnessing the power of play invite you to talk, laugh and listen, Come and play global games from around the world including giant chess. Every Wednesday at 3pm outside Hackney Museum.

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23 May 2018 10am to 23 May 2019 11am

New free slow line dancing class

New slow line dancing class, a great way to combine exercise with having fun. Free, no booking required, just turn up and join in. Run by Hoxton Health. Wednesday mornings 10-11am. This class is a pilot for 6 weeks, and will be ongoing if there is sufficient attendance

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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 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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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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03 May 2018 4pm to 05 July 2018 5pm

Young Vox N16 children's choir

A choir for 7 to 11 year olds in N16. We perform regularly with adult singers and professional musicians. This term we will work with composer Harvey Brough on his arrangement of the famous Beatles' album Sergeant Pepper for a performance in July. £50 per term - some free places. Thursdays from 3 May.

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19 April 2018 11am to 28 June 2018 1pm

Food For Life Social

Free weekly adult drop-in cook and eat session, every Thursday from 11am-1pm. At Food For Life Social, you will increase your confidence and motivation to cook meals and make healthier choices. Participants can attend up to 8 sessions per season. Book your place by calling Shoreditch Trust: 020 7033 8529

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10 May 2018 4:00pm to 21 June 2018 6:00pm

Free family cook and eat sessions

Our free family cooking classes will teach you how to make healthy and tasty meals on a budget. We'll make new dishes and family favourites, from pizza, jerk chicken, kebabs to low sugar desserts and healthy baking. Book your place by calling Shoreditch Trust: 0207 033 8529. Every Thursday 4pm to 6pm for 6 weeks from 10 May to 21st June (not including half term).

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26 April 2018 10am to 12 July 2018 12 noon

Tots Tunes

Award winning Tots Tunes are interactive, energetic parent and baby (0-5s) classes combining learning original tunes and songs from around the world with a bit of a workout. All classes are drop in, pay on the door. £6 parent and little one (+£5 extra adults, + £3 siblings). More info

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31 May 2018 7pm to 830pm

Community meal at the Old School Rooms

Come to the community meal at the Round Chapel Old School Rooms at 7pm Thursday 31 May (and every last Thursday of the month) to enjoy a home-cooked community meal for just £2. An opportunity for people who live or work in the neighbourhood to come together, eat and chat.

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31 May 2018 7pm to 9pm

Plastic - The First 100 Years

Local historian Carolyn Clark has put together a fascinating illustrated talk, which will focus on the origins and evolution of plastics over the first 100 years, from ivory substitute to the Tupperware Burp! She promises "There'll be some surprises and a focus on its early development in Hackney."

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31 May 2018 11am to 430pm (last entry 415pm)

London History Day: Free tours of the Geffrye's restored almshouse

In celebration of London History Day, enjoy a free tour of the Geffrye's restored almshouse to discover what life was like for pensioners living there in the 18th and 19th centuries. Limited capacity - admission one in, one out. Please note there is no step-free access.

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31 May 2018 11am to 28 March 2019 1pm

Pass It On - volunteer training for ages 50+

Pass It On Volunteer programme is designed to share the style and content of Complimenting Your Health sessions with other small community groups, by empowering attendees to share what they have experienced. It consists of training to lead a gentle exercise class and support in delivering sessions to community groups. Training sessions run once a month on a Thursday morning until March 2019

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31 May 2018 2pm to 11pm

Sun-Day Fun-Day

Bring the family, kids, parents, grandparents - everybody is welcome. Free entry, street food, cocktails (alcohol-free available), craft beer and amazing setting.

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31 May 2018 730pm to 930pm

Literary Death Match London featuring Yassmin Abdel-Magied and Chris Power

Literary Death Match featuring 4 writers who read their own work for 7 minutes or less, 3 all-star judges cracking wise in response, and a vaguely literary game to decide the ultimate champion. Tickets: Twitter: Facebook:
Price: LDM London Preorder -£7.74.

