Agnes Obel @ Union Chapel, Islington

There is something so ethereal about Agnes Obel. Raised in Denmark but now based in Berlin, the melancholy in her sound echoes folk and fairytale conventions. In the queue I overhear two burly men sum this up quite neatly. ‘She’s girly… but with a dark side’ one says to the other. Thus the Neo-Gothic, Grade-I listed Union Chapel, Islington, seems a fitting venue.
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Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre: To Kill a Mockingbird

From the outset, it is clear that Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s adaptation of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ is all about the ultimate comfort of storytelling. Having ventured into the park and up the winding paths leading into the theatre, there is a sense of settling down somewhere ‘otherworldly’.

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