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Open Cinema

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - Saturday, 31 October 2015 3pm - 6pm
Open Cinema is an 8-month long digital film project offering free training, free events, and the opportunity to collaborate on the production of an exciting 2-day cinema event in Hackney. The project includes opportunities for training in: collecting, digitalizing, editing, camera use, audio recording and programming. Age group: All ages. Open School East, Rose Lipman Building, 43 De Beauvoir Road, N1 5SQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Laurence Taylor. Email: info@openschooleast.org. Visit website

All Voices Hackney and Islington Community Choir

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 - Tuesday, 22 December 2015 7.30pm - 9pm
Whether you haven't sung since your school days or sing on a regular basis, the All Voices choir group welcomes singers of all levels for rehearsals. A great way to relax and meet new people. No need to read music and no audition. allvoiceschoir@gmail.com. www.allvoiceschoir.com. . Age group: 18+. Mildmay Community Centre, Woodville Road, Stoke Newington, N16 8NA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Nina. Email: allvoiceschoir@gmail.com Telephone: 07730 502 695.

Learn to Draw

Monday, 11 May 2015 - Monday, 26 October 2015 10am - 11am
Have you always wanted to draw? Or brush up on your skill? Every Monday 10am-12pm our art class will provide space and a facilitator for you to develop and practice your drawing techniques. All materials provided. Contact office to register your interest and to find out more. 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.

Singing Group @ The Sharp End

Monday, 13 July 2015 - Monday, 21 March 2016 1pm - 2:30pm
Sing to your heart's content. Learn the various style of singing, to improve your ability and increase your singing confidence. In addition to singing, you will also reap the benefit of having a stronger voice, and improve your lungs and vocal chords. Age group: 50+. Quensbridge Sports and Community Centre, 30 Holly Street, Hackney E8 3XW. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Nazmun Khanam. Email: nazmun-khanam@thesharpend.org.uk Telephone: 020 7923 0350. Visit website

George Barber: Fences Make Senses

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 - Saturday, 07 November 2015
Private view Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 6-9pm In an video installation conceived specially for the gallery and consisting of two new video works and artefacts, George Barber's Fences Make Senses rehearses and re-enacts prevailing debates at international borders. 2, Clunbury Street, London. N1 6TT. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Pierre d'Alancaisez. Email: info@waterside-contemporary.com Telephone: +44 20 3417 0159. Visit website

I'm not done/2

Thursday, 03 September 2015 - Sunday, 27 September 2015
I'm not done/2 is the second exhibition from I'm not done projects and will take place at Yinka Shonibare's Guest Projects in September 2015. The exhibition will be an evolving laboratory and a work in progress itself. More info: www.imnotdone.org http://imnotdone-blog.tumblr.com. Sunbury House, 1 Andrews Road, London, Hackney, E8 4QL. Contact: Kathrin or Cherelle. Email: imndone@gmail.com Telephone: . Visit website

The Etienne Sisters

Thursday, 10 September 2015 - Saturday, 03 October 2015 8pm - 9pm
"I can't believe my own sister would come with this thievery and anarchy to my door!" Tree and Ree Etienne are laying their mother to rest when an unwelcome arrival at the graveside intrudes on their grief. It's Bo, their troublesome estranged half-sister. . Theatre Royal Stratford East Gerry Raffles Square E15 1BN London Disabled access: yes. Contact: Box Office. Email: tickets@stratfordeast.com Telephone: 020 8534 0310. Visit website

Liam Ryan - The Hungry Eye

Saturday, 12 September 2015 - Sunday, 18 October 2015 11:00 - 18:00 - 12:00 - 17:00
The Residence Gallery presents new oil paintings by Liam Ryan. Age group: All welcome. Free. THE RESIDENCE GALLERY, THE RESIDENCE GALLERY,229 VICTORIA PARK ROAD,HACKNEY, LONDON,E9 7HD. Disabled access: yes.

Purple Light District launch party

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 7pm - 1am
Purple Light District launch party featuring live performances from Vinny Chase, Bugzy Malone, Yaseen Rozay, Leon X and more. Expect fashion art and music. Tickets: http://atnd.it/30687-0. Facebook: http://atnd.it/30687-1. Twitter: http://atnd.it/30687-2. Tickets: £25. XOYO, 32-37 Cowper Street, London EC2A 4AP. Contact: Allan Siema. Email: info@onthecomeuptv.com Telephone: 07447 490 444.

