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Baby yoga

Friday, 01 May 2015 - Friday, 28 August 2015 10.45am - 11.45am
Drop in sessions. No yoga experience needed. A baby focused class using a mix of massage, classical yoga postures, stretches and balances adapted exactly for their stage of growth. Accompanied by well known songs and rhymes to make the exercise fun and interactive. cost £6.50 per session. Age group: 6 weeks to 1 year. The Royal Inn on the Park, Lauriston Road, Hackney E9 7HJ. Disabled access: no. Contact: Karen James. Email: first-touchmassage@hotmail.co.uk Telephone: 07902227669. Visit website

Baby Yoga

Friday, 01 May 2015 - Friday, 28 August 2015 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Drop in sessions. No yoga experience needed. A baby focused class using a mix of massage, classical yoga postures, stretches and balances adapted exactly to their stage of growth. Accompanied by well known songs and rhymes to make the exercise fun and interactive. Cost £6.50 per session. Age group: 6 weeks to 8 months. Clissold House, Clissold Park, Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney N16 9HJ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Karen James. Email: first-touchmassage@hotmail.co.uk Telephone: 07902227669. Visit website

Hackney Reds under 12's football team

Saturday, 02 May 2015 - Saturday, 29 August 2015 11am - 12.30 pm
We are a new local under 12's youth football team. we are looking for youths in years 5 and 6 (ages 10 and 11) to train with us. Training is held every saturday morning over hackney downs park ready to compete in Hackney Marsh league in September. Age group: 10-11. Hackney Downs, Downs Park Road, Hackney E5 8NP. Contact: Paul . Email: p.gissing@sky.com Telephone: 07958636351. Visit website

Phoenix starr academy of dance

Monday, 01 June 2015 - Tuesday, 15 December 2015 5pm - 7pm
Street dance school in Dalston, from age 5 + up to 16. training for live performances, show cases, competitions. every monday and tueday 5-7pm. FIRST CLASS IS FREE mondays 5-6pm crew training, 6-7pm solo training tuesday 5-6pm crew training, 6-7pm duo training £200 per 10 weeks paid in installments. Age group: 5-16. Princess May Primary School, princess may road, N16 8DF, DALSTON, n16 8df. Disabled access: no. Contact: jazmin-jade Buckley. Email: missj.buckley@hotmail.com Telephone: 07415025565. Visit website

Haren Copeland

Monday, 22 June 2015 - Saturday, 22 August 2015
We are Lee Valley Junior Ice Hockey Club based at the Lee Valley Ice Centre. Our course develops young people from 5 to 19 enjoy this exciting sport. Beginner courses every Tuesday and Friday 7.15pm - 8.15pm. FREE 4 week taster session. Contact: Eddie Joseph 07958 743680. Age group: 5 - 19 yrs. LEE VALLEY ICE CENTRE, LEA Bridge Road, London, Hackney, E10 7QL. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Eddie Joseph. Email: eddiejoseph@hotmail.com Telephone: 07958 743680. Visit website

Sutton House family activities

Sunday, 28 June 2015 - Monday, 31 August 2015 12pm - 5pm
Fun activities for families including Costume and Catwalk: Amy Grimehouse for Kids, Sunday 28 June; Music Hall Mayhem, Sunday 26 July; outdoor activities in the Breaker's Yard every day in August. Free entry to each event. Age group: All ages. Sutton House, Homderton High Street, Hackney E9 6JQ. Contact: Gemma Bending. Email: gemma.bending@nationaltrust.org.uk Telephone: 020 8525 9066.

Family Grow & Eat Club

Saturday, 04 July 2015 - Saturday, 19 September 2015 2pm - 5pm
Learn how to grow food and cook healthy and affordable meals. Open to carers/parents with their children. Free to attend. Book a space hello@cordwainersgrow.org.uk. Age group: Parents, carers and children. Wilton Estate Community Hall, Greenwood Road E8 1BD. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Natalie Mady. Email: hello@cordwainersgrow.org.uk . Visit website

Victoria Park summer art camp

Monday, 20 July 2015 - Friday, 21 August 2015 8.30am - 5.30pm
Each day children will discover a new exciting craft: pottery painting, making clay pots on the potter's wheel, silk painting, screen printing, felting, mosaic etc. and will enjoy a play in the playgrounds of Victoria Park. Age group: 8-12 years old. 237 Victoria Park Road, Hackney E9 7HD. Disabled access: no. Contact: Wonderland Ceramics. Email: info@wonderlandceramics.com Telephone: 020 8985 1214. Visit website

Victoria Park summer art camp

Monday, 20 July 2015 - Friday, 21 August 2015 8.30am - 5.30pm
Each day children will discover a new exciting craft: pottery painting, making clay pots on the potter's wheel, silk painting, screen printing, felting, mosaic etc. and will enjoy a play in the playgrounds of Victoria Park (weather permitting). £144 a week or £37 a day. Early or late club £3. Age group: 8-12 years old. 237 Victoria Park Road, Hackney E9 7HD. Disabled access: no. Contact: Wonderland Ceramics. Email: info@wonderlandceramics.com Telephone: 020 8985 1214. Visit website

HYPU summer programme

Monday, 27 July 2015 - Friday, 07 August 2015 9am - 4pm
Are you aged between 11-18? Want to do something different this summer? Why not start your career here while having fun. Workshops and clubs include baking, art, photography, breakfast club, sport etc. Cost £10 for more info ring 0207 249 4542. Age group: 11-18. Bsix College, Keninghall Road, Hackney E5 8BP. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Maxine. Email: info@hypu.org.uk Telephone: 0207 249 4542.

Dreamcatcher summer creative camp

Monday, 27 July 2015 - Friday, 21 August 2015 9am - 4pm
£135 - full week, £35 - single day. 27 July-31st August - Star School, 3-7 August - Spy School, 10-14 August - Jungle Camp, 17-21 August - Uptown Junk. . Age group: 5-11 years. That Place on the Corner, 1-3 Green Lanes N16 9BS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Maddy. Email: madeline@dreamcatcherparties.co.uk Telephone: 020 7704 0079. Visit website

Free street dance 14 - 25 years

Monday, 27 July 2015 - Monday, 24 August 2015 5.00pm - 6.00pm
Learn to dance - wacking, locking, break basics and choreography for 14-25 years. All levels welcome, including people who haven't danced before. Turn up on the day or to find out more email: lindsaywindgate@emdp.org Text or call Sally on: 07480 922843. Age group: 14+. Hub 67, 67 Rothbury Road. London, E9 5HA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Sally Anthony. Email: sallyhub67@gmail.com Telephone: 07480922843. Visit website

Street Dance @ Hub 67

Monday, 27 July 2015 - Monday, 24 August 2015 5 pm - 6 pm
A fusion of street dance styles such as wacking, locking, break basics and choreography for 14-25's, all levels welcome. This course will aim to put together a short dance piece with opportunities for you to create, learn and build your skills. Age group: 14 - 25 years old. 67 Rothbury Road, Hackney Wick, E9 5HA, London, E9 5HA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Street Dance @ Hub 67. Email: lindsaywingate@emdp.org Telephone: 07480 922843. Visit website

Sensory homes and gardens

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 - Friday, 14 August 2015 10.30am - 4pm
Three weeks of summer activities exploring the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of our gardens and period rooms. Create lotions and potions, beeswax candles, garden inspired drinks and more. Age group: 5-16. Geffrye Gardens, Kingsland Road, Hackney E2 8EA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Geffrye Learning. Email: info@geffrye-museum.org.uk Telephone: 020 7739 9893. Visit website

Nursery Rhyme Time - Sensing homes and gardens

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 - Friday, 14 August 2015 10.30 - 1pm
Use the five senses to explore homes and gardens through story, songs and craft activities. Free event. Workshop places are first come first served 30 minutes in advance. Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult. Age group: 2-5. Geffrye Museum, Kingsland Road, Hackney E2 8EA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Learning Team. Email: info@geffrye-museum.org.uk Telephone: 020 7739 9893. Visit website

Jumping Beans

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 - Wednesday, 26 August 2015 11.00AM - 2.00PM
Drama games, physical activities - keep fit, yoga, circuit games & team building exercise. Learn where our foods come from. Followed with baking biscuits, cupcakes etc & cooking healthy meals & smoothies. A day of fun & healthy tips. There'll be a free trip at the end of the session. . Age group: 5 YEARS TO 11 YEARS. FRAMPTON PARK YOUTH CLUB, FRAMPTON PARK ROAD, London, Hackney, E9 7PF. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Michelle Dornelly. Email: missdornelly@yahoo.co.uk Telephone: 07715880970. Visit website

Kids multi-sport camp

Monday, 03 August 2015 - Friday, 14 August 2015 9am - 5pm
Two weeks of fun, organised multi-sport activity for boys and girls of all abilities. Also combining information on health, education and positive life. From £40 per week. Online registration available. A great safe family environment for your child this summer holiday. Apply now Limited spaces available. Age group: 7-13 years. Sports Centre, Falkirk Street, Hackney N1 6HF. Disabled access: yes. Contact: SHEL. Email: shel@generalworldsports.com Telephone: 07985111237. Visit website

