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Kingsland history walk

Saturday, 27 May 2017 11am - 1.30pm
Walk through four ancient parishes, once the hunting ground of kings, to Newington Green, a hive of seditious radicals, where the Mildmay Hospital has its roots. Meet at Dalston Lane entrance of Dalston Junction station. Cost £8. To book email sean@walkhackney.co.uk/text 0770141240. Dalston Junction station, Dalston Ln, London E8 3DE Contact: Sean Gubbins. Email: sean@walkhackney.co.uk Telephone: .

SwingTrain dance-inspired workout N16

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - Tuesday, 27 June 2017 6.30pm - 7.30pm
SwingTrain is a swing dance inspired workout programme that bring the joy, fun and community feeling of swing dancing to your fitness programme. £7 a session (£6 for students), book at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/swingtrain-stoke-newington-tuesday-registration-29330306737 or pay on the door. Age group: All ages. Mildmay Community Centre, Woodville Road N16 8NA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Elinor Huggett. Email: e.huggett@hotmail.com Telephone: . Visit website

American Flag football

Friday, 20 January 2017 - Friday, 28 July 2017 6pm - 8pm
First try-out session free then £7.50 per session or become a member for only £20 a month. All members have exclusive access to the NFL's Ex-Dallas Cowboys nutritionist's top tips to becoming an athlete handout. Train and play to live music. Age group: 8-11 years and 12-15 years. Skinners Academy, Woodberry Grove, Hackney N4 1SY. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Faz Hossenally & Rani Lewinson. Email: reachus@florealsports.com Telephone: +44 (0)207 692 87. Visit website

This Girl Can Swim

Monday, 30 January 2017 - Monday, 18 December 2017 11.30am - 12.30pm
Swim sessions are at the same cost of a casual swim with the added benefit of the pool being dedicated to women only. Knowledgeable swimming helpers are on hand if you have any questions or need a bit of help or advice. Age group: Adults. Clissold Leisure Centre, 63 Clissold Road, Hackney N16 9EX. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Clissold Leisure Centre . Email: Clissold@gll.org Telephone: 020 7254 5574. Visit website

Peer-supported type 2 diabetes self-care course

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 - Wednesday, 14 June 2017 10am - 12 noon
Free diabetes self-care course. Sessions are informal and include: health talks, information and advice, Brazillian dance, guest speakers and light refreshments. Age group: 40+ and older people. Navarino Mansions Community Hall Dalston Lane E8 1LB Hackney Disabled access: yes. Contact: Rosemary Jawara. Email: Beersheba-livingwell@sky.com Telephone: 07972 603026. Visit website

SwingTrain Stoke Newington

Tuesday, 04 April 2017 - Tuesday, 20 June 2017 6.30pm - 7.30pm
SwingTrain is a swing dance inspired programme that brings joy and fun to your workout. Burn up to 500 calories per hour dancing to swing, charleston, electro swing and blues music. We'll get your heart pumping and put a smile on your face. £7 online / £8 drop in. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/swingtrain-stoke-newington-tuesday-registration-29330306737 www.swingtrain.com. Age group: All ages. Mildmay Community Centre, Woodville Road N16 8NA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Elinor Huggett. Email: e.huggett@hotmail.com Telephone: 07791590538.

Hatha yoga for the over 50s

Wednesday, 05 April 2017 - Wednesday, 13 December 2017 10am - 11.15am
Hatha Yoga for over 50s who are looking to join a class that concentrates on well being, and tailored to the needs of the client. You'll be in a supportive environment among your peer group. All equipments provided. We've been serving the community for 21 years. Age group: 50+. 30 Holly Street, Dalston E8 3XW. Disabled access: yes. Contact: The Sharp End. Email: nazmun-khanam@thesharpend.org.uk Telephone: 020 7923 0350. Visit website

