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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

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

Tigers Karate Club N16

Thursday, 30 November 2017 - Thursday, 21 December 2017 6pm - 7pm
A friendly place to learn shotokan karate under the guidance of Sensei Jason Wingrove, fifth dan. You'll learn a wide range of techniques from punching, kicking and blocking to traditional form (or kata). Mondays and Thursdays beginners. Age group: 5+. 73 Abney Public Hall, Church Street, Stoke Newington N16 0AS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Jason Wingrove. Email: Tigerskaraten16@icloud.com Telephone: 07905 614 256.

Capoeira Angola for 7-11 year olds

Thursday, 04 January 2018 - Thursday, 25 January 2018 5pm - 6pm
Teaching Capoeira with the use of games, fun activities that develop confidence, co-ordination and phisicality. Thursdays during school term time. £5 per class. Discount for full term bookings. Age group: 7 - 11. Haggerston Community Centre, 8 Lovelace street London Disabled access: yes. Contact: simon Atkinson. Email: simon@fantasma.co.uk Telephone: 07779031273. Visit website

Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film School taster day

Saturday, 06 January 2018 9.30am - 5.30pm
The Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film School will be holding a taster day at their Hackney branch for children aged 7-18 that are interested in performing arts. Attendees will have the opportunity to try classes in dance, singing, film and drama. To book a place contact hello@annafiorenini.com or visit http://www.annafiorentini.com/hackney.. Age group: 7-18. Clapton Girls' Academy, Almack Road, Lower Clapton, London E5 0RL. Contact: Rhiannon . Email: hello@annafiorentini.com Telephone: 0207 682 1403. Visit website

Taster day - Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film School

Saturday, 06 January 2018 9.30am - 2pm
The award-winning Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film School will be holding a taster day for 7-18 year olds at their Hackney branch on the 6th of January. During this taster students will be able to try classes in drama, film, dance and singing. To register email hello@annafiorentini.com. Age group: 7-18. Clapton Girls' Academy, Almack Road, Lower Clapton E5 0RL. Contact: Rhiannon. Email: hello@annafiorentini.com Telephone: . Visit website

Fiorentini Weenies taster class (4-6 years)

Saturday, 06 January 2018 2.15pm - 3.45pm
Register your child free a free Fiorentini Weenies taster class for 4-6 year olds on 6 January. This class will introduce your child to the excitement of performing arts in a supportive environment, and will combine dancing, singing and drama. Contact hello@annafiorentini.com. . Age group: 4-6. Clapton Girls Academy, Almack Road, Lower Clapton, Hackney E5 0RL. Contact: Rhiannon. Email: hello@annafiorenti.com Telephone: .

Baby massage

Monday, 08 January 2018 - Monday, 05 February 2018 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Free five-week baby massage course. Limited space, so please call to book. Age group: 6 months and under. Mapledene Children Centre, 54 Mapledene Road, Hackney E8 3LE. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Reception. Email: www.mapledenechildrenscentre.co.uk/ Telephone: 0207 249 8139. Visit website