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Little Miss Sunshine: A Road Musical

Thursday, 21 March 2019 - Saturday, 11 May 2019 7.30pm - 8.50pm
This uplifting, modern classic celebrates the quirks of every family, the potholes in every road, and the power of overcoming our differences. Mon - Sat: evening, 7.30pm. Sat matinees, 3pm. . Age group: 14+. Arcola Theatre, 24 Ashwin St, Dalston, London E8 3DL Disabled access: yes. Contact: Box Office. Email: boxoffice@arcolatheatre.com Telephone: 020 7503 1646. Visit website

Measurable Distances of Space and Air - art exhibition

Friday, 26 April 2019 - Saturday, 15 June 2019
Juan Araujo creates new paintings that consider how different articulations of modernist histories can be variously read through art and architecture, and the connections between them. Private viewing 25 April, 6-8pm. All welcome. . PEER UK, 97-99 Hoxton Street, Hoxton, Hackney, London N1 6QL. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Cora. Email: cora@peeruk.org Telephone: 02077398080. Visit website

London Lions v Leicester Riders - Sunday 28th April 4pm (doors open 3pm)

Sunday, 28 April 2019 16:00 - 18:00
See premiership team the London Lions in action at the Copper Box, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20 3HB. Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, E20 3HB. Contact: London Lions Basketball Club. Email: office@thelondonlions.com Telephone: 08452993705. Visit website

Farm Africa's Laughing Season with Ed Gamble

Wednesday, 01 May 2019 7pm - 11pm
Farm Africa's Laughing Season brings together a bumper crop of the UK's most cutting-edge comedians, to provide a night of hilarity in support of African farmers. Featuring Ed Gamble, Rhys James, Lou Sanders, Tez Ilyas, Dane Baptiste, Babatunde Aleshe and more. Tickets from £12 via the EartH website: https://earthackney.co.uk/calendar/farm-africa-laughing-season. Age group: 16+. EartH, 11-17 Stoke Newington Road, 9th Floor, Bastion House, London N16 8BH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Danny Everett. Email: events@farmafrica.org Telephone: 02070671256. Visit website

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park: May 10K - Saturday 4 May

Saturday, 04 May 2019 9.30am - 12 noon
Along a flat, smooth course, you'll be inspired by the scenic waterways, green spaces and sporting venues including the London Stadium, the London Aquatics Centre, the Copper Box Arena, Lee Valley VeloPark and Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre. The Last Drop, 5 Thornton Street, Greater London E20 2AD. Contact: Craig Thornton. Email: info@theraceorganiser.com Telephone: 02076847185. Visit website

Right Now Film Festival 2019

Monday, 06 May 2019 - Sunday, 12 May 2019
Right Now Film Festival returns to Dalston's Rio Cinema between 6-12 May with a programme of five unmissable documentaries. These are films that explore the motives and truths behind global systems and address the unjust balances of power happening in the world right now. 6 May, 3.45pm, 8 May, 6.30pm, 10 May, 6.30pm, 11 May, 3.45pm, 12 May, 3.45pm. https://riocinema.org.uk/RioCinema.dll/WhatsOn?Film=11801292. Rio Cinema, 107 Kingsland High St, Dalston, Hackney E8 2PB. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Right Now Film Festival. Email: admin@riocinema.org.uk Telephone: . Visit website

Hackney Comedy Experience with Sara Pascoe

Thursday, 09 May 2019 8pm - 11pm
The alternative comedy circuit's biggest and best acts live at EartH. Sara Pascoe, star of Live at the Apollo, and Taskmaster headlines. Plus big-collared comedy legend Harry Hill, Absolute Radio host Alun Cochrane, Taskmaster's Lou Sanders and Live at the Apollo star Darren Harriott. Age group: 16+. EartH, 11-17 Stoke Newington Road, Hackney N16 8BH. Contact: Ben Williams. Email: info@plosive.co.uk Telephone: .

