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Parents as partners

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - Tuesday, 26 May 2015 10am - 12am
A free local group designed to help parents with at least one child under the age of 11 to work positively together in managing family life. Open to all parents whether you are married, living together, separated or divorced. Free crèche. . Age group: 18+. Queensbridge Sports and Community Centre, Holly Street, Hackney, E8 3XW. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Tracy Banks. Email: parentsaspartners@family-action.org.uk Telephone: 0207 380 6099. view website

Family Rights Group London legal advice project

Tuesday, 04 November 2014 - Tuesday, 07 July 2015 5pm - 7pm
Family Rights Group and Hackney Law Centre have set up a free advice service for relatives (e.g. grandparents) and friends, who are ineligible for legal aid but want to apply to court to raise a child at risk of entering the care system. Contact Dorett White 020 7923 2628 dwhite@frg.org.uk . Age group: Adults. 8 Lower Clapton Rd, London, E5 0PD. Contact: Dorett White. Email: dwhite@frg.org.uk Telephone: 020 7923 2628. view website

Finding space club

Friday, 13 February 2015 - Friday, 19 June 2015 11am - 12.30am
Everyone with a connection to St Joseph's is invited for tea, coffee and home-made cakes. Meet local people and enjoy friendly company and conversation in a relaxed environment. Bring your friends along. Age group: 18+. St Josephs Hospice, Mare Street, Hackney, E8 4SA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Charlotte Griffin. Email: c.griffin@stjh.org.uk Telephone: 0208 525 3139. view website

Thursday Lenten Lectures

Thursday, 19 February 2015 - Thursday, 26 March 2015 2pm - 2.45pm
Thursday Lenten Lectures at St. Joseph's Hospice, Hackney. The topic is 'Service of the poor today'. Speakers are: Rev Richard Coles, Lindsay Boswell, Francis Campbell, Lord Howard, Rt Rev Nicholas Hudson and Baroness Finlay of Llandaff. All begin at 2pm except March 19 when the lecture is at 2.30pm. St Joseph's Hospice, Mare Street, Hackney, E8 4SA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Jackie Aziz. Email: j.aziz@stjh.org.uk Telephone: 02085253135. view website

Robert Crampton - Hackney Man

Thursday, 26 March 2015 7.30pm - 9.30pm
The Times columnist and interviewer Robert Crampton will talk about making a career out of writing about his life in Hackney. He writes the newspaper column Beta Male in the Saturday magazine. Admission free; no need to book bar presented by the De Beauvoir Association. Age group: All. The Crypt, St.Peters Church, Northchurch Terrace, London N1 4DA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Kirsty Norman. Email: info@debeauvoir.org.uk .