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Actually Rather Good Comedy Festival 2017

Saturday, 01 July 2017 - Sunday, 02 July 2017 12 noon - 10.30pm
ARGComFest returns for a sixth year, bringing the spirit of the Fringe to Shoreditch. Sixty comedians over two days for a single ridiculously low ticket price. "The comedy Glastonbury," - Evening Standard "Intense, ridiculously good-value festival," - Time Out. Website: http://argcomfest.com. Day tickets: £19-£27. Weekend tickets: £34-£44. Available from: https://www.tickettext.co.uk/argcomfest/. Age group: 16+. Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old St, London EC1V 9LT. Disabled access: yes. Contact: James Lowey. Email: hello@actuallyrathergood.com Telephone: . Visit website

Category Management and Shopper Marketing Summit 2017

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 - Wednesday, 28 June 2017 9am - 5pm
The latest European category management and shopper marketing best practice and networking platform, helping manufacturers, retailers and solution providers understand shopper needs to drive growth. etc venues, 155 Bishopsgate, Broadgate, London EC2M 3YD. Contact: IGD. Email: shyam.modi@igd.com Telephone: 01923 857 141. Visit website

Can You Code Like a 3-Year-Old?

Friday, 09 June 2017 - Friday, 30 June 2017 11am - 6pm
Try out Cubetto on location at London Tech Week for the entire month of June, and take part in coding challenges on Thursday 15 June (12 noon-4pm), plus shorter challenges on Friday 16 June (2-4pm). Price: Free. Sandbox, Unit 7, Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London E1 6QL. Contact: Primo Toys via London Tech Week. Email: bella@primotoys.com Telephone: (0)20 3096 7436. Visit website

Geffrye Food Market

Sunday, 11 June 2017 - Sunday, 17 December 2017 11am - 3pm
Find delicious treats, from bread, cakes and fresh vegetables to home-made sauces and hot food, from a range of selected local traders. Age group: All ages. Geffrye Museum of the Home, 136 Kingsland Road, Hoxton, London E2 8EA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Charles McKenzie. Email: cmckenzie@geffrye-museum.org.uk Telephone: . Visit website

Oil and Gas Industry in a New Epoch - London 2017

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 10am - 6.30pm
Since the collapse of oil prices in late 2014, petroleum industry players have worked towards reducing costs and increasing production efficiency, while coping with a dramatic drop in investments. £80 - £525. Conference Centre, 200 Aldersgate, St. Pauls, London EC1A 4HD. Contact: SPE. Email: formslondon@spe.org Telephone: 020 7299 3300. Visit website

CRN Sales and Marketing Awards 2017

Thursday, 29 June 2017 19:10 - 23:30
The CRN Sales and Marketing Awards recognise and reward the achievements of those individuals and teams that are responsible for making the UK IT channel truly great. The Brewery, 52 Chiswell Street, London EC1Y 4SD. Contact: Katie Burridge. Email: katie.burridge@incisivemedia.com Telephone: 02074849700. Visit website

TechUG London

Thursday, 29 June 2017 9.30am - 4.30pm
We're a bunch of IT professionals that have got together to create local and, most importantly, independent communities for Enterprise IT professionals. We bring people together by hosting regular community events for networking, knowledge sharing and education. Hangar58 by RunwayEast, 58-64 City Road, London EC1Y 2AL. Contact: Mike England. Email: mike.england@technology.ug Telephone: 07515637905. Visit website

Hackney Flea Market

Saturday, 01 July 2017 - Sunday, 02 July 2017 11am - 9pm
Hackney Flea Market returns with another eclectic selection of over 30 hand-picked vintage stall holders, all selling an amazing mix of salvaged, one-of-a-kind, lost and found objects, and handmade items. Age group: All ages. 73a Church Street, Stoke Newington N16 0AS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Mark. Email: hackneyfleamarket@gmail.com Telephone: 02077472531. Visit website

Gainsborough School Festival

Saturday, 01 July 2017 12 noon - 4pm
Gainsborough School Festival. Fund raising event. There will be music, food and drink, face painting, henna, bouncy castle, cakes and much more. If you are interested in hiring a table to sell your wares, please contact Debra on 0208 985 4622. Gainsborough Primary School, Berkshire Road, Hackney E9 5ND. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Miss Debra Lewis. Email: Dlewis@gainsborough.hackney.sch.sch.uk Telephone: 0208 985 4622.

