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Breaker's Yard flag workshop on Mare Street/Narrow Way

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 11am - 1pm
?What does Hackney mean to you? Join collage artist Laura Phillimore, and Sutton House Elders, to create flags inspired by your favourite things about Hackney. Watch out for a special surprise at 1pm then join Sutton House?s procession with your flag. Age group: all ages. Sutton House, Homerton High Street, Hackney, E9 6JQ. Contact: Sutton House. Email: suutonhouse@nationaltrust.org.uk Telephone: 020 8986 2264. view website

The Spark Collective

Sunday, 17 August 2014 1pm - 7pm
The Spark Collective are having its summer pop up event showcasing visual art, designers of fashion, jewellery and arts and crafts. Stall holders will be selling their products and promoting themselves. Age group: All. Hoxton Street, Hackney, N1 6NG. Disabled access: no. Contact: Claudia Fairman. Email: claudia@thesparkcollective.com Telephone: 07958141193. view website

Hackney Jumble Trail

Sunday, 03 August 2014 11am - 3pm
A jumble sale spread across Hackney forming a trail for you to follow from street to street for more information visit. jumbletrail.com/event/Hackneytrail2014. Age group: All Ages. Mayola Rd and other streets Contact: Jumble Trail HQ. Email: hello@jumbletrail.com. view website

Hackney Heart Market

Saturday, 26 April 2014 - Saturday, 25 April 2015 10am - 5pm
Hackney Heart Market in Hackney Central opposite M&S on Mare St in the heart of Hackney. Saturdays 10am-5pm. Fresh fruit and vegetables, delicious cakes and bread and quality cheese, meat and fish from Hackney stallholders. Eat well. Shop local. Enjoy Hackney. www.hackneyheart.com facebook.com/hackneyheart @hackneyheart. Age group: All ages. Hackney Central, Mare Street, E8 1JB. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Jane Macintyre. Email: hello@hackneyheart.com Telephone: 07956934768. view website

Eid Salaah in the Park 2014

Monday, 28 July 2014 - Tuesday, 29 July 2014 8:00am - 11:00am
Eid Salaah (Prayers) at Spring Hill Recreation Ground. Age group: All. Spring Hill Recreation Ground, Spring Hill, E5 9BL. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Ebrahim Patel. Email: info@tarbeeyyah.com Telephone: 07506 181509.

Free summer programme

Monday, 28 July 2014 - Friday, 08 August 2014 10am - 1pm
Come along to our 2-week project you will have the unique opportunity to work along side professionals and entrepreneurs from the food, music, fashion and media industry while gaining new skills, knowledge and experience. Workshops include dance, baking, fashion, film and music . Age group: 14-25. The Sixth Form College, Kenninghall Road, Hackney, E5 8BP. Disabled access: yes. Contact: HYPU. Email: info@hypu.org.uk Telephone: 02072494542. view website

Free PACT Wildlife Walk: bats with LWT

Sunday, 10 August 2014 8.00pm - 10.00pm
Did you know Manor House has a thriving bat population? Have you ever wanted to learn more about these creatures of the night? Then come down and join us for our latest wildlife walk and find out more about bats and if all those vampire stories are true. Age group: All ages. London Wildlife Trust, Newnton Close, Hackney, N4 2RH N4 2RH. Disabled access: no. Contact: Jo Homan. Email: manorhousepact@mhdt.org.uk Telephone: 07733330379.

Pop to the Shops!

Saturday, 16 August 2014 10.30am - 4.00pm
Pop along to the Narrow Way at the top of Mare Street for a special day with Hackney Museum filled with something for everyone! No booking required. First come, first served so arrive early to avoid disappointment. Please see Flyer for full details. Age group: All ages welcome but children must be accompanied by an adult. Narrow Way, Top of Mare Street, Hackney, E8 1JB. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Niti Acharya. Email: niti.acharya@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 7302. view website

Gascoyne summer fair

Saturday, 16 August 2014 1pm - 5pm
Games, barbecue, tombola, odds and ends stalls. Age group: any age. Gascoyne Hall, Wick Road, E9. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Sharon Gammack. Email: shr492@aol.com Telephone: 02085335951.

Free PACT Community meal

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 10.30am - 2.00pm
Love cooking? Enjoy great food? Come along to the next PACT Meal! We reduce food waste, collecting ingredients from local shops, which would normally be thrown away, instead using them to make delicious feasts for the community. Volunteer cooks wanted from 10:30am. Lunch served from 12:30pm. Age group: All ages. Newnton Close, Hackney, N4 2RQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Jo Homan. Email: manorhousepact@mhdt.org.uk Telephone: 0773330379.

