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East London Little Ladies football sessions

Saturday, 20 May 2017 - Saturday, 30 December 2017 10.30am - 12 noon
Every Saturday at London Fields (by the Lido). Girls of all abilities welcome. Female coaches encouraging football and healthy living for kids. £3 for 4-5yr olds, £5 for 6-13 year olds. To register interest please email: info@eastlondonladiesfc.com. Check us out on Instagram: @eastlondonladiesfc. Age group: 4-13. London Fields west side, Hackney E8 3EU. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Vivienne Jeffers. Email: info@eastlondonladiesfc.com Telephone: 07875225510.

Hackney Borough Youth Football Club

Thursday, 17 August 2017 - Thursday, 14 December 2017 4.30pm - 6.30pm
HBYFC are currently recruiting boys and girls in school year Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 to train and play in the CIYFL starting in September. Training is every Thursday 4.30pm to 6.30pm at Clissold park by the tennis courts. Age group: 6-8 year olds. Tennis courts, Clissold Park, Hackney N16 9HJ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Alan Bayram. Email: H.B.Y.F.C@hotmail.com Telephone: 07702091647.

Dance classes for children ages 4+ and adults and dance-based exercise classes for the over 50s

Monday, 04 September 2017 - Wednesday, 20 December 2017
Ballet, contemporary, modern and tap dance classes for children from 4 yrs. Adult ballet and contemporary dance - no experience necessary. Free dance based exercise class for people 50+. Email: enquiries@albiondance.co.uk. Age group: Age 4 yrs - Adult. Haggerston Community Centre, 8 Lovelace Street, Hackney, London E8 4FF. Contact: Amanda Benjamin. Email: enquiries@albiondance.co.uk Telephone: 07562659133. Visit website

Contemporary dance for children

Wednesday, 13 September 2017 - Wednesday, 13 December 2017 6.45pm - 7.45pm
A modern dance class for ages 7+ combining technical and creative exercises. Taught by professional dancers. Open to beginner dancers. £33 per 6 week term. The Old School Rooms, 2 Powerscroft Rd, The Round Chapel E5 0PU. Contact: James Rosental. Email: hackneychildrenstheatre@gmail.com Telephone: . Visit website

Instrumental taster scheme

Saturday, 16 September 2017 - Saturday, 31 March 2018 10am - 12 noon
Try out four instruments over 20 weeks. Guitar, cello, flute and violin. Starts 16 September. Primary school years 1 and 2, 10.15-11am. Primary school years 3-6, 11.15am-12 noon. The best way to start your musical journey. Spaces filling up quickly. Please email or call to find out how to sign up. Age group: 6-11. Tomlinson Centre Annexe, Hackney Music Service, 317 Queensbridge Road, Hackney, London E8 3ND. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Kelvin Ghann. Email: kelvin.ghann@learningtrust.co.uk Telephone: 02030761537. Visit website

Young people's capoeira - 8-13 year olds

Thursday, 21 September 2017 - Thursday, 26 October 2017 5pm - 6pm
Capoeira is an acrobatic, rhythmic game/fight/dance from Brazil. Classes are for 8 - 13 year olds and free to all L&Q residents. £4 otherwise. More info 07779 031273. www.capoeira.co.uk.. Age group: 8-13. Haggerston Community Centre, 8 Lovelace St, Haggerston, Hackney, London E8 4FF. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Master Fantasma. Email: simon@fantasma.co.uk Telephone: 07779031273. Visit website

SHEL Kids half term multi sport camp

Monday, 23 October 2017 - Friday, 27 October 2017 9am - 5pm
A week full of fun, active and safe multi sport activities for children between the ages of 7 and 13 years and of all abilities. A low cost excellent activity to keep your children occupied this half term. From Only £10 per day. Visit http://www.shelprogramme.co.uk/index.php/register.. Age group: 7 to 13 years. SHEL Contact: SHEL. Email: shel@generalworldsports.com Telephone: 07938594467. Visit website

SoundsCreative Ensemble for ages 8-14

Monday, 23 October 2017 - Tuesday, 24 October 2017 10am - 4pm
SoundsCreative Ensemble is a two-day half term music project. £90 per player. (Limited £80 earlybird booking discount). £150 Sign up as a pair. Book Now: http://soundscreativeprojects.co.uk/whatson/2017/5/30/soundscreative-ensemble-3b3jy. Led by members of the exciting ensemble Flux (Songlines music awards nominees for 2017 with their debut album Shadow Lines). www.fluxofficial.com.. Age group: 8-14. Vortex Jazz Club, 11 Gillett Square, London N16 8AZ. Contact: Tara Franks. Email: soundscreativeprojects@gmail.com Telephone: . Visit website

Children's and teenagers' half term yoga

Monday, 23 October 2017 - Thursday, 26 October 2017 2pm - 4.15pm
These yoga sessions encourage budding yogis of all levels / £6. Playful and fun, with partner work, building confidence, balance and harmony in the body and mind. Sessions are open to children or teens and are hosted by qualified children's yoga teachers, Jo and Julie. Booking required. Age group: 8-17. 11 Pearson Street, Hoxton E2 8JD. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Heather. Email: info@forthecore.co.uk Telephone: 07399625982. Visit website

October half-term activities: Home Thoughts

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 - Friday, 27 October 2017
Come visit us at the Geffrye Museum for creative workshops exploring how we make, keep and spend our time at home. New. Fun digital sessions including animation and designing your own advert for a servant in Victorian times. Admission is free. Please visit our website for more details. https://www.geffrye-museum.org.uk/whatson/events/families/holiday-activities/. Age group: 2-16. Geffrye Museum, 136 Kingsland Road E2 8EA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Rebecca Jacobs. Email: RJacobs@geffrye-museum.org.uk Telephone: .

Women's Equality Party Hackney Halloween Trick or Treat 2017

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Hackney residents are invited to the Women's Equality Party Hackney branch's Halloween Trick or Treat. Register your address as a Trick or Treat location on the website (womensequality.org.uk/hackneyhalloween) and then on Halloween children and families can visit friendly locations on the Trick or Treat map. This is a free family-friendly event. Age group: 16 and under. Women's Equality Party Hackney Branch, womensequality.org.uk/hackneyhalloween Contact: Women's Equality Party Hackney Branch. Email: wephackneyandislington@gmail.com Telephone: 07533935064. Visit website

Tea + a Gig presents The Greeners

Tuesday, 07 November 2017 11am - 12 noon
This a monthly morning series of acoustic gigs for parents who want to see a great daytime gig and babies with discerning musical taste. Gig starts 11am (arrive from 10.30am to get a seat and your free tea). £10 on the door/ £8 advance - little ones free. Age group: All ages. Paper Dress Vintage, 352a Mare Street, London E8 1HR. Disabled access: no. Contact: Helen Innes. Email: soundscreativeprojects@gmail.com Telephone: . Visit website

Big Fish Little Fish family rave with DJ SS

Sunday, 19 November 2017 2pm - 4.30pm
A drum 'n' bass rave for all the family. Bar, craft tables, toga fancy dress, glitter cannons, bubbles, parachute dance. £9 adult, £6 child, pre-walking infants free. . Age group: 8 years and under with parents or carers. The Mangle, 2-18 Warburton Rd E8 3FN. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Hannah and Natasha. Email: info@bigfishlittlefishevents.co.uk Telephone: 07919598008. Visit website