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People dance in unison at Idler Festival

MUST DO: Idler Festival, Fenton House NW3

Oh my! Wandering minstrels, beekeeping, dancing lessons, calligraphy - and of course, street food

Shakespeare performer concealed by colourful smoke

MUST DO: Queen’s Park bookfest, open-air Shakespeare & Zabludowicz

A weekend literary festival in NW6, outdoor plays in NW1 and filmmaker Ericka Beckman ...

Astérix in Britain comes to Jewish Museum, Camden

New retrospective on the life and works of René Goscinny reaches NW1

Spend an evening with Alan Bennett

The literary legend stars at a fundraising night for local charity C4WS next week

Why one author thinks Hampstead is the perfect setting for a murder

Thriller writer Guy Fraser-Sampson on how the famous hilltop village inspired his latest detective ...

Why it took one local man 12 years to write a novel

Musician, art curator and author Tot Taylor has just published his debut 960-page epic. ...

Check into the Alaskan Lonely Hearts Club

Travel writer Paul Gogarty on why you should attend his reading at Owl Bookshop ...

Take part in a global reading of 1984 from K-Town

An international discussion of the George Orwell masterpiece is happening next week