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If you haven’t been already, you should take a family trip down to the community-led Hackney City Farm. We guarantee it will be a fun-filled day out, getting to know all of animals on the farm and taking part in the variety of creative activities and classes on offer. You won’t run out of reasons to visit!

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Hackney City Farm
1A Goldsmiths Row, London, E2 8QA
10am – 4.30pm, Tuesday – Sunday

Hackney City Farm is a great family day out and an inclusive hub within …

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Looking for a new way to spice up your weekend without delving too far into your wallet? Well, why not fill a few hours of your week with some volunteering? We’ve handpicked some of the best ways to get stuck in around London. Not only will volunteering help the community, but we promise you’ll get that warm fuzzy feeling when you do it!

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GoodGym: Do good, get fit
Multiple venues

GoodGym offers an opportunity to get fit while helping out in your area. During 90-minute sessions, volunteers run …

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Time’s a ticking and if you haven’t already, you need to start thinking about New Year’s Eve! As quickly as ever, the famous London fireworks have sold out and without a ticket you won’t get in. However, that doesn’t mean you’ve missed your chance for a spectacular celebration! We’ve hand-picked a variety of events and happenings for you to celebrate the turning of yet another year.

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A Vintage New Year’s Eve Party
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, SE1 8XX

If you fancy seeing in 2017 while harking back to times …

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Christmas Day is nearly upon us, so it’s high time to start thinking about the all-important roast dinner! The festive roast is way too good to have just once this year, so make sure you’re making the most of all the delectable places in London Town over the next few weeks! We know exactly where you should go for the Christmas dinner that won’t disappoint, so read on… 

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The Marksman
2554 Hackney Road, London, E27SJ

 This old pub on Hackney Road isn’t quite the local …

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The countdown to Christmas is well and truly on, but don’t panic! While this can be a stressful time of year, nail your festive shopping by getting down to some of these fab London spots. 

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Broadway Market
Hackney, E8 4PH

Pssst if you haven’t visited this London gem yet, you know what to do. East London’s Broadway Market is full of intriguing stands packed with gifts just ready to find themselves under your Christmas tree. What’s more, your tum will be happy while you explore as there are plenty …

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