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Bike skills and confidence for female riders ages 8-18

Saturday, 14 July 2018 - Saturday, 18 August 2018 9.30am - 12 noon
This six week course, run by female British Cycling qualified coaches, will focus on developing skills and confidence on the bike through a series of fun but structured sessions that are tailored to the needs of the female rider. Cost - £3 per session. Loan bikes and helmets available. Age group: 8-18. Cycling Club Hackney, Elsdale Community Hall, Elsdale Street, Hackney E9 6PW. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Deena Blacking. Email: deena.blacking@gmail.com Telephone: . Visit website

Educational play scheme for ages 4-16

Monday, 23 July 2018 - Saturday, 01 September 2018 11am - 5pm
Educational playscheme tailored to assist in home work, assignments, exam preparation, Booster class and tuition for individuals within a group setting including educational trips. £25 per day per child. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Please Contact Anwar Lohiya on 07531 192234 or email admin@sjytutors.co.uk for further information. Age group: 4-16. St John's Community Hall, The Green Hut, New North Road. Hackney, London N1 6JB. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Medina Christian. Email: admin@skytutors.co.uk Telephone: 07890 725904. Visit website

New Kingshold Family Cooking Club and Boxfit

Tuesday, 24 July 2018 - Tuesday, 28 August 2018 5pm - 7pm
Free Family Cooking Club with optional BoxFit for children. Join Shoreditch Trust's Food for Life team and Born4Sport for a weekly family cooking club with optional BoxFit for children. Come and try new foods, develop your cooking skills and let the kids burn off some energy. Tuesdays. Age group: Parents/carers and children age 5-12. New Kingshold Community Centre, Ainsworth Rd, Hackney, London E9 7LP. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Olivia. Email: food@shoreditchtrust.org.uk Telephone: 02070338529. Visit website

Play, Performance and Pastimes - summer holiday activities

Thursday, 16 August 2018 - Friday, 31 August 2018 10am - 4.30pm
Get creative in the Geffrye Museum's beautiful front gardens this summer. Enjoy free crafts, games, digital fun and multi-sensory activities (check full programme on the website). Family-friendly tours of the restored 18th century almshouse will also be available (children free, adults £5). Refreshments available to buy or bring a picnic. Thursdays and Fridays: 16,17, 23, 24, 30, 31 August. . Age group: Children aged 2-16 and their families. Geffrye Museum of the Home, 136 Kingsland Road, Hoxton, Hackney E2 8EA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Rebecca Jacobs. Email: rjacobs@geffrye-museum.org.uk Telephone: 020 7749 6042. Visit website

Family Fun Day

Sunday, 19 August 2018 12 noon - 4pm
Including Fit2Fite, health and wellbeing; free health books, food, fresh juicing, music, car wash and a bouncy castle. Age group: All ages. Hackney Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 164 Haggerston Road, Hackney, London E8 4JA. Contact: Andrea Simpson. Email: ar_simpson@hotmail.co.uk Telephone: 07538450409.

Superhero Musical Mashup - Summer School

Monday, 20 August 2018 - Friday, 24 August 2018 9.30am - 4pm
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). Age group: 7-16. Anna Fiorentini School, Princess May Road, Barretts Grove. Princess May School, N16 8DF. Contact: Eva . Email: eva@annafiorentini.com Telephone: 02076821403. Visit website

Jammy Dodgers: Parent & child dance

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 - Wednesday, 26 September 2018 9.15am - 9.55am
A dance and movement class for children aged 2-4 with a parent or carer. . Age group: 2-4. Hub67, 67 Rothbury Road, Hackney Wick, E9 5AH. Contact: Jo. Email: jophi74@yahoo.co.uk Telephone: . Visit website

'Coming of Age' programme for young teens aged 12-14

Monday, 03 September 2018 - Sunday, 26 May 2019 6pm - 9pm
A non-religious programme giving young people the chance to explore who they are, their place in community and what matters to them. Drawing on some of the rituals and ceremony used around the world, Coming of Age helps local young people navigate their way into adulthood. First and third Mondays of each month. Age group: 12-14. 39A Newington Green, Stoke Newington, London, N16 9PR. Contact: Andy Pakula. Email: info@new-unity.org Telephone: . Visit website

