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Happy Crafters

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - Wednesday, 25 March 2015 1pm - 4pm
Get crafty in our Happy Crafters group! Happy crafters is a knitting, crochet and jewellery making group run by St Joseph?s Hospice and the London College of Fashion. Suitable for people of all levels but no experience necessary. . Age group: 16+. ST JOSEPHS HOSPICE, MARE STREET, London, Hackney, E8 4SA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Makbule Yanar . Email: makbule.yanar@live.co.uk Telephone: 020 8525 3139. view website

Pat Langford

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - Tuesday, 31 March 2015 10:00 - 16:00
An exhibition of photographs and paintings featuring scenes from Hackney, Leyton and Walthamstow Marshes and Springfield Park. Age group: Any. SPRINGFIELD PARK CAFE, SPRINGFIELD, London, Hackney, E5 9EF. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Pat Langford. Email: pat.langford@blueyonder.co.uk Telephone: 07795 415011. view website

Nikita Kadan: 'Limits of Responsibility'

Thursday, 29 January 2015 - Saturday, 04 April 2015 12pm - 6pm
In the background of Nikita Kadan's recent oeuvre are last spring's events in Independence Square in Kiev, the artist's native city. . 2 Clunbury Street, N1 6TT. Contact: waterside contemporary. Email: office@waterside-contemporary.com .

Stepping Out ? Celebrating Hackney City Farm

Thursday, 05 February 2015 - Saturday, 16 May 2015
Founded 30 years ago in the E2 community, Hackney City Farm is celebrating! An exhibition at Hackney Museum will bring together highlights of the past three decades. This project is supported by Arts Council funding. Tues, Weds, Fri: 9.30am - 5.30pm. Thur: 9.30am - 8pm, Sat: 10am - 5pm. Closed: Sun, Mon and Public Holidays. Free exhibition and entry to Hackney Museum - all welcome. Age group: 4 years - 99 years. HACKNEY TECHNOLOGY AND LEARNING CENTRE, READING LANE, London, Hackney, E8 1GQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Hackney Museum. Email: hmuseum@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 3500. view website

St Joseph's community choir

Thursday, 05 February 2015 - Thursday, 25 June 2015 7.30pm - 9pm
Do you love to sing? Have you been thinking of joining a choir? Would you like to explore music and songs from around the world? Then come join the Chorus! Led by Gina Fergione, everyone is welcome. All ages and no singing expertise necessary. Age group: 18+. St. Joseph's Hospice, Mare Street, Hackney, E8 4SA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Charlote Griffin. Email: c.griffin@stjh.org.uk Telephone: 0208 525 3139. view website

Doodle Club

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 - Tuesday, 30 June 2015 1pm - 3pm
An informal and friendly group for all art lovers. Meet new friends, share ideas and exchange tips and experiences. Simply turn up to any of the sessions listed. No experience necessary and everyone is welcome. Age group: 18+. St Joseph's Hospice, Mare Street, Hackney E8 4SA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Charlotte Griffin. Email: c.griffin@stjh.org.uk Telephone: 0208 525 3139. view website

Antigone

Thursday, 19 February 2015 - Saturday, 14 March 2015 2.00pm - 3.30pm
See website for full details on pricing: http://www.stratfordeast.com/antigone. Theatre Royal Stratford East, Gerry Raffles Square, London, Stratford, E15 1BN. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Box Office. Email: tickets@stratfordeast.com Telephone: 020 8534 0310. view website

Little Italy

Friday, 27 February 2015 - Saturday, 28 February 2015 7pm - 3.30am
A brand new night out with music of various genres and styles brought to you by an exclusive line-up of super-talented Italian artists. Everyone is welcome and there is something for everyone's taste. Passing Cloud, 1 Richmond Rd E8 4AA. Contact: Open The Gate. Email: info@openthegate.org.uk Telephone: .

