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Simon English: SMILE PLEASE

Saturday, 21 July 2018 - Saturday, 22 September 2018 12pm - 6pm
PEER presents SMILE PLEASE, a significant new body of 'painted drawings' by Simon English, accompanied by other recent works on paper and rarely seen sculptural assemblages created by the artist between 2014 and 2018. PEER, 97-99 Hoxton Street, N1 6QL. Disabled access: yes. Contact: PEER . Email: info@peeruk.org Telephone: 02077398080. Visit website

Jazz Verse Jukebox

Friday, 07 September 2018 - Friday, 30 November 2018 7.30pm
The Jazz Verse Jukebox returns to Hoxton Hall on Friday 7 September with an eclectic line-up, welcoming new and favourite guests. Continuing the age-old tradition of intertwining jazz improvisation and spoken word. Age group: All ages. Hoxton Hall Theatre, 130 Hoxton Street, Hackney N1 6SH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Box Office. Email: reception@hoxtonhall.co.uk Telephone: 020 7684 0060. Visit website

"The Gift of a Skort" - Joy Miessi

Saturday, 15 September 2018 - Saturday, 06 October 2018
A solo exhibition of paintings, drawings and screenprints by up and coming London artist Joy Miessi, interpreting the theme of gender though a deeply personal lens. As with much of the artist's work, moments and memories are captured in abstract figures and written musings. Age group: All. Atom Gallery, 127 Green Lanes, London, N16 9DA. Disabled access: no. Contact: Richard Pendry. Email: rich@atomgallery.co.uk Telephone: 07999255950. Visit website

Heidi Bucher

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 - Sunday, 09 December 2018 10am - 6pm
Heidi Bucher, (Preview: Tuesday 18 September, 6-8 pm). Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art is delighted to present a major survey exhibition of works by Swiss artist Heidi Bucher (1926?1993). Heidi Bucher. Fliegender Hautraum (Flying Skinroom), 1981. Courtesy the Estate of Heidi Bucher. Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-6pm. Sunday: 12-5pm. Free admission. . Age group: Adults, students, children, teenagers. Parasol Unit, 14 Wharf Road, Hackney N1 7RW. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Kirsteen Cairns. Email: kirsteen@parasol-unit.org Telephone: .

Rompa's Reggae Shack x Snowbombing Warm Up Party

Saturday, 22 September 2018 - Sunday, 23 September 2018 1pm - 1am
Rompa's Reggae Shack Open Deck Sessions with Wray and Nephew Overproof Rum. Special guest to be announced. DJs - it's open decks. so arrive early to book your slot. Reggae, steppas, digi, dancehall and jungle. Grow, 98c Wallis Road, Hackney E9 5LN. Contact: Grow Hackney. Email: hello@growhackney.co.uk Telephone: . Visit website

Fledglings Foundation Course

Saturday, 22 September 2018 - Saturday, 08 December 2018 9:00 - 9:50
Fledglings Foundation Course offers Reception age children an introduction to music through singing, movement and games leading to end of term performances. Children are introduced to a range of vocal repertoire, encouraged to find their voices and helped to develop their confidence and team-work. Fees payable. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, London, E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: HMDT Music. Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

The Music Box

Saturday, 22 September 2018 - Saturday, 08 December 2018
The Music Box family learning programme for under 4s explores the foundations of music in a fun and interactive way. With their regular leader and a weekly guest musician, young children and their parents learn about music through rhythm and melodies, and experience a wide range of instruments and genres. . Age group: 6 months - 4 Years. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, London, E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: HMDT Music. Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

Music Treehouse

Saturday, 22 September 2018 - Saturday, 08 December 2018
Music Treehouse is for students with multiple, profound and complex Special Educational Needs, and is available to students from Early Years, up to and including Secondary. The interactive sessions focus on creative composition and are based around students? individual abilities and needs. Age group: All. Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace, London, E2 8LS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: HMDT Music. Email: info@hmdt.org.uk Telephone: 020 8882 8825. Visit website

Havoc (Mobb Deep) and Big Noyd at Cargo

Sunday, 23 September 2018 7pm - 10pm
Havoc (Mobb Deep) and Big Noyd performing Mobb Deep Classics and more. 7-10pm, Sunday 23 September. Cargo, 83 Rivington Street, Hackney EC2A 3AY. Contact: The Doctor's Orders. Email: yo@thedoctorsorders.com Telephone: . Visit website

Black Star Food Launch

Thursday, 27 September 2018 - Friday, 28 September 2018 7pm - 12 noon
We have a new kitchen residency at the Star by Hackney Downs. Welcome to the team, The Black Star Kitchen. The Star by Hackney Downs, 35 Queensdown Road, Hackney E5 8JQ. Contact: The Star by Hackney Downs. Email: info@thestarbyhackneydowns.co.uk Telephone: . Visit website