Stamford Hill Family cooking course

Monday, 10 September 2018 - Monday, 15 October 2018 4pm - 6pm
Would you like simple cooking and nutrition advice to make healthy, affordable and achievable meals? Shoreditch Trust's Food For Life team run free community cook and eat courses where you can meet others, learn everyday cooking skills and techniques and try new recipes and cuisines. Parents/carers and children. Every Monday for 6 weeks. Age group: 5+. Stamford Hill Community Centre, Stamford Hill, Hackney N16 6RZ. Contact: Olivia. Email: food@shoreditchtrust.org.uk Telephone: 02070338529. Visit website

The Music Box - Younger

Saturday, 22 September 2018 - Saturday, 08 December 2018 9.50am - 10.30am
The Music Box explores the foundations of music in a fun and interactive way. Young children learn music through rhythm and melodies, parents gain confidence experimenting in music making with their children. Each week a guest musician attends so students to experience a wide range of instruments and genres. Half term: 20 and 27 October. Age group: 6 months - 2 years. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, Hackney, London E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: HMDT Music. Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

The Music Box - Older

Saturday, 22 September 2018 - Saturday, 08 December 2018 9am - 9.50am
The Music Box explores the foundations of music in a fun and interactive way. Young children learn music through rhythm and melodies, parents gain confidence experimenting in music making with their children. Each week a guest musician attends so students to experience a wide range of instruments and genres. Half term: 20 and 27 October. Age group: 3-4. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, Hackney, London E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: HMDT Music. Email: info@gmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

The Fledglings

Saturday, 22 September 2018 - Saturday, 08 December 2018 9am - 9.50am
A one year foundation course offering an introduction to music through singing, movement and games leading to end of term performances. Working with a coaching team, children are introduced to a range of vocal repertoire, encouraged to find their voices and develop their confidence and teamwork. Half term: 20 and 27 October. Age group: 4-5. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, Hackney, London E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: HMDT Music. Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

CHYM Instrumental School - Red 1

Saturday, 22 September 2018 - Saturday, 08 December 2018 10.30am - 12.10pm
A music programme for students in Year 1. Children learn to play recorder, sing in an ensemble, and play games designed to aid their musical development. Once they have completed this year they are equipped with a solid musical grounding, and can get excited about the next years taster sessions. Half term: 20 and 27 October. Age group: 5-6. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, Hackney, London E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: HMDT Music. Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

CYMH Instrumental School - Red 2

Saturday, 22 September 2018 - Saturday, 08 December 2018 9am - 11am
All students receive Choir, General Musicianship, and a group Instrumental lesson. In the Autumn term, taster sessions allow them to try different instruments before choosing one to study. Instruments available on the programme: flute, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet or tenor horn (dependent on group), trombone, percussion, violin, cello, guitar and piano. . Age group: 6-7. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, Hackney, London E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: HMDT Music. Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

CYMH Instrumental School - Yellow

Saturday, 22 September 2018 - Saturday, 08 December 2018 9.30am - 12 noon
For students in Key Stage 2 who have been in the CYMH Red programme, or join the Saturday Programme at a similar level. Students sing in Yellow Choir, continue to develop their knowledge of General Musicianship, and progress towards Grade 1 in their instrumental learning through small group lessons. Half term: 20 and 27 October. Age group: 7-8. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, Hackney, London E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: HMDT Music. Email: info@hmdt.og.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

CYMH Instrumental School - Green 1

Saturday, 22 September 2018 - Saturday, 08 December 2018 9.30am - 11.30am
For students playing at a Grade 1 standard on their instrument who are ready to explore music through ensembles, more advanced musicianship and choirs. Students continue to learn in small groups and also play in ensembles. Their General Musicianship and Choir lessons will continue to supplement their instrumental learning. Half term: 20 and 27 October. Age group: 8-13. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, Hackney, London E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: HMDT Music. Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

