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Zumba with Zoe – Frampton Park Church sports hall

Saturday, 03 September 2016 - Saturday, 27 January 2018 10am - 11am
My classes are great fun, an excellent way to keep fit, lose weight and I aim to make every class feel like a party with friends - even ones you haven't made yet. You don't need to know how to dance, just move your body and follow my lead. Age group: All fitness levels welcome. Ages 16+. Frampton Park Church Sports Hall, Frampton Park Rd, Hackney E9 7PQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Zoe. Email: zumbazoe1@gmail.com Telephone: 07737062504. Visit website

Health exercise class for over 55s

Thursday, 15 September 2016 - Friday, 08 September 2017 10am - 11am
Walking and jogging class with conditioning exercises. Wear suitable exercise clothes and shoes. Wheelchair access. £3 pounds per class. Contact Olive on O7961 188727. Age group: 55+. Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church 24 Bouverie Road London N16 0AJ Disabled access: yes. Contact: Olive White. Email: olives.bodycare@btinternet.com Telephone: 07961188727. Visit website

Dementia-friendly swimming

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 - Wednesday, 27 September 2017 12 noon - 12.45pm
These sessions are designed to enhance the swimming experience of those living with dementia. Our staff have undertaken dementia awareness training to ensure participants are able to attend the sessions comfortably, with all the necessary support they need. . Age group: All ages. Kings Hall Leisure Centre, 39 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney E5 0NU. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Kings Hall Leisure Centre. Email: kingshall@gll.org Telephone: 020 8985 2158 . Visit website

For the girls - basketball

Tuesday, 01 November 2016 - Tuesday, 31 October 2017 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Come along to our women only basketball session, enjoy playing in a sociable and friendly environment. The sessions include a mix of skills and match play. All abilities are welcome. . Age group: All ages. Britannia Leisure Centre 40 Hyde Road Hackney N1 5JU Disabled access: yes. Contact: Britannia Leisure Centre. Email: Britannia@gll.org Telephone: 020 7729 4485. Visit website

Women's Squash

Tuesday, 01 November 2016 - Tuesday, 30 May 2017 7pm - 8pm
Have fun learning from a qualified coach in a sociable and friendly environment. Sessions include a mixture of drills and match play. All abilities welcome. Age group: All ages. Clissold Leisure Centre, 63 Clissold Road, Hackney N16 9EX. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Clissold Leisure Centre . Email: Clissold@gll.org Telephone: 020 7254 5574. Visit website

Women's Squash

Wednesday, 02 November 2016 - Wednesday, 25 October 2017 7pm - 9pm
Have fun learning from a qualified coach in a sociable and friendly environment. Sessions include a mixture of drills and match play. All abilities welcome. Age group: All ages. Britannia Leisure Centre 40 Hyde Road Hackney N1 5JU Disabled access: yes. Contact: Britannia Leisure Centre. Email: Britannia@gll.org Telephone: 020 7729 4485. Visit website

Monthly themed weekend walks

Saturday, 19 November 2016 - Saturday, 18 March 2017 11am - 12.30pm
Free. Priority will be given to people who have booked. Saturday 19 November 2016, 11am-12.30pm. Saturday 10 December 2016, 11am-12.30pm. Sunday 29 January 2017, 11am-12.30pm. Sunday 5 February 2017, 11am-12.30pm. Saturday 11 March 2017, 11am-12.30pm. Saturday 18 March 2017, 11am-12.30pm. Age group: 16+. Hackney Contact: Surbjit Mahey. Email: surbjit.mahey@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 4897/07891 498150. Visit website

Yoga at Hackney Forge

Tuesday, 03 January 2017 - Tuesday, 04 April 2017 8.00pm - 9.30pm
Enjoy yoga's benefits through cultivation of strength, tone, flexibility and relaxation. This breath with alignment led class presents a different focus each week.and aims to inspire all levels offering the option of modification or further challenge. Drop in £11/£9 or discount cards 5 classes £50 / 10 classes £95. Age group: 18+. Hackney Forge, 243a Victoria Park Road. E9 7HD, London, E9 7HD. Disabled access: no. Contact: Rachel James. Email: rachelcjames@gmail.com Telephone: 07966 1656568. Visit website

Beginners' Chi Kung (Qi Gong)

Monday, 09 January 2017 - Monday, 03 April 2017 10.30am - 11.30am
Beginners' level Chi Kung (Qi Gong) class - an ancient Chinese meditative exercise for physical and emotional well being. This class is suitable for all levels of fitness. more experienced practitioners also welcome. £9 drop in. £54 for 7 booked sessions . Age group: all. The Old Fire Station, 61 Leswin Road, Stoke Newington, N16 7NX. Disabled access: no. Contact: Carol Blakemore. Email: chikungbeing@gmail.com Telephone: 07905098413. Visit website