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31 May 2018 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The O Show - Time's Up, Penis Down: Masculinity, Sexuality and #metoo

Baron and Baroness Magazines and the artist Oriana Fox invite you to The O Show, a panel talk set in the style of a daytime TV chat show. This 'episode' will investigate masculinity and sexuality.

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27 April 2018 4pm to 27 July 2018 530pm

The Maker's Guild - art club for ages 7-14

Come along every Friday to discover, play and make at our free art club. A weekly adventure into the visual arts for children who like to create and explore. With a professional artist, we play games, investigate different artists, experiment with different techniques and work produce a public art exhibition.

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27 April 2018 7pm to 29 June 2018 9pm

Lishi Daoist Tai Cho

Learn daoist tai qi, qi gong and daoist yoga from fully qualified instructor of 20 years training. £7 per session.

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01 June 2018 10pm to 02 June 2018 2am

Scared To Dance: Pulp special

Scared To Dance is back at The Victoria with a Pulp Special. Expect the best from It, Freaks, Separations, His 'N' Hers, Different Class, This Is Hardcore and We Love Life and more. £5 advance/£6 on the door.

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01 June 2018 7pm to 9pm

Albatross - free film screening

Albatross - a special screening and talk. "Chris Jordan?s new film is a call to action to repair our broken relationship with planet Earth," - Anna Turns, The Guardian. Chris Jordan is an internationally acclaimed artist whose work explores contemporary mass culture from multiple perspectives.

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01 June 2018 930pm to 330am

Hip-Hop vs R 'n' B

Shoreditch's HYPEST Hiphop & RnB party returns. Artists / Speakers: CJ Beatz, DJ Cable, Russ Ryan. Facebook: Advance: £6, group ticket (admits 5): £25.

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01 June 2018 730pm to 10pm

Scared To Dance and For The Rabbits presents: Wolf Girl with Jemma Freeman and The Cosmic Something

Wolf Girl are a noisy pop four-piece based out of the fertile South London DIY scene. Combining crunching distorted guitars and powerful, driving rhythms with hook-laden melodic pop, their music explores themes of sexuality, gender identity and anxiety. Support comes from Jemma Freeman and The Cosmic Something. Free entry.

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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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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 April 2018 10am to 07 July 2018 1pm

Open Saturdays

St Mary's Secret Garden is delighted to announce that we will be open on Saturday mornings for everyone's enjoyment and relaxation. We will also be opne for selling our handraised plants and produce. Come and see us.

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21 April 2018 to 07 July 2018

The Music Box

The Music Box is a family programme for students aged 6 months - 4 years old and their parents/carers. Sessions involve singing, movement, games and a guest musician. Previous guest instruments have included: harp, tuba, cello, clarinet, percussion, African drum, Chinese dancing - the list goes on.

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21 April 2018 to 07 July 2018

I Can Sing!

ICS! offers students the opportunity to experience the excitement of musical theatre and performance training in dance, singing and stagecraft with leading professional artists. With repertoire ranging from Broadway hits to new operas, they gain new skills, confidence and firm friendships. Termly fees payable. Time dependent on programme. For more information, please contact HMDT Music.

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21 April 2018 9am to 07 July 2018 950am


Fledglings Foundation Course offers an introduction to music through singing, movement and games leading to end of term performances. Working with a music director and accompanist, children are introduced to a range of vocal repertoire, encouraged to find their voices and helped to develop their confidence and team-work. Fees payable.

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28 April 2018 to 07 July 2018

Music Treehouse SEND

Music Treehouse is for students with multiple, profound and complex Special Educational Needs. The main programme is for 11 plus but there are also currently limited places on our Under 5s session. For more information on the programme, please call 020 8882 8825.