CYMH Instrumental School - Green 2

Saturday, 22 September 2018 - Saturday, 08 December 2018 10.30am - 4pm
For students playing at a Grade 2-3 standard on their instrument who are ready to explore music through ensembles and more advanced musicianship and choirs. Students receive a 20-minute individual lesson, ensembles, choir. Students choose whether they continue down the classical GM route, or start Jazz GM. Half term: 20 and 27 October . Age group: 8-13. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, Hackney, London E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: HMDT Music. Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

CYMH Instrumental School - Blue

Saturday, 22 September 2018 - Saturday, 08 December 2018 10am - 3pm
An auditioned music programme for students post grade 3. All students receive Choir, General Musicianship, Individual Instrumental/singing lesson, ensemble and orchestra. There is also a grade 5 theory preparation class available. For those wanting to take their choral singing to the next level, there is also a chamber choir. Half term: 20 and 27 October. Age group: 9-16. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, Hackney, London E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: HMDT Music. Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

CYMH Instrumental School - Jazz Blues

Saturday, 22 September 2018 - Saturday, 08 December 2018 9am - 11.30am
For students who are playing at a Grade 3 level and above who wish to develop an understanding of Jazz. No Jazz experience necessary. Entry is by audition. Classes include: Jazz Appreciation, Jazz Musicianship, Jazz Orchestra. You can also attend the Classical Orchestra, Choir and Grade 5 Theory. Half term: 20 and 27 October. Age group: 9-16. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, Hackney, London E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: HMDT Music. Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

I Can SinG! Minis

Saturday, 22 September 2018 - Saturday, 08 December 2018 9.50am - 11.30am
I Can Sing! Musical Theatre runs weekly throughout the academic year welcoming students of all abilities - no need to audition. Students at ICS! Minis have the opportunity to meet new friends and, together with leading professional artists gain the skills and confidence necessary to perform to a high standard. Half term: 20 and 27 October. . Age group: 5-7 years. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, Hackney, London E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: HMDT Music. Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

I Can Sing! Junior 1

Saturday, 22 September 2018 - Saturday, 08 December 2018 10am - 12.45pm
I Can Sing! Musical Theatre runs weekly throughout the academic year welcoming students of all abilities - no need to audition. Students at ICS! Minis have the opportunity to meet new friends and, together with leading professional artists gain the skills and confidence necessary to perform to a high standard. Half term: 20 and 27 October. Age group: 7-9. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, Hackney, London E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: HMDT Music. Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

I Can Sing! Junior 2

Saturday, 22 September 2018 - Saturday, 08 December 2018 10am - 1.45pm
I Can Sing! Musical Theatre runs weekly throughout the academic year welcoming students of all abilities - no need to audition. Students at ICS! Minis have the opportunity to meet new friends and, together with leading professional artists gain the skills and confidence necessary to perform to a high standard. Half term: 20 and 27 October. Age group: 9-11 yers. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, Hackney, London E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: HMDT Music . Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

I Can Sing! seniors

Saturday, 22 September 2018 - Saturday, 08 December 2018 9am - 12.45pm
I Can Sing! runs weekly throughout the academic year welcoming students of all abilities - no need to audition. Students work with leading professional artists gain the skills and confidence necessary to perform to a high standard. Age group: 11-16. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, Hackney, London E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: HMDT Music. Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

Julian Joseph Jazz Academy

Saturday, 22 September 2018 - Saturday, 08 December 2018 12 noon - 5.30pm
Under the artistic direction of internationally renowned jazz pianist and composer Julian Joseph, talented young instrumentalists and vocalists develop their creative talents and performance skills, exploring the American roots of Jazz. Entry by audition - applications accepted all year. Half term: 20 and 27 October. Age group: 11+. Bridge Academy, Laburnum St, Hackney, London E2 8BA. Contact: HMDT Music. Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website