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Wick Wednesdays

Wednesday, 18 December 2019 - Wednesday, 18 March 2020 9am - Midnight
On the borders of Hackney and Tower Hamlets, Hackney Wick and Fish Island is one of London's first Creative Enterprise Zone. Wick Wednesdays celebrate the area's famous art, culture and creative scene on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, every month. Sign up to the newsletter at www.hackneywick.org/wickwednesday.. Age group: All ages. Fish Island and Hackney Wick, Hackney E9 5LX. Disabled access: yes. Contact: William Chamberlain. Email: hello@creativewick.com Telephone: 07947175283. Visit website

Women Working Class (WWC) ? Call for working group

Monday, 06 January 2020 - Monday, 16 March 2020 6pm - 8pm
Web: https://tinyurl.com/v9y88tw. LADA is delighted to be hosting Women Working Class (WWC), six bi-monthly Working Group gatherings led by Fox Irving with women artists or producers working in Live Art, Performing or Visual Arts of lower-class origins to investigate how art/space/class interact to reinforce or subvert dominant values. . Live Art Development Agency, The Garrett Centre, 117A Mansford Street, London E2 6LX. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Natalia Damigou. Email: natalia@thisisliveart.co.uk Telephone: +44 (0)208 985 2124. Visit website

Samson Kambalu ? Postcards from the Last Century

Friday, 24 January 2020 - Saturday, 28 March 2020 12 noon - 6pm
A vibrant installation comprising projected short films that look like early cinema intermingled with digitally generated flags and colonial soldiers. Age group: 18+. PEER Gallery, 97 & 99 Hoxton Street, London, United Kingdom. N1 6QL. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Natascha Rimo. Email: natascha@peeruk.org Telephone: 02077398080. Visit website

One of My Kind - The Shoreditch Library Print Workshop

Friday, 07 February 2020 - Thursday, 28 May 2020 12pm - 2pm
As part of PEER in the Library, One of My Kind (OOMK) are initiating a public programme of artist-led workshops that invite Shoreditch Library users to come together and create The Shoreditch Library Print Workshop (SLPW), teaching Shoreditch Library users how to make badges, zines, posters and more. Age group: all. 80 Hoxton street, N1 6LP. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Alice White. Email: local@peeruk.org Telephone: . Visit website

Hackney Music Service holiday music course

Tuesday, 18 February 2020 - Thursday, 20 February 2020 9.30am - 12.20pm or 3.30pm
A music course in February half term. 18, 19 and 20 February 2020 at William Patten School. Strings, brass, woodwind, steel pans and instrumental roundabout. Key stages 2 and 3. No experience necessary for steel pans or instrumental roundabout. Creative Music Making for key stage 1. . Age group: Key stage 1, 2 and 3. William Patten School, Stoke Newington Church Street, Stoke Newington, Hackney N16 0NX. Disabled access: no. Contact: Music Service. Email: musicservice@learningtrust.co.uk Telephone: 02030761534. Visit website

Andrea Saemann - How to hold on to performance art

Friday, 21 February 2020 7pm - 9pm
Please join us for a performance lecture by Swiss artist Andrea Saemann Free event, but please RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/andrea-saemann-how-to-hold-on-to-performance-art-tickets-90130230947. The Garrett Centre, 117A Mansford Street, London, E2 6LX. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Live Art Development Agency. Email: lada@thisisliveart.co.uk Telephone: +442089852124. Visit website

ArchiCantiores at Sutton House

Sunday, 23 February 2020 3pm - 5pm
ArchiCantiores is a performing troupe which arranges innovative programmes in listed buildings. They will perform a programme of music spanning the last century for the unusual combination of baritone, piano and string quartet. Sutton House, Homerton High Street, Hackney E9 6JQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Sutton House Music Society. Email: admin@shms.org.uk Telephone: 07976549635. Visit website

Relaxed Exhibition Opening- Sharif Persaud: Have You Ever Had

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 3.30pm - 6pm
Be the first to see Sharif Persaud's new exhibition at our relaxed exhibition opening. This event is for visitors who benefit from a quieter environment and particularly people with complex support needs or those with autism, and their families and carers. Supported using public funding by Arts Council England. . Age group: 5+. Autograph, Rivington Place, Hackney, London EC2A 3BA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Krystina Robinson. Email: krystina@autograph-abp.co.uk Telephone: . Visit website

Exhibition opening - Sharif Persaud: Have You Ever Had

Thursday, 27 February 2020 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Join us to celebrate the opening of Sharif Persaud's new exhibition. Placing himself at the centre of his work, Persaud explores identity through his experience of contemporary life and autism. This exhibition is the culmination of the UK-wide Explorers project. Supported using public funding by Arts Council England. . Autograph, Rivington Place, Hackney, London EC2A 3BA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Krystina Robinson. Email: krystina@autograph-abp.co.uk Telephone: .

