Saturday 12 October 11am-1pm: All Change and Arsenal in the Community invite grandads, dads and lads (age 4-11) to join poet Paul Lyalls for a celebration of all things Arsenal FC. Follow in the footsteps of Nick Hornby and share your stories and experiences of being a fan of the beautiful game in a fun filled poetry workshop for all generations. Daughters are welcome too -along with the lads – but they must bring along dad or grandad! Free entry but booking essential – call All Change on 020 7689 4646. Where: Emirates Stadium N5 1BU
Friday 11 October – 9.45am & 11am N4 Library – performances for schools – Celebrating over 70 years since the ship first docked at Tilbury, the story of the Empire Windrush marks the foundations of multicultural Britain. Meet Grace or Jakob, both passengers on board the ship from the Caribbean, as they embark on the voyage of a lifetime. Performed by Bigfoot Arts Education. Invitation Only – to Islington Schools #BlackHistoryMonth
Thursday 10 October – 3 special activities and events:
Morning – A4D Sensory Storytelling through Illustration The first of a series of weekly morning workshops with Arts4Dementia [running from 10 Oct – 28 Nov 2019] for people living with early-stage dementia and their companions. Explore techniques. Be inspired by the exhibitions. Develop skills. Surprise yourself by what you can create. No experience necessary! To register, call 020 7239 4954 email@example.com Where: House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, N1C 4BH @illustrationHQ@HOIeducation@Arts4Dementia
Community of Fire – pop up exhibition 12-2pm: Join the Community of Fire with All Change Associate Artists Francesca Beard and Leticia Valverdes, Islington Pause Project and a group of local women they work with – for this powerful event. Sharing original poetry and photography. Exploring the everyday and the extraordinary. Where: Autograph ABP, Rivington Place EC2A 3BA @PauseOrg @AutographABP
Key Changes: World Mental Health Day Talent Show – 6-9pm: A unique annual event presenting a beguiling, inspiring and wildly diverse array of music, spoken word and comedy from artists with lived experience of mental health issues from North London and beyond. Where: St. Luke’s Community Centre, 90 Central Street EC1V 8AJ
Wednesday 9 October 4.30-7.30pm: a combined arts celebration The Mildmays are three extra care housing schemes located in the heart of Islington – a few minutes’ walk from one another. This special event celebrates a vibrant programme of arts projects with All Change, Cubitt and Magic Me, which include on-site artists’ studios, poetry workshops and cocktail evenings. Booking essential: 020 7689 4646
Due to circumstances beyond our control this evenings event has been cancelled. Apologies from the Word Association.
A fabulous evening of perfectly performed words and sensational sounds from some festival favourites. With artists from Lyrix Organix, Key Changes and All Change.
Where: Central Library – Gallery, 2 Fieldway Crescent N5 1PF
9.45am & 11am at Central Library & 1pm & 2pm at Finsbury Library – performances for schools – Celebrating over 70 years since the ship first docked at Tilbury, the story of the Empire Windrush marks the foundations of multicultural Britain. Meet Grace or Jakob, both passengers on board the ship from the Caribbean, as they embark on the voyage of a lifetime. Performed by Bigfoot Arts Education. Invitation Only – to Islington Schools #BlackHistoryMonth
Mole and Gecko is an interactive rap musical that the audience (that’s you!) help create. Join in with our unlikely pair as they make up new songs, tell stories and meet a host of unusual characters. Starring Simon Mole & Gecko
A quest for adventure. A quest with a duck.
With loads of laughs and jokes throughout, this show is perfect for under 8s (and their grown-ups too).
Where: Finsbury Library, 245 St. John Street EC1V 4NB