There’s still time to book a ticket for the Regent’s Park attraction and get up close to some awe-inspiring wildlife

The 90-seat Arcola Outside will bring Covid-safe community performances to Dalston during the pandemic

The theme of Jo Hicks and Dr Zadok’s handiwork was chosen by Islington residents by a public vote

Hundreds answered a call from fashion designer Jonny Banger to draw their feelings across Boris Johnson’s ‘stay at home’ letter, and the anarchic results are on display

Tufnell Park couple Emily Bruni and Matt Wilkinson stage a monologue about a disgruntled actress and a murdered director at Never For Ever in Highgate Road

Hackney based immersive theatre specialists Swamp Motel have released their second virtual detective game which sets us on the hunt for a powerful artefact

Max Porter reads his acclaimed novel at Islington’s Union Chapel to raise funds for homelessness charity The Margins Project

Camden Market radio service CDNX plays old and new music but founder Sammy Jacob says there will always be a need for live gigs

The Irish music legend will play two shows at Vince Power’s Powerhaus at Camden Lock

Popular Barnsbury cafe Sunday has now branched out to open a second site in Hampstead and is sharing its delicious inspirational brunch recipes in a cook book

Theatres, museums and arts organisations across the boroughs are breathing a sigh of relief after successfully applying for the Cultural Recovery Fund to help during the pandemic

James and Sam’s Readr mails out a monthly paperback to subscribers then holds a virtual book club to discuss it

The seven week reopening season features turns by Silent Faces, Charles Court Opera and Christmas cabaret from the Cocoa Butter Club in a redesigned auditorium

War Horse puppeteers Handspring have created nine-year-old Amal, whose 8,000 km walk from the Syrian border to the UK is an “ambitious project of art and hope”

Lockdown business start-up The Top Up Truck travels to Hackney streets selling refillable food and home supplies and ‘bringing neighbourhoods together’

Beyonce meets Boleyn as the hit Tudor takedown becomes the first musical back in the West End this November

A dozen short dramatic monologues featuring women who share one thing in common, aims to change the conversation of judgement around those who are child-free

Hoxton Hall’s innovative Raised in Hackney project has produced a trio of podcasts featuring inter-generational discussions about George Floyd’s murder and beyond

The Botanical Mind features work by 50 artists spanning thousands of years from sixties psychedelia to Christian illuminations and beadwork by Amazon tribespeople

‘Rewilding’ at Jealous Gallery in Crouch End features colourful multi-media works with symbolic illustrations that explore success, failure, and our relationship with nature

The Ballad of Corona V at Islington’s The Big House sees young actors who have been through the care system explore the comedy, tragedy and inequalities of the pandemic

Wintergreen Boxwood, the latest show at Islington’s No 20 Arts is named after a plant which thrives in hostile conditions, as a tribute to the endurance of artists in the current climate.

Set amid the squats of Haggerston, Come Down Heavy is a moving tale of a friendship between two women living chaotic lives and has been nominated for the BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University

With audiences seated at socially distanced tables, month-long Live at Ally Pally also includes gigs by DJ Sasha and The Comet is Coming, and theatre by Sh*t-Faced Shakespeare,

Jesse and Sophia Sutton Jones started their micro-bakery during lockdown from their Crouch End flat after shielding neighbours begged for good bread, and are now aiming to open their first shop

Reach for the Stars is inspired by NASA astronaut Mae Jemison and will tour to schools in November with live family shows at Little Angel Studios on weekends

After seven months of closure, the pub venue is once again selling tickets for October’s Tales From The Golden Age by Ian Dixon Potter

Paola Somaini’s light and colourful I Can See It With My Elephant’s Eye addresses fears and worries and tries “to find an appropriate way to talk about loss and death”.

As the Islington pub theatre waits to hear if it qualifies for Government rescue funds it has secured a grant to create five new pieces of digital work

The Islington based artist name-checks Trump, Elvis and Mark Zuckerberg in The MOST Specialest relationship at Victoria Miro Gallery

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