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'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

Tots Tunes

Thursday, 06 September 2018 - Thursday, 13 December 2018 10am - 11.45am
Parent and baby music classes with a difference - as much for you as your little ones! Interactive, energetic parent and baby classes combining learning original tunes and songs from around the world with a bit of a workout! Accompanied by cello and djembe. Drop in, pay on the door. . Age group: 0-5. Vortex Jazz Club, N16 8AZ. Disabled access: no. Contact: Helen Innes. Email: soundscreativemarketing@gmail.com. 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

CYMH Instrumental School

Saturday, 22 September 2018 - Saturday, 08 December 2018
CYMH Instrumental school for students in school years 1-11 develops well-rounded musicians, with all students taking part in choir, General Musicianship (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: School Years 1-11. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, London, E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: HMDT Music. Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

I Can Sing! Music Theatre

Saturday, 22 September 2018 - Saturday, 08 December 2018
ICS! offers students in school years 1-11 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. Age group: School Yeas 1-11. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, London, E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: HMDT Music. Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

The Maker's Guild - ages 6-14

Friday, 28 September 2018 - Friday, 14 December 2018 4pm - 5.30pm
Come along to discover, play and make at our free art club for the local community. A weekly adventure into the visual arts for children who like to create and explore. Together with a professional artist, we play games, investigate different artists, experiment with techniques and produce beautiful work. Age group: 6-14. The Yard Theatre, Hackney E9 5HA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Katherine Igoe-Ewer. Email: katherine@theyardtheatre.co.uk Telephone: 07462 051997. Visit website

Hackney Music Course

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 - Thursday, 25 October 2018 9.30am - 12.30pm or 3.30pm
Hackney Music Course celebrating Black History month. A holiday course for children in years 1- 8 exploring a wide range of music activities. Cuban strings, big band, steel pans, African drumming and dance, vocal roots and creative music making. More information at www.hackneymusic.co.uk.. Age group: Year 1 to Year 8. William Patten School, Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney N16 0NX. Disabled access: no. Contact: Hackney Music Service. Email: musicservice@learningtrust.co.uk Telephone: 020 3076 1534 . Visit website

Taylor School of Irish Dance - children's dance classes

Tuesday, 30 October 2018 - Tuesday, 11 December 2018 7pm - 9pm
Registration on Tuesday 30 October, 7-8pm. In Centre 151, 151 Whiston Road, E2 8BL. Followed by weekly classes every Tuesday. All ages and levels of experience welcome. For fun, fitness or competition. £8 per class or 6 classes for £40. To sign up - email taylorschoolofirishdance@gmail.com or text 07917364293. Limited spaces available. . Age group: 5-18. Centre 151, 151 Whiston Road, Hackney E2 8BL. Disabled access: yes. Contact: BARRY TAYLOR. Email: taylorschoolofirishdance@gmail.com Telephone: +447917364293. Visit website