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Starting the Debate at the Letter A

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 7pm - 9.30pm
The Richard Price Memorial Lecture 2016. Starting the Debate at the Letter A: The Essential Fundamentalism - Labi Siffre. Tickets from Eventbrite: http://bit.ly/2bDQdLJ. Note to the audience: This is a lecture and Mr Siffre will not be singing or performing at this event. £20 general admission, £10 concessions. . Age group: Adults. New Unity Unitarian Church, Newington Green, Hackney N16 9PR. Disabled access: yes. Contact: New Unity. Email: admin@new-unity.org Telephone: 020 7354 0774. Visit website

Oktoberfest East

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 - Saturday, 08 October 2016 7pm - 12am
Have you started planning your autumn already? As the sky gets bright, the air chills, and the leaves begin to turn, one thing to book in is Oktoberfest East Oval Space. . Oval Space, 29-32 The Oval E2 9DT. Contact: Oktoberfest East. Email: harryhammond@goldmills.co.uk Telephone: 07540831034. Visit website

Hop for the Crop - Harvest ceilidh featuring Carol Anderson

Saturday, 15 October 2016 7.30pm - 10.30pm
Father William is pushing back the pews for a Harvest ceilidh featuring Carol Anderson on fiddle. No complicated dances. Suitable for all. Tickets: £5 in advance from Alison: 07779348346 or £7 on the door. Age group: All ages. St Thomas Church, Corner of Oldhill Street and Clapton Terrace, Clapton Common E5 9BW. Contact: Alison Frosdick. Email: alison.frosdick@lbhf.gov.uk Telephone: 07779348346.

Being at Home community day

Sunday, 16 October 2016 12 noon - 4.30pm
A fun day at the Geffrye Museum for all ages exploring how people spend their time in homes and gardens during autumn. Includes craft workshops, giant games and more. Programmed with the Geffrye's community partners. Free entry. More information: www.geffrye-musuem.org.uk/whatson/events/families/weekend-activities-family-day . Age group: All ages. Geffrye Museum, Kingsland Road, Hackney E2 8EA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Fran Riando. Email: Volunteering@geffrye-museum.org.uk Telephone: 0207 7496041. Visit website

Oval Space Music presents Pearson Sound, Ron Morelli, Beautiful Swimmers

Friday, 21 October 2016 11pm - 6am
Three of house and techno's most in-demand talents join Oval Space on Friday 21 October: Hessle Audio founder Pearson Sound, L.I.E.S. boss Ron Morelli, and Future Times head honchos Beautiful Swimmers. Tickets: first release: £10, second release: £15, third release: £17.50. Tickets: https://go.evvnt.com/68073-1. Facebook: https://go.evvnt.com/68073-2 . Oval Space, 29-32 The Oval E2 9DT. Contact: Oval Space. Email: info@ovalspace.co.uk Telephone: 29-32 The Oval. Visit website

The Epicurean

Friday, 28 October 2016 - Saturday, 29 October 2016 6pm - 10.30pm
London's new event celebrating fine wine and food, craft beer and spirits. All hard to find and not in the supermarkets. The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane E1 6QL. Contact: Ross Carter. Email: info@epicurean.online Telephone: 02079734606. Visit website

The Future of Retail Banking

Tuesday, 29 November 2016 - Thursday, 01 December 2016 9am - 5pm
For 2016, the event now includes a whole day on customer engagement in banking, offering the opportunity to explore innovations such as artificial intelligence, open banking and app-only banking. Prices: before 16 September: £1195, before 21 October: £1345, standard: £1495. Booking: https://go.evvnt.com/67550-0. Etc. Venues, St Paul's, 200 Aldersgate, London EC1A 4HD. Contact: Phoebe Kimble-Wilde. Email: pkimblewilde@marketforce.eu.com Telephone: 02076088699. Visit website

Truckfighters

Friday, 09 December 2016 6pm - 10pm
Truckfighters with support from DeVille and Dot Legacy. Stoner rock and psyched-out riffs. £14. O2 Academy Islington, 16 Parkfield Street, United Kingdom, London, N1 0PS. Contact: Jake Farey. Email: jake.farey@googlemail.com Telephone: 07817316441. Visit website

Men's health and wellbeing forum

Thursday, 27 October 2016 11am - 2pm
Men - come and find out where you can get help and advice and share your experiences of health services. Hear the stories of men who have experienced prostate cancer, sickle cell, diabetes and social isolation. Food and refreshments provided. Please book. . Age group: All ages. Adiaha Antigha Centre, Dalston Lane, Hackney E8 3AZ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Sulekha Hassan. Email: sulekha@healthwatchhackney.co.uk Telephone: 020 7923 8367. Visit website

Empirical monthly residency #2

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 - Thursday, 27 October 2016 7pm - 1am
Old St. Records are collaborating with one of the UKs hippest jazz acts, Empirical, to host a monthly live residency in their unique basement space. . Old St Records, 350-354 Old Street EC1V 9NQ. Contact: Ronnie Joice. Email: ronnie@rocketleisure.com Telephone: 07429184014. Visit website

Night of the Walking Dread

Saturday, 29 October 2016 - Sunday, 30 October 2016 10pm - 4am
A Caribbean Halloween Fancy Dress fete (massive party). Revolution, 140- 144 Leadenhall St EC3V 4QT. Contact: Mateen Hepburn. Email: mateen@busspepper.com Telephone: 07985642005. Visit website

u-Ziq live + Bullion

Saturday, 12 November 2016 - Sunday, 13 November 2016 8pm - 12am
We are ecstatic to announce a rare headlining live show by µ-Ziq, a.k.a. Mike Paradinas, founder and boss of scene-defining label Planet Mu. Cafe 1001, 91 Brick Lane E1 6QL. Contact: Byrd Out. Email: byrdout@gmail.com. Visit website