Dates for your Diary

Advice Session for EU Citizens applying to stay in the UK:

For support and advice, visit www.camden.gov.uk/Brexit and for additional support such as sign language interpretation, email eumakecamden@camden.gov.uk  or phone 020 7974 6921.

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

The house and museum are open Wednesday to Friday & Sunday from 12.00pm until 5.00pm.
The Buttery Cafe opens as above plus Saturday. 10.00am until 5.00pm on weekdays and 9.30am until 5.30pm at the weekend. Further details from www.burghhouse.org.uk

Marmara Piano Trio return for their annual spring concert.
Sunday, 19th May at 7.00 pm. Tickets £15 online. www.burghhouse.org.uk.

Travis Elborough: The Joy of Maps. Join the author of the Atlas of Improbable Places for an illustrated talk. Sunday 2nd June at 2.00 pm. Tickets £10.

Lifelines with Daniel Finkelstein. The Associate Editor of The Times talks about his life and work. Thursday, 13th June at 7.30 pm. Tickets £12

Camden History Society: Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley in Somers Town. Charlie Forman talks about the home Wollstonecraft set up on radical principles with the proto-anarchist William Godwin. Thursday 20th June at 7.30 pm, Tickets £1 on the door.

Camden Arts Centre, Arkwright Road, NW3 6DG

The Centre is a place for contemporary art exhibitions and education. The building includes gallery spaces as well as studios which schools can use free of charge and in which people of all ages and abilities can learn skills in ceramics, painting, drawing and writing. A specialist Bookshop is on the site as well as a Cafe and Garden.
Further details from www.camdenartscentre.org.uk

Talk: Judith Carlton, Director CGP London, and Jonathan Baldock  discuss the influences and processes that have informed Baldock’s exhibition and work.
Wednesday, 29th May at 7.00pm. Tickets £5

Talk: Dr Robert Hale, Director of the Tavistock and Portman Trust between 1994 and 2001, and art therapist Taiseer Shelhi discuss Grace Pailthorpe’s pioneering work in psychoanalytic criminology, and its significance and impact today.
Wednesday, 12th June at 7.00pm

Isokon Gallery, Lawn Road, NW3 2XD

The gallery is a permanent exhibition telling the story of the Isokon building, the pioneering modern apartment block, opened in 1934 as an experiment in new ways of urban living.
Opening hours: Saturdays and Sundays 11.00 am – 4.00 pm between 2nd March and 26th October 2019. Further details www.isokongallery.co.uk 

“George Adams 1904-1983”: a 2019 Feature to display the remarkable life and work of this Bauhaus-trained graphic designer and Belsize Park Resident

Keats House, 10 Keats Grove, NW3 2RR

A Regency Villa, once home of Romantic poet John Keats, now a museum and literary centre where exhibits of his original manuscripts and artefacts tell the story of how the poet found inspiration, love and friendship.
Opening hours: Wednesdays to Sundays, 11.00 am – 5.00 pm.
Further information https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/keats-house/visit

Immortal Bird: Keats’ Nightingale
Dr Bethan Roberts will explore the weave of nature and culture which underpins Keats’ “Ode to a Nightingale”, through place, scientific fact, symbolism and myth.
Thursday, 23rd May from 6.30 pm until 8.00 pm. Tickets £4.50, booking essential

Keats in Hampstead: guided walk
Explore locations that inspired Keats in this walk around Hampstead Village, with readings from his poetry and letters and finishing at Keats house where entry is free to walkers.
Saturday, 25th May from 11.00 am until 1.30 pm. Meet at Hampstead underground station and please wear sturdy shoes. Tickets £10, booking essential.

Keats and the Sea. Nicholas Roe, the poet’s biographer and Chair of the Keats Foundation, will explore Keats’s lifelong fascination with the sea.
Thursday, 6th June at 6.30pm. Tickets £4.50, booking recommended.

Shelley: ‘The Trumpet of a Prophecy’ Guided Walk. Experience the stirring life and poetry of another great radical Romantic poet, visiting landmarks in the lives of Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Shelley. Meet outside King’s Cross station by the Henry Moore statue.
Saturday, 15th June,, 11am –1.30pm. Tickets £10, booking essential.

Royal Free Music Society & Groupe Vocal Antara

Summer Concert of Choral Music by Tallis, Palestrina, Rutter Chilcott, Boyce & MacMillan, with a selection of Latin American songs.
Saturday, 15th June at 7.00 pm at St. Mark’s Church, Primrose Hill Road, NW1 7TN, Tickets £12 on the door or £10 in advance from www.ticketsource.co.uk/rfms

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

Belsize Baroque play music by Albinoni, Veracini, Vivaldi, Sarro.
Sunday, 23rd Juneat 6.30pm.Tickets £12 available www.belsizebaroque.org.uk or at the door.

Belsize Community Choir

Join our inclusive community, pursuing choral excellence in a playful and relaxed way. To find out more, contact: 020 7431 7554 or info@belsizecommunitychoir.org.uk
Rehearsals on Thursdays between 7pm and 9pm at St Peter’s Church, Belsize Square, NW3

Hampstead Heath Croquet Club

The Hampstead Heath Croquet Club (HHCC) was formed in 2008 to enable players of all ages and abilities to enjoy challenging and relaxing games in pleasant surroundings.
The Club hosts free sessions for anyone who wants to try out the game on the first Sunday of the month during the season at Golders Hill Park and new members are always welcome. The season starts in late April and finishes in mid September.
For further details, go to www.hampsteadheathcroquetclub.org.uk or contact  enquiries@hampsteadheathcroquetclub.org.uk
To book use of the lawns and the equipment at Golders Hill Park independently telephone 07786 583990 (Golders Hill Park staff mobile).

Primrose Hill Choirs

The Primrose Hill Choir meets on Mondays during term-time, between 7.30 and 9.30 pm at the Primrose Hill Community Centre (PHCA), NW1 8TN, and the Children’s Choir (ages 4-11) on Wednesdays between 4.10 and 5.10 pm at St Mary’s Church, NW3 3DJ.
Full details and dates: www.primrosehillchoirs.com,  or contact Matthew Watts at  maestromattheww@yahoo.co.uk or 07817 234925.