Ania won the Young Artist Prize at the 2018 BP portrait award with her painting of two women artists, and her depiction of fellow millennial women as independent “world-changing” creatures continues with her Hampstead solo debut

Arts Centre managers want to minimise the time it is closed to the public, and get on with the plan for better seating, a new entrance, and foyer with cafe

Crusty, chewy bases with an inspired sprinkling of Japanese ingredients, it sounds as though it shouldn’t work but it really does

Muswell Hill author Gerald Jacobs drew on his childhood in 1950s Brixton for his tale of colourful characters dealing in swag, gun-running, and fixed boxing matches

Adam Spreadbury-Maher has staged more than 1,000 shows including numerous West End transfers at the Islington venue, which is due to move into a purpose built theatre next door

The permanent free al fresco ‘gallery’ will see a changing programme of 2d artwork displayed on seats around the area’s 26 acres of open space

July and August are a cornucopia of pleasure with pale, paler and palest southern French wines - but serve them cool says expert Liz

Talented local amateur Bill Bott displays his stunning images in the Crouch End cafe

The intimate readings and three course dinners run at Clerkenwell’s Fidelio Orchestra Cafe next week

The former drill hall in Pond Street, Hampstead threw open its doors to members with a mantra to make them feel safe and comfortable during workouts

Tickets for the socially-distanced August Bank Holiday event go on sale soon with further names to be announced

Bold and beautiful paintings and sculptures by boys from Bulawayo’s Cyrene school were discovered in the basement of a Shoreditch church and are exhibited a few streets away

Clapton cinephile Umit Mesut and film-maker Liam Saint-Pierre explore the music and animation in 1933’s King Kong ahead of a virtual screening at The Castle Cinema

Hampstead Gardens Suburb’s annual arts festival went ahead this month with a reduced programme of concerts, walks, book talks and children’s events

Film review: Make Up

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Flitting between reality and fantasy with some eerie images and a strong sense of atmosphere this tale of a young girl on an empty caravan site is not too complex

The inaugural Anna Steinhouse photography award is seeking images of lockdown and post-lockdown under the theme ‘my new world’

Curators at the Hampstead Museum and arts centre want the community to send in images of creative projects undertaken during the pandemic

Staged concerts of Jesus Christ Superstar and comedy sets by Jimmy Carr and Russell Brand will play to a reduced capacity at the outdoor venue

Suburb-based composer Noah Max brings his Echo Ensemble to Central Square and Hornsey based opera singer Mary Bevan is programming concerts at St Mary’s Tower

Luna Cinema will screen Rocket Man, Pretty Woman and Some Like It Hot on the flower lawn of the 18th Century English Heritage mansion in August

The Roundhouse and Clean Break Theatre Company were also handed Arts Council short term grants after demonstrating they needed urgent funding before the end of September

The Highgate Arts Centre is planning live performances on the Tea Lawn including Hampstead Garden Opera taking on life and death in Holst’s Savitri

The veteran wildlife presenter is fronting a TV fundraising appeal to help save the conservation charity behind the Regent’s Park attraction

Lithographs to illustrate a book of sensual poetry by CP Cavafy feature tender scenes of gay lovers and are on display at the re-opened Hampstead Gallery

Angela and Martin Humphery have covered 180km with their two month daily walk across Hampstead Heath to raise funds for McKenna’s wildlife charity the Born Free Foundation

But John Plews from Upstairs at the Gatehouse said the ‘devil would be in the detail’ as he called for clearer guidance on when they can reopen safely

Local artist Emma Franks has taken positive inspiration from the face coverings we are increasingly encouraged to wear

With a lovely front terrace and plenty of indoor space, the home of independent Gorgeous Brewery can’t wait to welcome back customers

Carlo Polisano’s documentary The Spirit of Camden should raise awareness of the value of small music venues which are under threat from the pandemic

The Australian rocker will perform his back catalogue solo at the piano in the West Hall to a global paying audience


The NHS Test and Trace system provides protection for family, friends, colleagues and the community, and is here to keep all of us safe and allow us to enjoy summer safely. We take a look at how the system is working and talk to one member of the thousands of team members about her experiences.

People are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by exploring destinations closer to home. Taking a holiday in the United Kingdom offers people the chance to uncover some stunning scenery, wonderful attractions and superb accommodation without having to jump on a plane. Here, we take a look at the type of places you can stay, the rules you need to follow and how to enjoy a great staycation.

A north London catering business has launched a new restaurant style dining experience for people at home.

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