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Sewing for beginners

Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - Wednesday, 27 February 2019 10am - 1pm
Come and join us to build up your confidence in sewing fashion or soft furnishing items. We use hand and machine methods to increase and develop your skills. For just £50, you will have full use of all materials, equipment and our friendly fully qualified tutor. Age group: 18+. Young Hackney, 29 Forest Road, Hackney E8 3BY. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Oleander Agbetu. Email: oleander@creativelifestyle.org.uk Telephone: 07538321416. Visit website

Peer support project

Monday, 07 January 2019 - Monday, 01 April 2019 10am - 1pm
This wonderful opportunity is for BAME women to come together and spend quality time with each other finding fun activities and coping mechanisms to deal with their emotional/mental health issues. You will benefit from meditation; aromatherapy and craft ideas to support you into finding a toolkit that works for you. Mondays between 10am and 1pm for 12 weeks. Age group: 18+. Morningside Community Centre, Cresset Road, Hackney, London E9 6SJ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Oleander Agbetu. Email: oleander@creativelifestyle.org.uk Telephone: 07538321416. Visit website

All Voices Hackney and Islington Community Choir

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 - Tuesday, 02 April 2019 7.30pm - 9.00pm
All Voices are a vibrant and friendly community choir in Newington Green, London. We sing a variety of songs from around the world, we sing in accapella, no audition or experience needed, we sing for enjoyment, everyone is welcome!. Age group: 18 upwards. Mildmay Community Centre, Woodville Road, London, N16 8NA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Brailla May. Email: braillamay@gmail.com Telephone: 07906 095 286.

BAME women peer support creative workshops

Monday, 21 January 2019 - Monday, 01 April 2019 10am - 1pm
There is a one-off fee of £10 (paid in full or installments accepted) after which women can attend as many workshops as desired. Bookings taken on the door or by contacting Oleander Agbetu at Creative Lifestyle CIC. Call 07538 321 416 or email oleander@creativelifestyle.org.uk. Workshops held every Monday (including bank holidays) from 10am until 1pm until 1 April 2019. . Age group: 18+. Morningside Community Centre, Cresset Road, Hackney, London E9 6SJ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Oleander Agbetu. Email: oleander@creativelifestyle.org.uk Telephone: 07538 321 416. Visit website

Sewing workshops

Wednesday, 23 January 2019 - Wednesday, 27 March 2019 10am - 1pm
Learn a mixture of hand and machine sewing processes to create some new garments, fashion accessories and home finishings. Simple skills taught to give garments a prrofessional, finished look. Bookings advised. Sewing workshops held by Creative Lifestyle CIC every Wednesday until 27 March from 10am until 1pm. . Age group: 18+. Young Hackney Centre, 29 Forest Road. London, E8 3BY. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Oleander Agbetu . Email: info@creativelifestyle.org.uk Telephone: 07538 321 416. Visit website

Hackney Fixers Restart Party

Saturday, 23 February 2019 12 noon - 3pm
In February we'll be holding a Restart Party for electrical and electronic gadgets in Hackney Wick and there'll will be a clothing repair workshop as well. Bring along your tired toasters and jaded jeans and our volunteers will help you breathe new life into your gadgets and favourite clothes. Hub 67, 67 Rothbury Road, Hackney Wick, Hackney E9 5HA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Hackney Fixers. Email: info@hackneyfixers.org.uk Telephone: .

An Introduction To Urban Krav Maga

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 7.30pm - 9pm
An introduction to Urban Krav Maga. Real self defence for the streets. A 90 minute session covering the level 1 Urban Krav Maga syllabus. £12. Ace Hotel, 100 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6JQ. Contact: Concrete PR. Email: james@concretepr.co.uk Telephone: 7500335373. Visit website

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

SAE London creative courses open event

Thursday, 21 March 2019 6p - 8pm
We offer 2-year degrees, 1 year diplomas and short courses in animation, audio, film, games, music business and web. Take a tour of our Haggerston based studios, meet staff and students and see what course is right for you. . Age group: All ages. Haggerston, 297 Kingsland Road, Hackney E8 4DD. Disabled access: yes. Contact: SAE Institute . Email: enquiries@sae.edu Telephone: 03330 112 315. Visit website

Leadership development for new managers

Saturday, 23 March 2019 9.30am - 4.30pm
This specially designed ILM accredited training is for managers who have not had any formal leadership training. We focus on conflict resolution, developing strong team relationships and stress reduction. Join us for a day of discovery, growth, and inspiration. To get £20 off by emailing keepitsimple@impactcandc.co.uk. Dalston CLR James Library, 24-30 Dalston Lane, Hackney E8 3BQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Grace Graham. Email: keepitsimple@impactcandc.co.uk Telephone: 07930996459. Visit website

Hackney Fixers Restart Party

Sunday, 24 March 2019 1pm - 4pm
In March we'll be holding a Restart Party for electrical and electronic gadgets at Stamford Hill Library and there'll be a clothing repair workshop as well. Bring along your tired toasters and jaded jeans and our volunteers will help you breathe new life into your gadgets and favourite clothes. Stamford Hill Library, Stamford Hill, Hackney N16 6QT. Disabled access: no. Contact: Hackney Fixers. Email: info@hackneyfixers.org.uk Telephone: . Visit website

Hackney Fixers Restart Party

Sunday, 24 March 2019 1pm - 4pm
In February we'll be holding a Restart Party for electrical and electronic gadgets at Stamford Hill Library and there'll will be a clothing repair workshop as well. Bring along your tired toasters and jaded jeans and our volunteers will help you breathe new life into your gadgets and favourite clothes. Stamford Hill Library, Stamford Hill, Hackney N16 6QT. Disabled access: no. Contact: Hackney Fixers. Email: info@hackneyfixers.org.uk Telephone: . Visit website

Brain health workshop

Tuesday, 02 April 2019 12 noon - 1.30pm
We are looking for participants who are between the ages of 50-90 years old. This event is free. 69 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney, London E5 0NP. Contact: Jean John. Email: waysidecommunity@gmail.com Telephone: +442089851474. Visit website