Coffee Run 0-5k in 6 weeks

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 - Saturday, 25 February 2017 9.30am - 10.15am
A beginners' running and social group followed by coffee. In just 6 weeks train from complete beginner to finishing a timed 5k race. The programme offers a gradual progression, with two organised runs a week and a third as homework to be completed before the following week's sessions. Meet at the water fountain. Age group: 18+. Well St Common, Hackney E9 7PD. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Carole O'Leary. Email: hackneytrainer@gmail.com Telephone: 07595733150. Visit website

Wednesday morning Chi Kung (Qi Gong)

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 - Wednesday, 05 April 2017 11.15am - 12.15am
Weekly Chi Kung (Qi Gong) class suitable for any level of fitness and experience. Chi kung is a meditative exercise practice beneficial for physical and emotional wellbeing. Particularly good for joint flexibility, increasing energy and helping with anxiety or stress. . Age group: All. The Old Fire Station, 61 Lesin Road, Stoke Newington, N16 7NX. Disabled access: no. Contact: Carol Blakemore. Email: chikungbeing@gmail.com Telephone: 07905098413. Visit website

Monthly walk around Hackney Downs

Thursday, 12 January 2017 - Thursday, 30 March 2017 11am - 11.30am
2nd Thursday of the month, 11am-11.30am. Meet at the Pavilion, Hackney Downs Park, Hackney Downs Park Road, London E5 8NP. Age group: 16+. The Pavilion, Downs Park Road, Hackney E5 8NP. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Surbjit Mahey. Email: surbjit.mahey@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 07891 49815. Visit website

Chinese yoga and Tai Chi

Friday, 13 January 2017 - Friday, 07 April 2017 7pm - 9pm
Beginners' class to learn Chinese yoga, meditation and Tai Chi, Qi Gong and self defence. Everyone welcome. £7 per session. 7-9pm. Every Friday. Age group: 16+. The Bath House, 78 Shacklewell Lane Hackney E8 2EY. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Mem. Email: mem@lishi.org Telephone: 07981 589881. Visit website

Zumba

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - Tuesday, 28 March 2017 7.15pm - 8.15pm
Fun and friendly Zumba class in central Hackney. Suitable for all levels. Come and join the weekly party and dance away the winter blues as you get your bodies beach ready. £5. New members will receive a voucher for a free class. Age group: 14+. Marcon Court Community Hall, Marcon Estate, Amhurst Road E8 1LN. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Tricia Wallace. Email: zumbagirl15@gmail.com Telephone: 07718 696976.

SwingTrain dance-inspired workout N16

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - Tuesday, 27 June 2017 6.30pm - 7.30pm
SwingTrain is a swing dance inspired workout programme that bring the joy, fun and community feeling of swing dancing to your fitness programme. £7 a session (£6 for students), book at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/swingtrain-stoke-newington-tuesday-registration-29330306737 or pay on the door. Age group: All ages. Mildmay Community Centre, Woodville Road N16 8NA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Elinor Huggett. Email: e.huggett@hotmail.com Telephone: . Visit website

American Flag football

Friday, 20 January 2017 - Friday, 28 July 2017 6pm - 8pm
First try-out session free then £7.50 per session or become a member for only £20 a month. All members have exclusive access to the NFL's Ex-Dallas Cowboys nutritionist's top tips to becoming an athlete handout. Train and play to live music. Age group: 8-11 years and 12-15 years. Skinners Academy, Woodberry Grove, Hackney N4 1SY. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Faz Hossenally & Rani Lewinson. Email: reachus@florealsports.com Telephone: +44 (0)207 692 87. Visit website

This Girl Can Swim

Monday, 30 January 2017 - Monday, 18 December 2017 11.30am - 12.30pm
Swim sessions are at the same cost of a casual swim with the added benefit of the pool being dedicated to women only. Knowledgeable swimming helpers are on hand if you have any questions or need a bit of help or advice. Age group: Adults. Clissold Leisure Centre, 63 Clissold Road, Hackney N16 9EX. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Clissold Leisure Centre . Email: Clissold@gll.org Telephone: 020 7254 5574. Visit website

Yoga class

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 - Sunday, 30 April 2017 6pm - 7pm
Develop flexibility, inner calm and vitality. Bring unity to the mind, body and spirit, finding alignment through the breath. Gain strength and boost energy levels. Suitable for all levels. Mats available. £8 drop in. Please follow my Facebook page for confirmation of classes and contact me for more information. . Age group: All ages. 100A Balls Pond Road, Our Lady and St Joseph's RC Church Hall N1 4AG. Contact: Zu. Email: hhyoga.zu@gmail.com Telephone: 07557793012 . Visit website

