Looking for something to do?
Want to know what's happening in and around your local area?
There are lots of different groups running in Hackney the links on this page take you to more information about specific activities.
We will try to keep you up to date with specialist SEND relevant groups in Hackney and update this page at least once a week.
Exam Results - Advice sessions from Propects careers service, post 16 education and training providers and Young Hackney
A-Level Results Day Thursday 17th August
Prospects Careers Service drop in advice session – A-Levels results day
- Thursday 17th August at Hackney Learning Trust 1:00pm – 5:00pm
- Friday 18th August at Hackney Learning Trust 1:00pm – 5:00pm
GCSE’s Results Day – Thursday 24th August
Prospects Careers Service drop in advice session – GCSE results day
- Thursday 24th August at Hackney Learning Trust 1:00pm – 5:00pm
- Friday 25th August at Hackney Learning Trust 9:30am – 5:00pm
Find out more about Prospects: Prospects Careers Services
NEXT STEPS SUPPORT
If you have just received your exam results and do not know what direction you would like to go next, then this event is for you. You can get advice and support about your next steps and find out more about your options. Local colleges and apprenticeship providers will also be there so you can find out more about what is available in the Borough and London wide.
Date: 1ST September 2017
Venue: Forest Road Youth Hub - 29 Forest Road, E83BY
Free: All 16 - 19 year olds welcome including parents and carers.
For more information please contact Peter Algacs on:
Phone: 020 8356 2849
Parallel London Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - fully accessible fun run and free family festival
Parallel London is a fully accessible fun run and free family festival “celebrating inclusivity”.
It is the world’s first fully inclusive mass participation event.
Where: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
When: Sunday 3rd September 2017
Sign up for the “Accessible Fun Run” and “Super Sensory 1Km” both specially designed to… “get everybody involved whatever their background, ethnicity or disability... It just shows that everybody is equal, and for a day it makes people realise that.” Matt Hampson
There’s a 10km, 5km, 1km, 100m and the Super Sensory 1km.
All ages and abilities. No cut off times. Everybody running side by side.
Find out more: Parallel London - Accessible Fun Run
Find out more: Parallel London - Super Sensory 1Km
Parallel London 2017 free family festival will feature nine exciting zones plus additional activities and have something for everyone,
- Innovation Culture Zone
- Active Lifestyle Zone
- Livability Zone
- Family Zone
- Technology Zone
- Mobility Zone
- Personal Development Zone
- Travel and Leisure Zone
- Food and Drink Zone
- Main stage
- Parallel Beats
Find out more: Parallel London – Free Family Festival
Summer Activities in Hackney
Playschemes in Hackney
Summer is a busy time for everyone. Playschemes and Summer activities are designed to help keep young people active and busy, have fun and make friends.
This page is just one source of information about what is available.
Find out more: Hackney Learning trust - Holiday Playschemes
Young Hackney summer holiday programme - 2017
Young Hackney summer holiday programme will start on Monday 24th July to Friday 25th August 2017.
For any questions about the programmes please contact:
Modi Abdoul: 02083564164
Or contact the hubs directly:
Edge – Phone: 0208 356 1063,
Forest Road – Phone: 0208 356 2200.
Discover Young Hackney
The Discover Young Hackney - youth arts festival runs from May to September.
It offers young people a chance to discover pathways to careers in the arts and involves over:
- 150 artists
- 50 volunteers
- 400 young participants
- over 3,000 audience members in venues across the borough
If you want to try acrobatics or play the zither, whether you’re a professional or a beginner, the festival aims to offer something for everyone.
Find out more: http://www.discoveryounghackney.com/
Young Hackney: What’s going on for young people in Hackney?
Hackney Libraries Summer 2017
Hackney's Libraries run regular session for a range of ages and abilities.
Find out more: Hackney Libraries - Summer programme
Hackney Central Library - Regular events
Free debt advice with Toynbee Hall - Mondays, 1pm-3pm
Free, confidential, face-to-face advice to anyone concerned about debt and money problems.
Toynbee Hall's expert advisors can help you in complete confidence with all types of financial problems.
Find out more:
Phone: 020 7392 2953
Hackney Community Law Centre pop-up shop
Speak to qualified advisors about your housing issues:
• rent arrears
• landlord issues
• eviction notices and more
The sessions are kindly sponsored by the Council and Matrix chambers.
No appointment necessary.
Free. Hackney Residents only.
Shoreditch Library - Regular events
Drop in computer sessions for people with learning disabilities.
Thursdays, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Find out more: Regular session at Hackney Libraries
Page last updated 16/08/17