Dugout Soul Club

Friday, 27 February 2015 - Saturday, 28 February 2015 9pm - 3am
February's Dugout marks the second anniversary of the club's move to the Mascara Bar attracting an ever growing crowd of soulies who love to dance! Top DJs spinning Northern Soul, RnB, Funk & Motown at this gem of a late night venue. Free entry. Age group: 21+. Mascara Bar, 72 Stamford Hill, Stoke Newington, N16 6XS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Jon Dabner. Email: info@mascarabar.co.uk Telephone: 07751 205323. view website

Sex Shop - art exhibition

Saturday, 28 February 2015 - Sunday, 29 March 2015
Curators Sarah Gillham, Jack Stokoe and Darren Nairn invited 50 artists, designers and creative people to develop a prototype version of their own sex or fetish object. unit 25a, Regent Studios 8 Andrews Road Hackney Contact: Corinna Spencer. Email: corinna@transitiongallery.co.uk. view website

Film Screening: Sylvia Pankhurst: Everything Is Possible

Thursday, 05 March 2015 7.30pm
To mark International Women's day we are screening World Write's acclaimed feature documentary. The film traces suffragette and revolutionary, Sylvia Pankhurst's ideas, campaigns and political life. The film is packed with facts, rare images, and an interview with Sylvia's son Richard. Feel free to bring friends but please email to book. World write Centre, 201 Millfields Road, Millfields Lodge, E5 0AL. Disabled access: no. Contact: Marisa Pereira. Email: world.write@btconnect.com Telephone: 020 8985 5435. view website

Minatour presents The Magicians Monocle

Friday, 06 March 2015 6pm - 12am
Minatour present a completely unique style of event, encompassing all elements of creativity and interaction. Nothing will be static, everything will be interactive including the art exhibits. Category: Performing Arts. Artists / Speakers: Pest, Barbarellas Bang Bang, Lusinda, Dexorcist, Radioactive Man, Moocha, Ill Inspired. Facebook: http://atnd.it/20628-0 Price: £10.00. The Old Swimming Baths, 80 Eastway, United Kingdom, London, E9 5JH. Disabled access: no. Contact: Lucinda Younger. Email: misschifflou@hotmail.com Telephone: 01329 832075.

New Shoots: Contemporary Music for All

Saturday, 14 March 2015 7.30pm
Celebrating CoMA's relationship with London's Conservatoires, CoMA London will play compositions by students, past and present, from Royal Academy of Music. In addition a new piece by Alexander Campkin and CoMA Singers will sing pieces written for them over the years by students from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. St Leonard's Church, Shoreditch High Street, E1 6JN. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Mick Kahn. Email: M.Kahn@downham.org.uk Telephone: . view website

Sutton House Music Society

Sunday, 22 March 2015 3:00pm - 5:00pm
The Maxwell String Quartet from Scotland, with a reputation for delighting audiences with their "exhilarating performances", play Mendelssohn Op. 44/3 in E flat major and Schubert D. 887 in G major. Tickets £12; concessions £10; under-16s, disabled people and carers free. Free tour of Sutton House at 2pm. . SUTTON HOUSE, HOMERTON HIGH STREET, London, Hackney, E9 6JQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Jim Wight. Email: info@shms.org.uk Telephone: 07505609757 . view website

Maxwell String Quartet

Sunday, 22 March 2015 3pm - 5pm
The Maxwell String Quartet, from Scotland, perform Mendelssohn Op. 44 No. 3 in E flat major and Schubert D. 887 in G major. Optional free tour of Sutton House at 2pm. Tickets £12; Concessions £10; Under 26, people with disabilities and their carers: Free. . Age group: All ages. Sutton House, Homerton High Street, London, Hackney, E9 6JQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Sutton House Music Society. Email: info@shms.org.uk Telephone: 07505609757 . view website

St John of Jerusalem festival chorus spring concert

Sunday, 29 March 2015 7pm - 9.15pm
CPE Bach Magnificat and Micahel Haydn Requiem sung by a local 50-strong choir, with top soloists and great orchestra. Free tickets. Retiring collection. Refreshments available. St. John of Jerusalem Church, Lauriston Road, Hackney, E9 7EY. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Choir Secretary. Email: secretary@festivalchorushackney.org.uk. view website

