Things to do in Hackney this weekend: 30 November-2 December
Get stuck into events celebrating the festive season, plus the latest theatre & film releases
£10-£12, more otd. 3pm/7.30pm, Fri 30 Nov & Sat 1 Dec
It's not too late to catch the last few performances of Table, a multi-generational story of love, conflict and emotional inheritance, in which nine performers play 23 parts, covering six generations of a family. On at Tower Theatre, Stoke Newington.
Netil Market Christmas mini-series
Free entry. 10am-6pm, Sat, 1 Dec
Netil Market, in London Fields has announced a series of Christmas markets every weekend in the run up to the big day. Each market will have a theme that reflects the thriving local maker community that surrounds it. The first one focuses on jewellery, followed by records (8 Dec), ceramics (15), and closing out with a bottle bonanza (22 Dec).
London Feminist Film Festival: Leeds Animation Workshop at 40!
£8.50-£11.50. 3.30pm, Sun, 2 Dec
The festival is proud to present a one-off afternoon of feminist films by the Leeds Animation Workshop, to celebrate its 40th birthday. A selection of its best shorts (rated 15) from the last four decades will be screened at the Rio, Dalston, followed by a panel discussion, and an exhibition of the company's artwork and archive material.
Hackney festive light switch-on
Free. 4.30pm, Sun 2 Dec
For the first time, a 12-foot menorah to mark the Jewish festival of Hanukkah will be illuminated, as well as Christmas lights during the annual festive switch on. Visitors to the Town Hall Square can enjoy sing-a-long carols, steel pans, and warming hot chocolate and mulled wine. Hackney Empire's panto characters will join the Speaker of Hackney to turn on the lights.