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Upcoming events: 24-30 August

23 August, 2019

SATURDAY AUGUST 24

TALK Dr Hugo Caffaratti. Join engin­eer, neuroscientist and magician Dr Hugo Caffaratti to discover what the concepts and methods of the art of magic can tell us about our brains. Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Rd, NW1. 020 7611 2222. Free. There are two 20-minute talks, starting at 11.30am and 12.30pm.

SUNDAY AUGUST 25

PUB QUIZ Full of dodgy humour, great prizes, and free drinks to be won! Guess the song intros, mystery voices, picture questions and more! £2 entry, with £50 up for grabs for the winning team. Radicals and Victuallers, 59 Upper Street, N1. 7pm-10pm.

WALK A Trip through Time: Islington Through the Ages. Travel through a thousand years of history, meeting kings, artists, writers, painters, musicians, a real life Rapunzel, and even an Egyptian mummy! Meet at Highbury & Islington Station, N5 1RB, at 10.30am. £10. Walk expected to last two hours. Visit www.eventbrite.co.uk for further details and to book.

MONDAY AUGUST 26

MUSIC Union Chapel Singers. Singing a variety of music, including pop, folk and classical. Members do not need to be able to read music, and there are no auditions. Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, N1. Booking essential, email
uc.singers@gmail.com. £6. 7.30pm.

TUESDAY AUGUST 27

FAMILY Summer at the Farm. Free drop in activities for families. Today visitors can meet all the friendly animals. Freightliners Farm, Sheringham Road, N7. 020 7609 0467. Email administration@freightlinersfarm.org.uk for further details. 2pm-4pm.

WALK Industrious Islington: Boxes, Babies, Beans and Bras. Enjoy a wander through the backstreets of Islington and follow a trail of ghost signs above and around the Regents Canal. £12/£9. Visit www.janeslondonwalks.com for further details and meeting point. Walk starts at 6.30pm and is expected to last 90 minutes.

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 28

GARDENING Gardeners’ Question Time. A celebrated panel of gardening experts tackle questions put to them by local gardening enthusiasts. Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1. 01937 546 546. £4.50. 5.30pm-8.30pm.

FAMILY Summer at the Farm. Free drop in activities for families. Today visitors can take part in a fun beads and badges workshop. Freightliners Farm, Sheringham Road, N7. 020 7609 0467. Email administration@freightlinersfarm.org.uk for further details. 2pm-4pm.

THURSDAY AUGUST 29

FAMILY Summer at the Farm. Free drop in activities for families. Today visitors can design and take home colourful collages. Freightliners Farm, Sheringham Road, N7. 020 7609 0467. Email administration@freightlinersfarm.org.uk for further details. 2pm-4pm.

TALK Meet the Author. On a rare visit to Britain Thomas Keneally, author of the Booker Prize-winning Schindler’s Ark, talks about his new work The Book Of Science & Antiquities, a bold, millennia-spanning novel about what it means to be human. Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1. 01937 546 546. £15/£10. 7pm-8.30pm.

TALK The Man Who Saw Everything. Author Deborah Levy discusses her latest novel The Man Who Saw Everything. London Review Bookshop, 14 Bury Place, WC1. 020 7269 9030. £10. 7pm.

FRIDAY AUGUST 30

FAMILY Summer at the Farm. Free drop in activities for families. Today visitors can discover the bottles and boxes mini beasts that live on the farm. Freightliners Farm, Sheringham Road, N7. 020 7609 0467. Email administration@freightlinersfarm.org.uk for further details. 2pm-4pm.

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