Self-defence classes for women and girls

Wednesday, 05 April 2017 - Wednesday, 28 June 2017 7pm - 8.30pm
Self-Defence Classes to increase your stamina, strength and confidence levels in self-defence. 4 week block: £55, 6 week block: £79.50, 4 and 6 week block booked in advance: £122.50 (plus booking fee per person). Pleaes email us for details of our pay as you go option. Age group: 13+. The Edge, Woodberry Grove Hackney N4 1SN Contact: Sev Necati. Email: info@sevnecatitraining.com Telephone: 07050 614 116. Visit website

Hackney HIIT class

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 - Wednesday, 20 December 2017 7pm - 7.45pm
High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is on fire right now. If you can give me everything you've got for 45 minutes, we will give you a workout that will fire up your metabolism for 48 hours. Space Studios, Mare Street, Hackney, London E8 3RH. Contact: Radomira Sunacova. Email: sbuxey@outlook.com Telephone: 07572506131. Visit website

Coffee Run

Monday, 17 April 2017 - Saturday, 27 May 2017 9am - 9.45am
Coffee Run is social beginners' running group, training to complete a timed 5k in 6 weeks. You will be guided and supported through a 5k training plan including strengthening, stretching exercises. You will attend two group sessions a week and be given a homework session. £90 for 6 week course. Age group: 18+. Next to the swings, Well St Common E9 7DP. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Carole. Email: hackneytrainer@gmail.com Telephone: 07595733150. Visit website

Coffee Run 0-5k

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 - Saturday, 27 May 2017 9.00am - 9.45am
A 6 week social beginners running group, each session finishes with a cuppa in a local cafe. In just 6 weeks you'll be trained to run your first 5k or improve on your 5k time. Suitable for complete beginners and improvers. Age group: 18+. Well St Common, E9 7DP Disabled access: yes. Contact: Carole O'Leary. Email: hackneytrainer@gmail.com Telephone: 07595733150. Visit website

Beginners' Chi Kung (Qi Gong)

Monday, 24 April 2017 - Monday, 31 July 2017 10.30am - 11.30am
Meditative exercise for physical and emotional wellbeing. Movements are slow, gentle and flowing, performed with a relaxed yet focused mind. An energising and uplifting practice, good for flexibility, stamina, concentration and balance. All fitness levels welcome. Drop in £9; 7 consecutive classes £54. . Age group: All ages. The Old Fire Station, 61 Leswin Road, Stoke Newington N16 7NX. Disabled access: no. Contact: Carol Blakemore. Email: chikungbeing@gmail.com Telephone: 07905098413. Visit website

General Chi Kung (QiGong) class

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 - Wednesday, 26 July 2017 11.15am - 12.15pm
An ancient Chinese health practice comprising of individual exercises, walking forms and meditations. Movements are slow, gentle and flowing, performed with a relaxed yet focused mind. An energising and uplifting practice, good for flexibility, stamina, emotional and physical wellbeing. All fitness levels welcome. Drop in £9; 7 consecutive classes £54. . Age group: All ages. The Old Fire Station, 61 Leswin Road, Stoke Newington N16 7NX. Disabled access: no. Contact: carol blakemore. Email: chikungbeing@gmail.com Telephone: 07905098413. Visit website

Yoga in the Park

Saturday, 29 April 2017 - Sunday, 29 October 2017 10am - 11am
Yoga in the Park for all levels and abilities with experienced teacher. Every Saturday and Sunday, 10-11am in Victoria Park. See the website for details: www.pama-yoga.com/Yoga-in-the-Park. £5. Age group: 16+. Victoria Park, Grove Rd, London E3 5TB Contact: Pam. Email: pam@pama-yoga.com Telephone: . Visit website

Brook vs Spence Boxing - Leyton

Saturday, 27 May 2017 6pm - 11.30pm
Live screening. Age group: 18+. Free. The Leyton Star, The Leyton Star, 116 High Road, London E15 2BX. Disabled access: yes.

