What’s on in the Angel

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Find out what’s happening this summer: from art workshops to live music

Crafts Council Gallery

Craft School: A summer of playful making
Until 3 September

This summer, the Crafts Council Gallery will become a hive of activity where visitors can create, play, and experiment with clays, textiles, paper, and card at a ‘making table’ and meet others who also love craft.

There will be a free weekly workshop held every Wednesday in August, led by friendly staff and skilled craft educators.

Craft School will also display six winning entries from the national school’s competition Craft School: Yinka’s Challenge, developed in collaboration with multi-disciplinary British-Nigerian artist Yinka Ilori.

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Summer terrace at Islington Square

Islington Square’s summer terrace has returned for another year! Pull up a deck chair and read a book with your favourite coffee, dine al-fresco at one of the surrounding eateries, or enjoy the open-air programme of events:

Saturday acoustic sessions
27 August, 5–7pm

Every other Saturday throughout July and August, the summer terrace will be filled with the sweet sound of homegrown musical talent. From blues to pop, rock to folk, there will be something for all. These events are free and no booking required.

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Estorick Collection

Under-fives: playful puppets
30 August

Join us for a guided tour of the exhibition to search for figures in the artworks followed by a play session to make your own puppet. The event is free, but booking is required. Suitable for five years-plus and their families and carers.

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