Tony Dudu & The Gumbe Jazz Live

Sunday, 29 March 2015 8pm - 11:55pm
Sunday 29th March at Rich Mix LIVE MUSIC CONCERT featuring Tony Dudu & The Gumbe Jazz (Afrolatin Jazz & African Rhythms ? Guinea Bissau) + Support: Jally Kebba Susso (griot music, kora virtuoso, solo ? Gambia) TICKET: £7 adv. / £10 otd / £5 student conc. Book here: http://bit.ly/1zfdwPq. Age group: All ages. 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6LA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Open The Gate. Email: pr@openthegate.org.uk Telephone: . view website

Goldberg Variations at Sutton House

Sunday, 19 April 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Charles Tebbs (piano) plays J.S Bach's Goldberg Variations. A rare opportunity to hear this astounding and moving piece in the intimate surroundings of historic Sutton House. Tickets £12; concessions £10; under-26s, disabled people and carers free. Cafe/bar available. SUTTON HOUSE, HOMERTON HIGH STREET, London, Hackney, E9 6JQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Jim Wight. Email: info@shms.org.uk Telephone: 07505 609757. view website

Charles Tebbs: Goldberg Variations

Sunday, 19 April 2015 7pm - 9pm
The Goldberg Variations are probably Bach's most loved and revered piece for keyboard. A rare opportunity to hear this astounding and moving piece in the intimate surroundings of Sutton House. Tickets: £12; Concessions: £10, Under 26, people with disabilities and their carers: free. Age group: All ages. Sutton House, Homerton High Street, London, Hackney, E9 6JQ. Contact: Sutton House Music Society. Email: info@shms.org.uk Telephone: 07505609757 . view website

Fitzwilliam String Quartet

Sunday, 10 May 2015 7pm - 9pm
The Fitzwilliam perform two of Beethoven's monumental last quartets: Op. 132 in A minor and Op. 135 in F major. General: £12; Concessions: £10; Under 26, people with disabilities and their carers: free. Age group: All ages. The Old Church, Stoke Newington, London, N16 9ES. Contact: Sutton House Music Society. Email: info@shms.org.uk Telephone: 07505609757 . view website

Roskell Piano Trio

Sunday, 07 June 2015 7pm - 9pm
The Roskell Trio will play Mozart K. 548 in C major, Shostakovich No. 2 and Schumann No. 1 in D minor. Optional free tour by Richard Griffiths, the architect for the restoration of Sutton House at 6pm. General: £12, Concessions: £10, Under 26, people with disabilities and their carers: Free. Age group: All ages. SUTTON HOUSE, Homerton High Street, London, Hackney, E9 6JQ. Contact: Sutton House Music Society. Email: info@shms.org.uk Telephone: 07505609757 . view website

Intercommunal Orchestra

Thursday, 12 March 2015 8pm - 11pm
Catapulte Records presents: Derya Yildirim and Intercommunal Orchestra playing a highly danceable concentrate of Anatolian grooves, psychedelic sounds and Middle Eastern harmonies. The magical sounds of the Saz and beguiling vocals combine with a wild organ and a twisted electric guitar. 107A Culford Road London N1 4HT Contact: Andrea. Email: catapultecollective@hotmail.com . view website

Men's cardio circuit exercise

Thursday, 12 February 2015 - Thursday, 17 December 2015
50+ Men. Improve your physique and health with out cardio exercise class. Our cardio circuit exercise for men will improve your heart health, make you stronger in a fun and supportive environment. Class managed by male tutor. Men from all communities welcome. Age group: 50+. Queensbridge Sports and Community Centre, 30 Holly Street, Hackney, E8 3XW. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Naz. Email: nazmun-khanam@thesharpend.org.uk Telephone: 020 7923 0350. view website