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London Loom pop up

Wednesday, 06 January 2016 - Tuesday, 31 January 2017 10am - 10pm
The London Loom is the home of freestyle, expressive weaving and it's coming to 274 Hackney Road for the month of January. There will be a children's weaving day on 21 Jan as well as two tapestry weaving classes on the evenings of the 12 and 26. Check out www.thelondonloom.com . Age group: 6+. 274 Hackney Road, London E2 7SJ. Contact: Brooke Dennis. Email: brooke@thelondonloom.com Telephone: 07732925704. Visit website

Act Up drama

Wednesday, 04 January 2017 - Wednesday, 28 June 2017 12.45pm - 2pm
Drama class for all budding actors, whether you very confident or shy, this class caters to individuals over the age of 50. Classes are small and very welcoming. Our tutor Alison has a wealth of acting and theatre production experience. Funded by Hackney Learning Trust. Age group: 50+. 30 Holly St, Dalston, London E8 3XW. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Naz. Email: nazmun-khanam@thesharpend.org.uk Telephone: 020 79230 0350. Visit website

Young Gods: Year 10 | 2016 London Graduates | Charlie Smith, London

Friday, 13 January 2017 - Saturday, 11 February 2017 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Artists / Speakers: Sara Berman, David Bethell, Javier Torras Casas, Sarah Fortais, MC Llamas, Jessica Lynn Schlobohm, Claire Undy, Hauyu Yang. Website: https://go.evvnt.com/79174-0. Twitter: https://go.evvnt.com/79174-1. Free entry. Charlie Smith London 336 Old Street Shoreditch EC1V 9DR Contact: Zavier Ellis. Email: direct@charliesmithlondon.com Telephone: 020 7739 4055. Visit website

The Dark Wood

Saturday, 14 January 2017 - Saturday, 04 February 2017
In this group show curator Henry Hussey draws on the sense of exile, trepidation and loss in the first Canto of the Inferno, using the idea of the dark wood to bring together a group of artists who have each inhabited such a place in their practice. . Age group: all. Unit 25a, Regent Studios 8 Andrews Road London Hackney Disabled access: yes. Contact: Corinna Spencer. Email: corinna@transitongallery.co.uk.

Kizomba Monday at Amber Bar - Kizomba dance class and social

Monday, 23 January 2017 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Do you want to become a Kizomba pro? Then Monday night Kizomba dance classes are ideal. 3 hours of classes: £12, 2 hours of classes: £10. Facebook: https://go.evvnt.com/79837-1. Facebook: https://go.evvnt.com/79837-2. Twitter: https://go.evvnt.com/79837-3. Amber Bar Citypoint 1 Ropemaker Street London EC2Y 9AW Contact: Syed Ali. Email: info@kizombaaddiction.com Telephone: 07886471393. Visit website

The Breath + Kirk McElhinney

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 19:00 - 23:00
Former Cinematic Orchestra guitarist Stuart McCallum and singer Rioghnach Connolly's new band brilliantly mix Irish folk influences with anthemic rock, electronica and nu jazz. Echoes Live, TripSpace Projects, Arches 339 - 340, Acton Mews, E8 4EA, London, E8 4EA. Contact: Malcolm Duffin. Email: malcolm.duffin@mac.com Telephone: 07748917201. Visit website

Clube Vicio - Kizomba party and dance classes

Saturday, 28 January 2017 8pm - 3am
Prices: Kizomba classes: £12, party: £10. Facebook: https://go.evvnt.com/79835-1. Twitter: https://go.evvnt.com/79835-2. Facebook: https://go.evvnt.com/79835-3. Amber Bar Citypoint 1 Ropemaker Street London EC2Y 9AW Contact: Syed Ali. Email: info@kizombaaddiction.com Telephone: 07886471393. Visit website

Kizomba Monday at Amber Bar - Kizomba dance class and social

Monday, 30 January 2017 6pm - 11pm
3 hours of classes: £12, 2 hours of classes: £10. Facebook: https://go.evvnt.com/79841-1. Facebook: https://go.evvnt.com/79841-2. Twitter: https://go.evvnt.com/79841-3. Amber Bar Citypoint 1 Ropemaker Street London EC2Y 9AW Contact: Syed Ali. Email: info@kizombaaddiction.com Telephone: 07886471393. Visit website

Kizomba Monday at Amber Bar - Kizomba dance class and social

Monday, 06 February 2017 6pm - 11pm
Do you want to become a Kizomba pro? Then Monday night Kizomba dance classes is the place for you. Detailed lessons, a fun environment and the sexiest dance on earth you will be sure to be addicted. Amber Bar, Citypoint, 1 Ropemaker Street EC2Y 9AW. Contact: Syed Ali. Email: info@kizombaaddiction.com Telephone: 07886471393.