JZ Replacement // Live Forward Thinking Jazz

Friday, 10 May 2019 - Saturday, 11 May 2019 8pm - 2am
Reviews ".fascinatingly intense, winding and staccato performance ? a real orchestrated duo." - London Jazz News "always it's a surreal, impressive brew" - **** Jazzwise Price: Free Before 10, £5 After: GBP 5.00 Category: Live Music | Jazz. Grow, 98c Wallis Road, E9 5LN. Contact: Grow Hackney. Email: anthony@growhackney.co.uk Telephone: . Visit website

Funny Women Awards 2019

Friday, 10 May 2019 - Saturday, 11 May 2019 7.30pm
The inimitable Funny Women and Hoxton Hall have joined forces to host the 2019 Funny Women Awards. Join us to see the next generation of talent on their way to stardom and perform stand up, sketch and musical comedy and compete for a coveted place in the Grand Final. Tickets:£10/£8. Hoxton Hall, 130 Hoxton Street, Hackney, London N1 6SH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Hoxton Hall. Email: reception@hoxtonhall.co.uk Telephone: 020 7684 0060. Visit website

City Cells - exhibition and book launch by Cat Utting

Saturday, 11 May 2019 - Saturday, 25 May 2019 12 noon - 6pm
Exhibition and book launch by Cat Utting. City Cells is a collection of drawings, observations, recordings and objects. It attempts to collect information from an environment and record a life in it, a personal archive of place. It grows and changes like a city, taking different forms. Open 12 noon-6pm Wednesday-Saturday. Age group: All ages. bookartbookshop, 17 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, Hackney N1 6HB. Contact: Cat Utting. Email: catherine.utting@blueyonder.co.uk Telephone: .

City Cells exhibition and book launch

Saturday, 11 May 2019 - Saturday, 25 May 2019
Exhibition and book launch of City Cells. City Cells is a collection of drawings and objects. It collects information from an environment and records a life in it, a personal archive of place. It constantly grows and changes like a city, taking different forms. It tries to understand an existence. Age group: All ages. bookartbookshop, 17 Pitfield Street, London, Hoxton N1 6HB. Contact: Cat Utting. Email: catherine.utting@blueyonder.co.uk Telephone: 07800868283.

Zubin Kanga, The House of Bedlam

Wednesday, 22 May 2019 8pm - 11.30pm
Catch London and Sydney-based pianist and composer Zubin Kanga and experimental group The House of Bedlam, as they perform an evening of new music at The Victoria, Dalston. £5 (Student), £8 (Adult), £10 (On the door). Age group: 18+. The Victoria Dalston, 451 Queensbridge Road, Hackney, London E8 3AS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: nonclassical. Email: info@nonclassical.co.uk Telephone: . Visit website

Jazz Verse Jukebox - 10th Anniversary

Friday, 24 May 2019 7pm
The eclectic jazz and poetry night celebrates its 10th birthday this month at Hoxton Hall. Join us for this JVJ special which features a stunning line up of wordsmiths and singers. Get ready to be taken on a poetry and musical journey into Africa, India to Europe and back again. Age group: 14+. Hoxton Hall, 130 Hoxton Street, London N1 6SH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Hoxton Hall . Email: reception@hoxotnhall.co.uk Telephone: 020 7684 0060. Visit website

Pineapple Pizza

Saturday, 25 May 2019 - Sunday, 26 May 2019 7pm - 2am
On 25 May, we are super excited to announce the first date for our summer residency at Grow, Hackney. For this occasion, we will be spinning records in the terrace till 8pm then we will move inside. Grow, 98c Wallis Road, London E9 5LN. Contact: Grow Hackney. Email: anthony@growhackney.co.uk Telephone: . Visit website

Become a volunteer and get free film training - ages 16-25

Wednesday, 29 May 2019 7.30pm - 9.35pm
WORLDbytes offers free camera training to anyone interested in making hard hitting programmes which challenge the status quo. Whether you have never picked up a camera or are a seasoned film Director, our doors are open to everyone at WORLDwrite. There will be an introductory session on 29 May. Age group: 16-25. WORLDbytes, 201 Milfields Road, Hackney E5 0AL. Disabled access: no. Contact: Marisa Pereira. Email: world.write@btconnect.com Telephone: 02089855435. Visit website