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Thursday, June 14, 2018

The World Cup kicks off tonight. That means two things: a month of seriously dull football matches which remind you why international football isn’t very good, and restaurateurs flogging World Cup-themed burgers.

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

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

Farang has put Thai food on the map in Highbury Park in a former Italian trattoria. Emma Bartholomew visits with her family

Curiosity, it’ll get you every time.

Les Nenettes really comes into its own on a bright sunny day.

Hoxton Square pizzeria Radio Alice is showcasing five special pizzas created by guest chefs - with each running on the menu for just one week.

Rare and unseen gems by the iconic illustrator are displayed throughout the year.

Young graduate Alice Feilden found it hard to forge a career in the arts – so she took matters into her own hands. She tells the Gazette about her childhood in Archway and her ambitions for the Hustle Club.

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

Islington Assembly Hall will tonight play host to a performance of play about what it means to be a Muslim woman in the 21st century.

Chelsea Clinton and local poet Jan Nobles appear at this year’s Stoke Newington Literary Festival

The Star is hosting a bank holiday street party to celebrate a decade since its launch in Bethnal Green Road.

BBC presenter Zeb Soanes launches children’s books series inspired by his close-up encounter with an Islington fox

Cally man Dan Storey gave up art at 15 despite loving it. Now 42, he tells the Gazette about his first exhibition, which is running until June.

Music

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.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Some of the biggest acts in rock ‘n’ roll – Liam Gallagher, Queens of the Stone Age and Iggy Pop – are coming to Finsbury Park next month.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Recorder virtuoso Lydia Gosnell will be coming home when her quartet play the Hackney Proms next month.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Matthews strips it down to the essentials for this quietly potent, intimate sixth album.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Hackney songwriter, producer and talent developer Darren Martyn has spent two thirds of his life in music. Now he is publishing a book to share his expertise and experience

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

The New York outfit’s sophomore record sets the ‘Beans on course for great things.

Theatre

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

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Islington Assembly Hall will tonight play host to a performance of play about what it means to be a Muslim woman in the 21st century.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Hollyoaks star Paul Danan and glamour model Lucy Pinder give good performances in this raucous satire of lad culture

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Five star review for a classy revival of Mike Bartlett’s play about warring couples who don’t communicate

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Dystopian slow-burn thriller fires a warning shot about Donald Trump’s vision of America

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Northern Ballet brings dramatic dance interpretation of Brontë’s Jane Eyre to Sadler’s Wells

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Compelling one woman show set in the world of competitive swimming tackles body image self-loathing and self-empowerment

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Blair-era school saga soars with tight ensemble work

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