North London's Cultural Guide


Picture of Catching Flies, aka George King

Catching Flies: watch this video set around NW5 and beyond

The talented Tufnell Park musician talks us through his influences – and what fascinates him about the neighbourhood


NW Live launches with Music and Mind concert

A new project based in Kentish Town promises classical and world music in neighbourhood venues


Duke of Hamilton reopens

Head to NW3 and check out this revamped boozer and music venue


How Kinobe’s Golden Age was born in Kentish Town

A new album of beautiful music all began with a crossing of paths on an NW5 stairwell


Night time in the day time

No longer confined to festival fields in the summer months, raving in the afternoon has become an urban phenomenon

Village Disco

MUST DO: Village Disco, Tufnell Park

Show Aretha some r-e-s-p-e-c-t. On Junction Rd, no less

Cuban Brothers against a red background

MUST DO: 20 Years of The Cuban Brothers at The Forum

They’re joined by Norman Jay and DJ Yoda for a massive b-day bash this weekend


X Factor’s Natasha Boon: Kentish Town’s new superstar?

She’s run the much-loved flower stall by the station for half a decade. We find out what will happen if she wins

LaToyah, the Events Manager at Map Studio Cafe

Map Studio Cafe: North London’s best-kept secret?

There’s live music, a hip hop radio station, open mic, home-cooked food – and local booze on tap


MUST DO: A Day for Amy in Camden

Celebrate what would have been the musician’s 35th birthday on her home turf

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