Innovative Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment will teach music lessons, rehearse and give concerts as they take up a permanent base at Acland Burghley in Tufnell Park

As the Islington pub theatre waits to hear if it qualifies for Government rescue funds it has secured a grant to create five new pieces of digital work

When Secrets Set Sail is a children’s adventure exploring the local history of Hackney’s hostel for colonial childcare workers who were abandoned in a hostile country

Dual English National Opera casts rehearse and perform La boheme in separate bubbles to an audience in parked cars in an innovative production that will be broadcast free on Sky Arts

The Islington based artist name-checks Trump, Elvis and Mark Zuckerberg in The MOST Specialist relationship at Victoria Miro Gallery

The annual showcase for local artists and designer/makers goes ahead this month at the Highgate Lit and Sci in South Grove with social distancing and extra hygiene

Rohan Candappa wrote and funded 20 monologues to help out of work actors during the pandemic which stand as ‘an archive of the strange days we’ve been living through’

Crunchy lettuce, tender steak and a memorable banana bread, plus a welcome dose of normality and relaxed atmosphere at this St John’s Wood hostelry

Story of how infamous madam and coffehouse owner Moll King rose from humble beginnings to own several Hampstead houses told in David S Percy’s The Harlots of Haverstock Hill

Julian Claxton’s evocative images tell how staff and volunteers at Age UK Camden stepped up to help vulnerable across the borough with food parcels and befriending

Hackney Empire, the Almeida, Pentameters and the Lion&Unicorn are among the venues hoping to benefit from Crowdfunder and the Theatres Trust’s Save Our Theatres campaign

Playing Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony from memory marked an uplifting and welcome return to live ticketed orchestra playing

Matt Phillips’ first solo show at Hampstead’s Aeon Gallery shows a fascination with the trailers, motels and railway crossings of his grandparents’ home in New Mexico

The Camden Town music venue comes back to life after five months closure with fully seated socially distanced gigs that mirror the original layout of 30 years ago

Monday’s outdoor concert is believed to be the first live ticketed performance of an orchestral symphony in the UK since lockdown and is a prelude to Thursday’s BBC Prom

The Hampstead gallery is staging a retrospective of the late photographer which includes iconic shots of actors and musicians from Elton John to Faye Dunaway

The north London artist paints still lifes of ordinary objects in their own table-top drama, creating theatre from the suggested human presence of an abandoned dinner table

A star-studded line-up including Mark Ronson and Imelda Staunton take part in an online evening of music, comedy, and readings for the Jewish Community Centre in NW3

The Michelin-starred Mayfair restaurant has now extended its home deliveries to Hampstead and beyond so we chased down the delightful Dragon Menu to North West London

The acclaimed actors perform live to raise funds for Hampstead’s Freud Museum which has suffered financially during the pandemic

The UK’s biggest photography exhibition The Portrait of Britain includes several winners from the borough including an allotment holder and a jerk chicken trader

The West Hampstead Walking on Sunshine singer on turning 60, writing her own songs and winning Eurovision

Martin Murphy’s Jury by the Finsbury Park theatre follows a complex and gripping case being tried via Zoom

Struggling grassroots music venues have been awarded thousands of pounds to cover rent and running costs and stave off closure

Singer Vivienne Isebor, actor Nitin Ganatra and Olivier award winner Sam Spiro will appear live from King Alfred School’s Phoenix Theatre in aid of Noah’s Ark hospice

The Free Space Project at the centre in Bartholomew Road has commissioned three artists who explore subjects relating to the mind and body

Performer ‘The Head of Music’ will see his one minute film Proper Sketchy shown online as part of the Filmed by Bike festival in Oregon

The Puppet Theatre is running a two week festival of children’s theatre and workshops including their popular show The Slightly Annoying Elephant in Islington Square

Live comedy on the Terrace continues to September 3 with quick-fire sets, a well stocked bar, and panoramic views over London from the Muswell Hill landmark

Eleven artists exhibit work ranging from painting and sculpture to installation, drawing inspiration from nature, Japanese design, and the Middle Easet


For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.

School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreeing that pupils safely returning to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do. It’s vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being, as well as social interaction of classmates.

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.

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