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Indie favourites take their Good Humor LP out the garage and into the British Library for a live outing on its 20th anniversary

Imaginative and visually exciting story of Charles Darwin’s eventful Beagle voyage its told in a purpose-built venue at this iconic museum

A West Hampstead journalist creates a globe trotting Granny to take the gloom out of dementia

Octogenarians who have been friends for sixty years hold a joint exhibition at the Hampstead Museum and Art Gallery

Works by the late Highgate artist Berenice Sydney go under the hammer to help fund an art scholarship

Powerful story of Female Genital Mutilation puts audiences on a 90 minute rollercoaster of emotion

The top YA author pens a stand alone love story set in a near future where gene editing technology is used as a terrorist threat

Exhibitions at a Marylebone gallery and Frieze Masters mark the moment when surrealism descended on a former slave colony and found a wealth of artistic talent

Gastro pub rescued from developers is bucking Brexit by serving fine British ingredients cooked in a French style

The world-famous Monty Python and travel documentary star Michael Palin has said he hopes the Phoenix doesn’t lose “its particular charm and independence” when it’s taken over by Curzon Cinemas.

Cinemagoers in East Finchley are united in their dismay at Curzon Cinemas taking over the historic independent Phoenix Cinema.

Campaigners are rallying to keep East Finchley’s Phoenix Cinema independent, after it was announced a national chain is set to take over the its running.

Hampstead artist Dee Maclean has created a highly topical exhibition inspired by ecological work at the Hampstead Heath Ponds.

A retrospective of Welsh artist and former Highgate School teacher Kyffin Williams runs at the school and institute where he taught

The 10th book festival celebrates the 200th anniversary since the publication of Frankenstein with a host of events remembering Mary Shelley’s masterpiece

A new market at the centre in Finchley Road has a wealth of fresh and cooked produce on offer

Books interview: Julia Donaldson

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The top children’s author talks about her latest book and growing up in Hampstead

The Luna Cinema was back in Alexandra Palace park this weekend and crowds enjoyed special screenings of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and The Breakfast Club.

It’s a people’s revolution. For the very first time, a community cast takes the Olivier stage: around 200 non-professionals, led by a few actors, representing national diversity. And that’s no anaemic buzzword here, but real inclusion – assorted ages, sizes, ethnicities, experiences, performers in wheelchairs, in drag, all combining in the art of storytelling. It’s end-of-term play meets Danny Boyle’s London Olympics Opening Ceremony.

There’s no such thing as a dead cert in theatreland. No matter how bulletproof the material might seem (through reputation or otherwise), there is always the potential for it to flounder on the banks of poor execution, woeful miscasting and meandering direction.

Sophie Ritchie takes in the swashbuckling elegance and history of one of Tokyo’s most desirable hotels

If you’ve walked past the Camden People’s Theatre recently, you might have noticed the striking art exhibition proudly on display.

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