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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 Specialist relationship at Victoria Miro Gallery

Design studio Pearson Lloyd is turning the former Yorkton Workshops, which once housed milliners and doll-makers, into an archive, studio and gallery.

The shopfronts along Redchurch Street will be decorated with vinyl images and a QR code to discover the work of local designers, artists and craftspeople

Earth Eaters at Hoxton 253 art project space brings together evocative artworks to ask what is at stake in the climate crisis and will humankind heed the warnings of impending doom?

Hackney Empire, the Almeida, Pentameters and the Lion&Unicorn are among the venues hoping to benefit from Crowdfunder and the Theatres Trust’s Save Our Theatres campaign

Playing Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony from memory marked an uplifting and welcome return to live ticketed orchestra playing

A backlog of weddings, free desk space for isolated artists, and a youth board to help steer the not for profit arts centre are also part of reopening plans

Proceeds from a version of the ‘90s RnB classic by some of the UK’s best session vocalists will offer a lifeline for Olu’s Soup Kitchen on the Frampton Park Estate

The Camden Town music venue comes back to life after five months closure with fully seated socially distanced gigs that mirror the original layout of 30 years ago

Monday’s outdoor concert is believed to be the first live ticketed performance of an orchestral symphony in the UK since lockdown and is a prelude to Thursday’s BBC Prom

The Hampstead gallery is staging a retrospective of the late photographer which includes iconic shots of actors and musicians from Elton John to Faye Dunaway

The Michelin-starred Mayfair restaurant has now extended its home deliveries to Hampstead and beyond so we chased down the delightful Dragon Menu to North West London

The UK’s biggest photography exhibition The Portrait of Britain includes several winners from the borough including an allotment holder and a jerk chicken trader

Martin Murphy’s Jury by the Finsbury Park theatre follows a complex and gripping case being tried via Zoom

Live music, mural-making, installations and theatre are on the bill at Voxonica as artists from diverse backgrounds celebrate the joy of live performance

Singer Vivienne Isebor, actor Nitin Ganatra and Olivier award winner Sam Spiro will appear live from King Alfred School’s Phoenix Theatre in aid of Noah’s Ark hospice

The Puppet Theatre is running a two week festival of children’s theatre and workshops including their popular show The Slightly Annoying Elephant in Islington Square

Live comedy on the Terrace continues to September 3 with quick-fire sets, a well stocked bar, and panoramic views over London from the Muswell Hill landmark

Eleven artists exhibit work ranging from painting and sculpture to installation, drawing inspiration from nature, Japanese design, and the Middle Easet

Crusty, chewy bases with an inspired sprinkling of Japanese ingredients, it sounds as though it shouldn’t work but it really does

Adam Spreadbury-Maher has staged more than 1,000 shows including numerous West End transfers at the Islington venue, which is due to move into a purpose built theatre next door

Set in a housing estate playground, Mark Lindow’s Estimated Waiting Time is due to be performed free for local residents.

The permanent free al fresco ‘gallery’ will see a changing programme of 2d artwork displayed on seats around the area’s 26 acres of open space

July and August are a cornucopia of pleasure with pale, paler and palest southern French wines - but serve them cool says expert Liz

The intimate readings and three course dinners run at Clerkenwell’s Fidelio Orchestra Cafe next week

Tickets for the socially-distanced August Bank Holiday event go on sale soon with further names to be announced

Bold and beautiful paintings and sculptures by boys from Bulawayo’s Cyrene school were discovered in the basement of a Shoreditch church and are exhibited a few streets away

Clapton cinephile Umit Mesut and film-maker Liam Saint-Pierre explore the music and animation in 1933’s King Kong ahead of a virtual screening at The Castle Cinema

Film review: Make Up

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Flitting between reality and fantasy with some eerie images and a strong sense of atmosphere this tale of a young girl on an empty caravan site is not too complex

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