What’s on in Islington This Weekend?

The Consciousness Club (see Thursday)

The Consciousness Club (see Thursday) - Credit: Archant

Our pick of the weekend’s action:


Come and enjoy Friday Fellas; a new social day dedicated to gentlemen, from 11.30am to 4pm at Sotheby Mews Day Centre, Sotheby Mews, N5. Costs £3.50 (including lunch and an exercise class, call 020 7226 1421.

Get funky with some jazz pearls from the Renato D’Aiello Trio with Bruno Montrone on piano and Dario Di Lecce on Bass, from 9 to 11.30pm at Ajani Grill, Hornsey Road, N19. Costs £6, call 020 7272 5566.

Pop down to this regular morning drop-in for a special session celebrating work promoting the health and well-being of LGBT Londoners since 1972, from 11am to 1pm London Friend, Caledonian Road, N1. Free, call 020 7833 1674.


Witness big hair, big vocals and a great party atmosphere as Kelly Wild interprets the Rocky Horror Science Fiction show, from 11pm at the Central Station, Wharfdale Road, N1.

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Pick up some fresh, quality and speciality produce as Cally Market returns after the Christmas break, from 9am to 5pm on Caledonian Road, N1. Visit www.thecallymarket.com.

Immerse yourself in one of sport’s oldest rivalries – England against Scotland in the Six Nations Rugby – followed by an American Apparel Superheroes Party with US-themed food, all day at the Dissenting Academy, Mildmay park, N1. Free, call 0207 2496430

Get creative at an art class for all abilities, taught by local artist Jon Britten, from 2 to 5pm, at Highbury Baptist Church, Highbury Place, N5. Eight sessions cost £84 (£64 concessions), visit drawingclassesforall.weebly.com.


Find vintage fashion, jewellery, accessories, china, homeware, antiques and collectables at this Pop-Up Vintage Fair, from 11am to 4pm at the Islington Assembly Hall, Upper Street, N1. Costs £3 (£2 NUS), call 07716 295 998.

Browse a selection of gay books as part of the LGBT month celebrations, all day at Archway Library, N19, Central Library, N5 and Finsbury Library, EC1, until February 28. Free, www.islington.gov.uk/about/equality-diversity.

Hear a varied programme of some of the most popular works in the classical chamber music repertoire as part of the London Chamber Music Series, from 6.30pm at the King’s Place, York Way, N1. Tickets from £9.50, call 020 7520 1490.

Turn your hands into deadly weapons 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. Call 07973 622240. The class costs £10 per lesson or £40 for five.