Upcoming events: April 5 – 11

Friday, 5th April 2019

Catto Gallery
EXHIBITION Pop Art. The Go Go Boots and Beehive hairdos of the 60s are hitting Hampstead. Opening on Thursday, April 11, a group of 10 artists directly influenced by the Pop Art movement share their works. Catto Gallery, 100 Heath Street, NW3. 020 7435 6660. Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 12.30pm-6pm. Until April 29. Pictured is Alain-Bertrand’s Bang, Bang



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.


COMMEMORATION Winnie Mandela. An educational afternoon commemorating the life of Winnie Mandela, including a visual history of her life and times documenting key dates and milestones in the struggle against apartheid up to the new era of freedom in South Africa. There will also be a video/documentary screening, outdoor drumming, quiz games and activities, South African food and music. The Caraf Centre, 27-30 Cheriton, Queen’s Crescent, NW5. Call 020 7284 0030 for details. Free. 1pm-6pm.

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


CONCERT A Classical Note. The Dante Quartet is joined by pianist Alexander Boyd for a programme including Beethoven’s middle period quartet and Dvořák’s evergreen A major piano quintet, widely acknowledged as one of the masterpieces of the genre. 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.

POETRY An evening of readings. Guest readers Susannah Hart plus a “Live Canon” poet. Poets from the floor welcome. Torriano Meeting House, 99 Torriano Avenue, NW5. Call 020 7267 2751 for further information. £5/£4. 7.30pm.

TALK Bounce Back from Setbacks. Free, positive talk offering tips and advice on how to handle disappointment. Pirate Castle, Oval Road,  NW1 020 7836 6688. 4.30pm-6pm.


SPORT Free all-age multi-sports sessions, including football, rugby, dodgeball and rounders. Castlehaven Community Association, Castlehaven Road, NW1. 020 7485 3386. 4pm-6pm.

TALK Authentocracy. Join author Joe Kennedy and film-maker Juliet Jacques to discuss the UK’s obsession with authenticity, and the ways it has been instrumentalised politically. Housmans Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, N1. 020 7837 4473. £3, redeemable against any purchase. Visit www.billetto.co.uk to book. 7pm.


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 noon. Occasional visitors welcome. Free. Call 020 7267 8434 for further details.

CONCERT Spring Singfest. Join Fortune Green Choir, Cantereas and three other choirs for an evening of music in aid of Marie Curie. Emmanuel Church, Lyncroft Gardens, West Hampstead, NW6. Suggested donation £5, including a drink and snacks. 7.30pm.

LECTURE Dying in Today’s World. Discussion exploring the concept of “a good death”, and how it can be achieved, including the importance of open conversations with children being bereaved. It will also tackle some of the issues around physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia. Museum of London, 150 London Wall, Barbican, EC2. 020 7831 0575. Free. 1pm-2pm.

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

READING Attend, While I Unfold a Parable. A chance to hear WS Gilbert’s rarely performed three-act farce, Tom Cobb or, Fortune’s Toy, which was first premiered in 1875. Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, WC1. 020 7405 1818. £5 on the door. 7.15pm-9.15pm.


CLASS Belly Dance for Beginners. All women welcome. Fun and friendly drop in class. Try out this holistic dance form to beautiful music from the Middle East. St Pancras Community Centre, 67 Plender Street, NW1. 07960 564 401. £3. 7pm-8pm.

JOIN IN Board Games. Spend the afternoon playing board games, followed by afternoon tea. Primrose Hill Community Centre, 29 Hopkinson’s Place, NW1. 020 7586 8327. Free. 2pm.

TALK Chav Solidarity. Join D Hunter to discuss his book Chav Solidarity, in which the author uses his own experiences as child sex worker, teenage crack addict, violent thug and community activist to examine the ways in which our class experiences shape the ways in which we think and do our politics. Housmans Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, N1. 020 7837 4473. £3, redeemable against any purchase. Visit www.billetto.co.uk to book. 7pm.


TALK Jewish Refugees in Britain: Internment of “Enemy Aliens” During the Second World War. Talk explaining the policy of Second World War internment in Britain, life in the camps, and the experiences and memories of former internees. Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, WC1. 020 7636 7247. £5. Booking essential, visit the Kitchener Descendants Group at www.eventbrite.co.uk for details. 6pm-8.30pm.

TALK The Inner Level. The Friends of Highgate Library welcome author Martin Wilkinson, who will be speaking about the book The Inner Level by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett. Highgate Library Civic and Cultural Centre, Croftdown Road, NW5. Free, all welcome. 7.30pm.


EXHIBITION How do we remember? Exhibition by artist Adam Forman which explores how memories are interpreted. Highgate Gallery, 11 South Grove, N6. 020 8340 3343. Exhibition open Tue-Fri 1pm-5pm, Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Free. Runs until April 11.

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