Aricia Mess - Brazilian funk and soul

Friday, 28 September 2018 - Saturday, 29 September 2018 7pm - 2am
Brazilian via soul and funk and with righteous black pride, Aricia sings in praises of the natural forces of womanhood, notably the Afro-Brazilian woman. £5. Grow, 98c Wallis Road, Hackney E9 5LN. Contact: Grow Hackney. Email: hello@growhackney.co.uk Telephone: . Visit website

Director Masterclass with Game of Thrones director Jeremy Podeswa

Monday, 01 October 2018 6pm - 8pm
SAE Institute London is delighted to invite you to an onstage interview and Q&A with Jeremy Podeswa, Director of Game of Thrones, Broadwalk Empire and The Handsmaid's Tale. Rio Cinema, 107 Kingsland High Sreet, Dalston, Hackney E8 2PB. Disabled access: yes. Contact: SAE Institute. Email: enquiries@sae.edu Telephone: 03330 112 315. Visit website

Stadtklang: Inner City Pressure

Sunday, 07 October 2018 7pm - 11pm
Journalist and writer Dan Hancox will join us at the next Stadtklang music evening at the Arcola Theatre Bar to discuss his critically acclaimed book Inner City Pressure: The Story of Grime (William Collins, 2018). Free entry from 6pm; no prior booking required. Bar is fully accessible to wheelchair-users. . Arcola Theatre Bar, 24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London E8 3DL. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Urban Lab. Email: urbanlaboratory@ucl.ac.uk Telephone: .

Big Band Night

Tuesday, 09 October 2018 8pm - 1am
Expect rampant improvisation from a 16 piece band playing classic swing through bebop and Latin. Old Street Records, 350-354 Old Street, Hackney, London EC1V 9NQ. Contact: Old St Records. Email: bookings@recordsbars.com Telephone: 02030065911. Visit website

Mrs Paolini's Phantasmagoria Cabaret

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 8pm
Patrizia Paolini presents an evening of cabaret, deconstructed. In this unashamed exploration of theatre, comedy and the blurred lines inbetween. Ms. Paolini leads an array of performance artists in her modern-day variety show, exploring the real and the inauthentic self in a celebration of contemporary oddities. . Age group: 16+. Hoxton Hall Theatre, 130 Hoxton Street, Hackney N1 6SH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Box Office. Email: reception@hoxtonhall.co.uk Telephone: 020 7684 0060. Visit website

Nadine Khouri

Friday, 19 October 2018 8pm
Nadine Khouri is a musician and songwriter currently based in London. Her debut album The Salted Air was produced by John Parish (PJ Harvey) and recorded in his hometown of Bristol. Age group: 14+ (accompanied by an adult) 16+ unaccompanied. Hoxton Hall Theatre, 130 Hoxton Street, Hackney N1 6SH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Box Office. Email: reception@hoxtonhall.co.uk Telephone: 020 7684 0060. Visit website

Have Love Will Travel

Friday, 19 October 2018 7pm - 2am
Have Love Will Travel returns to Grow in Hackney Wick for a canal side special. DJ Lady Kamikaze (Tropical Yard / Lady Luck). Free before 10pm, £5 after. Grow, 98c Wallis Road, Hackney Wick E9 5LN. Contact: Grow Hackney. Email: hello@growhackney.co.uk Telephone: . Visit website

Reggae Roast - Aba Shanti-I, YT, Reggae Rajahs - free entry

Friday, 19 October 2018 - Saturday, 20 October 2018 9pm - 2am
Reggae Roast: Goa Sunsplash launch party. Selection by Aba Shanti-i, YT ('One The Hard Way' DJ set), Reggae Roast, Reggae Rajahs, Adam Prescott, Vibration Lab. Hosted by Natty Campbell plus special guests. £3-£10. Earth (Hackney Arts Centre), 13 Stoke Newington Rd, Hackney N16 8BH. Contact: Reggae Roast. Email: info@reggaeroast.com Telephone: 087654345632. Visit website

Sam Evian

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 7pm
Sam Evian, the project of New York-based musician, songwriter, and producer, Sam Owens, will release his sophomore album, You, Forever, on June 1st via Saddle Creek. Age group: 14+ (accompanied by an Adult) 16+ unaccompanied. Hoxton Hall Theatre, 130 Hoxton Street, Hackney N1 6SH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Box Office. Email: reception@hoxtonhall.co.uk Telephone: 020 7684 0060. Visit website

