Podcast chats between artistic director Rupert Goold and the likes of Smith, Tobias Menzies and Indira Varma are keeping the memory of theatre alive during lockdown

East Finchley artist Louisa Albani has turned the moment the novelist concieved To The Lighthouse into an illustrated pamphlet with excerpts from her writings

Alexandra Palace joins forces with Little Inventors to launch a wildlife challenge for budding young designers.

Organisers are planning a week of activities and asking for residents to contribute a poem, a photograph or a craft to a community portrait of ‘lockdown life’

Alex Perez-Davies is cooking up the comfort food in his kitchen and delivering locally by bike

OmVed Gardens and Thrown are staging the virtual and physical show Gatherers, showcasing work which explores artists’ deep connection to land and landscape

The Islington actor and writer and husband Ian Hallard have “put their money where their mouth is” to back the King’s Head Theatre’s £100,000 emergency fund.

The Kentish Town author’s Platform Seven explores controlling relationships and is nominated for both a crime writing award and a TV adaptation

The Islington-based rocker played a home gig last Thursday as part of his campaign to help independent music venues hit by the pandemic

Pat ‘Have Mercy’ Leacock is putting a smile on faces with hot97uk radio station under the tagline ‘Cheering up the Nation...together’

It started from a store cupboard at Chase Farm hospital and now broadcasts 24 hours a day to patients at the Royal Free and Chase Farm including song requests to loved ones

Following a loop from Finsbury Park to Crouch End the local culture project takes in 30 statues, murals and street art with each described in words and song

Virtual exhibitions, concerts and community outreach continue in the Highgate mansion where live-in manager Peter Gallagher hasn’t encountered the usual strange presences

The Finchley Road community centre is promoting the best of this year’s features and documentaries from Israel as annual Seret UK festival switches to home screenings

The Arts Project in St Pancras Hospital is cheering up patients and staff at the King’s Cross hospital which treats addiction and mental health issues

Victoria Selman rallied 14 fellow crime writers to each pen a grisly story and raise money for the charity offering emotional support for those in distress

Quartet who were stopped by Police from playing for neighbours are raising money for the St John’s Hospice where their relative was treated

The Highgate arts centre is running creative Zoom lunches for socially isolated pensioners and posting circus skills workshops online

The Hampstead coach, who has worked with Charlotte Church, Will Young and Gareth Malone, says ‘don’t underestimate the power of music’ to make you feel better

Actors including Simon Callow are backing the Finsbury Park venue’s bid to survive the pandemic and thrive once more as a community hub

Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell will announce the winner of this year’s book award voted for by hundreds of Haringey pupils and library users

Strength and Learning Through Horses was started by Hampstead psychologist Dr Jemma Hockley to help disadvantaged young people, but needs to pay for hay during closure

Kentish Town designer is inspiring children to discover the joy of plants during lockdown.

The Stroud Green festival’s resident ensemble The Telling run free singing workshops via Zoom

Professional storyteller Emily Hanna-Grazebrook’s magical Dragonfly Tales are recorded with nine year old son Leo and have been downloaded more than 1,000 times

Primrose Hill neighbours Alan Bennett and Nicholas Hytner are collaborating again this time on a lockdown project starring Jodie Comer, Tamsin Greig, Imelda Staunton and Martin Freeman

Opera lovers will be able to enjoy performances of La Boheme and The Magic Flute from their cars in the grounds of the Muswell Hill landmark

Producing legend Nile Rodgers is among the top names judging entries by budding songwriters from the UK and USA

Top songwriters Jamie Hartman and Jon Green who co-write with Lewis Capaldi and James Bay perform tracks in their home studios to raise money for the Chalk Farm charity

Young singers from across North London and beyond joined voices to sing Emeli Sande’s You Are Not Alone


If you have an electric car - or are considering buying one - but can’t install a charging point at home, you may find it difficult and inconvenient to use public charging stations to top up. However, an innovative business in North London may have the answer.

The Government has announced an unprecedented package of support to protect jobs and support business across the UK during the coronavirus outbreak.

People working for a wide range of private companies have been standing side-by-side with public sector staff on the front line during the coronavirus outbreak.

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