Book walk for children to inspire reading

Monday, 03 August 2015 10.45am - Midday
Children, aged 7 to 11 accompanied by an adult, are invited to go on a guided walk in Central Hackney to hear about books and their connections with the local area. The walks are free of charge and run by not-for-profit company LandSky in conjunction with Hackney Libraries. Age group: 7-11. Hackney Central Library (Children's Desk), 1 Reading Lane, Hackney E8 1DY. Contact: Joanna de Guia. Email: joanna@victoriaparkbooks.co.uk Telephone: 07771 686519. Visit website

Summer jewellery making courses for 12-15 year olds

Tuesday, 04 August 2015 - Friday, 07 August 2015 11am - 3pm
Learn how to make friendship bracelets, bag dangles, bracelets, pendants, open rings, creating textures on metal, bending metal and polishing. You will learn to make pieces using beads, wires, silver sheet and crystal beads. Course cost is £195 for 4 days and includes all materials. Please bring a packed lunch. Age group: 12-15 year olds. Unit 18, Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield St E2 7LF. Disabled access: no. Contact: Nina Gilbey. Email: info@londonjewelleryworkshop.co.uk Telephone: 02034178389. Visit website

Stoke Newington Library - Great Grub Club - make a smoothie event

Tuesday, 04 August 2015 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Make a smoothie at the Great Grub Club. Free event as part of the Summer Reading Challenge. No booking necessary, must be a library member - can join on the day. Age group: 4-11 years. Stoke Newington Library, Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney N16 0JS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Stoke Newington Library. Email: christine.alderson@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 02083563000. Visit website

Children's book walk

Wednesday, 05 August 2015 10.45am - 12 noon
Children, aged 7 to 11 accompanied by an adult, are invited to go on a guided walk in Stoke Newington to hear about books and their connections with the local area. The walks are free and run by not-for-profit company LandSky in conjunction with Hackney Libraries. Age group: 7-11. Stoke Newington Library Stoke Newington Church Street Hackney N16 0JS Contact: Joanna de Guia. Email: joanna@victoriaparkbooks.co.uk Telephone: 07771 686519. Visit website

PACT Bushcraft - natural navigation and making water safe to drink

Saturday, 08 August 2015 12am - 2pm
Bushcraft allows us to live comfortably in natural settings, using natural resources in a responsible and sustainable manner. All sessions are free and families are very welcome. Learn the basic of navigation without any technology and recycle water for drinking. . Age group: 18+. The Redmond Community Centre, Kayani Avenue N4 2HF. Contact: Gloria Obilana. Email: gloria.obilana@mhdt.org.uk Telephone: 02038195615. Visit website

Philosophy in the Park

Monday, 10 August 2015 - Wednesday, 12 August 2015 10am - 11am
Philosophy for Children workshops at the Hub building in Victoria Park (East). Run by Blooming Minds for ages 7-10. More details at www.bloomingminds.co.uk/events1. Age group: 7-10. The Hub Building Victoria Park (East) London Disabled access: yes. Contact: Kath Jones. Email: kath@bloomingminds.co.uk Telephone: 07928014005. Visit website

Palace Arts Music Free Summer School

Monday, 10 August 2015 - Saturday, 15 August 2015 2.00pm - 5.00pm
Palace Arts Music Summer School at Chats Palace - free sessions for aspiring beatboxers, MCs or songwriters, age 12-19yrs. Discover your musical potential! http://www.chatspalace.co.uk/event/palace-arts-music-vibe/ https://www.facebook.com/events/466573213505315/ Places are limited so book today! email: info@chatspalace.com phone : 020 8533 0227 or just drop in! . Age group: 12-19. 42-44 Brooksby's Walk, Homerton. E9 6DF. Disabled access: no. Contact: Margot Przymierska. Email: margot@chatspalace.com Telephone: 0208533 0227. Visit website

Fiorenitini Weenies - World of Stories

Monday, 17 August 2015 - Friday, 21 August 2015 10.15am - 12.15pm
Climb on board the Great Ship Fiorentini as we embark on a magical journey around the world! Using music, dance drama and creative play, we will sail the seven seas and explore the stories and traditional tales of various destinations. Early bird discount if you book by 22 May 2015. Age group: 4-6 years old. Princess May School, Princess May Road, Barretts Grove, Hackney N16 8DF. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Grace. Email: hello@annafiorentini.com Telephone: 0207 682 1403. Visit website

