What’s on this weekend in Islington
Our pick of the weekend’s action:
Learn about prostrate cancer – the most common men’s cancer afflicting 250,000 the UK– with specialist nurse Teresa Lynch from 6.30 to 9.30pm at the St Mary’s Community Centre, Upper Street, N1. Suggested donation of �1 per session. Call 020 77139304 for more information.
Watch Clockwise – a comedy classic in which John Cleese is beset by one disaster after another – at the First Friday Film Club, from 7pm at the Old Fire Station, Mayton Street, N7. Costs �5 (�2.50 concessions) email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Enjoy the work of Ida Barr, the world’s first Music Hall singer turned rap superstar, from 2 to 3pm at the Claremont project, White Lion Street, N1. Free, call 0207 837 3402 for more information.
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Make your own retro jewellery using heat-fusible beads and an iron at Pop Up Saturday, from 11am to 1pm at the Old Fire Station, Mayton Street, N7. Free, call 07515647208 for more information.
- 1 'Extreme' noise complaint as 150 gather for Islington party
- 2 Meet the owner of the Camden Passage shop window where nothing is for sale
- 3 Statue of Philip Noel-Baker replaced in Islington after 35 years
- 4 Elderly woman robbed of precious watch in daylight Finsbury Park incident
- 5 New pub opens in place of The Monarch in Chalk Farm Road
- 6 What do smoking and People Friendly Streets have in common?
- 7 New Lidl to open in Finsbury Park's Arts Building next week
- 8 'We can do better': Islington Society calls for rethink on Barnard Park plans
- 9 Two men jailed for life after double murder
- 10 Islington and Camden police chief to leave Met after 29 years
Discover the treasure of Carmelite prayer at Carmel in the City, from 10am to 2pm at St Joseph’s Church, Lambs Passage, EC1. Call 07889 436165 for more information.
Buy some retro threads and listen to some groovy tunes at the Lost in Vintage fair, from 12noon to 5.30pm at the Old Queens Head, Essex Road, N1. Free, call 020 7354 9993 for more information.
Be amazed by London’s most powerful gypsy performance, the 45 strong London Gypsy Orchestra, from 7.30pm at the Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1. Costs �12 (�8 concessions), call 07922 664033 for more information.
Practise healing your own body 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 Road, N1. For more information call 07957 423460.
Turn your body into a well-oiled machine at these Chi Kung sessions, every Sunday from 11am to 12noon at Providence Court, Upper Street, N1, every Saturday from 11.15am to 12.30am and every Friday from 6.45pm to 7.45pm at Unity Church, Upper Street, N1. For more information call 07973 622240. Costs �10 per lesson or �40 for five lessons.