April 24 – May 1: Fairs to farms to extreme stunt shows

Stepney City Farm. Pic: Chodhound

Stepney City Farm. Pic: Chodhound

With the Easter Holidays having passed some might think that the activities across the ELL boroughs would stop. However, that isn’t the case and once again ELL delivers with a whole host activities for its residents to get involved in. Whether you want to try a spot of healthy cooking in Hackney or catch a cinematic classic in Lewisham you will not be bored this week.


Classic film screenings

Enjoy classic films? Go to the library at Deptford Lounge every Friday from 25 April to 19 December. For more information click here.

Dance and drum

Love to dance? Join the 10-week dance and drumming programme hosted by RIE! dance theatre which starts this Friday. Each session costs £5. What a bargain! For more information click here.

Tower Hamlets

St Georges Day Family Celebration

The V&A Museum of Childhood is hosting a special event in celebration of St Georges Day, with a whole range of activities and entertainment on offer, the day will be fun for all the family! Visit this Saturday from 11.30-4pm. For more information click here.

City Farm
If you’re still trying to retain the feeling of Easter bank holiday weekend just gone, why not head down to Stepney City Farm and enjoy the fresh outdoors, as well as making a few new animal friends! You could also take a leisurely stroll down to the café or farm shop. Open Tuesday-Sunday from 10am-4pm.


Open The Gate @ Passing Clouds

This Friday at 8pm, Open the Gate is back at Passing Clouds with an amazing line-up of live music from various genres and styles that will make you get on your dancing feet and travel the world.
For more information click here.

Zumba with Zoe

Your aim is to have fun, stay fit or even lose some weight? Zumba with Zoe is perfect for you. It is only £5 per class and you get a free parking too. What are you waiting for? Join now! For more information click here.

Clissold Park Annual Fair

Come to this family fair where both children and adults can have fun. There will be games, rides, food and drinks and everything you can think of. Doors will open Friday to Sunday from 1pm to 9pm. For more information click here.

Healthy cooking

Do you want to learn how to make tasty healthy meals? Helping Hackney Health provides free cooking courses teaching you shopping on a budget, spotting the right nutritious food and everything about healthy food. For more information click here

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition
This Thursday 1st May, Sony World Photography Awards will exhibit at Somerset House where you will get to experience contemporary photography from around the world.
For more information click World Photography Organisation's website


Sing for dolphins and whales

Fancy going to see an orchestra whilst also raising money for a marine conservation charity Save Earth’s Oceans who raise funds for dolphins and whales. ‘Singing the Ocean Alive’ takes place from this April 25, in a performance that combines many genres of music, along with calming sounds and the added influence of cetacean species. Taking place at Fairfield Hall, the tickets are priced from £10-£20 and children aged 16 and under go free when accompanied by a paying adult. For more information about this spectacular event, click here.

Extreme Stunt Show

Crystal Palace Park will be hosting a live stunt show for one day only this Sunday – a definitive must for anyone who loves cars, bikes – well, anything that has an engine. For more information, click here.

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