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Woven Wonders: artist Sheila Hicks’ stunning Coal Drops Yard installation

This outdoor site-specific installation shimmies with colour, dynamism and vibrancy

Eating and Drinking

Camley Street Natural Park: new waterside cafe now open

The new cafe offers views of Coal Drops Yard over the water

Health & Fitness

Try a week of walks exploring the borough with the Mayor’s Guides – for half price

Hear stories about King’s Cross, Bloomsbury, Fitzrovia and beyond – and learn how to become a guide yourself


King’s Cross: 5 things to look out for this spring

From the return of Granary Square’s grass steps to outdoor art, shopping and street markets in Coal Drops Yard

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Health & Fitness

Lockdown walks: New River Path, Islington

Laura Evans escapes to a sliver of bucolic waterside scenery in the heart of north London

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Independent London: 4 of the capital’s best small shops

In this extract from author Imogen Lepere’s Opinionated Guide to Independent London, four gems across north and east London

Eating and Drinking

Gazelle on Chalton Street: the store dedicated to dates

This unique Algerian NW1 cafe is a must for the sweet-of tooth – especially at this time of year


Help refugees: Choose Love pop-up store now open in W1

This Christmas period, head straight to Carnaby Street to buy real and necessary items for refugees


Ibiza: the story of a fantasy island

In this extract from her book Adventures In Wonderland, author Sheryl Garratt on the white isle’s transformation into clubbing mecca


London Canal Museum: the best-kept secret in King’s Cross?

Sure, it’s a little old-school but this waterside museum will surprise you with its history at every turn