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What’s on in Islington this weekend?

PUBLISHED: 16:57 10 May 2012

Moscow Olympics (see Sunday)  Pic: Tony Duffy/Getty Images

Moscow Olympics (see Sunday) Pic: Tony Duffy/Getty Images

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Our pick of the weekend’s action:

FRIDAY 11

Check out an exhibition about Edward Lear, celebrate author of The Owl and the Pussycat, until May 31 at Finsbury Library, St John Street, EC1. Free, call 020 7527 7960.

Hear the Queens of Lovers, Janet Kay and Carroll Thompson, rock from 7pm at the Assembly Hall, Upper Street, N1. Tickets from £20, call 020 7527 8900.

Get your groove on with free jazz gig from Maria K’s Duo, from 8:00 to 10:30pm from 8 to 10pm at Ajani Grill, Hornsey Road, N19. Free, call 020 7272 5566.

SATURDAY 12

Discover how supporting your child is crucial to their well-being and success, from 2.15 to 3pm at the West Library, Bridgeman Road, N1. Free, call 020 7527 7920.

Mould a bust of Bart Simpson at while you have a drink at Play with Clay, from 8pm at Drink, Shop and Do, Caledonian road, N1. Free, call 020 7278 4335

See a spontaneous soundtrack to a famous silent film at Not So Silent Moveis, featuring members of the Noisettes, from 3pm at the King’s Place, York Way, N1. Tickets from £9.50, call 020 7520 1490.

SUNDAY 13

See the Politics and Olympic Exhibition, part of the Word 2010 festival, from 9am to 9pm Monday to Friday until May 31 at the Free Word Centre, Farringdon Road, EC1. Visit www.freewordonline.com.

Round the weekend off in style with some acoustic music at Live and Unamplified, from 7.30 to 10.30pm at the Book Club, Leonard Street, EC2. Costs £3, call 020 7684 8618.

See a spontaneous soundtrack to a famous silent film at Not So Silent Movies, featuring members of the Noisettes, from 3pm at the King’s Place, York Way, N1. Tickets from £9.50, call 020 7520 1490.


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