Mixed Bag of Nuts - DJs and live music all dayer - free entry

Saturday, 01 July 2017 12 noon - 11.55pm
Free entry. The Mixed Bag Of Nuts Summer Edition at Grow with headliners The Herbivores, and No More Fascists supporting them on the main stage. Grow, 98C Main Yard, Wallis Road, Hackney Wick E9 5LN. Contact: Jordanna. Email: hello@growhackney.co.uk Telephone: 02085414328. Visit website

Wedding Fair and fundraising event

Sunday, 02 July 2017 12 noon - 4pm
It's that time of the year and we are super excited to be having our first annual Wedding Fair this summer. It's going to be an awesome experience for brides to meet with our selected vendors, indulge in tasting sessions, freebies and entertainments to keep the atmosphere buzzing. 1D Glenarm Road, Hackney E5 0LY. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Ola Adeniyi. Email: info@golden-weddings.com Telephone: 07958280456. Visit website

Grooveday Tuesday

Tuesday, 04 July 2017 6.30am - 8am
Dance your face off. Go to work. Feel great - it's free, however, we do welcome donations to our charity National Ugly Mugs. Age group: All ages. Fit This, 3 Reading Lane, Hackney, London E8 1GQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Fit This Team. Email: manager@fit-this.com Telephone: 0208 986 6206. Visit website

In-house financial services conference

Wednesday, 05 July 2017 9am - 6pm
The Lawyer's In-House Financial Services Conference takes place on 5 July 2017 at etc. venues Fenchurch Street. Age group: All ages. etc. venues Fenchurch Street, 8 Fenchurch Place, London EC3M 4PB. Contact: Abbi Modaberi. Email: abbi.modaberi@centaurmedia.com Telephone: 02079704486. Visit website

St Thomas's Church fete

Saturday, 08 July 2017 11.30am - 4.30pm
Fundraising event. There will be stalls selling a variety of items including clothes and jewellery. children's activities, food hall. Tables for hire. Do you have items you wish to sell? Hire a table. Large table £8. Small table £5. Please contact Catherine. Entrance in Old Hill Street, 1 Clapton Terrace, London E5 9BW. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Catherine Allen. Email: marcus36@tiscali.co.uk Telephone: 07921832909.

Mummy Matters sell and swap

Saturday, 08 July 2017 9am - 2pm
Want to get rid of the old clothes, toys materal related items? Look no further. Just gather up your items, send a booking email to; mummymatters@outlook.com, arrive on the day, pay £12 for a pitch and sell sell sell. For more information about Mummy Matters, contact 07572008770 or mummymatters@outlook.com. . Homleigh Primary School, Dunsmure Road, 35 Gazelle House, Stratford N16 5PU. Contact: Mummy Matters . Email: Mummymatters@outlook.com Telephone: 07578419519.

Bring It! Open mic night in Hackney Wick

Thursday, 13 July 2017 7pm - 11pm
Join us for Bring It! - an open mic night in Hackney Wick. Bring your music, words and performance. Slow Fire London in the kitchen with a £7.50 bun and fries meal deal. Free entry. . Grow, 98C Main Yard Wallis Road, Hackney Wick E9 5LN. Contact: Jordanna. Email: hello@growhackney.co.uk Telephone: 02085414328. Visit website

8th Annual Yoruba Arts Festival

Saturday, 15 July 2017 - Sunday, 16 July 2017 12 noon - 8pm
The annual Yoruba Arts Festival returns to Clissold Park for its 8th Year, celebrating the colourful arts and culture of the Yoruba's. Featuring cultural performances, arts and crafts, workshops, children's play area, food and more. The festival is a free family friendly community event. All invited, All welcome. Age group: All ages. Clissold Park, Green Lanes N16 9BH. Contact: Abeke Coker. Email: abeke@yorubaarts.org Telephone: 07943054045. Visit website

Under 55s crazy golf

Saturday, 15 July 2017 6.30pm - 10pm
This summer Dinner Dates will take you to Swingers for a night of enjoyable competition in a venue that takes the holy trinity that is crazy golf, street food and amazing drinks and combines them all into one incredible social experience. Between £84 and £99. Swingers Crazy Golf Club, Swingers Crazy Golf Club, 8 Brown's Buildings, London EC3A 8AL. Disabled access: yes.