Physiotherapy at Stepping Stones

Monday, 29 May 2017 - Tuesday, 29 May 2018
Physiotherapy is now available at Stepping Stones Affordable Acupuncture Project. Clinics are held in the Crypt, St Peter's Church, N1 4DA. For the full range of therapies, treatments and prices see www.thesteppingstonesproject.co.uk or phone 07954 371 758. For physiotherapy see www.annaphysiotherapy.co.uk or phone 07908 617 564. The Crypt, St Peter's Church, Northchurch Terrace, London N1 4DA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Anna Bulley. Email: anna@annaphysiotherapy.co.uk Telephone: 07908 617 564. Visit website

Coffee Run 0-5 in 6 weeks

Monday, 05 June 2017 - Saturday, 15 July 2017 9am - 10am
Coffee run is a beginners' and improvers' social running group. We meet twice a week for 6 weeks and then complete a 5k together. The group generally head for a coffee together after the run, hence the name. www.coffeerun.co.uk hackneytrainer@gmail.com. Age group: 18+. Well St Common, Next to the swings E9 7DP. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Carole O'Leary. Email: hackneytrainer@gmail.com Telephone: 07595733150. Visit website

Strong Women 4 Strong Women bootcamp

Saturday, 10 June 2017 10.30am - 12 noon
Book online now for this brand new one off bootcamp with one of London's finest personal trainers! Strong Women 4 Strong Women is a charity initiative raising money in support of women facing adversity throughout the world. To book your tickets and find out more visit our website: https://www.strongwomen4strongwomen.com/. Age group: 16+. London Fields (near tennis courts), Richmond Road, London E8 3QN. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Charlotte Stroud. Email: strongwomen4strongwomen@gmail.com Telephone: .

London Table Football Championship - multi table open singles at Anglia Grove

Saturday, 10 June 2017 3pm - 10pm
Welcome to London Table Football Championship (LTFC). LTFC organises open singles, open doubles and rookie tournaments using ITSF 'Official Competition' rules and tables: Bonzini, Garlando, Tornado. Anglia Grove Snooker Club, 26 Marcon Place, London E8 1LP. Contact: JP Thompson. Email: london.tablefootball@gmail.com Telephone: 07718232195. Visit website

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 10km

Saturday, 02 September 2017 9.30am - 12.30pm
First Saturday of the month, April-September inside Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. A phenomenal London location avoiding all road crossings. A mixed ability race series. All runners are welcome. Tickets: https://go.evvnt.com/77729-0. £15-£17. . Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20 2ST. Contact: Craig Thornton. Email: info@theraceorganiser.com Telephone: 07401022934. Visit website

Clissold Park relay

Sunday, 15 October 2017 10am - 1pm
A unique way to run 10km with your friends. The team event will send each of the 4 members along a scenic, flat 2.5km lap of the park. All abilities welcome. Clissold Park, Green Lanes, Hackney, London N16 9HJ. Disabled access: no. Contact: Craig Thornton. Email: info@theraceorganiser.com Telephone: 07740554190. Visit website

Clissold Park relay

Sunday, 15 October 2017 10am - 1pm
15 October 2017, Clissold Park, Green Lanes, Hackney, N16 9HJ. . Age group: All welcome. Between £7 and £28. Clissold Park, Clissold Park, Green Lanes, Hackney, London N16 9HJ. Disabled access: yes.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 10km

Saturday, 04 November 2017 9.30pm - 12.30pm
Race starts 9.30am. Chip timed 3 lap course. Race entry limit: 700. Urls: tickets: https://go.evvnt.com/77739-0. Inquiries: https://go.evvnt.com/77739-1 Price: affiliated: £15, unaffiliated: £17. Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20 3HB. Contact: Craig Thornton. Email: info@theraceorganiser.com Telephone: 07740554190. Visit website

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 10km

Saturday, 02 December 2017 9.30am - 12.30pm
Medals - goody bag - showers - water station - baggage area - toilets - warm up. Cost: attached £15; un-attached £17 per race. All 6 races £77/£88 including Technical T-shirt. Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20 3HB. Disabled access: no. Contact: Craig Thornton. Email: info@theraceorganiser.com Telephone: 07740554190. Visit website