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Yesterday, 16:47

The curtain could finally be raised on a forgotten 400-seat underground theatre beneath Islington Green – a decade after it was built.

“My health is my life and I treasure that to the fullest now,” says Akua Kezia, an Upper Holloway resident and author of The Transplant Girl.

On Wednesday August 22, the Islington branch of Waterstones will open its doors to Beatles fans for a special event hosted by a leading authority on the Fab Four.

You won’t be leaving your pizza crusts behind when it comes to Yard Sale’s latest guest chef collaboration.

The festival, arranged by Hoxton Mini Press, will see a range of celebrated photographers give talks at D&AD between August 17 and 19.

Hundreds of young fans were left disappointed as touts swept up tickets to see Hayley Kiyoko at Islington’s O2 Academy – to sell them for eight times the price.

Laura Wade’s entertaining relationship drama examines the appeal of a retreat from complexity to the more defined certainties of the 50s.

Puttering up the Norfolk Broads on a sunny bank holiday weekend can be like a waterlogged version of Oxford Street.

Beautiful Allotment bring sustainable cocktails and BBQ food to a leafy new open-air hangout

Weather was a mixed bag but a good time was had by all at this eclectic mix of village fete, rave and family friendly music festival

Rum lovers – you may want to head down to your nearest Patty and Bun before the end of the month.

Barry Humphries plays himself as the witty erudite host of the decadent entertainment of 1930s Berlin

A comical modern dress production has an environmental theme that perfectly marries the play’s ideas of natural utopias with the idyllic Regent’s Park setting

Bizet’s classic is reimagined on the dawn of the Cuban revolution - and it’s coming to Sadler’s Wells in August.

Music

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

The festival, arranged by Hoxton Mini Press, will see a range of celebrated photographers give talks at D&AD between August 17 and 19.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Hundreds of young fans were left disappointed as touts swept up tickets to see Hayley Kiyoko at Islington’s O2 Academy – to sell them for eight times the price.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Weather was a mixed bag but a good time was had by all at this eclectic mix of village fete, rave and family friendly music festival

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Barry Humphries plays himself as the witty erudite host of the decadent entertainment of 1930s Berlin

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Reinvigorating classics and telling new stories: Grimeborn festival celebrates opera artists shaking up the genre

Thursday, May 31, 2018

The Last Word festival returns for its fifth year with a lineup of poetry, spoken word and slam competitions.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Ahead of their performance at The Dome in Tufnell Park on May 26, frontman Matt Baty discusses the band’s high-energy live shows and funding their forthcoming second album

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Peace struggle for depth, excitement and creative inspiration on third outing.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Coombes’ third solo offers bold and ambitious songwriting that sometimes hits the spot.

Theatre

Yesterday, 16:47

The curtain could finally be raised on a forgotten 400-seat underground theatre beneath Islington Green – a decade after it was built.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Laura Wade’s entertaining relationship drama examines the appeal of a retreat from complexity to the more defined certainties of the 50s.

Friday, July 13, 2018

A comical modern dress production has an environmental theme that perfectly marries the play’s ideas of natural utopias with the idyllic Regent’s Park setting

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Bizet’s classic is reimagined on the dawn of the Cuban revolution - and it’s coming to Sadler’s Wells in August.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Bridget Galton gives a four star review.

Friday, June 22, 2018

Ahead of their performance at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in July, Robyn Darbyshire speaks to Company of Elders’ oldest dancer.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

A topical revival of unsung expressionist play inspired by the real life case of Ruth Snyder who killed her abusive husband

Monday, June 11, 2018

A tender and intimate revival of Brian Friel’s epic tale of love and language in rural 1830s Ireland

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