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Mimbre Youth Programme

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 - Tuesday, 02 April 2019 4.15pm - 7pm
Street dance and acrobatics classes. Mimbre offers classes for young people in Hackney to learn acrobatics and street dance in a safe, fun and supportive environment with professional artists. If you are interested in joining our programme then please email education@mimbre.co.uk. Every Tuesday: 5 to 7 year olds: 4.15pm to 5pm, 7 to 9 year olds: 5pm to 6pm, 10 to 13 year olds: 6pm to 7pm. Age group: 5-15. Milton Gardens Community Centre. Shakspear Walk, Stoke Newington N16 8TL. Contact: Anna . Email: education@mimbre.co.uk Telephone: 0207 6131 068. Visit website

Mimbre Youth acrobatics and street dance classes

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 - Tuesday, 02 April 2019 4.15pm - 7pm
Classes for young people in Hackney to learn acrobatics and street dance in a safe, fun and supportive environment with professional artists. Tuesday nights: 5 -7yrs: 4.15pm-5pm, 7-9rs: 5pm-6pm, 10-13yrs: 6pm-7pm. Milton Gardens Community Centre, Shakspeare Walk. Stoke Newington, Hackney N16 8TL. Contact: Anna. Email: education@mimbre.co.uk Telephone: 0207613068. Visit website

Alexander Technique for mums and babies 0-9 months

Friday, 15 March 2019 - Friday, 29 March 2019 10.00am - 11.am
An enjoyable and interactive class where you will learn how to sling carry, lift, feed your baby and more free from back pain or unnecessary body and mind tension. Activities like singing and movement are part of the lesson. Come and enjoy bonding and connecting with your baby with mindfulness. Age group: 0-9months. The Boiler House Community Centre, Cazenove Road, N16 6BE. Contact: Daniela. Email: dsan294@yahoo.co.uk Telephone: .

Karate club

Saturday, 16 March 2019 - Saturday, 20 July 2019 10am - 12 noon
Karate for children aged 5 and above. Cost per session £6. No experience necessary . Age group: 5-17. St Michael's and all angels church hall 97 Lavender Grove E8 3ER Disabled access: yes. Contact: Morvia Harriott . Email: Morviah@gmail.com Telephone: 07957311200.

Big Fish Little Fish Mother's Day family rave

Sunday, 31 March 2019 2pm - 4.30pm
Big Fish Little Fish are the original family rave - they've been booked everywhere from Glastonbury to fabric to the Southbank Centre. BFLF and DJ Mark Archer (Altern-8) are holding a brilliant party for families. Great dance music, crafts, balloons, bubbles, fun and laughter. Licensed bar for the adults. bigfishlittlefishevents.com. Age group: Families with kids aged 0-8 years. Hangar, Warburton Rd, Hackney E8 3FN. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Hannah / Natasha. Email: info@bigfishlittlefishevents.co.uk Telephone: 07919598008. Visit website

Young Directors' Film School

Monday, 08 April 2019 - Thursday, 11 April 2019 9.30am - 5pm
Easter film making workshop with 2 ex-BBC producer/directors. Students work together to create a 10min short film by getting involved in the writing, acting, prop-making, shooting, screen tests and sound recording. The film will be professionally edited and screened in the summer at a local cinema. Costs £150 for 4 days. Monday 8 April - Thursday 11 April, 9.30am - 5pm. Age group: 10-15 years. The Round Chapel Old School Rooms, 2 Powerscroft Road, Hackney, London E5 0PU. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Shazna Burkinshaw. Email: info@magnificent.tv Telephone: 07985 586730. Visit website

Musical Theatre Easter School

Monday, 08 April 2019 - Friday, 12 April 2019 9:30am - 4:00pm
The Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film School will be running a 5-day musical theatre workshop during the Easter Holidays. Students will create their very own musical which inspired by School of Rock. There will be an end-of-week performance for friends and family. Age group: 7-16. Chobham Academy, 40 Cheering Lane, E20 1BD. Contact: Rhiannon . Email: hello@annafiorentini.com Telephone: . Visit website

Easter Holiday activities: Sharing is Caring

Tuesday, 09 April 2019 - Friday, 12 April 2019 10am - 4.30pm
Families share their time, love and happiness through special celebrations and daily rituals. Come and celebrate the act of sharing with this week of hands-on crafts, digital workshops, multi-sensory activities and outdoor fun. As the museum is closed for redevelopment, activities will mostly take place under canvas in the gardens. 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: info@geffrye-museum.org.uk Telephone: 020 7739 9893. Visit website

Make Club

Saturday, 27 April 2019 - Saturday, 13 July 2019
Art classes for children run by professional artist Emily Tracy in London Fields studio space. Small groups of children experiment and get confident with wide range of projects including making, drawing, printing and painting. Go to www.emilytracy-makeclub.blogspot.com for recent examples of activities. Saturday art classes at 9.30-11am or 11.30am-1pm. Age group: 5-11 yrs. Other age groups please enquire. 11 Mentmore Terrace, London Fields, Hackney E8 3PN. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Emily Tracy. Email: emily@emilytracy.co.uk Telephone: 07985567309. Visit website

Just Like You - book launch for 2-5 year olds

Saturday, 25 May 2019 1pm - 4pm
Just Like You' Book Launch - an afternoon of conversation, meet and greet, and much more. Meet the author of Just Like You, Athina Gordon and hear about what inspired her to write the book. Free event. . Age group: 2-5 yrs old. 137 Mare St, Hackney, London E8 3RH. Disabled access: no. Contact: Athina Gordon. Email: a_gordon@hotmail.co.uk Telephone: . Visit website