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Christmas Tours at Sutton House

Wednesday, 27 November 2019 - Wednesday, 18 December 2019 Doors open 6 - 7.30pm
Sutton House has seen almost 500 Christmases celebrated within its walls, but how have they been different? Come and enjoy a family-friendly, seasonal exploration of the history of Christmas, and discover the origins of festive traditions we still hold dear today. Booking essential. See website for pricing. Wednesday 27 November, Wednesday 4 December, Friday 13 December, Wednesday 18 December. Age group: All ages. Sutton House, 2-4 Homerton High St, Homerton, Hackney E9 6JQ. Contact: Kat Buchanan. Email: suttonhouse@nationaltrust.otg.uk Telephone: 02089862264.

London's most ambitious interactive pop-up art exhibition to launch in Dalston on December 14

Saturday, 14 December 2019 - Monday, 30 March 2020
For a more unusual weekend activity, experience the 15 uniquely decorated rooms of The Wonder Factory in Dalston. From a 250 square foot marshmallow swimming pool, to a confetti cyclone room, to blossom trees made with coloured macaroons, it's a great place to have fun and get some cool pictures. Unit B, Dalston Works, Dalston, Hackney N2 9LS. Contact: Laura Salvage. Email: lauras@thephagroup.com Telephone: 07908672237. Visit website

Broadway Market Big Christmas Weekend

Saturday, 21 December 2019 - Sunday, 22 December 2019 10am - 5pm
Come and enjoy this great, local Christmas market with joy for the whole family: your favourite stalls, Santa's Christmas Costume Parade for elves and angels, fabulous food, original gift ideas, mulled wine, mince pies, carols and much more. Supporting St.Joseph's Hopsice. Age group: All ages. Broadway Market, Off Broadway, 63-65 Broadway Market, Hackney E8 4PH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Chris Graham. Email: chris@maracujadesign.com Telephone: 07941992041. Visit website

Community Christmas dinner

Wednesday, 25 December 2019 12 noon - 4pm
Free 3 course hot Christmas lunch for anyone in the community who would normally eat alone, or unable to prepare a meal or low income persons and families. Age group: All ages. NTCG, The Ark Suite, Cricketfield Road E5 8NS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Claudette Folkes. Email: contact@AKORN.org.uk Telephone: 07554 613105. Visit website

Scared To Dance + For The Rabbits presents: bdrmm + CIEL

Saturday, 11 January 2020 7.30pm - 10pm
Hailing from Hull, bdrmm are a quintet who infuse what they describe as introverted small-town sketches, with the lush, musical expanse of shoegaze and dreampop. They've just released their debut EP, If Not, When? on Sonic Cathedral. Support comes from CIEL. Free entry. . Age group: 18+. The Victoria, 451 Queensbridge Road, London, Hackney E8 3AS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Paul Richards. Email: paul@scaredtodance.co.uk Telephone: . Visit website

YONAS at Cargo, London

Monday, 27 January 2020 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Born Again Concerts proudly presents: YONAS plus very special guests Zak Downtown and Jaehross Doors - 7:00pm // Price - GBP 17.00 adv. Tickets - http://po.st/JsFjfk About: YONAS - https://youtu.be/P1GPFL4C00E YONAS is leading a movement to tear down walls as a pop/hip-hop crossover artist armed with thought-provoking lyrics, prodigious musical talent (he's a former violin wunderkind), infectious melodies, trendsetting career instincts, rugged beats, and a powerful personal story of dreams, desires and transformation. His singular aesthetic is legit in the pop and hip-hop arena without sacrificing integrity or musicality. Today, with his latest tour, YONAS furthers his positive but potent pop/hip-hop assault on the masses. The pop/hip-hop phenom has previously released four albums, three EPs, and numerous singles and collaborative tracks. YONAS has sold more than 130,000 songs and 20,000 albums; his tracks have been streamed more than 320 million times around the world; and he has continuously ranked highly on both Billboard and iTunes charts. YONAS has undertaken four nationwide tours, and one overseas tour. He's had the distinction of sharing the studio and stage with the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Logic, B.o.B. Macklemore, Schoolboy Q, Cherub, Sammy Adams, Wale, and a myriad of others. He has also earned prime exposure through features and song placements with brands such as XXL Mag.com, MTV U, Fuse Pepsi, Fuse TV, and Warrior Sports. YONAS's song, "Fall Back," has been prominently placed in the Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper blockbuster, The Place Beyond the Pines. Five letters, one man, YONAS represents the people. Zak Downtown - https://youtu.be/MBNyEC3BgVo Zak Downtown has amassed a loyal and growing fanbase that collectively has streamed his music over 20 million times. Zak's music has also played on BBC Radio 1xtra as well as New York City's Hot 97, and his music videos have aired nationally on MTV. Age group: All welcome. £17.0. Cargo, Cargo,83 Rivington Street,Greater London, England, United Kingdom,EC2A 3AY. Disabled access: yes.