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Filmpro Lates

Thursday, 05 February 2015 - Thursday, 03 December 2015 6pm - 8.30pm
Every first Thursday of the month the filmpro studio turns into a small digital art gallery, showcasing new, experimental work by associate artists and more. Doors open at 6pm with a smile and a drink to welcome you in. No ticket needed but any contribution never goes amiss. Age group: 16+. filmpro, Studio 3, ACAVA, Cremer Street, Hackney, E2 8HD. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Foteini Galanopoulou. Email: info@foteinig.net Telephone: +442076135856. view website

Urban Food Festl

Saturday, 28 March 2015 - Saturday, 19 December 2015 5pm - 12am
Free entry for everyone. The urban food fest features: 15 street food trucks and stalls (which change every week) serving gourmet global street food, craft beers, premium cider, specialist urban cocktails, spirits, international wines, prosecco, champagne, entertainment and seating areas Facebook: urban food fest Twitter: @urbanfoodfest Instagram: urbanfoodfest . Euro Car Parks 162-167 SHOREDITCH HIGH STREET Shoreditch E1 6HU Disabled access: yes. Contact: Kelly Young. Email: kelly@urbanfoodfest.com Telephone: 020 7563 3021. view website

French Musical theatre evening

Friday, 08 May 2015 6pm - 8.30pm
A free evening of drama, music, dance and raffle draws with fantastic prizes that would boast your French. Featuring performances by young people from Hackney New School and children from various 'Mind Your Language' French Club projects. . Age group: All ages. The Rose Lipman Theatre, 43 Debeauvoir Road N1 5SF. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Kemi Dowokpor. Email: mylclubs@gmail.com Telephone: 07572579501. view website

Exhibition talk - Homes of the Homeless

Saturday, 09 May 2015 3.30pm - 4pm
A highlights tour of Homes of the Homeless with a curator, 3.30pm-4pm, free with an exhibition ticket. Geffrye Museum, 136 Kingsland Road, Hackney, E2 8EA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Laura Bedford. Email: LBedford@geffrye-museum.org.uk Telephone: 020 7739 9893.

Big Fish Little Fish family rave goes wild with Camp Bestival

Sunday, 10 May 2015 2pm - 4.30pm
BFLF family rave host a warm-up party for Camp Bestival with DJ James Tec (Plex), craft activities, bar, food, ice lollies, facepainting, massage, glitter cannons, bubbles, parachute dance, giant colouring mural, play area, babies-only safe space and freebies to take home. Tickets available from www.bigfishlittlefishevents.co.uk. Age group: Families with children aged 0-8 years. Shapes, 117 Wallis Rd , Hackney Wick, E9 5LN. Contact: Natasha Morabito . Email: natasha@bigfishlittlefishevents.co.uk Telephone: 07919 598 008. view website

Lunchtime talk: Down and Out in Paris and London

Friday, 15 May 2015 1pm
Join author Peter Higginbotham for a glimpse into life in the workhouse residents the other options available to the homeless in the Victorian period. Free entry. Geffrye Museum, 136 Kingsland Road, Hackney, E2 8EA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Laura Bedford. Email: LBedford@geffrye-museum.org.uk Telephone: 020 7739 9893.

Talk, plan, live at St Josephs Hospice during Dying Matters Awareness Week

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 3pm - 5pm
We're kicking off the week with afternoon tea at the Death Café on Tuesday 19th May, where we will be talking about death and dying in a supportive environment, or if you'd rather just come along and listen. Ensure you book your free place c.griffin@stjh.org.uk. Age group: 18+. St Josephs Hospice, MARE STREET, London, Hackney E8 4SA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Charlotte Griffin. Email: c.griffin@stjh.org.uk Telephone: . view website

Talk, plan, live at St Josephs Hospice during Dying Matters Awareness Week

Friday, 22 May 2015 12pm - 1pm
A team of clinic and support staff are on standby to answer your questions around death and dying. Post your questions to @StJoHospice or email to c.griffin@stjh.org.uk. This event takes place from May 18-24. . Age group: 18+. St.Joseph's Hospice, Mare Street E8 4SA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Charlotte Griffin. Email: c.griffin@stjh.org.uk Telephone: . view website

