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Thursday, August 20, 2020

Live music, mural-making, installations and theatre are on the bill at Voxonica as artists from diverse backgrounds celebrate the joy of live performance

Massive Attack has been announced as a headline act at this summer’s All Points East festival in VIctoria Park.

“Our goal is to create a world where nobody feels out of place if they’re not drinking,” says Laura Willoughby MBE, who co-founded Club Soda in 2015.

One year after a cardiac arrest left him fighting for his life, Glenn Hoddle is planning a run of events where he’ll speak about his glittering football career in front of a live audience. The last of these shows, on January 21, takes place at Alexandra Palace.

Australian psychedelic rock outfit Tame Impala will play next year’s All Points East festival with a headline show on Saturday, May 23.

Draughts has given Londoners a cool spot to play board games since 2014. Originally based in Haggerston, the venue specialising in family favourites and retro classic games has switched to Dalston, where they’ve been settling in to a fancy new 3,000 square foot abode.

If you’re taking your tween and her mates for a birthday celebration manicure – as befits the craze amongst generation Z – you’ll be hard pressed to find any salon more on trend than London Grace.

“This isn’t really Hawaii,” the blurb on Mor and Vahine’s surf camp website warns potential guests.

Camping holidays don’t have to be hard work, as Emma Bartholomew finds at a family surf camp in the north of Portugal.

“This is a piece of Hackney’s own history that we are giving back to its people,” says Dan Dawes, co-founder of the Idle Discourse theatre company.

Two questions: 1) Who is your favourite, most inspirational woman past or present? 2) How easy would it be for you to dress up as them in a couple of week’s time?

Your sofa is obviously a strong choice. But you hardly get the same buzz out of watching the action from Japan whilst sat in your front room, in your PJs, eating Weetabix. No, that won’t do at all. Instead, we’ve put together a list of six of the best bars and restaurants showing the World Cup in Hackney and Islington for you to *try*... (sorry).

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