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The Union Chapel, King’s Head and Park Theatres hope they can benefit from the £1.57 billion of loans and grants to support the arts sector through enforced closure

Futurist Tullio Crali’s stunning aeropainting and Alex Urie’s textured canvases offer a feast for the eyes of art-lovers emerging from lockdown

A nice film for the nice people who live in London’s middle-class Richard Curtis world but with likeable characters and lashings of innocence, it has a certain charm

Lee Min-jae’s romzomcom is implausible and inconsistent but also inventive, good-looking and funny

Colours Hoxton, EartH Hackney, and Islington Assembly Hall are among those to sign the Music Venue Trust’s open letter calling for support to survive.

The art-pop veterans, now in their sixth decade as Sparks, proffer another pick’n’mix of surreal nuggets

Islington-based Antony Wood’s supple translations pulsate with life and offer “an emotional diary” of the Russian writer from precocious teen to political exile

Award winning photographer Emile Holba asked A level students at the Islington academy to create a triptych of their lockdown capturing an object, a space and a portrait

The East Finchley comic delves into bullying, family breakdown and hero worshipping Paul Weller in the thoroughly readable To Be Someone

The Ham&High’s wine expert makes her recommendations for summer drinking

Liz talks to several producers in the Languedoc-Rousillon who put sustainability and the environment at the heart of their wine-making

A documentary about New York Antiquarian booksellers sounds boring, and it is: charmingly, endearingly, reassuringly dull.

A fascinating portrait of America’s foremost working director as a film student and documentary maker

Gloria! Digital Pride Festival is a diverse weekend of pole dance and splits classes, drag aerobics, bingo and fabulous performances by Ru Paul Drag Race stars

Frenetic, full-on and danceable new wave debut from Canada’s best new band

Music

Yesterday, 12:38

The Union Chapel, King’s Head and Park Theatres hope they can benefit from the £1.57 billion of loans and grants to support the arts sector through enforced closure

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Colours Hoxton, EartH Hackney, and Islington Assembly Hall are among those to sign the Music Venue Trust’s open letter calling for support to survive.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The art-pop veterans, now in their sixth decade as Sparks, proffer another pick’n’mix of surreal nuggets

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Gloria! Digital Pride Festival is a diverse weekend of pole dance and splits classes, drag aerobics, bingo and fabulous performances by Ru Paul Drag Race stars

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Frenetic, full-on and danceable new wave debut from Canada’s best new band

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The Home Concert Club is running regular family and adult concerts to entertain audiences who are missing classical music - and make sure the performers are paid

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

The feted singer-songwriter beams a transfixing set straight into your front room – is this the future of live music?

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Hackney-based practitioner Carlotta Artuso offers a distanced session of this ancient Japanese technique to reduce stress and help relaxation

Monday, June 1, 2020

Michelle Clarke’s Serenity Radio will offer interviews, guided meditations, health tips and calming music to heal and help during these anxious times

Theatre

Monday, June 15, 2020

A monologue about a bee trying to learn how to act human is part of a project to let families and flatmates perform their own pandemic dramas

Thursday, June 11, 2020

The Big House’s Ballad of Corona V will limit audience members to six per scene with social distancing for actors and spectators

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Sir Ian McKellen, Mandeep Dhillon, Joseph Fiennes, Sir Derek Jacobi, Lennie James, Alex Lawther, Miriam Margoyles, Lesley Manville and Elaine Page are among the names backing #ForTheLoveOfArts.

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Plymouth Point by immersive theatre specialists Swamp Motel sees Zoom players following online clues scattered across the internet to find a missing woman

Friday, May 22, 2020

Podcast chats between artistic director Rupert Goold and the likes of Smith, Tobias Menzies and Indira Varma are keeping the memory of theatre alive during lockdown

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

The Islington actor and writer and husband Ian Hallard have “put their money where their mouth is” to back the King’s Head Theatre’s £100,000 emergency fund.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Actors including Simon Callow are backing the Finsbury Park venue’s bid to survive the pandemic and thrive once more as a community hub

Monday, March 30, 2020

The renowned Islington puppet theatre uploads storytime and puppet-making videos online and asks for donations to stay afloat

Friday, March 20, 2020

Islington’s famous pub theatre has closed its doors but is running interactive lunchtime play clubs, performances and Q&As with staff members

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