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

Yesterday, 17:36
We may see repeats of these scenes across the tube network later today and tomorrow

TfL say if the planned industrial action goes ahead, “there will be no Tube service from late afternoon on Wednesday July 8 and no Tube service at all on Thursday July 9.”

Yesterday, 13:07
Sajda Mughal, who survived the 7/7 bombing at King's Cross in 2005, who was awarded with an OBE for services to Community Cohesion and Interfaith Dialogue, after an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday February 26, 2015. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The only Muslim survivor of the 7/7 London bombings has urged the country to stand together against the growing threat of Islamophobia the way it did against terrorism a decade ago.

Yesterday, 12:08
She was taking her savings to the bank when the thieves pounced

They pushed her down the stairs and injured her leg

Yesterday, 11:38
7/7 survivor Gill Hicks hugs PC Andy Maxwell, who came to her aid when she was injured at Kings Cross Station in London nearly 10 years ago, as Ms Hicks and faith leaders retraced where the devastating 7/7 London bombings took. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday July 6, 2015. The small procession is part of an initiative calling on people in London to

A survivor of the 7/7 London terror attacks has had an emotional reunion with one of her saviours yesterday.

Most read news

Competitions

Good times with Greenall's!

Good times with Greenall’s, a Great British gin sponsors Great British racing.

Escape to the picturesque sights of Cornwall

Summer is finally here, and what is the number one holiday location in the UK during the warmer months? Cornwall, of course!

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Islington Gazette e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder