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At HCCS, we offer a range of activities, from one off events like supper clubs, to our regular Luncheon Club three times every week. Whether you're seeking cultural enrichment, fitness opportunities, or simply a chance to connect with the community, our inclusive programs have something for everyone to enjoy. We welcome all Hackney residents to our events. 

Luncheon Club

We run Lunch Club on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays. 

Call us before 11.30am to book!


020 8986 6171


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ESEA Archives Book Club

The next book club will be Thursday 4th of April 6.30pm. 

This month, we are reading Intan Paramaditha’s debut The Wandering (2020). This unusual choose-your-own-story novel explores travel and identity, exploring the highs and lows of global nomadism, the politics and privileges of travel and desire, and the freedoms and limitations of the choices we make. It is a reminder that borders are real, and a playful experiment that turns the traditional adventure story on its head.

​To join:

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Four Winds Mahjong Club

Every Saturday morning we host a mahjong club between 10am and 12. No need to book, just come along and we will be around to assist any beginners.


This is currently a free event and we rely on donations. 

film night
ESEA Film Night

Celebrating East and Southeast Asian cinema. 

Follow Esea Film Night to stay up to date with our screenings.

Line Dancing

Our singing and dancing group are a self organised group who use our centre for 

ping pong
Table Tennis

Every Tuesday, Hackney Chinese Community Services hosts a table tennis club. For the more active members of our centre this is an excellent opportunity to keep fit and socialise with the group. We very much welcome new members!

kung fu
Kung Fu

Hackney Chinese Community Services hosts a martial arts group every Saturday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. This class is open to both adults and children, and we adapt lessons to cater specifically to their needs.

Lion Dance

Lion dance is a traditional performance often seen at Lunar New Year and other festivals, believed to bring good luck. Originally founded by martial master Mr. Zheng, the Lion Dance team now includes many young members who practice every Saturday, learning lion head techniques and music.


We also have a very popular singing class held every Friday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. This is an opportunity to learn and perform classic Chinese songs. Our group has been invited to perform at various events in the past year.

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