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02 June 2018 11am to 23 June 2018 6pm

Stewy: Psycho Geographic

From Owls to Joe Orton (via Mary Wollstonecraft) celebrated stencil artist Stewy brings his prints of cultural icons - and beloved British wildlife - back to Stoke Newington for an exclusive exhibition of work new and old.

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02 June 2018 10am to 5pm

Learn Amazonian style hand embroidery

Join master Peruvian embroiderer Bella Lane in the study and stitching of indigenous textiles. In the morning learn about and use the stitches from Amazonian 'cosmo vision' embroideries. In the afternoon create your own 'Arpillera' textile art. £55 or £95 full day. Everything provided. Booking essential.

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02 June 2018 10am to 3pm

Hoxton Square Market launch

Hoxton Square Market is a new weekly market that will provide the best in local food, craft and entertainment while strengthening community relationships. The 'Farmers and Makers' market brings makers together in a collective celebration of 'slow living', an umbrella concept that draws together artisanally-produced food with handcrafts.

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03 June 2018 12 noon to 5pm

Amazonian Visions - puppet show

Be transported into the Amazonian universe. Using different puppet techniques fused with soundscape, movement, and visuals. This thought provoking 30 mins show is followed by a Q&A, and an opportunity to try out the puppets. Suitable for audiences of all ages. £10. Booking essential (places are limited).

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03 June 2018 5pm to 3am

International FM Bank Holiday party

On Bank Holiday Sunday, we'll be treating you to an infusion sweeter than a Piña Colada with a blue umbrella in it. Join us as we take you on a tropical journey of sound across the waves to all four corners of the world, hitting up every culture for its musical greatness. From Latin, Afro and jazz through to hip-hop and soul, this night will show you how music has no boundaries.

Get ready to throw some peachy shapes. It's going to be hotter than Nelly could ever have imagined.


The awesome Leanne Wright takes the headline slot with her immense collection of tunes. As a resident DJ on Gilles Peterson's Worldwide FM, she seemlessly fuses genres from all over, and creates one helluva groovy vibe.

Doors open at 5pm / Open 'til 3am.
FREE ENTRY b4 10pm / £5 after (cash only).


*Booking highly recommended to guarantee entry*

Category: Nightlife | Nightclub.

Sub-Categories: Food / Drink | Other,
Live Music | Other.

Artists / Speakers: Leanne Wright.

£5 after 10pm: GBP 5.0.

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06 June 2018 6pm to 8pm

Why and How to Build a Meaningful Brand?

What do you want to be known for? How can you create that special flavour, making you stand out from the crowd and connect with people who will love what you have to offer?

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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

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07 June 2018 10am to 14 June 2018 5pm

Free cancer course comes to Hackney

Leading charity Penny Brohn UK hosts a free, two-day support course for people with cancer and a close supporter. Living Well addresses cancer's physical and psychological impact and shows how healthy eating, exercise and relaxation can improve health and wellbeing, before, during and after treatment. Call 0303 3000 118. A two-day course on 7 and 14 June.

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07 June 2018 5p to 6pm

Circus for young people with autism (ages 12-15)

The National Centre for Circus Arts runs lots of classes for young people, and we know that the best circus happens when everyone comes together. We need your help to test our activities and make sure they work for you. These sensory sessions are specially created for participants with autism.

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07 June 2018 4pm to 5pm

Circus for young people with autism (ages 8-11)

The National Centre for Circus Arts runs lots of classes for young people, and we know that the best circus happens when everyone comes together. We need your help to test our activities and make sure they work for you. These sensory sessions are specially created for participants with autism.

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07 June 2018 10am to 19 June 2018 5pm

Navigating Proximities

Humourous, colourful, multi-layered, and mythological, Ana Kazaroff and Alicia Reyes-McNamara have found inspiration in imagination, memory, science fiction and folk art. Deeply influenced by their Latin American upbringings, both artists have found interest in exploring their own identities through incorporating elements of personal and cultural experiences. Private viewing 7 June, 7pm-9.20pm.

