North London's Cultural Guide

Music

Drink

Proud Camden is only sort-of closing

In actual fact they’re downsizing to a smaller venue on Camden High Street

Music

Seen Taylor Swift’s new Kentish Town-set video yet?

Spot the two locations in NW5 in an international epic shot in Miami, London and Tokyo

LGBT

Come back to Camden! It’s the Morrissey pop-up shop

Want to see people and want to see life? This weekend you can fill your boots with the star’s merch old and new

Art

Why it took one local man 12 years to write a novel

Musician, art curator and author Tot Taylor has just published his debut 960-page epic. We meet him

Music

Why Kitty, Daisy & Lewis will never leave Kentish Town

Our fav local trio on the neighbourhood, the dark side and the new album

Music

Why the Roundhouse is unique

A new book by Michael Coveney, with photography by Peter Dazeley, tells the story of 46 of the capital’s theatres

Music

Live review: Manic Street Preachers, Roundhouse

Celebratory and thoughtful in equal measure, this was a powerhouse performance from the Welsh pioneers, says Stephen Emms

Music

MUST DO: Oxjam Camden and Patron Live

Live music one-offs and regulars to distract you from the autumnal chill in the air

Music

Taylor Swift shoots video in Kentish Town kebab shop

Fast food joint Kentish Delight and Falkland Place both star in the international pop star’s new promo

Drink

Seen the shiny new Camden Rock Map yet?

One one side of the Draft House pub us a “massive celebration of pub, beer and rock ‘n’ roll history”

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