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The renowned Islington puppet theatre uploads storytime and puppet-making videos online and asks for donations to stay afloat

With the closure of venues the livelihoods of thousands of artists and entertainers has been affected. Here’s how some familiar faces from the comedy circuit have adapted to lockdown.

Muswell Hill actor Louise Morell appears opposite Jesse Eisenberg as Marcel Marceau’s mother in a film about his wartime heroics

Baking with children or for a neighbour? Frances’ recipe for an Easter afternoon tea treat will cover all occasions as she lists some ideas for store cupboard cooking

The head of design at Hampstead-based auctioneers Dawsons tells how engraved plaques on Dash’s leather collar reveal the far flung locations he visited with Sir Aurel Stein

Staff at Primrose Hill Books are still available to give recomendations and take orders

The Canadian’s boldest record yet offers intelligent pop with soul-searching lyrical heft

Wildlife expert and former director of Environment for Islington Council offers tips on how we can connect with nature from a balcony or lone walk

The Regent’s Park zoo has launched a public appeal to help feed their 18,000 animals after closing their doors for the first time since World War Two.

Islington’s famous pub theatre has closed its doors but is running interactive lunchtime play clubs, performances and Q&As with staff members

JW3 and Hampstead Theatre have dipped into their archive of events and performances to offer entertainment for those stuck at home

The north Londoner is signing up amateur and professional performers for the Great British Home Chorus to help combat social isolation

Littlemen’s new incarnation certainly has the musical panache, but too often fails to land the killer punch.

Gael Lindenfield’s book How to Feel Good in Difficult Times couldn’t have come at a better moment

After self-isolating following her return from Japan, Kerstin Rodgers advises on store cupboard essentials and recipes for a long confinement

Female fronted funk rock soul band Winnie & The Rockettes promise a night of dancing, glitter, sequins and “dirty slap bass”

Timeless classics are set to captivate audiences as Disney on Ice presents Magical Ice Festival at London’s iconic SSE Arena in Wembley.

A total of 80 environmentally friendly businesses are housed in shipping containers including Adrian Martin’s seasonal and foraged food restaurant Wildflower

Inspired by the post impressionists the veteran artist will be painting outside the High Steet gallery on Saturday

Philip Jackson and Harry Lloyd play bantering hit-men in the theatre’s anniversary revival of Harold Pinter’s dark comedy

Punk veteran’s band The Professionals join Stiff Little Fingers on a rocking line-up at the iconic venue

A walk-through monkey enclosure and a community space for schools and local groups are part of plans for the grade II* listed bird enclosure submitted to Westminster Council

An album of sophisticated, femme-fronted electronica from Radiohead and Atoms For Peace alumni.

The Guilty Feminist, Caroline Criado Perez and Jess Philips were among the attractions at a three day festival of big ideas, activism, comedy and stories

Enjoyable farcical thriller sees multi-tasking Tom York take on plenty of costume changes in an ingeniously convoluted plot

Back after a 10-year split, Supergrass took to the stage in north London for two headline shows.

Joanna J Potter’s debut exhibition sees the launch of her collection of equestrian watercolours inspired by the “vibrancy of nature”

Sir Michael Burton explains why he’s acting in John Mortimer’s Naked Justice Upstairs at The Gatehouse in aid of the art therapy charity set up in his late wife’s name

This year’s programme of world class music, lit talks, walks and comedy includes a speech by the Booker Prize winner in memory of Proms patron David Cohen

A dead poets event in Highgate Cemetery is part of a week of walks, talks, music, food and fun in June with a call out for volunteers to make it all happen

Can the Cali-punk icons recapture their relevance and sardonic bite in the Trump era?

The Highgate Watercolour Group is working to highlight the role of local independent stores with their artworks of shop fronts in Crouch End, Highgate and Muswell Hill

Bombay Bicycle Club have been announced as the opening night headliners for All Points East, joining Tame Impala, Massive Attack, Kraftwerk, The Kooks and The Wombats on a huge bill for the 10-day event.

The second wave of markers to the area’s illustrious music history will be unveiled with a series of special guests, events and gigs ahead of BBC Radio 6’s Music Festival

Islington-based vegan cook, blogger and TV presenter known as Kirly Sue has just released a plant based recipe book encouraging adults to make meat free meals with kids

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