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2017

    - July - 

Vacancy: Community Development Worker - Tackling Health Inequalities  (Stay Well, Live Well)

Deadline: 2:00pm on Monday 3rd July 2017   Interviews held: Thursday 13th July

Led by Octopus Community Network (Octopus), the Stay Well, Live Well project aims to help address health inequalities experienced by some of the most vulnerable communities in Islington.  The post of the part-time Community Development Officer (Health Promotion) offers an exciting opportunity for you to join an existing team and to excel in a community development role that has a strong health and wellbeing focus. 

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    - June -

Carers Week 2017

12-18th June 2017

This year Carers Week is focusing on Building Carer Friendly Communites. Communites which support carers to look afer their loved ones well, while recognising that they are individuals with needs of their own. Islington Carers Hub are working together with Octopus Community Hubs to bring you a fun filled week with lots of FREE taster sessions so that you can experience what our local community has to offer.

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Vacancy: Youth & Sports Officer   -   Access to Sports Project

Application deadline: Friday 16th June 2017    Interviews week beginning: Monday 26th June 2017

The Goals for Youth and Sport Project is an externally funded programme delivered in Hackney. We are seeking to employ a Youth and Sports Officer to create new youth engagement, sport and physical and activity opportunities which are progressive and lead young people into additional services, volunteering, accredited training, employment support and new co-produced projects with young people.

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    - May - 

Hornsey Lane Estate Community Association Stay Well, Live Well Launch

Thursday 25th May 2017 6pm - 8pm at Hornsey Lane Estate Community Centre

You are invited for Hornsey Lane Estate Community Association Stay Well, Live Well Launch. The evening will include presentations from local organisations about local opportunities and services for people of all ages. We would love to hear your views and ideas for new activities and services.

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    - March -

Hillrise Ward Partnership Meeting

Wednesday 29th March 7pm in the Cafe 

A The Hillrise Ward Councillors invite you to join them for the Hillrise Ward Partnership Meeting held on 29th March. Come along and discuss: Crime and Safety and National Park City

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    - February - 

Zumbathon Fundraiser 2017

Saturday 25th February 2017 12-3pm 

It's back, our annual Zumbathon is on its way! Come and dance the day away with our fundraising Zumbathon, a Zumba dance off to help raise money for the centre. Contribute £10 to attend or get sponsored by your friends and family and raise even more.

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    - January -

Kurdish & Middle Eastern Women's Organisation (KMEWO) - Vacancy

Application Deadline: Thursday 5th Jan 2017 5pm

KMEWO is looking for a highly motivated, sociable and Bi-lingual individual to contribute to the day to day development of Women Learning for Work project.

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Sadler's Wells - Vacancy

Application Deadline: Sunday 8th Jan 2017 11.59pm

If you are dedicated to building excellent working relationships and are excited about supporting the arts, this is the role for you! Sadler's Wells are looking for an Events Assistant who will be the first point of contact for the team. The Events Assistant will manage internal and external room bookings, assist with the delivery of events, and provide excellent customer service at all times.

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2016

    - December - 

Balancing Acts - Camden People's Theatre

December 7th and 8th,  9pm 2016 

Balancing Acts invites you to share in intimate stories of struggle, strength and resistance. This solo-performance incorporates audio interviews, film, verbatim, and physical theatre to open up and respond to honest and hopeful reflections from six individuals dealing with depression and who cope in unique ways: from diving and boxing to performing and song.                                                                                                                       

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    - November - 

Wembley to Soweto  -  Arsenal in the Community Exhibition

Exhibition: November 16th 2016  5.30pm - 8pm

Invitation to a very special exhibition by The Wembley to Soweto Foundation, focusing on ongoing work being done with Arsenal in the Community, and highlighting a rolling project offering far-reaching opportunities to young people through the catalyst of photography. Held at St. John’s Community Centre, 85-88 Holland Walk, London N19 3XS                      10/11/16

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Arsenal Employability Programme

Every Thursday 11am - 2pm (starting thursday 12th May)

Arsenal in the Community and Islington Councils are delivering an accredited Employability Programme to help local residents (ages 18-25) into work. Held at Hilldrop Community Centre.           4/5/16  

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Accredited IT Course - Computer Skills for Work      Assessment sessions: Tuesdays 1st November 9.30am and Tuesday 8th November 10am

Looking to gain a qualification and develop your computer skills for the workplace? The Archway Employment Cluster with Adult and Community Learning Service is offering a new FREE IT course for Islington residents or parents with children in Islington schools. You must be 19 or over, unemployed or low-waged and receiving benefits. 

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Diwali Celebration at Hanley Crouch Community Centre      4th November 2016 12-3pm

Weekender 50 Plus, in partnership with Hornsey Lane Estate Community Association, invite you to celebrate Diwali, a special event in memory of Kasum, a wonderful volunteer. Held at Hanley Crouch Community Centre (The Laundry).

