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

Monday, 05 February 2018 - Tuesday, 05 February 2019 4.30pm - 6pm
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. Age group: 12-16. Hub67, 67 Rothbury Road E9 5HA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Katherine Igoe-Ewer. Email: katherine@theyardtheatre.co.uk Telephone: 07462 051997. Visit website

The Music Box

Saturday, 21 April 2018 - Saturday, 07 July 2018
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. . Age group: 6 months - 4 years. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, Hackney E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Sabina Noble. Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

I Can Sing!

Saturday, 21 April 2018 - Saturday, 07 July 2018
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. . Age group: 5-14. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, Hackney E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Sabina Noble. Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

Fledglings

Saturday, 21 April 2018 - Saturday, 07 July 2018 9am - 9.50am
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. Age group: Attending reception. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, Hackney E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Sabina Noble. Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

CYMH Instrumental School

Saturday, 21 April 2018 - Saturday, 07 July 2018
CYMH Instrumental school for students aged 5 - 18 creating well-rounded musicians where all students take part in choir, general usicianship (a mixture of music theory, aural, history and games) and ensemble learning. Most programmes include an instrumental lesson, although ensemble only options are available. Termly fees payable. Age group: 5-18 years old. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, Hackney E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Sabina Noble. Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

Tots Tunes

Thursday, 26 April 2018 - Thursday, 12 July 2018 10am - 12 noon
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 soundscreativeprojects.co.uk/tots-tunes . Age group: 0-5. Vortex Jazz Club, 11 Gillett Square N16 8AZ. Disabled access: no. Contact: Helen Innes. Email: soundscreativemarketing@gmail.com Telephone: .

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

Friday, 27 April 2018 - Friday, 27 July 2018 4pm - 5.30pm
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. Age group: 7-14. Hub67, 67 Rothbury Road E9 5HA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Katherine Igoe-Ewer. Email: katherine@theyardtheatre.co.uk Telephone: 0203 111 0570. Visit website

Music Treehouse SEND

Saturday, 28 April 2018 - Saturday, 07 July 2018
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. . Age group: Under 5s and 11+. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, Hackney E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Sabina Noble. Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

The Queens Yard Company search for actors 15-19

Wednesday, 02 May 2018 - Friday, 10 August 2018 5pm - 7.30pm
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. Age group: 15-19. Hub67, 67 Rothbury Road, Hackney E9 5HA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Katherine Igoe-Ewer. Email: katherine@theyardtheatre.co.uk Telephone: 07462 051997. Visit website

Young Vox N16 children's choir

Thursday, 03 May 2018 - Thursday, 05 July 2018 4pm - 5pm
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. Age group: 7 to 11. The Old Church, Stoke Newington Church Street, Stoke Newington N16 9ES. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Caroline Millar. Email: youngvoxN16@gmail.com Telephone: +447967961997.

Yoga classes for children

Monday, 18 June 2018 - Monday, 23 July 2018 4.45pm - 5.45pm
Yoga for 8-12 year olds. Mondays. Lauren's classes are a fun and accessible introduction to yoga and mindfulness, incorporating yoga asanas, partner work, games, relaxation, and creative activities.calming, stretching, strengthening, energising and relaxing. All abilities welcome. £5 / £3 concessions. Pay in a block or per session. Age group: 8 to 12 years. Redmond Community Centre, Kayani Ave, Hackney, London N4 2HF. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Lauren Ballard. Email: laurenballard@gmail.com Telephone: 07727117308.

Tea + a Gig presents Breakfast Club

Tuesday, 03 July 2018 11am - 12 noon
Gigs for parents - bring your babies. This monthly morning series of acoustic gigs is for parents who want to see a great gig in the daytime and bring their babies in tow. Performing at this July gig, instrumental trio Breakfast Club. Age group: 0-5. The Old Church, Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney, London N16 9ES. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Helen. Email: soundscreativemarketing@gmail.com Telephone: . Visit website

In Your Hands - summer craft playscheme for ages 8-14

Monday, 23 July 2018 - Friday, 27 July 2018 10.30am - 3.30pm
Over the course of the week young people learn new skills in traditional crafts within professional artist's studios in East London to explore the values of their environment, using letterpress printmaking, ceramics and painting. Includes Field trip to local Nature Reserve and artist project Phytology. . Age group: 8-14. Standpoint Studios, 45 Coronet Street, Hackney, London N16HD. Contact: Beatrice Bless. Email: standpoint.education@gmail.com Telephone: . Visit website

Kids' summer holiday sports camp for 7 to 13 years

Monday, 23 July 2018 - Friday, 03 August 2018 9am - 5pm
A fun, active, safe and organised sporting and performing arts activity for boys and girls of all abilities. Prizes and trophies to be won throughout. Weekly camp trips to our additional sports venue. The best value summer holiday activity in East London. All coaches DBS checked. Limited spaces available. Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Age group: 7 to 13 years. SPACe Sports centre (Hackney College), Falkirk street, Hoxton, Hackney, London N1 6HF. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Shel. Email: shel@generalworldsports.com Telephone: 07938594467. Visit website

Thinking the Making - traditional craft summer masterclass for ages 14-19

Monday, 30 July 2018 - Wednesday, 01 August 2018 10am - 3pm
Over the course of 3 days young people learn new skills in traditional crafts within professional artist's studios in East London. Together they will explore the values of their living environment and social justice, using letterpress printmaking, ceramics. The project is in collaboration with Phytology medicinal garden in Bethnal Green. Age group: 14-19. Standpoint Studios, 45 Coronet Street, Hackney N16HD. Contact: Beatrice Bless. Email: standpoint.education@gmail.com Telephone: . Visit website

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