Rhythm Junction London

Saturday, 13 September 2014 2pm - 10.30pm
A one-day festival of live vintage swing music and dancing at the historic Round Chapel, Hackney. Come and enjoy the festival atmosphere and watch four of the best swing bands in the country perform in the heart of Hackney. Age group: 16+. Round Chapel Old School Rooms, Powerscroft Road, Hackney, E5 0LY. Contact: Mike Paul-Smith. Email: rhythmjunctionlondon@gmail.com Telephone: 07855 488462. view website

Free PACT Foraging Walk: fruits, with Gemma Harris

Sunday, 14 September 2014 2.00pm - 4.00pm
The area around the New River and Manor House has an absolute abundance of wildlife and plants and we want to teach you how to safely forage the tasty food that is available, if you know where to look. Age group: All ages. The Castle Climbing Centre, Green Lanes, Hackney, N4 2HA N4 2HA. Disabled access: no. Contact: Jo Homan. Email: manorhousepact@mhdt.org.uk Telephone: 07733330379.

FREE PACT Community Meal

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 10.30am - 2.00pm
Love cooking? Enjoy great food? Come along to the next PACT Meal! We reduce food waste, collecting ingredients from local shops, which would normally be thrown away, instead using them to make delicious feasts for the community. Volunteer cooks wanted from 10:30am. Lunch served from 12:30pm. . Age group: All ages. Newnton Close, Hackney, N4 2RQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Jo Homan. Email: manorhousepact@mhdt.org.uk Telephone: 07733330379.

Free PACT Wildlife Walk: minibeasts with LWT

Sunday, 12 October 2014 2.00pm - 4.00pm
The area around the New River and Manor House has an absolute abundance of wildlife and plants and we want to teach you how to make the most of the wonderful green space that we have in our area. Age group: All ages. The Castle Climbing Centre, Green Lanes, Hackney, N4 2HA N4 2HA. Disabled access: no. Contact: Jo Homan. Email: manorhousepact@mhdt.org.uk Telephone: 07733330379.

Free PACT Community Meal

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 10.30am - 2.00pm
Love cooking? Enjoy great food? Come along to the next PACT Meal! We reduce food waste, collecting ingredients from local shops, which would normally be thrown away, instead using them to make delicious feasts for the community. Volunteer cooks wanted from 10:30am. Lunch served from 12:30pm. Age group: All ages. Newnton Close, Hackney, N4 2RQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Jo Homan. Email: manorhousepact@mhdt.org.uk Telephone: 07733330379.

African, Caribbean and cultural family fun day

Saturday, 25 October 2014 12pm - 5pm
This event is open to the community, to come together, learn and celebrate black history. There will be local businesses, organisations, charities designers and artist providing, community information, illustrative arts, crafts and decorative items. Also arts and crafts, products, raffle prizes and refreshments. Live entertainment from unsigned artists. . 103 Stoke Newington Road Hackney N16 8BX Disabled access: yes. Contact: Suzanne Asphall. Email: designsbysuzanne01@hotmail.com Telephone: 07956905730.

Free PACT guided foraging walk (nuts, with Gemma Harris)

Sunday, 09 November 2014 2.00pm - 4.00pm
The area around the New River and Manor House has an absolute abundance of wildlife and plants and we want to teach you how to safely forage the tasty food that is available. As winter is setting in this month we look at foraging winter greens growing wild. Age group: All ages. The Castle Climbing Centre, Green Lanes, Hackney, N4 2HA N4 2HA. Disabled access: no. Contact: Jo Homan. Email: manorhousepact@mhdt.org.uk Telephone: 07733330379.

Free PACT Community Meal

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 10.30am - 2.00pm
Love cooking? Enjoy great food? Come along to the next PACT Meal! We reduce food waste, collecting ingredients from local shops, which would normally be thrown away, instead using them to make delicious feasts for the community. Volunteer cooks wanted from 10:30am. Lunch served from 12:30pm. Age group: All ages. Newnton Close, Hackney, N4 2RQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Jo Homan. Email: manorhousepact@mhdt.org.uk Telephone: 07733330379.

PACT foraging walk: food from foraging

Sunday, 14 December 2014 2.00pm - 4.00pm
The area around the New River and Manor House has an absolute abundance of wildlife and plants and we want to teach you how to safely forage the tasty food that is available. As winter is setting in this month we look at foraging winter greens growing wild. Age group: All ages. The Castle Climbing Centre, Green Lanes, Hackney, N4 2HA N4 2HA. Disabled access: no. Contact: Jo Homan. Email: manorhousepact@mhdt.org.uk Telephone: 07733330379.

Free PACT Community Meal

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 10.30am - 2pm
Love cooking? Enjoy great food? Come along to the next PACT Meal! We reduce food waste, collecting ingredients from local shops, which would normally be thrown away, instead using them to make delicious feasts for the community. Volunteer cooks wanted from 10:30am. Lunch served from 12:30pm. . Age group: All ages. Newnton Close, Hackney, N4 2RQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Jo Homan. Email: manorhousepact@mhdt.org.uk Telephone: 07733330379.