There’s still time to book a ticket for the Regent’s Park attraction and get up close to some awe-inspiring wildlife

The 90-seat Arcola Outside will bring Covid-safe community performances to Dalston during the pandemic

A range of arts and culture organisations including Hampstead’s Freud Museum gained grants from the Culture Recovery Fund to help them through the pandemic

Garden Suburb Theatre stages Brian Friel two-handers without embraces to comply with social distancing guidelines

Hundreds answered a call from fashion designer Jonny Banger to draw their feelings across Boris Johnson’s ‘stay at home’ letter, and the anarchic results are on display

The annual exhibition is due to run at Lauderdale House and features the fruit of their weekly challenges undertaken during lockdown

Kentish Town artist Christina Thornley’s ‘Scenes from 2020’ feature locations she feels a strong connection to including the Heath, Holly Lodge Estate and Belsize Park

Tufnell Park couple Emily Bruni and Matt Wilkinson stage a monologue about a disgruntled actress and a murdered director at Never For Ever in Highgate Road

Hackney based immersive theatre specialists Swamp Motel have released their second virtual detective game which sets us on the hunt for a powerful artefact

Max Porter reads his acclaimed novel at Islington’s Union Chapel to raise funds for homelessness charity The Margins Project

Camden Market radio service CDNX plays old and new music but founder Sammy Jacob says there will always be a need for live gigs

The Irish music legend will play two shows at Vince Power’s Powerhaus at Camden Lock

The annual spoken word battle between emerging young poets will be in front of the first live audience for eight months at the shuttered Chalk Farm venue

Heath Street’s new Dandie Dog Cafe has thought of everything for NW3’s pets, from a home cooked menu, to a doggy wash, birthday parties and dog yoga sessions

Creativity and wellbeing during the pandemic are explored in an online art exhibition by Burgh House

Popular Barnsbury cafe Sunday has now branched out to open a second site in Hampstead and is sharing its delicious inspirational brunch recipes in a cook book

The Hampstead comic riffs on race, Megan Markle and lockdown in an updated version of her show Coconut on November 14

Venues including Hampstead Theatre, Kiln, Jacksons Lane and The Jewish Museum successfully applied for the culture recovery fund to stay afloat during the pandemic

The group’s annual selection of favourite arias will go ahead at St Michael’s Highgate in a concert that is fully compliant with Covid safety measures

James and Sam’s Readr mails out a monthly paperback to subscribers then holds a virtual book club to discuss it

Bridget Galton enjoys a reminder of how a night in a good restaurant can feed the body and lift the spirits

The Highgate arts centre’s popular annual spooky walk has been replaced this year with a petrifying panto on the tea lawn with five performers and a pianist

War Horse puppeteers Handspring have created nine-year-old Amal, whose 8,000 km walk from the Syrian border to the UK is an “ambitious project of art and hope”

The dark comic tale of two bantering hitmen was due to be performed as part of Hampstead’s 60th anniversary season in March, and will be recast to bring back live performance to the Eton Avenue venue

The group show postponed from April can now be seen in person at Highgate Contemporary Art

Once again championing animal causes they are holding a Zoom birthday party for Animals Asia who are gifting them a portrait to say thanks for all the hard work

Charity Animals Asia has commissioned a drawing of the Hampstead couple by wildlife artist Richard Symonds which will go on display at Burgh House

The chart topper will appear in the grounds of the Hampstead mansion on June 20, 2021 following rescheduled gigs by Nile Rodgers and CHIC, and DJ David Rodigan

Whether singing with Martin Luther King or playing Woodstock, the American folk singer tirelessly used her popularity to champion peace and social justice says Liz Thomson

Beyonce meets Boleyn as the hit Tudor takedown becomes the first musical back in the West End this November


With easy connections to London and excellent academic and extra-curricular opportunities, Lincoln Minster School is an attractive choice outside of the capital

With winter fast approaching, it is now more important than ever for us all to carry on following COVID-19 precautions to help stop the spread of the virus by always observing the three-tier local restrictions and remembering three key words – Hands, Face, Space.

The NHS COVID-19 app can make a real difference to how we all tackle the pandemic, protecting our loved ones and those most at risk from coronavirus. Everyone aged 16 and over across England and Wales can download the app for free and play their part in combating the pandemic.

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