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Piano lessons

Monday, 30 June 2014 - Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Piano lessons available in the Stoke Newington/Stamford Hill area from a friendly and experienced teacher. Lessons available in your own home after school or at the weekend. Focus on encouragement and enjoyment of learning the piano. Experience of teaching both ABRSM and Trinity exams. Music technology and theory also available. Age group: All ages. Flat A, Durley Road, Hackney, N16 5JS. Contact: Tom Byrne. Email: tsbyrne@live.com Telephone: .

Perform - drama, dance and singing classes (Ages 4-8 and 8-12)

Monday, 01 September 2014 - Wednesday, 31 December 2014 4.00pm - 6.00pm
The only drama, dance and singing workshops that focuses on helping develop children's confidence, co-ordination, communication and concentration skills. Perform will give your child amazing social skills and will be the best fun of their week. . Age group: 4-8. 8-12. Round Chapel Old School Rooms, Round Chapel, Powerscroft Road, E5 0PU. Contact: Lucy Quick. Email: enquiries@perform.org.uk Telephone: 08454004000. view website

Baby yoga

Friday, 05 September 2014 - Friday, 10 July 2015 10.45am - 11.45am
Drop in sessions for parents with babies from 6 weeks to 1 year. Classes offer a mix of active and gentle movements, including massage, stretching and balancing for babies, always accompanied by well known songs and rhymes to make the exercises fun and interactive. £6.50 per session. 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. view website

London Fields Playgroup

Friday, 05 September 2014 - Friday, 17 July 2015 10.00am - midday
London Fields Playgroup has been run by parents for pre-school children since 1987. There are tons of toys, activities, snack time and a singsong. There's outdoor playspace for fine weather days too. £3.50 admits one child, £5 for two - this covers the running costs. Age group: 0-4. St Michael and All Angels Church Hall Lavender Grove Hackney E8 3LS Contact: Melissa Gates. Email: melissa@welikenicethings.com Telephone: 07979657434. view website

One School of Performing Arts

Saturday, 20 September 2014 - Saturday, 18 July 2015 11.30am - 3.30pm
We open this Saturday, 20 September at the Urswick School. Ages 7-18 classes & times are 11.30am-3.30pm ages 4-6 11.30am-1.45pm. New Students trial day (20 Sept) £5 each child. Be there for 11.15 to register. . Age group: Ages 4-18. Urswick School, Paragon Road, Hackney, E9 6NR. Contact: Ms John-Lewis. Email: info@ospa-academy.co.uk . view website

Creative tutoring class

Friday, 10 October 2014 - Friday, 23 October 2015 4.30pm - 5.30pm
Our small, friendly tutoring class explores the subjects of English and Maths. We have spaces still available and would love to welcome any new, local children. Learning is individually planned and the space given to develop confidence and independence. . Age group: 5-13. Homerton Library, Homerton High Street, E9 6AS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Ms B Kaur. Email: bilber.kaur@gmail.com Telephone: 07891713638. view website

Nigel and Louise's basement grotto

Friday, 12 December 2014 - Wednesday, 24 December 2014
Travel through the secret magic portal with the elves to visit Father Christmas in the North Pole in this unique immersive grotto adventure in the subterranean basement of Shoreditch Town Hall. Tickets £8.50-10 per child with up to 2 accompanying adults. Buy online at www.shoreditchtonwhall.com . Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old Street, London, EC1V 9LT. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Ian Wilmot. Email: ian@shoreditchtownhall.com Telephone: 0207 739 6176. view website

Big Fish Little Fish at Winterville

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 3.45pm - 5.45pm
BFLF bring their family rave to the Spiegeltent at Winterville. Expect great music, craft activities, free glowsticks and transfer tattoos, bubbles, snow machine and parachute dance. Tickets £8 for adults, £4.50 children and pre-walkers free. For children aged 0-8 and their parents. Age group: Families with children aged 0-8. Spiegeltent, Winterville, Victoria Park, E3 5TB. Contact: Natasha Morabito. Email: natasha@bigfishlittlefishevents.co.uk Telephone: +447919598008. view website

Ballet classes

Monday, 05 January 2015 - Monday, 23 March 2015 4.30pm - 5.15pm
This class is aimed at children aged 6-11 years old. The course is for 11 weeks, with a break in the half-term week. For more information, please email: j2g_ltd@hotmail.co.uk. Age group: 6-11 years old. Reading Lane, Hackney, E8 1GQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Monica/Renee. Email: j2g_ltd@hotmail.co.uk Telephone: 07475 970322. view website


Tuesday, 06 January 2015 - Tuesday, 10 February 2015 5pm - 6pm
A new breakdance class for children to learn the basics and develop their skills in a safe central Hackney environment. This class is aimed at beginners. . Age group: 7-17 . St John at Hackney Church, Lower Clapton Road, St John at Hackney Church E5 0PD. Contact: Andrew Coombs. Email: info@adrenalindance.com Telephone: +442085255476. view website

Intsrumental taster scheme

Monday, 12 January 2015 - Monday, 29 June 2015 4.15pm & 5.15pm - 5pm & 6pm
An opportunity to try out 4 instruments over 20 weeks. All Key Stage 1 & 2 pupils are welcome. Every Monday starting 12 January. Spaces remaining. Contact the Hackney Music Service to find out how you can register now. . Age group: 5-11. The Tomlinson Centre, Queensbridge Road, Hackney, E8 3ND. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Kelvin Ghann. Email: Kelvin.Ghann@learningtrust.co.uk Telephone: 02072417402.

Croc Ciné - Little French Film Festival

Saturday, 17 January 2015 - Saturday, 21 March 2015 2pm - 5pm
Little French Film Festival. Inspiring for all the family. Sat 17 January to Sat 21 March. 6 feature length projections, workshops, music and party times. In French with English Subtitles. Programme, time and tickets available on www.billetto.co.uk/croc-cine. £3 per adult / £2 per children @ the door, subject to availability. . Age group: 4+. The Russet, Hackney Studio, 17 Amhurst Terrace, Hackney, E8 2BT. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Makila Nsika Nkaya. Email: makila.nsika@les-crocodiles.org Telephone: +447908764708.

Ballet classes

Monday, 05 January 2015 - Monday, 23 March 2015 4pm - 4.30pm
Beginners ballet. Every Monday with a very talented Ballet teacher. Term fee: £41 for members, £55 for non members. Membership: £60 for 12 months which includes a pack of essential goodies. For more info and to book a space for your child please contact Monica or Renee at j2g_ltd@hotmail.co.uk. Age group: 3-5 years old. 3 Reading Lane, Hackney, E8 1GQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Monica / Renee. Email: j2g_ltd@hotmail.co.uk. view website