East London Printmakers at Embassy Tea Gallery

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 - Sunday, 27 September 2015 10.00 - 18.00
For the second year running East London Printmakers is pleased to present its Annual Show at Embassy Tea Gallery. . Age group: All welcome. Free. 195-205 Union Street,SE1 0PB SE1 0PB. Disabled access: yes.

The Underground Prohibition Party

Saturday, 19 September 2015 - Sunday, 20 September 2015 18:00 - 00:30
A decade wrought with excitement, stemming from the stunning economic growth and the birth of celebrity culture. The Bootleg Club brings you an unforgettable evening filled with rip roaring band performances, flamboyant floorshows and illicit drinking. Age group: 18 years and over. The Warehouse, E1 - Pennington Street, The Warehouse, E1 - Pennington Street,110 Pennington Street,London,E1W 2BB,E1W 2BB. Disabled access: yes.

AKA Comedy Club

Saturday, 26 September 2015 19:00 - 23:00
AKA Comedy Club is a brand new comedy night coming to London this autumn with host of comedians doing what they do best! Artists / Speakers: Secret Headliner, Nish Kumar, Angela Barnes, Lloyd Griffith. Booking: http://atnd.it/31133-0. £18.70. Islington Assembly Hall, Islington Assembly Hall,Upper Street,London,N1 2UD,N1 2UD. Disabled access: yes.

AKA Comedy Club

Saturday, 26 September 2015 7.00pm - 11.00pm
AKA Comedy Club is a brand new comedy night coming to London this autumn with host of comedians doing what they do best! Artists / Speakers: Secret Headliner, Nish Kumar, Angela Barnes, Lloyd Griffith. Booking: http://atnd.it/31133-0 Price: Standard: GBP 18.70 (Including Booking Fee). Islington Assembly Hall Upper Street N1 2UD London Contact: Marketing. Email: digital@metropolismusic.com Telephone: 02074246800.

AKA Comedy Club

Saturday, 24 October 2015 19:00 - 23:00
AKA Comedy Club is a brand new comedy night coming to London this autumn with host of comedians doing what they do best! Artists / Speakers: Seann Walsh, Sofie Hagen, Ed Gamble, Lloyd Griffith. Booking: http://atnd.it/31167-0. £18.70. Islington Assembly Hall, Islington Assembly Hall,Upper Street,London,N1 2UD. Disabled access: yes.

Anita and Me

Thursday, 29 October 2015 - Saturday, 21 November 2015 7.30pm - 9pm
This poignant coming-of-age tale follows Meena, the irreverent teenage daughter of the only Punjabi family in the mining village of Tollington. When she becomes friends with the feisty Anita, she thinks she's found her soul mate but her world is turned upside down and finds herself caught between two cultures. Theatre Royal Stratford East, Gerry Raffles Square E15 1BN. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Box Office. Email: tickets@stratfordeast.com Telephone: 020 8534 0310. Visit website

AKA Comedy Club

Saturday, 28 November 2015 19:00 - 23:00
AKA Comedy Club is a brand new comedy night coming to London this autumn with host of comedians doing what they do best! Category: Arts | Performing Arts | Comedy. URLs: Booking: http://atnd.it/31170-0 Price: Standard: GBP 18.70 (including Booking Fee). Islington Assembly Hall Upper Street N1 2UD London Contact: Marketing. Email: digital@metropolismusic.com Telephone: 02074246800.

AKA Comedy Club

Saturday, 28 November 2015 19:00 - 23:00
AKA Comedy Club is a brand new comedy night coming to London this autumn with host of comedians doing what they do best! Category: Arts | Performing Arts | Comedy. URLs: Booking: http://atnd.it/31170-0 Price: Standard: GBP 18.70 (including Booking Fee). Islington Assembly Hall Upper Street N1 2UD London Contact: Marketing. Email: digital@metropolismusic.com Telephone: 02074246800.

AKA Comedy Club

Saturday, 19 December 2015 7:00pm - 11:00pm
AKA Comedy Club is a brand new comedy night coming to London this autumn with host of comedians doing what they do best! Booking: http://atnd.it/31173-0 Price: Standard: GBP 18.70 (Including Booking Fee). Category: Arts | Performing Arts | Comedy. Islington Assembly Hall Upper Street N1 2UD London Disabled access: yes. Contact: Metropolis Music. Email: digital@metropolismusic.com Telephone: 02074246800.