What’s on in Islington this weekend

PUBLISHED: 16:50 22 March 2012

Party in a wigwam (see Friday)

Party in a wigwam (see Friday)


Our pick of the weekend’s action:


Delve into a large range of designer clothes, including Marc Jacobs and Vivienne Westwood, at bargain prices, at Islington Studios, Thane Works, N7, from 10am to 8pm on Friday, 10am to 6pm on Saturday and 11am to 5pm on Sunday. £2 admission, call 020 7697 9888.

Celebrate the birthday of this popular venue with a party in a wigwam on its roof terrace, featuring a film screening and a set by DJ Greg Wilson, from 5pm to 4am at the Queen of Hoxton, Curtain Road, EC2. Tickets £15 for both, £7 for party, call 020 7422 0958.

See a variety of emerging skill-based artists at the Other Nature exhibition, from 11am to 7pm until March 31 at the Antlers Gallery at Frameless Gallery, Clerkenwell Green, EC1. Call 07780 503 180.


Buy the work of more than 50 artists and designers at the Angel Spring Art Fair, an affordable art show, from 11am to 6pm at Candid Arts Galleries, Torrens Street, EC1. Free, call 020 7837 4237.

Practise hard at these Chi Kung classes, from 8.45 to 9.45am, on Saturday, at Yogabase, in Liverpool Road, N1, from 6.45 to 7.45pm, on Friday at Moving Arts Base, in Liverpool Road, N1, and 11am to noon, on Sunday, in Providence Court, N1. Cost: £12/10 or £40 for a block of five, call 07973 622240.

Enjoy some grown-up crayoning with Adult Colour By Numbers, where pictures and pens are provided and you bring your sense of humour, from 8pm at Drink, Shop & Do, Caledonian Road, N1. Free, call 020 7278 4335.


Discuss life’s hidden meanings at this philosophy forum run by the Stuart Low Trust, from 4 to 6pm at a venue in Archway, N19. Call 020 7713 9304 to register.

Get some ideas for Easter at the Country Living Magazine Spring Fair, from 10am to 3pm at the Business Design Centre, Upper Street, N1. Costs £11.50 advance, more on the door, call 020 7420 7738.

Come and help get this park ready for summer at the Spring Gardening Day, from 10am to 4pm at Wilmington Square, WC1. Tools and gloves provided, email

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