London Lions v Cheshire Phoenix - Premiership Basketball in London

Wednesday, 24 October 2018 7.30pm - 9.30pm
See premiership team the London Lions in action at the Copper Box, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20 3HB. London Lions v Cheshire Phoenix. Wednesday 24 October, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm). Age group: All ages. Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park London Hackney Contact: London Lions Basketball Club. Email: office@thelondonlions.com Telephone: 0000000000. Visit website

tAngerinecAt UK tour

Friday, 26 October 2018 7pm - 10pm
An amazing night of highly individual music with tAngerinecAt, Riotmiloo, and The Mollusc Dimension. "tAngerinecAt brought not just synth to the table, but a whole range of physical, classical instruments into the mix - most noticeably their use of the hurdy-gurdy. giving the feeling of a rave in a mausoleum.". Age group: 18+. The Victoria, 451 Queensbridge Road, Dalston E8 3AS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Paul Chilton. Email: chilton.paul@gmail.com Telephone: 07852771314. Visit website

Organic Nubians club night

Saturday, 27 October 2018 - Sunday, 28 October 2018 9pm - 2am
Organic Nubians will take you on a musical journey of pure unadulterated Afropean sounds from the past, present and the future. Age group: Strictly 18+ (ID required). Hoxton Hall Theatre, 130 Hoxton Street, Hackney N1 6SH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Box Office. Email: reception@hoxtonhall.co.uk Telephone: 020 7684 0060 . Visit website

Dog Jog London Victoria Park 5K 2018

Sunday, 28 October 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Have a bark in the park at Dog Jog! Get involved, get fit and have fun with your four-legged friend. Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere with no times or pressure and meet like-minded dog owners in your area. Price: GBP 13.5. Victoria Park, Victoria Park Road, E9 7NB. E9 7NB. Contact: GSi Events. Visit website

Funny Women Showcase

Saturday, 03 November 2018 7.30pm
Hoxton Hall joins forces with Funny Women to curate a showcase of the best female comedy talent in the UK. Come and see an exciting mix of both new and established acts, including London Hughes (2009 Winner), Samantha Baines (Finalist 2014), Harriet Braine (2016 Winner), Olga Koch (Regional Finalist 2017). Age group: 14+. Hoxton Hall Theatre, 130 Hoxton Street, Hackney N1 6SH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Box Office. Email: Reception@hoxtonhall.co.uk Telephone: 020 7684 0060. Visit website

Funny Women showcase

Saturday, 03 November 2018 7.30pm - 10pm
A sparkling mix of comedy featuring the brightest female talent in the UK today. With London Hughes, Harriet Braine, Gráinne Maguire, Chloe Petts, Olga Koch, Katherine Atkinson, Samantha Baines. £15 or £12 concessions. Hoxton Hall, 130 Hoxton Street, Hackney, London N1 6SH. Contact: Lynne Parker. Email: lynne@funnywomen.com Telephone: 020 7684 0060. Visit website

Invisible Minds

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 8pm
Invisible Minds - an anonymous London based solo songwriter, began his communication with the outside world through a uniquely captured sound. Age group: 14+ (Accompanied by an adult) 16+ unaccompanied. Hoxton Hall Theatre, 130 Hoxton Street, Hackney n1 6sh. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Box Office. Email: reception@hoxtonhall.co.uk Telephone: 020 7684 0060. Visit website

Christmas Swing

Saturday, 01 December 2018 7.30pm
Specialising in the Lindy Hop and the American Jitterbug, Swing Time Dance Company offer you a fantastic opportunity to learn at your own pace. Whether you're new to Swing dancing or an experienced dancer, don your best vintage attire and join us for a good old fashioned knees up. Age group: All ages. Hoxton Hall Theatre, 130 Hoxton Street, Hackney N1 6SH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Box Office. Email: reception@hoxtonhall.co.uk Telephone: 020 7684 0060. Visit website

Gift Land

Wednesday, 05 December 2018 - Monday, 24 December 2018 11am - 6pm
Sourcing works by the community of creatives that exhibit at the DIY Art Market and Independent Ceramics Markets, and commissioning exclusives, potential art gifts will fill our shop walls and shelves. Age group: All ages. DIY Art Shop, 129 Shacklewell Lane, Dalston, Hackney E17 7NG. Disabled access: no. Contact: DIY Art Shop. Email: diyartmarket@gmail.com Telephone: . Visit website

Rapunzel

Thursday, 13 December 2018 - Sunday, 30 December 2018 2pm
Hold onto your hair and get ready for pantomime at Hoxton Hall this Christmas with a magical retelling of the classic fairytale, Rapunzel, from the creative team that brought you last year's Puss in Boots. Schools performances 13,17,18,19 and 20 December. Relaxed performance 28 December 5pm. Age group: Al ages. Hoxton Hall Theatre, 130 Hoxton Street, Hackney N1 6SH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Box Office. Email: reception@hoxtonhall.co.uk Telephone: 020 7684 0060. Visit website