Nonclassical - Block4 and Shadanga Duo

Wednesday, 08 February 2017 8pm - 11.30pm
This month brings together two contrasting acts: the Shadanga Duo (Katalin Szanyi on flute and Jason Alder on clarinet) and recorder quartet Block4, runners up in our Battle of the Bands competition last year. Age group: 18+. 451 Queensbridge Rd, London E8 3AS. Contact: Eleanor Ward. Email: eleanor@nonclassical.co.uk Telephone: .

My Sister's Pain book launch

Friday, 10 February 2017 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Hackney based writer Emeka Egbuonu celebrates the launch of his new book, My Sister's Pain, an emotional tale of two sisters and the lemons life throws at them. The evening will be a celebration of sisterhood filled with all female performers and special guests including singers, poets, dancers, speakers, drama and more. Age group: All ages. Hackney Empire, 291 Mare St, London E8 1EJ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Stacey Ishiekwene. Email: Staceyish@hotmail.com Telephone: .

Little Baobab's February Pop-up

Friday, 10 February 2017 7pm - 1am
Little Baobab's Febrauary pop-up. Sengalese food and live African music. Entry is £25 per person and includes a three-course Senegalese feast and live music from some Baobab favourites: Kyazie Lugangira, Muntu Valdo, and Abdoualye Samb and Mininjiaraby. There's limited space so booking is essential - email littlebaobabuk@gmail.com to book. 152-156 Lower Clapton Rd E5 0QJ. Disabled access: no. Contact: Little Baobab. Email: littlebaobabuk@gmail.com Telephone: 07864947632.

Ears for the Eye

Friday, 10 February 2017 - Sunday, 05 March 2017 12 noon - 6pm
Group show looking at the ear as a design, signifier, analogy or symbol, and always with the sense that there is something beyond what we see. Unit 25a, Regent Studio, 8 Andrews Road, Hackney Disabled access: yes. Contact: Corinna Spencer. Email: corinna@transitiongallery.co.uk Telephone: .

DIY art market

Sunday, 12 February 2017 11am - 6pm
Just in time for Valentine's Day, DIY art market will be hosting over 70 emerging artists and independent publishers at Hackney's Epic Dalston. Items for sale will include, art prints, ceramics, zines and independent publications, illustrations, risograph prints, jewellery, sewn items, comics, custom tees, screen prints, records and artist books. Age group: 15+. 15 Stoke Newington Road, Dalston, Hackney N16 8BH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: mark. Email: hackneyfleamarket@gmail.com Telephone: 07986296949. Visit website

D.I.Y. Art Market

Sunday, 12 February 2017 11.00 - 18.00
Just in time for Valentines day. Our art market is the perfect place to find that personal alternative valentine's gift. Items for sale will include, art prints, ceramics, zines & independent publications, illustration, risograph prints, photography, jewellery, sewn items, comics, custom tees, homemade cassettes, screen prints, and artist books. Age group: 12-98. 15 Stoke Newington Road, Dalston, Hackney, N16 8BH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Mark. Email: diyartmarket@gmail.com Telephone: . Visit website

Champions

Wednesday, 01 March 2017 - Friday, 31 March 2017 1pm - 4pm
Celebrating International Women's Day with women who champion causes locally. Gillian Lawrence art exhibition. Age group: 16-99. Hackney Central Library, 1 Reading Lane, Hackney, E8. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Gillian Lawrence. Email: gillianamuir@aol.co.uk.

Spike is 60 presents Mo' Better Blues

Sunday, 19 March 2017 2pm - 5pm
Mo' Better Blues, Spike Lee's love letter to jazz, will be shown as part of the wider "Spike is 60" film festival celebrating the director's 60th birthday. This screening will include an immersive jazz performance by musicians who will play improvised music throughout. Tickets: £7.50 (limited early bird) or £11. . Age group: 18+. Rio Cinema, 107 Kingsland High St. Hackney E8 2PB. Disabled access: yes. Contact: We Are Parable. Email: info@weareparable.com Telephone: . Visit website

Dirty Water Club, January: Slim Chance and guests

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 8pm - 11:59pm
One of the founders of The Small Faces and The Faces, Ronnie Lane, after leaving the latter band named his new outfit Slim Chance, to reflect his perceived chances of commercial success. Advance tickets: £10. On the door: £12. Moth Club, Old Trades Hall, Valette Street E9 6NU. Contact: Paul Manchester. Email: paul@dirtywaterrecords.co.uk Telephone: 07958907657. Visit website