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Cricklewood artist Tedi Lena's painting of Frank Bowling OBE was shortlisted for the prestitious prize and in the meantime he took part in Saturday's annual competition to paint Hampstead Heath

The Nutty Boys enjoyed a rousing sell-out 40th anniversary homecoming gig on Hampstead Heath backed by a full orchestra and cheered on by north London family and friends

Thousands of tickets to be refunded as the Spanish tenor pulls out of his farewell to London concert

Over three months the Welsh writer will hold drop in poetry writing sessions and write his first collection based on photographs of himself at John Keats' former Hampstead home

Eyes down and dabbers at the ready for a retro night of live music, juicy burgers, sticky cocktails and prizes at the Mecca Bingo

An immersive dining experience transports you to a mystical land of potent cocktails, lush 3D visuals and floating amuse bouches

Clean Break at 40

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

From a book of monologues, to a play set in a prison van, one of the UK's most remarkable theatre companies is celebrating 40 decades of giving a voice, and a fresh chance, to women in the criminal justice system.

Far more than a green polemic, this Frankenstein of a play is a glorious absurdist blend of stand-up, drama, dance/disco radio and mime.

Volunteer at London Zoo

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

ZSL's Fundraising Director explains how both individuals and corporate groups can give their time to conservation and wildlife projects or even by feeding the zoo's animals

Samuel Adamson's riff on Ibsen's A Doll's House collides decades of queer history with an exuberant look at the institution of marriage

Korean cellist Catherine Lee talks about playing the Proms and starting a music school in Hampstead

This month sees the start of the annual music and literary festival in Hampstead Garden Suburb as we look ahead to the highlights

This wonderfully energetic and perceptive spectacle, appropriates Tony Blair's infamous 1997 mantra to explore the impact of academies and league tables on the teaching profession

My epic surf moments are sadly few and far between, but there's something about being faced with either ducking under or trying to catch a wave that's meditative, exhilarating and fun - and that floaty feeling when you do catch one defies description.

Crouch End couple Ahmed Farooqui and Alan Swann open up their home to eight artists exploring ideas around beauty for the Crouch End Festival

Christina McMaster says lying down and listening to classical music is a boost for mental and physical wellbeing

Inspired by the prophets in their lives, Orthodox Jewish comic Ashley Blaker and Muslim stand-up Imran Yusuf take their comedy show on the road

Wife at Kiln Theatre

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Samuel Adamson explores four generations of queer relationships through the prism of Ibsen's A Doll's House and his transgressive heroine Nora

The devil (or perhaps God herself) is in the detail when it comes to Saint Etienne, so hearing Tiger Bay given a unique live outing with its original orchestral score reinstated feels very on brand.

The fourth branch of award-laden veggie eaterie has opened in NW8 with an 80percent vegan menu and vegan wines

Stephen Schwartz's untold story of the witches of Oz holds up well after more than a decade entertaining audiences

Thornton Wilder's tale of the simple lives of simple folk is a plea for community and connection in divided times

"Never make the mistake of taking acting too seriously." This was the advice that actress Coral Browne followed throughout her stage and screen career, from the moment she fled Australia in 1934 as a 20-year-old hopeful.

Once again the small magazine takes over the grounds of the Queen Anne house in Hampstead for three days of 'philosophy and merriment'

Ceramics gallery Thrown has collaborated with light-filled exhibition space OmVed Gardens on a Chelsea Fringe event that foregrounds the natural landscape

Dexter Fletcherr, Asif Kapadia and Ken Loach were on the Croisette to show off their latest films

A seriously surreal take on Handel's Opera Seria - don't expect to understand it, just sit back and wallow in the fun, lovely music, and amazing performances.

Entries are now open for the Holly Bush Emerging Woman painter Prize with a hanging spot in Burgh House and £1,500 up for grabs, donated by the West Hampstead actor and activist

Thirty years on, Philip Osment's witty, lyrical coming of age tale in the age of Aids and Section 28 stands the test of time

Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer prize winning play calls for no scenery, no curtain and no props so its perfect to stand in for the hamlet of Grover's Corners in Regent's Park

Camden violinist Fenella Humphreys launches her album at St Jude's Proms in the church where it was recorded

A trio of female crime writers have started a true crime podcast in which they try to crack cold cases with their imaginitive skills.

Jonathan Maitland's hilarious satire at Park Theatre imagines a future when the mop haired MP has been knighted and is still grasping at high office

There's a Spanish flavour to the latest concert this Saturday when counter tenor Magid El-Bushra performs with the choir.

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