North London's Cultural Guide



Video: Hampstead Heath fairground – in the 1920s!

Flat caps at the ready, take a gander at this footage from folks having a ball a century ago


A Kentish Town cinema has secretly been built

Swish new screen with seating for over 100 in NW5 – who knew? There’s no box office, but here’s how you can get in


Backyard Cinema brings Venice Beach to Camden

The LA Nights season takes over the Chalk Farm Road venue’s terrace for a “rain-free” summer experience


The comedy short about smartphone theft shot in Queen’s Crescent

Watch this 10-minute film by comedian Steve Whiteley about moped gangs trying to make people ‘more present’

woman in the The Ponds film

The Ponds: a feature-length film

Patrick Mclennan and Samuel Smith spent 12 months filming the regulars at the three bathing ponds on Hampstead Heath

The interior of the new event space next to Ruby Violet

Ruby Violet launch a new film club and event space

Fortess Road’s titans of frozen delights have taken over the vacant shop next door

Twin Peaks - Chrysta Bell as Special Agent Tamara Preston and Twin Peaks co-creator David Lynch as Gordon Cole. Photo courtesy Showtime (1)

The Twin Peaks Festival 2018 is in Camden Square

The London Irish Centre and Camden Square Gardens play host to this year’s cult telly fan-fest

Pride in London film

This incredibly moving Pride in London film was shot in Kentish Town

The two minute short will bring a tear to your eye


MUST DO: And Now What at the Roundhouse

‘And Now What?’ uses creativity to document the times we live in now

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