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Join The Connect Hackney Senior Media Group

Monday, 11 March 2019 - Monday, 15 July 2019 10am - 1pm
Join the Connect Hackney Senior Media group. Free computer and media training for Hackney's over 50s. Learn how to use computers, smartphones, tablets and digital cameras. Suitable for complete beginners and those with some experience. You will also have the opportunity to create content for this magazine. . Age group: 50+. Kingsland Hub, 242 Kingsland Road, Hackney E8 4DG. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Zelina Kaya. Email: zelina@connecthackney.org.uk Telephone: 0207 9231962. Visit website

Hackney One Voice community choir

Saturday, 04 May 2019 - Saturday, 20 July 2019 10.30am - 12.30pm
Hackney One Voice is a community choir for everyone. Adults and children welcome (suggested age 6+). Come and have fun and discover your voice. Enjoy free refreshments and meet your community in a friendly atmosphere. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Email hackneyonevoice@gmail.com to book your place. Every Saturday during Spring term. No session during half term. Age group: Adults and children (suggested age 6+). Homerton Library, Homerton High Street, Homerton, Hackney E9 6AS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Hackney One Voice. Email: hackneyonevoice@gmail.com Telephone: 07951723704. Visit website

Awareness through movement with the Feldenkrais Method

Saturday, 18 May 2019 - Saturday, 22 June 2019 11am - 12 noon
This course offers the opportunity to get to know yourself through simple movement sequences, learn about your habits and discover how they could be replaced by new awareness and skills, letting go of tension, pain and unnecessary effort. Full course fee: £60. Every Saturday for 6 consecutive weeks, starting on Saturday 18 May. Finished 22 June. Age group: 25+. The Centre for Better Health, Darnley Rd Hackney E9 6QH Disabled access: yes. Contact: Alessandra Liguori. Email: thehub@centreforbetterhealth.org.uk Telephone: 0208 9853570. Visit website

Guitar for Absolute Beginners

Sunday, 09 June 2019 - Tuesday, 17 December 2019 10am - 2pm
Ever wanted to play guitar but have never gotten around to doing it? We have put together an awesome one day intensive guitar course that is fun and interesting and which will equip you with the knowledge to play the songs you love. Age group: 12+. 205-209 Hackney Road, Hackney, London E2 8JL. Contact: Ray Lawrence. Email: rayl5uk@yahoo.co.uk Telephone: 07877123370. Visit website

Festival of Learning

Thursday, 20 June 2019 - Friday, 21 June 2019 10am - 1pm
On Thursday 20 June, come and learn how to sew a tote bag or simple cushion from scratch and personalise it with embellishments. On Friday 21 June, come and gain useful and practical tips on how to maintain your natural hair using natural hair mannequins and information sheets. Age group: 18+. Forest Road Youth Hub, 29 Forest Road, Clifden Road, Hackney E8 3BY. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Oleander Agbetu. Email: oleander@creativelifestyle.org.uk Telephone: +447538321416. Visit website

SAE London: Open Day

Saturday, 22 June 2019 12 noon - 4pm
Join us as we open the doors at SAE London. We offer 2 year creative media degrees and a range of exciting short courses. Join us to meet staff and students and learn about our courses and how they can kickstart your career opportunities. Age group: 16+. SAE Institute London, 264 Kingsland Road, Haggerston, Hackney E8 4DD. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Alice Ameerally. Email: a.ameerally@sae.edu Telephone: . Visit website

SAE London: Programmer's Penthouse

Saturday, 29 June 2019 10am - 1pm
Join us for Programmers' Penthouse, a daytime networking and coworking session with fellow game enthusiasts. The event is a casual gathering of like minded individuals, specifically games developers, to get together and spend time working on their existing projects in different surroundings, or join other teams working on their own developments. Age group: 16+. SAE Institute London, 297 Kingsland Road, Haggerston, Hackney E8 4DD. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Alice Ameerally. Email: a.ameerally@sae.edu Telephone: . Visit website

Free NHS sleep workshop

Tuesday, 02 July 2019 - Thursday, 18 July 2019
This free NHS workshop aims to help you understand the possible causes of your sleep difficulties and teach you different techniques which can help. Both workshops are available people registered with a City and Hackney GP. Booking is essential. Email us at huh-tr.talkingtherapy@nhs.net if you would like to attend. Tuesday 2 July, 12 noon-2pm, Wednesday 10 July, 6-7.30pm, Thursday 18 July 6-7.30pm. Age group: 18+. Dalston Library, Dalston Square, Hackney, London E8 3BQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Aisling Tennyson. Email: huh-tr.talkingtherapy@nhs.net Telephone: .

Wing Chun Self Defence

Tuesday, 02 July 2019 - Tuesday, 30 July 2019 8pm - 9.30pm
Our Wing Chun self defence program is practical for street self defence. We will improve your fitness and flexibility while you learn simple self defence techniques and pad drills. Come and try one of our taster classes, you will also improve your, awareness, self-confidence and more. Age group: 14+. . Age group: 14+. 8 Lovlace Street, Hackney, London E8 4FF. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Abdul-Rahim Hibbert. Email: sasselfdefence@gmail.com Telephone: 07961254675. Visit website

London Fintech Week 2019

Friday, 05 July 2019 - Wednesday, 10 July 2019 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fintech Week 2019 is a series of conferences, exhibitions, workshops and hackathon. Category: Classes / Courses | Professional Training | Meetup & Networking | Startups. Sub-Categories: Exhibitions | Other, Conferences | Business & Economics | Finance | Financial Technology. Prices: GBP 238.80 - GBP 334.80. 133 Houndsditch, London, EC3A 7AH. Contact: Luis Carranza. Email: luis@fintechweek.com Telephone: 00447909915743.

SAE Extra: An introduction into 360 + 180 VR video production with Melody VR

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Melody VR are bringing music fans a completely new way to experience the music they love, by allowing them to transport themselves inside huge live performances. The company will visit SAE London to deliver a dynamic SAE Masterclass exploring the technology used to shoot 360 and 180 VR content. Age group: 16+. SAE Institute London, 297 Kingsland Road. London, E8 4DD. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Alice Ameerally. Email: a.ameerally@sae.edu Telephone: 0207 923 9159. Visit website