Whats’ on in Islington this Easter weekend?
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Our pick of the Easter action:
Stretch yourself with Kundalini, a dynamic and spiritually potent form of yoga, from 7-9.30pm at Newington Green Unitarian Chapel, N16. Costs £10, first class by donation, call 0750 449 6763.
Enjoy a brisk constitutional at this Nordic walking session for over-55s, from 2pm, at the Drovers Centre, North Road, N7. Costs £2, call 07900 888438.
Tuck into some food and poems at Come Rhyme With Me, a poetry evening and dining experience with a set menu of performers, each style specific to the course they have been chosen to represent, plus an open mic, from 7-10pm at Cottons, Exmouth Market, EC1. Costs £12.50 (£10 concessions) with dinner, or £7.50 (£6 concessions) for the performance, call 020 7833 3332.
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Find yourself some Palestinian produce such as olive oil, cous cous and soap at the CADFA charity stall, from 9am to 5pm at Cally Market, Caledonian Road, N1. Free, visit the www.callymarket.com
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Kick back with some Easter jazz from the Standard Road Trio featuring Emiliano Franco on drums, Jonathan Gee on piano and Andrea Di Biase double bass, from 9-11.30pm at Ajani Grill, Hornsey Road, N19. Costs £6, call 020 7272 5566.
Relish a new collection of work by German artist MAST that delves into the murky world of Victorian crime, until May 5 at the Book Club, Leonard Street, EC2. Free, call 020 7684 8618.
Splash around at an inflatable fun session for eight to 15-year-olds featuring the ominous-sounding obliterator, from 12.30-1.30pm at the Cally Pool, Caledonian Road, N1. Costs £3.50, call 020 7278 1890.
Take part in a sonic journey as a specially-written soundtrack by artist Mica guides you on a leisurely stroll round the Barbican arts centre, Silk Street, EC2, from 9am. Free (don’t forget your mp3 player) call 020 7638 8891.
Create your own Easter keepsake at an egg blowing session with added cocktails, all day at Drink, Shop and Do, Caledonian Road, N1. Costs £1, call 020 7278 4335
Keep your ninja senses heightened with chi kung self-defence classes, every Sunday, from 11am to noon, at Providence Court, Upper Street, N1, on Saturdays from 11.15am to 12.30pm and on Fridays from 6.45pm to 7.45pm, at the Unity Church, Upper Street, N1. Call 07973 622240. Classes costs £10 per lesson or £40 for five.
Spring into action at an Easter fun day for all the family with a bonnet parade, egg hunt and bee watching, from noon to 4pm at Freightliners City Farm, Sheringham Road, N7. Call 020 7609 0467.
Join a fun practical ballet class for adult learners aged over 16, from 7.30 to 8.30pm at the Basement Dance Studio, York Way, N7. Costs £80 per term, call 020 7700 7722.
Relax with a session where all the water features are on in rotation, like the river run, spa pool, bubble jets and waves, from 11am to 6pm at the Archway Leisure Centre, Macdondald Road, N19. Costs £2.60, email