Fave Sounds Live feat: Lili Caseley, Rachel Huggins, Beth Duck and Char

Thursday, 27 February 2020 - Friday, 28 February 2020 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Fave Sounds Live is a platform providing the greatest mixture of emerging and established artists from the UK and beyond. Price: General Admission: GBP 7.06 Category: Live Music. Paper Dress Vintage, 352a Mare Street, London, E8 1HR. Contact: VAN & Francesca. Email: hello@favesounds.com Telephone: 07497758573. Visit website

Ms. Paolini's Phantasmagoria Cabaret

Friday, 28 February 2020 7pm
The ever popular, weird and wonderful, Phantasmagoria Cabaret returns to Hoxton Hall for an evening of deconstructed, gender-bending cabaret presented by performance artist, theatre maker and comedian Patrizia Paolini. A show notorious for its quirky wit and challenging political commentary, it's a thrilling evening not to be missed. Age group: 14+ with responsible adult or guardian. Hoxton Hall, 130 Hoxton Street, Hoxton, Hackney N1 6SH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Hoxton Hall. Email: reception@hoxtonhall.co.uk Telephone: 02076840060. Visit website

Sharif Persaud: Have You Ever Had

Friday, 28 February 2020 - Saturday, 23 May 2020
Placing himself at the centre of his work, Sharif Persaud explores identity through his experience of contemporary life and autism. Have You Ever Had is the culmination of UK-wide EXPLORERSProject, highlighting the extraordinary contribution neurodiverse people make to art and culture. Supported using public funding by Arts Council England. . Autograph, Rivington Place, London, EC2A 3BA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Krystina Robinson. Email: krystina@autograph-abp.co.uk Telephone: .

In Conversation - Samson Kambalu and Emma Ridgway

Thursday, 05 March 2020 6.30pm - 8pm
Samson Kambalu in conversation about his work and current exhibition at PEER with Emma Ridgway, Chief Curator at Modern Art Oxford. Ticket price: General Admission: £5 Concessions: £3. Age group: Adults. 130 Hoxton street, N1 6QL. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Rosa Harvest. Email: info@peeruk.org Telephone: . Visit website

Spring Swing

Saturday, 21 March 2020 19:30
The Swing Time Dance Company return to Hoxton Hall for a very special Spring Swing with music from the 30s 40s and 50s. Whether you?re new to Swing dancing or an experienced dancer, don your best attire and join us for a good old fashioned knees up!. Age group: 16+. Hoxton Hall, 130 Hoxton Street, United Kingdom, 130 Hoxton Street, N1 6SH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Emma Townsend. Email: reception@hoxtonhall.co.uk Telephone: 02076840060. Visit website

Common Threads Pop-Up Exhibition Opening

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 6pm - 8.30pm
Celebrate the launch of our pop-up exhibition Common Threads as Submit to Love Studios takes over the gallery for the evening. Based in Hackney, the Studio is a collective of self-taught artists - all of whom have survived brain injuries. Free entry, booking via our website or eventbrite. After the opening this exhibition will run from the 25 - 28 at Autograph gallery in Shoreditch. . Autograph, Rivington Place, Hackney, London EC2A 3BA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Krystina Robinson. Email: krystina@autograph-abp.co.uk Telephone: . Visit website

Forest Philharmonic Concert

Sunday, 29 March 2020 6.30pm - 9pm
Verdi - Overture to The Force of Destiny, Dvorak - Symphony no. 8, Berlioz - Harold in Italy. Conductor: Mark Shanahan, viola: Natalie Taylor. http://forestphilharmonic.org.uk/concerts/. Tickets: forestsmar20.eventbrite.co.uk or tickets@forestphilharmonic.org.uk . Age group: All ages. Stoke Newington Assembly Hall, Town Hall, Stoke Newington Church Street, London N16 0JR. Contact: Emily Saunders. Email: chair@forestphilharmonic.org.uk Telephone: . Visit website

Exhibition Tour with British Sign Language Interpretation

Thursday, 02 April 2020 7pm - 8pm
Join us for a guided exhibition tour of Sharif Persaud's exhibition Have You Ever Had, with British Sign Language interpretation. Everyone is welcome. This event will be British Sign Language interpreted by Katie Fenwick, and is therefore suitable for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Free event. Autograph, Rivington Place, London EC2A 3BA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Krystina Robinson. Email: krystina@autograph-abp.co.uk Telephone: .

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 10K - Saturday 2 May 2020

Saturday, 02 May 2020 9:30am - 12 noon
Along a flat, smooth course, you'll be inspired by the scenic waterways, green spaces and sporting venues including the London Stadium. The Last Drop, 5 Thornton Street, Greater London E20 2AD. Contact: The Race Team. Email: info@theraceorganiser.com Telephone: 02076847185. Visit website

Hip-hop vs dancehall at Trapeze Basement

Friday, 11 September 2020 - Saturday, 12 September 2020 9.30pm - 3.30am
London’s hypest monthly rave Hip-Hop vs Dancehall. Age group: 18+. £30. Trapeze Bar, 89 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3HX. Disabled access: yes.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 10K - Saturday 7 November 2020

Saturday, 07 November 2020 9.30am - 12 noon
Along a flat, smooth course, you'll be inspired by the scenic waterways, green spaces and sporting venues including the London Stadium, the London Aquatics Centre, the Copper Box Arena, Lee Valley VeloPark and Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre. The Last Drop, 5 Thornton Street, Greater London E20 2AD. Contact: The Race Team. Email: info@theraceorganiser.com Telephone: 02076847185. Visit website