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What’s on in Islington this weekend

PUBLISHED: 17:35 18 August 2011

Emily Yates (see Friday)

Emily Yates (see Friday)

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Our pick of the weekend’s action:

FRIDAY 19

Hark at the dulcet tones of singer songwriter Emily Yates, front woman of band Belleville, from 6.30 to 9pm at the St Mary’s Community Centre, Upper Street, N1. Suggested donation of £1. Call 020 7713 9304 for more information.

Check out how artist David Stupple explores Islington’s geography through the medium of drawing and photography at his Ting Table exhibition, from 10am to 5pm, every day except Wednesday and Sunday, until September 24 at the Islington Museum, St John Street, Finsbury. Free, call 020 7527 2837 for more information.

Take part in a range of trips for six to 13-year-olds, including swimming, bowling, go-karting and ice-skating, until August 25 at the Three Corners Adventure Playground, Northampton Road, EC1. Costs up to £5, call 020 7833 0795 for more information.

SATURDAY 20

Head down to a garden party and enjoy music, art and children’s activities whilst raising money for the Culpeper Community Garden and Red-Handed Theatre Company, from 2 to 8pm at the Culpeper Community Garden, Balor Street, N1. £5 donation (free for under 5s) email jemma.gross@gmail.com for more information.

Imagine the future at this life-direction workshop using techniques such as writing, creative expression, from 1 to 5pm at the Unity Church, Upper Street, N1. Costs £20 (£10 concessions), call 07809 144 879 for more information.

Don a mask and glean the secrets of beekeeping at this course, where you will learn the basics of having your own hive, from 11am to 1pm or 2 to 4pm in Finsbury park, N4. Costs £30, email info@highburybuilders.co.uk for more information.

Make your grandmother proud by joining this knitting class led by wool enthusiast Charlene Sandy. From 11am to 12.30pm at The Old Fire Station, Mayton Street, N7. For more information call 07515 647208.

SUNDAY 21

Get into some safe healing at these weekly reiki-share sessions from 5.30 to 7.30pm every Sunday and 7.30 to 9.30pm every Wednesday at Highbury Station Rd, N1. For more information call 07957 423460.

Squeeze the best out of the summer at the Sunday Cafe at Paradise Park Children’s Centre, from 11am to 3pm every Sunday until August 28 at the Paradise Park Children’s Centre, Paradise Park, N7. Free, call 020 7697 7330 for more information.

Find out what it takes to have a champion hound at this Scruffs and Dog Education Show, from 1 to 5pm at Highbury Fields, N5. Free, email fiona.mackenzie@islington.gov.uk for more information.

Broaden your horizons at the Travel Round the World playscheme for five to 13-year-olds, from 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday until September 13 at Elizabeth House, Hurlock Street, N5. Costs £15 a day, £70 a week, call 020 7690 1300 for more information.


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