For fans of the Arsenal FC: 11am – All Change and Arsenal in the Community present Grandads, dads & lads and 2pm Ladies Day @ Arsenal – stadium tours and poetry workshops with Paul Lyalls for male and female family members inspired by the beautiful game! Booking Essential 020 7689 4646 and 7pm watch Fever Pitch (15) as part of Fiction Flicks movie screenings at Platform – admission free!
Fancy some fun for all the family? Come along to Sing-Along Summer Picnic at Royal Northern Gardens 11am-1pm, bring a packed lunch and enjoy music and crafts; or experience Saturday morning pictures with ‘James and the Giant Peach’ (U) as part of Fiction Flicks, 11am at Platform. Admission Free
Fancy a walk around the borough with a difference? Join Apples & Snakes storyteller Helen East for Footsore and Fortunate – Dreamers, Drovers and Leaders 11.30am Archway Library, Hamlyn House, Highgate Hill, London N19 5PH (meet outside). Click here for more details. Or for those who prefer an evening experience join Inua Ellams and Spread the Word for the Mini Midnight Run 6pm-Midnight, £8 per ticket – meeting point revealed when you book – firstname.lastname@example.org
And if you happen to be anywhere near Highbury Fields at 1.30/2pm ish – look out for something extraordinary – a special Read-In Flash Mob event brought to young people from Islington Community Theatre, One Youth Dance and All Change’s B Project!
Sunday 19 May:
12-4pm A Picnic and a Play by Islington Community Theatre – 6 brilliant new plays, each developed by professional playwrights and young people and performed ‘script in hand’ by young people aged 12-19 on Highbury Fields. Arrive with your picnic, choose a 15 minute play from the Play Menu and young people will perform for you on, over and around your picnic rug. Free – just turn up!
Or join Helen East, Apples & Snakes for her second walk Ghostly Traces and Lost Places, 2pm Angel Tube Station, London (meet outside) Click here for more details