Culpeper's Herbal Remedy - a talk on herbalist, botanist and apothecary Nicholas Culpeper

Saturday, 06 June 2015 2pm - 4pm
Join Margaret Willes for a fascinating talk about herbalist, botanist and radical apothecary Nicholas Culpeper, then create your own historic remedies and natural cosmetics. Tickets £16, £13 concs. Part of the Huguenots of Spitalfields Festival and Chelsea Fringe. Ticketed events must be booked in advance www.geffrye-museum.org.uk/whatson/book-tickets/, or e-mail bookings@geffrye-museum.org.uk . Geffrye Museum, 136 Kinglsand Road, Hackney, E2 8EA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Laura Bedford. Email: LBedford@geffrye-museum.org.uk Telephone: 020 7739 9893.

Well Street Common annual festival

Sunday, 07 June 2015 12am - 5pm
Well Street Common User Group and local residents to celebrate community life on Well Street Common E9. Live music, football tournament and sports, refreshments, Hackney Playbus, Albion kids' show, family dog show, stalls and activities for families, and for residents young and old and in-between. . Age group: All ages. Well Street Common, Hackney, E9 E9. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Caroline Gregory. Email: info@wellstreetcommon.co.uk Telephone: 02089857422. view website

The Skills Show Experience at HCC: Digital and Creative

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 11am - 4pm
Have a Go activities to give you a taste of digital and creative skills in a range of industries: Fashion show, Circus and performing arts show, art, design, media exhibition and more. Plus open mic session - pre-book your group to avoid disappointment. Age group: 14 - 25. Hackney Community College, Falkirk Street N1 6HQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Abigail Couch. Email: acouch@hackney.ac.uk Telephone: 020 7613 9228. view website

The Skills Show Experience @HCC: Digital and Creative

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 11am - 4pm
Have a go activities to give you a taste of digital and creative skills in a range of industries; fashion show, circus and performing arts show, art, design, media exhibition and more. Plus open mic session - pre-book your group to avoid disappointment. . Age group: 14+. Hackney Community College, Falkirk Street N1 6HQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Abigail Couch. Email: marketing@hackney.ac.uk Telephone: 020 7613 9228. view website

London at Night Pink Ribbonwalk

Saturday, 04 July 2015 - Sunday, 05 July 2015 7.30 pm - 6.30 am
Sign up to Breast Cancer Care's London at Night Pink Ribbonwalk and you will experience a magical evening with inspiring people, breath-taking sights and lots of fun and laughter. It is the perfect way to support people affected by breast cancer and have a great time with friends and family. Age group: 8+. Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, London, SE1 6HZ. Disabled access: no. Contact: Breast Cancer Care. Email: pinkribbonwalk@breastcancercare.org.uk Telephone: 03701450101. view website

6th Annual Yoruba Arts Festival

Saturday, 25 July 2015 - Sunday, 26 July 2015 12pm - 9pm
The 6th Annual Yoruba Arts Festival is back, bigger and better. Celebrating the rich vibrant, colourful arts and culture of Yoruba's and Africa. Featuring Cultural performances, Workshops, Childrens activities, Competitions, African Market, DJ's and Live Music. This is a free family oriented community event open to all. Age group: All Ages. Clissold Park, Green Lanes, London N16 9AE. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Jacqueline Adewunmi. Email: ma@yorubaarts.org Telephone: 07943054045. view website

Talk, plan, live at St Josephs Hospice during Dying Matters Awareness Week

Thursday, 21 May 2015 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Free screening of the Tim Burton film Big Fish, Ewan McGregor is superb in his role as a son trying to learn more about his dying father by reliving stories and myths he told about his life. Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment c.griffin@stjh.org.uk. The event takes place from May 18-24. Age group: 18+. St.Josephs Hospice, Mare Street, London, Hackney E8 4SA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Charlotte Griffin. Email: c.griffin@stjh.org.uk Telephone: . view website