North London's Cultural Guide

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Just who is King Ken?

Local artist Squeezum has created what he calls the ‘guardian of Kentish Town’. He explains more below


Camden Town’s legendary pubs: my fond memories

Manchester-born Tim Chadwick moved here forty years ago. So he knows a thing or two about the area’s boozers past and present


It started right here: pioneering protection for women from all backgrounds

Selma James, founder of Kentish Town’s Crossroads Women’s Centre, on how it all began – and what they’ve achieved in the first 40 years

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In pictures: Joe’s Kitchen takes shape in the ex-Kentish Canteen

Have a first snoop inside the soon-to-open new restaurant, taking shape as we speak


Quack! Pop-ups to land on Malden Road

The long-ignored NW5 thoroughfare is about to host temporary galleries, one-off events and the Little House Kitchen cafe


Ever wondered what goes on at Air Studios?

A fascinating new book, Unseen London, offers readers access to fifty extraordinary locations, telling the story of how each was created and what it reveals about the city. We publish an exclusive extract


Video: peek inside the forthcoming Wahaca at Kentish Town station

This is where you will be eating burritos from mid June – and my, look at that original interior

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In Pictures: new 007 movie Spectre filming at Camden Lock

Readers were tweeting like crazy when none other than Daniel Craig was spotted on the murky waters of the Regent’s Canal yesterday. Here are the best snaps


What’s Kentish Canteen like nowadays?

The opening of a stylish diner four years ago impressed Stephen Emms so much he started a little blog called Kentishtowner to write about it

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Camden Lock Market sold: so what next?

The new owners of the Stables have only gone and bought up their neighbour. Cripes

About Kentishtowner

The award-winning print and online title Kentishtowner was founded in 2010 and is part of London Belongs To Me, a citywide network of travel guides for locals. For more info on what we write about and why, see our About section.