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    - October  -

Elthorne Pride Big Local  Annual General Meeting 2016 (AGM)      26th October 2016 12-3pm

The first Annual General Meeting for Elthorne Pride Big Local. All Elthorne Pride residents will receive a letter through the post at the end of September with details of how to attend the AGM, how to be formally elected on to the board and how to register your interest in the initiative.

 

Caxton House Community Centre Annual General Meeting 2016 (AGM)

6th October 2016 2pm

Find out how this year has been for you local community centre. Join us for this years AGM, with guest a speaker from the Archway Employment Network Clust. Free light refreshments provided. 

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Sadler's Wells Theatre - Apprenticeships      Monday 17th October

Sadler’s Wells and Roundhouse are offering another two apprenticeships in Technical Theatre: Sound, Light and Stage.You will receive practical training working with our experienced crew, while you work towards your Level 2 qualification in Technical Theatre: Sound, Light and Stage, delivered by the National College of Creative and Cultural Industries. 

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Sadler's Wells Theatre - Vacancies        See individual dates.  13/10/16

Sadler’s Wells is a world-leading dance house – a place where artists come together to create dance and where people of all ages and from all walks of life come to experience dance. They've got a number of exciting opportunities available, see individual posts for details of the position and the application deadline. 

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Hillrise Ward Partnership Meeting     Wednesday 12th October 2016 7pm

Come along and have your say at the Hillrise Ward Partnership Meeting, held on November 11th 2015 7pm at Cape APG, 85 Crouch Hill, London N8 9EG (by Ashmount Primary School).   Agenda: Fraudulent Crime, Parkland Walk and Crouch Hill Park  

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    - September -

Freesport Experience Archery for over 55s    Mondays (see individual date on 4 week clusters)3.15-4.45pm

Caxton House will be running free archery sessions for the over 55s as part of the Mayor for London FreeSport Initiative. Learn a new sport, meet new people and have fun. Open to all abilities, places are limited, click continue for more information.

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    - August -

Hillrise Summer Festival 2016    13th August 12-4pm

The perfect day out for the whole family! Come along and enjoy the Hillrise Summer Festival. Jam-packed full of free activities, unique crafts and amazing food, it's a day not to miss.

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    - July -

Community Centre Week 19th - 25th July 2016    19th-25th July, see leaflet for individual dates.

Community Centre Week is back! There's an exciting array of events, projects, open days and our own pop-up picnic. Community Centre week celebrate all that is great about your local community centres and community organisations.

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The Hills Community Trust Handicraft Exhibition    Tuesday 12th July 2016 11.30am-1.30pm

Adjoin us to celebrate the amazing handmade work by our over 50's artists. Work include: terrariums, wire wrapped and textured jewelery, felted sculptures, ceramics, card making, drawing, paintings, crochet and much more!  

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    - June -

Refugee Day Celebration & Refugee Week         21st June 2016 10am - 2pm (Refugee Week: 20th - 26th June 2016)

Refugee Week is coming soon! With generous support from Islington council, Islington Refugee Forum (IRF) has a great programme this year. IRF along with our sister organisations will celebrate Refugee Week this year on 21st June in Islington Town Hall from 10 am- 2 pm.

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Vacancies: Administration Worker and Project Development Worker (with KMEWO)    Application Deadlines: 5pm Monday 4th July 2016

KMEWO is looking for an Administration Worker and a Project Development Worker. They want enthusiastic and passionate women to join their team for an exciting new educational project for BAMER women in London.   

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Archway Tales     Weekend 1: 2-€“3 July (Sat-Sun), 10am-€“2pm    Weekend 2: 16-17 July (Sat-Sun), 1pm-5pm

Join Archway Tales for a weekend of music and drama workshops to explore Archway's stories. Share your tales, make music and theatre. Held at Whittington Park Community Association. Suitable for all ages.

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    - May -

Talking Brush Exhibition - Anthony Walters    Held at Caxton House on 23rd May - 31st August

Talking Brush is the first solo exhibition of Cecil Anthony Walters, a local fine artist and ceramicist. The display is a collection of selected works by the artist, that spans more than four decades.

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    - April -

Flying Saturdays with Scarabeus    Held at Caxton House and Queens Wood from 7th May - 25th June 2016

An 8-week programme of yoga, aerial cocoon skills and outdoor exploration for families. For parents with children aged 3-10. For more information about the activities, dates and where each session is held click the Continue... link below. 

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Free FGM Awareness Workshop     Tuesday 26th April 10.30am - 3.30pm in the Main Hall

KMEWO, in partnership with Birmingham & Solihull Women'€™s Aid, will be holding a workshop on €œFGM AS A HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION, to which you are invited. This workshop is specifically for FGM professional and so I hope you will be able to attend.  

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