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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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09 June 2018 4pm to 10 June 2018 1am

The Crown and Shuttle's 5th Birthday Party

Get your glad rags on, and don your dancing shoes because the Crown and Shuttle is turning five. Join them in their enormous garden where there'll be everything you'd expect from a birthday party - except, of course, adults only. Expect live music, party games and lots of booze.

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09 June 2018 11am to 6pm

WWKIP 2018 - Pic-Knit in Hackney Downs Park

Celebrate World Wide Knit in Public day with Fabrications, Knit with Attitude and Wild and Woolly (AKA the East London Yarn Triangle) yarn crawl around each shop collecting stamps to win some fabulous prizes. Culminating in a 'Pic-Knit' in Downs Park at 4.30pm with other knitters.

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09 June 2018 11am to 130pm

Stoke Newington history walk

Walk through a 'misty looking village of England' to discover the history of Stoke Newington; trace the 400 year old New River; enjoy London's most delightful park and the tranquility of Abney Park cemetery. Meet 11am, Finsbury Park gates by Manor House Tube. £10 (£8 concessions). Booking: email 07710414240

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09 June 2018 3pm to 10 June 2018 1am

We Are The Sunset - 5th Birthday

We're pulling out all the stops for this one and have invited Matthew and Jolyon (Low Life) and Peter Leung along to DJ - all ace selectors so we're in for a real treat.

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13 June 2018 6pm to 8pm

Digital Marketing Tools 101

Digital marketing offers a lot of great opportunities for your business but if you don't have a strong plan in place or aren't using the right tools for the job.

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14 June 2018 8pm to 15 June 2018 930pm

12:40 - National Opera Studio

To celebrate its 40th anniversary, the National Opera Studio has commissioned twelve composers and twelve librettists, to collaborate with the Young Artists in the creation of twelve unique contemporary audition arias, which they can take forward into their professional careers.

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14 June 2018 530pm to 8pm

Shape the future Hackney and City health system

Residents can have their say on the future health and care system at this event. What is important to you in health and care? What change would you like to see? Your views will shape how Hackney Council and NHS City & Hackney CCG improve health and wellbeing.

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15 June 2018 11am to 20 June 2018 4pm

Out of the Ordinary

Expressionist paintings, street photography. Justine Roland-Cal brings the audience a refreshing rawness, free expression and moving black and white photography that captures the core of the individuals beauty and vulnerability. From humorous to the political, this exhibition will disturb amuse and touch its viewers.

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16 June 2018 9am to 5pm

Accredited leadership training

This one-day ILM accredited training course gives those new to management the essential skills to function well as leaders, reach their full potential, and inspire others. Spaces for Hackney Today readers are £99 each. Email us with code HT0618 in the subject line to register your interest.

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16 June 2018 12 noon to 330pm

Open Day summer party

Come along to our free Open Day summer party. Friends and family are welcome, and there will be a wide variety of activities. Including, junior sports tasters, toddlers world, bouncy castles, fitness class taster, face painting and much more.

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16 June 2018 11am to 530pm

Provisional Driving - introduction to using a sewing machine

Build confidence in using a sewing machine from setting up, winding the bobbin, understanding the different stitch functions to simple sewing skills (seams, hems, adding a patch). In the afternoon create a cushion or tote style bag. £35 or £60 full day. Everything provided. Booking essential.

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16 June 2018 11pm to 17 June 2018 3am

Scared To Dance: Guest DJs Tigercats

Our guest DJs are Duncan Barrett and Paul Rains from the band Tigercats. They played a dancefloor filling DJ set at the club last year playing the likes of Talking Heads, LCD Soundsystem, The Slits, The Modern Lovers, Television, Sonic Youth, The Breeders and David Bowie. £5/£6

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21 June 2018 730pm to 9pm

Hackney swift walk

To celebrate National Swift Week, come on a fascinating guided walk visiting some of the summer haunts of Hackney's swifts. See their acrobatics and listen to their 'screaming parties'. Suggested donation £5. To book email .