Robin Hood the Musical

Sunday, 23 August 2015 2pm - 4pm
Cambridge Touring Theatre presents an open air production of 'Robin Hood the Musical'. Come and have a joyful, fun-filled time with your family as you watch the hilarious musical show in Clissold Park. Performances will continue in wet weather. All tickets are non-returnable and non-refundable. . Clissold Park, Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney N16 9HJ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Nick Tohompson . Email: info@cambridgetouringtheatre.co.uk . Visit website

Workshop - Printmaking

Sunday, 23 August 2015 11.00 - 13.00
This is a fun workshop all about screen printmaking. Children will be able to create bold images, exploring colour, shape and texture. We will be exploring the theme ‘Memories of Summer’ using a range of materials, tools and colours. Children can take away any prints they create! The workshop is open to children from 8 to 12 years old and we ask adults to come along and join the fun too. Our printing workshop will be run by practicing artist Joseph Kopiel. . Age group: Between 8 and 15. Free. Espacio Gallery, Espacio Gallery,159 Bethnal Green Road,E2 7DG. Disabled access: yes.

Mandarin class

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 - Wednesday, 16 December 2015 3pm - 5pm
£130/term payable before the course start. We use a combination of songs, movements, stories, and games to bring alive a focused topic per lesson. We also introduce Chinese recognition and writing from an early age. Age group: 3-7. Ananda Marga Centre, 3a Cazenove Road, Hackney N16 6PA. Disabled access: no. Contact: Patricia. Email: patriciaolabre@yahoo.com Telephone: 07962-993966.

Record Breakers Arts Award

Thursday, 23 July 2015 - Thursday, 27 August 2015 2.30pm - 4pm
Introductory Arts Award for children and young people. Arts Award Discover is the first step and children can get involved in and get excited about the arts and culture. . Age group: 5+. Stoke Newington Library, Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney N16 0JS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Stoke Newington Library. Email: christine.alderson@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 02083563000. Visit website

Drama and storytelling workshop

Wednesday, 05 August 2015 - Thursday, 06 August 2015 2pm - 4pm
Hosted by volunteers from the National Citizen Service; a workshop of drama and storytelling for 5-15 year olds. Free event no booking necessary. Age group: 5-15 years. Stoke Newington Libraray, Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney N16 0JS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Stoke Newington LIbrary. Email: christine.alderson@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 83563000. Visit website

Jewellery making

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 2pm - 3pm
A Summer Reading Challenge event: jewellery making with Suzanne for 5-11 year olds. Free entry. No booking necessary but you must be a library member. You can join on the day. Age group: 5-11 years. Stoke Newington Libraray, Stoke Newington Chuch Street, Hackney N16 0JS. Contact: Stoke Newington Library. Email: christine.alderson@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 02083563000. Visit website

Record Breakers Rhythm, Rap and Rhyme

Tuesday, 18 August 2015 2.30pm - 3.30pm
A Summer Reading Challenge event with poet Neal Zetter - Rhythm, Rap and Rhyme around the theme of Record Breakers. Free event. No booking necessary. You must be a library member. You can join on the day. Age group: 4-11 years. Stoke Newington Library, Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney N16 0JS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Stoke Newington Library. Email: christine.alderson@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 02083563000. Visit website

Board games from around the world

Tuesday, 25 August 2015 2pm - 4pm
A Summer Reading Challenge Event - board games from around the world with Universal Games. Free entry. No booking necessary. You must be a library member. You can join on the day. Age group: 4-11 years. Stoke Newington Library, Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney N16 0JS. Contact: Stoke Newington Library. Email: christine.alderson@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 02083563000. Visit website

Clissold Park Summer Nature Club

Monday, 03 August 2015 - Friday, 07 August 2015 9.45am - 3pm
Looking for summer holiday ideas? Our Summer Nature Club is a fun and educational course for kids including wildlife exploration, craft and games plus a chance to earn an RSPB Wildlife Action Award. Places are limited - book now. £100 including evening bat walk on Friday. Age group: 7-12. Clissold Park, Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney N16 9HJ. Contact: Lucy Gijsen. Email: lucy.gijsen@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 02083564600. Visit website

Rose Lipman Creative Hub

Tuesday, 04 August 2015 - Thursday, 27 August 2015 14.00 - 20.00
The Rose Lipman Creative Hub is a summer programme for young people run by Tropical Isles at The Rose Lipman Building. Join us for sessions in; Carnival costume making, dance, music, acting, drama and photography. To sign up, please email info@tropicalisles.org. Age group: 8 - 16. The Rose Lipman Building, 43 De Beauvoir Rd. London, N1 5SQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Marva Antoine . Email: info@tropicalisles.org Telephone: 02079233565. Visit website