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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

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

Tea + a Gig presents Midori Jaeger

Tuesday, 01 May 2018 11.00am - 12.00pm
Gigs for parents and bring your babies. In this May edition of our monthly daytime gig series, cellist and singer songwriter Midori Jaeger performs a set of her beautiful songs and new arrangements. #babieslikegoodmusictoo . Age group: Parents with under 5s. The Old Church, Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney N16 9ES. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Tara Franks. Email: soundscreativeprojects@gmail.com Telephone: . 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.

SoundsCreative Ensemble for 8-14 year olds

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 - Wednesday, 30 May 2018 10am - 4pm
A half-term music project for young musicians who play a musical instrument and want to be in a band. £90 per place/discount places available. Led by SCP's Creative Director Tara Franks, Violinist Preetha Narayanan and Guitarist Fernando Machado. . Age group: 8-14. Vortex Jazz Club, 1 Gillett Square, Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney N16 8AZ. Disabled access: no. Contact: Tara Franks. Email: soundscreativemarketing@gmail.com Telephone: . Visit website

Amazonian Visions - puppet show

Sunday, 03 June 2018 12 noon - 5pm
Be transported into the Amazonian universe. Using different puppet techniques fused with soundscape, movement, and visuals. This thought provoking 30 mins show is followed by a Q&A, and an opportunity to try out the puppets. Suitable for audiences of all ages. £10. Booking essential (places are limited). Fabrications, 7 Broadway Market, Hackney E8 4PH. Disabled access: no. Contact: Barley Massey. Email: barley@fabrications1.co.uk Telephone: 020 7275 8043. Visit website