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Thursday, March 22, 2018

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Ahead of Waffle Day this weekend, Islington Now went to discover the best places to have a waffle-off in the heart of Islington. Here are our findings, try them all! [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/d/embed?mid=1c-HvYeDvJn4PZ-AdvbZo_E8MgAY&w=640&h=480]   CrepeAffaire - 51-53 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 8EA CrepeAffaire offers four...
The books on the shelves behind the humanoid robot slowly disappear throughout the play. It is a powerful visualisation of the erasing of a life. The life is Sally’s. Our protagonist in Spillikin is a foul-mouthed older woman, played...
The greatest artists have the audacity to portray as beautiful something that is, on the surface, quite banal. This is what makes responses to their work vary from “this is breathtaking” to “this is not art”. The collection about...
After a thorough analysis of the typical Londoner, I have discovered that they all gather in places of worship called a ‘pub’ where they share a ‘pint’ and get piss-drunk. Whilst trying to be British by singing “God save the Queen,”...
The Italian’s have given the world so many wonderful things: Prosecco, Pasta, heck even Pavarotti. But most importantly, our Euro chums have given us the gift of pizza. Back when our Roman friends created the scrummy treat, little did they know...
Watch a performance by the Candoco Dance Company, and the first thing that strikes you is the sheer power of the performers. You soon realise that you are witnessing something out of the ordinary. Some of the performers are on...
The latest offering to Islington’s Upper Street is the Dolls House, a stylish restaurant and inconspicuous private members’ club, which is now the permanent home of the glamorous Hoxton pop-up. Situated by Islington Town Hall in a rustic three-storey Victorian...
Wondering what to do in Islington? Here is our selection of the best activities happening in the borough right now, from ballet to Jamaican rhythm & blues. Theatre: Frozen What? A critically acclaimed play that explores the horror of losing a child...
But at Archway Kebab House on Junction Road, the recipient of the inaugural British Kebab Awards last year, the feel is very different to what you’d expect to find at a late-night fast-food joint. This in part is down...
“I once followed an act who had made the entire audience so uncomfortable I had to make them sing ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’ to lighten the mood.”