MoChíc Events first annual charity fundraising gala

Saturday, 05 August 2017 - Sunday, 06 August 2017 5pm - 2am
We're holding our first annual charity fundraising gala in aid of Prostate Cancer UK and The ACLT - and you're invited. Join us for an evening of fundraising, which includes a complimentary prosecco drinks reception, a 3 course luxury caribbean buffet meal, silent auction, raffle. Guest hosts, musical and fashion showcase. Age group: 18+. Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury, Coram Street, London WC1H 1HT. Disabled access: yes. Contact: MoChíc Events. Email: info@mochicevents.co.uk Telephone: 07751986992. Visit website

Coach trip to Sandbanks, Poole

Saturday, 12 August 2017 9am - 9pm
The coach will be leaving Hackney community college at 9am and return at 9pm. Adults £30 kids £15. Please call Sharon on 07415795737 to book your seats. Raffle and prizes to give away. 18 Stanway Court, Geffrye Estate, London N1 6RY. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Sharon Hibbert. Email: Cynthiamorrison410@yahoo.com Telephone: 07415795737.

The Great British Apple Festival: live music, food and drink in Shoreditch

Saturday, 12 August 2017 - Sunday, 13 August 2017 12 noon - 8pm
The core event of your summer. Come and celebrate cider, apples, music and good food. Age group: All ages. Shoreditch Park, New North Road, London N1 6TA. Contact: Craig Thornton. Email: info@gbaf.co.uk Telephone: 07740554190. Visit website

The Great British Apple Festival: Live Music, Food and Drink in Shoreditch

Saturday, 12 August 2017 - Sunday, 13 August 2017 12 noon - 8pm
The core event of your summer. Come and celebrate cider, apples, music and good food. Age group: All ages. Shoreditch Park, New North Road, Hackney, London N1 6TA. Contact: Craig Thornton. Email: info@gbaf.co.uk Telephone: 07740554190. Visit website

London Halal Food Festival

Saturday, 19 August 2017 - Sunday, 20 August 2017 11pm - 7pm
The London Halal Food Festival, the only one of its kind in the UK, is returning to the iconic Tobacco Dock this August to showcase the very best in halal food from over 100 vendors from around the globe. 15,000 serious halal foodies will be in attendance, making this one tasty day not to be missed. This will be the ideal weekend to bring the family together to enjoy the diverse range of food that will be on display. The highlights of the show will include the Cookery Theatre with celebrity chefs and international food bloggers. Here you can enjoy exclusive live cooking demos from the finest chefs in the UK as they cook up a delicious storm and share some of their best-kept secrets. Whether you're a foodie fanatic or just like to try new things, it's definitely a great family day out not to be missed. Ticket pricing Early bird specials: £10 Half day ticket £20 Full day ticket £5 Child's ticket (4-11 year olds) Children 3 and under go free. Age group: All ages. Between £10 and £30. Tobacco Dock, Tobacco Dock, Wapping Lane, London E1W 2SF. Disabled access: yes.

Wonder on the Roof: Indian summer special

Friday, 01 September 2017 6pm - 10pm
Join us for our annual summer rooftop party. A wonderful evening is awaiting, filled with a lot of good food, drinks, live music and much more. £20 online, £25 on the door. Tickets for sale soon. All proceeds will go towards the Wonder Foundation's empowering education projects. Wonder Foundation, 10 Wellesley Place, London N1 7NA. Contact: Ruth Clark. Email: engagement@wonderfoundation.org.uk Telephone: +44 7922 879312. Visit website

Trouble Vision presents Talaboman

Friday, 15 September 2017 11pm - 6am
Fresh off the back of their debut LP, The Night Land, on R&S records, Talaboman touchdown in London, playing an intimate all-nighter at Hackney Wick's esteemed dark room Bloc. Age group: 18+. Bloc, Unit 3, 39 Autumn Street, Hackney Wick, London E3 2TT. Disabled access: yes.

Mines and Money London

Monday, 27 November 2017 - Thursday, 30 November 2017 9am - 5pm
With a 14 year history, Mines and Money London is Europe's largest mining investment conference and exhibition, bringing together over 2,500 attendees from 75 countries. Category: Conferences | Energy and Environment | Mining. Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London, N1 0QH. Contact: Bilal Azmat. Email: bilal.azmat@resourcefulevents.com Telephone: +44(0)2072166080. Visit website