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21 June 2018 6pm to 24 June 2018 9pm

Mind the Gap - ceramics exhibition

Five artists: Adrianne Lee, Isabelle Ces, Jeremy Miller, Maria Bertini and Jen Jiu Hong from five different countries around the world, building their stories in London and experiencing the happiness, sadness, upset even struggle of their life in the city.

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22 June 2018 630pm to 9pm

Akala: Is Britain Having an Identity Crisis?

Much has been written about the recent massive political shifts in both the UK and overseas; whether it's the historic Brexit vote, Trump entering the White House, or the quiet reemergence of the Far Right across Europe. Standard tickets: £20. Speaker: Akala.

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23 June 2018 11am to 5pm

'Moody Bright' hand embroidery workshop

Join Milou Stella and learn a range of hand embroidery stitches, how to transfer designs onto cloth and tips on composition. In the afternoon use your new skills to start upcycling an item of your own clothing with hand embroidery. Everything provided. £45 or £80 full day. Booking essential.

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05 July 2018 6pm to 8pm

SAE London creative media courses open event

We offer 2 year creative media degrees and short courses in the following areas: animation, audio, film, games, music business, web. Meet staff and students. Learn more about our courses. Learn about your career opportunities. Get admissions advice. Production demonstrations will be going on throughout the day.

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06 July 2018 730pm to 930pm

The Casimir Connection

The Casimir Connection at Sutton House. After sellout performances last year, The Casimir Connection jazz/classical fusion ensemble performs at the atmospheric Sutton House. A bar will be available. Doors open 7pm. Performance 7.30pm. Tickets £12 in advance £14 on door. Tickets available here:

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07 July 2018 8pm to 08 July 2018 2am

Femmetopia: The SCUM Ball

This Pride we invite all thrill-seeking queers to come and be with us and mark over a century of womxn, trans* and queer led activism.

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17 July 2018 8pm to 18 July 2018 12am

Dona Onete at Rich Mix

Dona Onete brings her joyous stage persona and intoxicating blend of Amazonian, Afro-Brazilian and Caribbean rhythms to London. Advance tickets £12. With Movimientos and Mais Um Discos DJs.

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21 July 2018 12 noon to 22 July 2018 9pm

9th Annual Yoruba Arts Festival

Yoruba Arts Festival returns to Clissold for its 9th year, celebrating the rich, vibrant and colorful arts and culture of the Yoruba's. Featuring non-stop live cultural entertainment. The event is a free family friendly community event open to all races and cultures subject to event entry policies. Saturday 21 July 12 noon - 9pm / Sunday 22 July 12 noon - 8pm

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28 July 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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28 July 2018 730pm to 1130pm

Bad Boys 2

Comedians Slim & Richard Blackwood tag team for one night bringing you an explosive night of comedy. Saturday 28 July at The Hackney Empire, will promise to have your belly aching with laughter. Book your tickets at

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20 August 2018 930am to 24 August 2018 4pm

Superhero Musical Mashup - Summer School

Musical theatre course for 7-16 year olds, which will be inspired by the circus. Students will learn brand new dance skills which will be incorporated into the songs and script work. The week includes a chaperoned trip to see Little Shop of Horrors. Fee: £189 (early bird).

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25 August 2018 12 noon to 4pm

A family summer fair and craft fair

This is a free entry event for the community. The holiday summer break is coming to an end. Come, have fun and celebrate the last few days of this holiday break at a family summer fair. Browse through the variety of stalls and view the decorative items on display.

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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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02 September 2018 3pm to 9pm

AMAF Ankara Meets Adire Festival

AMAF Ankara Meets Adire Festival. First annual event taking place in Hackney, bringing the communities together to cultivate the use of Ankara, Adire and African Fabrics. Free exhibition, and fashion show. Ticket prices for the fashion show £10 standard, £25 VIP.

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