Dates for your Diary

Belsize Community Library, 14 Antrim Road, NW3 4XR

‘Faster than fairies, faster than witches: Robert Louis Stevenson.’ presented by Nelle Rimmington and Colin Pinney
Thursday, 21st November at 19.30. Donation £3.00 including refreshments.

Swiss Cottage : An Illustrated Historical Talk by the Archivist, Tudor Allen.
Thursday, 12th December at 19.30. Donation £3.00 including refreshments.

How Hampstead Heath was Saved: A talk by the book’s author, Helen Lawrence.
Thursday, 16th January at 19.30. Donation £3.00 including refreshments.

Burgh House & Hampstead Museum, New End Square, NW3 1LT

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Recital by the students of Hampstead Piano Academy to showcase the result of hard work, decicated practice and great fun.
Sunday, 10th November at 13.00. Tickets £10 available here

Unravelling Bird Migrations: a talk by Rob Sheldon. Recent technological advances has led to some fascinating insights into the migratory behaviour of a wide range of species that occur in the UK and elsewhere.
Tuesday 12 November at 19.00. Free entry

Hampstead Arts Festival: journalist and presenter Rosie Goldsmith will be talking with Sir Chris Bonnington (8th November) Kate Mosse (11th November) Lionel Shriver (14th November) and Deborah Levy (17th November).
Talks start at 19.30. Tickets £12.

Music from Leipzig: a recital  illustrating the rich diversity of music composed in one of the most important cultural cities in Europe.
Wednesday, 27th November at 18.30. Tickets £12, concessions £10.

South American Connections – flute and guitar recital. A programme of music by Piazzolla, Tedesco, Machado and Villa Lobos. This is the debut performance of this new duo of talented musicians, following a solo Wigmore Hall Recital by Saki on November 21st
Sunday, 1st December at 14.00. Tickets £10

From Vienna with Love: the Marmara Piano Trio play Schubert’s E flat piano trio and Brahms second piano quartet with Juan Drown, viola.
Sunday, 1st December at 18.30. Tickets £15, under 12s free.

Camden History Society: a talk by Peter Darley on E. H. Dixon, who painted watercolour landscapes of north London, from Holborn to Hampstead and from Somers Town to Tottenham.
Thursday, 12th December at 19.30. Free to members. Non members welcome £2. The talk will be preceded by mince pies and wine/fruit juice from 19.00.

Queen Victoria’s Consort presents A Victorian Christmas. A programme of Victorian music arranged for brass and played on original instruments form the 19th Century. Works by Albert, Prince Consort, Mendelssohn and others, ending with traditional carols.
Wednesday 18th December at 19.00. Tickets £15. Wine and mince pies available during the interval.

Camden Arts Centre, corner Arkwright & Finchley Roads, NW3 6DG

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Isokon Gallery, Lawn Road, NW3 2XD

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Jacques & Jacqueline Groag. The story of two former Isokon residents by their biographer, Ursula Probkop, talking with Tel Aviv architect Shmuel Groag, their great nephew. Jacques was a prominent architect and interior designer, and his wife a very successful textile designer.
Thursday, 21st November at 18.30 – 20.30. Tickets £10 here

Keats House, 10 Keats Grove, NW3 2RR

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Afternoon Poems: We Will Remember Them All, Always. A selection of works written by women who experienced the horrors of WW1.
Sunday, 10th November at 14.00 – 15.00. Free entry but booking recommended

Shelley: The Trumpet of a Prophecy. A guided walk visiting landmarks in the lives of Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Shelley, from their first meeting to their notorious elopement and exile in Europe.
Saturday, 16th November at 11.00 – 13.30. Tickets £10, booking essential. Meet outside King’s Cross staion by Henry Moore statue.

Christmas with Keats:a festive selection of poetry, featuring poems for every one of the 12 days of Christmas.
Sunday, 8th December at 14.00 – 15.00. Free entry but booking recommended

Keats in Hampstead. A guided woal around Hampstead village with readings of his poetry and letters.
Saturday, 14th December at 11.00 – 13.30. Tickets £10, booking essential. Meet at Hampstead underground station.

St Peter’s Church, Belsize Square, NW3 4HJ

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Concert for Remembrance by Zara Jealous, flute and Bethan Griffiths, harp. The programme includes Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Greensleeves and works by Britten, Bax, Harty and Fauré.
Friday, 8th November at 19.30. Tickets £10 on the door.

Marking the 160th anniversary of the opening of St. Peter’s Church, a Festal Evensong with the Venerable John Hawkins, Archdeacon of Hampstead.
Wednesday, 13th November at 18.30. All welcome, refreshments afterwards.

Le Petit Orchestre perform an especially constructed suite from the French operas of Lully and Rameau as well as Vivaldi’s ‘Winter’ from ‘The Four Seasons’ and Muffat’’s ‘Propitie Sydera’.
Sunday 17th November at 16.30. Free admission, retiring collection.

James Roose-Evans, founder of the Hampstead Theatre, discusses his latest book ‘Older’, a journal of his 91st year. A Daunt Books event.
Wednesday, 20th November at 18.30. Tickets £5 including wine, from Daunts, Haverstock Hill, 020 7794 4006.

St Cecilia Day Concert by Patrick Johnson, cello, and Louis Mander, composer-pianist. The programme includes sonatas by Poulenc and Mando.
Friday, 22nd November at 19.30. Tickets £10 on the door.

Belsize Baroque, directed by Cathrine Martin, play music by Lullu, Charpentier and Purcell.
Sunday, 1st December at 18.30. Tickets £12 on the door.

Buck Brass Trio perform works by Mozart, Gabrieli, Brahms and some festive treats.
Saturday, 7th December at 13.15. Free admission, retiring collection.