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Emma Bennett - Haunts: art exhibition

Friday, 17 November 2017 - Saturday, 16 December 2017 11am - 6pm
Sumptuous contemporary memento mori paintings that investigate love, loss, death, beauty, desire, memory and absence. Website https://go.evvnt.com/172303-0. Twitter: https://go.evvnt.com/172303-1. Free entry. Charlie Smith London, 336 Old Street, Shoreditch EC1V 9DR. Contact: Zavier Ellis. Email: direct@charliesmithlondon.com Telephone: 020 7739 4055. Visit website

Shadow

Saturday, 25 November 2017 - Saturday, 03 February 2018 12 noon - 6pm
Catherine Story's commission for Peer fuses her long held interest in early cinema with architectural forms encountered recently on a trip to North Africa. This will be the artist's first solo exhibition in a UK institution. Free. Age group: All ages. Peer, 97-99 Hoxton Street, London N1 6QL. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Ingrid Swenson. Email: info@peeruk.org Telephone: 02077398080. Visit website

Tomorrows World exhibition

Friday, 08 December 2017 - Saturday, 27 January 2018
Visions of our future from more than 40 selected local and international artists. The exhibition includes paintings, prints and digital artworks depicting utopias, dystopias, sci-fi, prophecies and predictions. Wednesday-Saturday, 11am-6pm and Sundays in December, 12 noon-5pm. Age group: All ages. Atom Gallery, 127 Green Lanes, Hackney, London N16 9DA. Disabled access: no. Contact: Atom Gallery. Email: info@atomgallery.co.uk Telephone: . Visit website

Fun DMC - The Daytime Family Block Party - Xmas Specials - 10 Dec and 17 Dec

Sunday, 10 December 2017 - Sunday, 17 December 2017 12 noon - 4pm
To round off another incredible year Fun DMC are throwing their biggest events to date with not one but two Xmas specials. Artists: Jazzie B, The Nextmen, Spin Doctor. Family ticket for 4: £25, adult: £8.50, kid: £5.50. Facebook: https://go.evvnt.com/172234-1 . Last Days of Shoreditch, 288 Old Street London EC1V 9LA Contact: Rod Gilmore. Email: staff@thedoctorsorders.com Telephone: 0207 833 9544. Visit website

East London beer tour

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - Saturday, 01 September 2018 12 noon - 11pm
This tour starts from Mason and Co near the Olympic Park and ends in the Hipster Shoreditch district. . Age group: All ages. Mason and Co. Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 25 E Bay Ln E20 3BS. Contact: Jonny Quirk. Email: hello@beeradventuresapp.com Telephone: 01614432610. Visit website

Pop-up exhibition - day to day life in Uganda with fashion label Lamula Nassuna

Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - Sunday, 17 December 2017 11am - 6pm
Inspired by their recent collection UG 17/2018, shot in Uganda, design label Lamula Nassuna take you on a walk through day to day life in Uganda. Come learn and explore. Free entry. Private viewing 12 December. RSVP to info@lamulanassuna.com. Age group: POP-UP SHOP EXHIBITION by Lamula Nassuna. Take a walk into Uganda. For all ages. 99 Morning Lane, The Hackney Shop, Hackney E9 6ND. Disabled access: no. Contact: Lamula Nassuna. Email: info@lamulanassuna.com Telephone: . Visit website

Visions present New Year's Eve blackout

Sunday, 31 December 2017 - Monday, 01 January 2018 10pm - 6am
Let's have a toast to more life and celebrate last year's shenanigans with a blackout. We're going back to old school Visions for one night and closing at 6am. £7.50 - £13.50. Artists: Snips, 7OEL, Bill Posters, NARX, Donnie Sunshine. . Visions Video Bar, 588A Kingsland Road, Dalston, Hackney, London E8 4AH. Contact: Joel Evans. Email: joel.evans@visionsvideobar.co.uk Telephone: 07904814245. Visit website

NYE Love Revolution - Rich Mix Takeover

Sunday, 31 December 2017 - Monday, 01 January 2018 9pm - 5am
The best alternative spirited, open minded event in the whole of London town. A mini tropical, Latino, Afro, Gypsy, Arabesque, Balkan festival of pure positive vibes for the biggest NYE celebration in the heart of London clubland kicking off 2018 with a declaration of creativity, diversity harmony and good times. Age group: 18+. Between £15 and £25. Rich Mix, Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Movimientos. Email: info@movimientos.org.uk Telephone: 07723381303 . Visit website

A Christmas Carol

Saturday, 06 January 2018 - Sunday, 07 January 2018
The Victoria Park Players are proud to present their annual Christmas pantomine. Tickets available from www.ticketsource.co.uk/victoriaparkplayers or Sublime 225 Victoria Park Road E9 7HD. £8.50 adult, £5 OAP and under 16, free under 5. Proceeds to the Hackney Night Shelter. Saturday 7.30pm, Sunday 4pm. Age group: All ages. Lauriston Primary School, Rutland Road, Hackney E9 7JS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Peter Willis. Email: peter.willis@futoncompany.co.uk Telephone: .

Scott Garcia's Birthday Bash and It's a London Thing with Oxide and Neutrino

Friday, 26 January 2018 - Saturday, 27 January 2018 9pm - 3am
We've pulled out all the stops to put together a huge line up of UKG legends and amazing new DJs as we celebrate the birthday of one of UKG's early pioneers. Tickets start at just £5. Get yours now. Price: £6 - £11. . Mike's Garage, Unit 8, Queens Yard, Hackney Wick, London E9 5EN. Contact: It's A London Thing. Email: info@ldnthing.com Telephone: 07654345676. Visit website

Stoke Newington Ghost Signs Walk

Sunday, 15 April 2018 10.50am - 1.30pm
Travel back in time with the 'ghost' signs of Stoke Newington as your guide. These fading painted signs whisper from the walls with stories of advertising past, and local researcher Sam Roberts shares these alongside numerous archival images on this TripAdvisor award-winning walking tour. Age group: 12+. Stoke Newington Station, Station Approach, Stoke Newington, Hackney, London N16 6YA. Contact: Sam Roberts. Email: sam@ghostsigns.co.uk Telephone: 07989409046. Visit website