Upcoming events: February 28 – March 7

Friday, 1st March 2019

Childs Health


DANCE Ballroom and Latin dance classes. Luther Tyndale Church Hall, Leighton Crescent, NW5. 020 7821 0874/020 8452 1853. Weekly. Improvers 6pm-7pm. Beginners 7.15pm-8.15pm.

WORLD Hearing Day event. A team of researchers and audiologists from the Ear Institute welcome visitors, along with a large model ear and information to take away. Visitors will also be inviting to check their hearing with a new app. The British Library, the public foyer, 96 Euston Road, NW1. 10am-5pm.


BARN DANCE Enjoy a night of dancing and music. Organised by GoWestHampstead for the Community Association for West Hampstead. Emmanuel Church, Lyncroft Gardens, NW6. £5 on the door. 7.30pm-9.30pm.

MUSIC Cellar Upstairs Folk Club. Irish singer Rosie Stewart takes to the stage. Calthorpe Arms, 252 Gray’s Inn Road, WC1. 020 7281 7700. £8/£6. 8.15pm.


CONCERT Pixels Ensemble. This collective of popular chamber music players offer up the three ‘Bs’, Bach, Beethoven and Brahms. Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, WC1. 020 7405 1818. £12, or free for anyone aged 8 to 25 years old courtesy of the Cavatina Chamber Music Trust. 6.30pm-8.30pm.

PERFORMANCE Introduced By The Author. Join professor Leonard Conolly, with readings by members of SHAW2020, the actors’ company affiliated to The Shaw Society. The Actors Centre, 1a Tower Street, off Earlham Street, Covent Garden, WC1. 020 7435 6497. £10, including refreshments. 3pm.

POETRY An evening of readings. Guest readers “The Survivors Poets”. Poets from the floor welcome. Torriano Meeting House, 99 Torriano Avenue, NW5. Call 020 7267 2751 for further information. £5/£4. 7.30pm.


MUSIC Fleet Singers. Join this community choir rehearsing John Rutter’s Feel the Spirit, for a concert at the end of March. Gospel Oak Methodist Church, Agincourt Road, NW3. 020 7267 8658. Free introductory rehearsal. 7.30pm-9.30pm.


TOUR Child Health in London (pictured above). Sign up for a short curator tour of London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) current exhibition, Child Health in London. It explores the history of the health of the capital’s children – a story of young lives blighted by deprivation and disease with little hope of a cure, transformed by breakthroughs in diagnosis, treatment and prevention, and underpinned by advances in public health and science, public administration, the caring institutions and the medical profession. LMA, 40 Northampton Road, EC1. 020 7332 3820. Free. Visit www.eventbrite.co.uk to book.

BIRDS Hampstead Heath walk with Marylebone Birdwatching Society. Bring binoculars. Meet at the Parliament Hill Staff Yard, NW5 at 10am. Walk ends at Kenwood at midday. Occasional visitors welcome. Free. Call 020 7267 8434 for further details.

CLASS Tapestry. Enjoyable and creative class for people aged 60 and over. Queen’s Crescent Community Association, 45 Ashdown Crescent, NW5. 020 7267 6635. £2. 11am-1pm.

DANCERCISE Fun way of getting fit for people aged 60 and over. Queen’s Crescent Community Association, 45 Ashdown Crescent, NW5. 020 7267 6635. £2. 10am-11am.

LUNCH Come Lunch with Me. For those who like to cook or want to know more about how to prepare healthy meals. For people aged 60 and over. Queen’s Crescent Community Association, 45 Ashdown Crescent, NW5. 020 7267 6635. £3.50. 11.30am-2pm. ALSO running at the same time on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

PHOTOGRAPHY The Hampstead Photographic Society. Offering weekly tips, expert advice and competitions. Crypt Room, St John’s Church, Church Row, NW3. £5. Visit www.hampsteadphotosoc.org.uk for further details and a full programme. 8pm.

SCREENING I, Daniel Blake. Ken Loach’s film that shows how cruel and painful the benefit system is. Oak and Pastor, 86 Junction Road, N19. Free. 7.30pm.


CHILDREN Storytelling. Meet author Aruna Khanzada, who will share her book, Harrison Braves the Hill. Find out if Dolly can convince Harrison to go up to the top and discover what’s over the other side of Primrose Hill. Belsize Community Library, Antrim Road, NW3. 020 7586 6746. 4pm.

TALK Exercise for Osteoporosis. The Royal Osteoporosis Society, North West London Support Group, host a talk by specialist instructor Francine Zimbalist. The Salvation Army, 10-16 Haverstock Hill, NW3. Suggested donation £2. 1.30pm.

TALK Oranges and Lemons. Illustrated talk in which Lester Hillman explores all things City Bells, financial compliance and a nursery rhyme fit for the 21st century. Primrose Hill Community Centre, 29 Hopkinson’s Place, NW1. 020 7586 8327. Free. 2pm.

TALK Queer Sex: A Trans and Non-Binary Guide to Intimacy. Transgender activist Juno Roche discusses sex, desire and dating with leading figures from the trans and non-binary community. Housmans Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, N1. 020 7837 4473. £3, book tickets by visiting www.billetto.co.uk. 7pm.


LECTURE The Cemetery in the Age of Pericles. Lecture examining the history behind Pericles’s influential speech, Epitaphios or Funeral Oration, at the funeral of the first Athenian soldiers to lose their lives in the Peloponnesian War. Barnard’s Inn Hall, Holborn, EC1. 020 7831 0575. Free. 1-2pm.

TALK Science Café: Tale of the Timekeepers. Join a free drinks reception and explore the concept of time. Dr Kathryn Burrows, part of the National Physical Laboratory Time and Frequency Group, will be speaking on the concept of time itself, and how the NPL can measure time more accurately than any other quantity. Institute of Physics, King’s Cross, N1. Free, www.eventbrite.co.uk to book. 6.30pm-8.30pm.

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