Heath Street auctioneers Dawsons achieved a superb result when the late Valerie Cook’s collection of Moorcroft pottery went under the hammer this week

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Futurist Tullio Crali’s stunning aeropainting and Alex Urie’s textured canvases offer a feast for the eyes of art-lovers emerging from lockdown

Kentish Town artist Philippa Found has sourced 100 anonymous submissions for her participatory guerilla art project by chalking invitations around Hampstead Heath

The former Highgate School pupil exhibits his beautiful nature images at Avivson Gallery

Adam Gillam’s In Constant Use refers to his current work space, which is awaiting conversion to a studio, and to his practice of reusing found materials

In International Refugee Week, the director of the Islington charity describes the effect of lockdown on her vulnerable members and how art has helped them

Strange landscapes of cloned sheep and warplanes are juxtaposed with vibrant splashes of clour which the Highgate artist is showing as part of the virtual Highgate Festival

Artist Clare O’Hagan will be a living installation tracing a nine mile odyssey along the Fleet river to highlight plastic pollution on Greek islands like her beloved Paros

Sir Ian McKellen, Mandeep Dhillon, Joseph Fiennes, Sir Derek Jacobi, Lennie James, Alex Lawther, Miriam Margoyles, Lesley Manville and Elaine Page are among the names backing #ForTheLoveOfArts.


Reception and Year 1 classes at St Anthony’s Girls School have been learning about the changing seasons and wildlife through regular trips to Golders Hill Park, following months of limited outdoor activity

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.

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