Hoxton history walk

Saturday, 25 February 2017 11am - 1.15pm
Take a walk through the town squares, madhouses and music halls of Hoxton. Find out where the gunpowder plot was given away and where light was made from rubbish. Cost £8. To book email seen@walkhackney.co.uk or text 07710 414 240. Age group: All ages. Hoxton Contact: Sean Gubbins. Email: sean@walkhackney.co.uk Telephone: 07710 414 240. Visit website

Microsoft Hololens Experience

Monday, 27 February 2017 6pm - 7pm
What is HoloLens? Hololens is a mixed reality device - recognising the environment around itself and overlaying information. You are creating your own reality and shaping it through gestures and gaze tracking. £30 per person. WeWork, 9 Devonshire Square EC2M 4YF. Contact: James Howell. Email: jamesh@kazendi.com Telephone: 07809231434. Visit website

Peer-supported type 2 diabetes self-care course

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 - Wednesday, 14 June 2017 10am - 12 noon
Free diabetes self-care course. Sessions are informal and include: health talks, information and advice, Brazillian dance, guest speakers and light refreshments. Age group: 40+ and older people. Navarino Mansions Community Hall Dalston Lane E8 1LB Hackney Disabled access: yes. Contact: Rosemary Jawara. Email: Beersheba-livingwell@sky.com Telephone: 07972 603026. Visit website

Shoreditch history walk

Sunday, 12 March 2017 11am - 1.15pm
Shoreditch: one of London's first suburbs; London's original theatreland; where one of the worst Victorian slums was to be found; a place of industry and municipal innovation, recycling energy from rubbish. Meet 11am outside Shoreditch Church E1 6JN. Cost £8. To Book: email sean@walkhackney.co.uk/text 07710 414 240. Age group: All ages. Sean, E1 6JN Contact: Sean Gubbins. Email: sean@walkhackney.co.uk Telephone: 07710 414 240. Visit website

Fire and glass walk

Thursday, 23 March 2017 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Event description and price: https://www.stjh.org.uk/firewalk. St Joseph's Hospice, Mare Street, Hackney E8 4SA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Owen Callaghan. Email: o.callaghan@stjh.org.uk Telephone: 020 8525 6033 . Visit website

Cord Blood World Europe 2017

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 - Thursday, 18 May 2017 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Reducing cost, building deposits, increasing utilisation and regenerative application of cord blood. Age group: All welcome. Between £555 and £1700. Business Design Centre, Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington N1 0QH. Disabled access: yes.

World Precision Medicine Congress 2017

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 - Friday, 19 May 2017 8.50am - 4pm
Bringing together academia, industry and healthcare to discuss the key challenges and opportunities within diagnostics, big data, genomics, infrastructure, investment, rare diseases and oncology. . Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 0QH Contact: Katy Scrivener. Email: KScrivener@terrapinn.com Telephone: 2070921178. Visit website

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 10km

Saturday, 02 September 2017 9.30am - 12.30pm
First Saturday of the month, April-September inside Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. A phenomenal London location avoiding all road crossings. A mixed ability race series. All runners are welcome. Tickets: https://go.evvnt.com/77729-0. £15-£17. . Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20 2ST. Contact: Craig Thornton. Email: info@theraceorganiser.com Telephone: 07401022934. Visit website

Clissold Park relay

Sunday, 15 October 2017 10am - 1pm
A unique way to run 10km with your friends. The team event will send each of the 4 members along a scenic, flat 2.5km lap of the park. All abilities welcome. Clissold Park, Green Lanes, Hackney, London N16 9HJ. Disabled access: no. Contact: Craig Thornton. Email: info@theraceorganiser.com Telephone: 07740554190. Visit website

Clissold Park relay

Sunday, 15 October 2017 10am - 1pm
15 October 2017, Clissold Park, Green Lanes, Hackney, N16 9HJ. . Age group: All welcome. Between £7 and £28. Clissold Park, Clissold Park, Green Lanes, Hackney, London N16 9HJ. Disabled access: yes.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 10km

Saturday, 04 November 2017 9.30pm - 12.30pm
Race starts 9.30am. Chip timed 3 lap course. Race entry limit: 700. Urls: tickets: https://go.evvnt.com/77739-0. Inquiries: https://go.evvnt.com/77739-1 Price: affiliated: £15, unaffiliated: £17. Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20 3HB. Contact: Craig Thornton. Email: info@theraceorganiser.com Telephone: 07740554190. Visit website

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 10km

Saturday, 02 December 2017 9.30am - 12.30pm
Medals - goody bag - showers - water station - baggage area - toilets - warm up. Cost: attached £15; un-attached £17 per race. All 6 races £77/£88 including Technical T-shirt. Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20 3HB. Disabled access: no. Contact: Craig Thornton. Email: info@theraceorganiser.com Telephone: 07740554190. Visit website