Stoke Newington club night tomorrow for Hackney nursery plagued by break-ins

A funk, soul and garage night is planned at Tipsy Bar, Stoke Newington, to raise funds to replace musical equipment stolen from a KIDS Adventure Playground in Big Hill, Upper Clapton during a spate of break-ins.

KIDS Adventure Playground in Big Hill, Upper Clapton was broken into and vandalised several times in 2012.

A £5,000 ride-on mower, two lawnmowers, £95 cash, a camera, video recorder and a state-of-the-art laptop which doubled as a music system, were all stolen, and a visit from Father Christmas was cancelled because there was no money for a party.

Now Julian Danquah, who works at the nursery for youngsters with learning or physical disabilities, wants to raise £1,000 to buy the children a sound system.

He is organising the club night with help from The Big Everything - a group of visual artists, DJs and musicians he founded.


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The event takes place on Saturday March 30 from 9pm to 2am at the Tipsy Bar, 20 Stoke Newington Road. Entry costs £3 or a donation.

They hope to raise more money through an auction on the night and are asking people to donate.

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