North London's Cultural Guide

Music

Fete de la Musique
Community

Fete de la Musique is back this weekend – and it’s free

The brilliant street party returns to central Kentish Town on Sunday. And nearby is the South End Green festival

Community

MUST DO: charity nights at the Monarch and Colonel Fawcett

Phone Credit For Refugees and Oxjam are putting on two very special soirees in the next week. Do your bit

Let It Roll record store, Kentish Town
Music

Meet the bloke behind Kentish Town’s new record store

We talk vinyl, trash-metal and TV with Let It Roll’s owner, Kieran Smyth

Drink

The Unicorn on Camden Road is back open

The landmark pub on now has a lightly refreshed feel and music policy. And there’ll be streetfood trucks out front, too

Music

Let It Roll: a new record shop is opening on Kentish Town Road

This great new addition to the street takes over the old Squadron store

Music

A beginner’s guide to… Her, Jazz Cafe

The French band stormed the famous Parkway venue last night. Here’s why they matter

Music

MUST DO: Kojey Radical at Jazz Cafe

The spoken word artist is launching a new biannual urban, soul and spoken word event

Music

Rudimental just played a free gig in Camden

The swift set was part of their lorry-back pop-up tour day around the capital

Family

Wondrous Machine: Camden Music Festival 2018, Royal Albert Hall

It’s the “jewel in Camden’s crown”, an “oasis of brilliance” and a “chance to show everybody what we’ve got”. We hear from those at last night’s huge all-schools gig

Music

‘It’s so important to have music as an extracurricular activity’

How Rudimental’s Mark Crown went from playing in Rhyl primary school in NW5 to touring the world

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