Search

What’s on in Islington this weekend?

12:07 12 October 2012

Talvin Singh

Talvin Singh

Archant

Our pick of the weekend’s action:

FRIDAY 12

Hear the cutting edge of Asian music as Talvin Singh plays tabla and electronics, from 8pm at King’s Place, York Way, N1. Tickets from £9.50, call 020 7520 1490.

Introduce your child to the allure of dance at these introductory classes for six to seven-year-olds, from 4.30 to 5pm for contemporary and 5 to 5.30pm for ballet, at the at Islington Arts Factory, Parkhurst Road, N7. Cost £40 per term, call 020 7607 0561.

Listen to an afternoon concert or the over-55s with the Oxford Concert Party at the Claremont Centre, White Lion Street, N1. Free, call 0207 837 3402.

SATURDAY 13

Start the youngsters on their creative journey at these art classes for four to six-year-olds, from 10 to 11am at Islington Arts Factory, Parkhurst Road, N7. Cost £55 per term, including materials, call 020 7607 0561.

Hear the hippest jazz sounds around as played by the Alvin Burrell Modern Jazz Trio, from 9 to 11.30pm at Ajani Grill, Hornsey Road, N19. Cost £5, call 020 7272 5566.

Perfect your artistic technique with these mixed level art classes for adults and beginners class for children aged seven to 12, from 2.30 to 5pm (adults) and 10.30am to 12noon (children), at Highbury Baptist Church, Highbury Place, N5. Cost £76 (£56 concessions) for adults and £80 (£60 concessions) for children for eight sessions, call 07786 760437.

SUNDAY 14

Spend the day listening to the chamber music of Robert Schumann led by Dr Susan Youens, from 10.30am at the Baribican, Silk Street, EC2. Costs £15 (£5 conc) call 020 7638 8891.

Join in a day of space related japes, including space origami, a space talk from an astronomer and black hole cocktails, from 10.30am to 8pm at Drink, Shop and Do, Caledonian Road, N1. Free, call 020 7278 4335.

Train hard at these Chi Kung classes. Every Sunday from 11am to noon at Providence Court, Upper Street, N1, every Saturday, from 11.15am to 12.30pm and every Friday from 6.45pm to 7.45pm, at the Unity Church, Upper Street, N1. For more information call 07973 622240. Cost £10 a lesson or £40 for five.

0 comments

Latest News Stories

10 minutes ago
Helena Bonham Carter poses with students from Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School

Harry Potter and Fight Club actor Helena Bonham Carter was at Elizabeth Garett Anderson School last week to congratulate girls from the school on their work in Africa.

Yesterday, 16:45
Small business owners were given plenty of advice at the start-up day

Budding entrepreneurs were given hints and tips from the likes of Google and Barclays at a special event on Thursday.

Yesterday, 13:19
An Islington dinner lady is up for School Chef of the Year. Pic: Anthony Devlin/PA

An Islington dinner lady has reached the regional finals for School Chef of the Year

Fri, 17:40
Dr Dhanuson Dharmasena

A mother who allegedly had female genital mutilation performed on her by a doctor at the Whittington Hospital has condemned the practice while giving evidence in court.

Most read news

People thought the Deputy Prime Minister was pretty funny actually.

Brothers: The David Haines Story, will be broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland at 10.30am on Sunday.

Over £30,000 has been raised in a couple of days for a mugging victim, despite the goal only being set at £500.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the $m.global.archantvariables.NewspaperTitle e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24
Our trusted business finder