North London's Cultural Guide

Culture

History

Squats, creativity and destruction in 1970s West Kentish Town

Such a concentration of young people living “on the edge” ensured Kentish Town was a hotbed of creativity

Art

Last chance: UK’s first indoor graffiti shutter exhibition

Featuring the works from 25 of London’s most respected graffiti writers, this Camden show illustrates the history of UK graffiti culture

Art

Shutters: don't miss the UK's first indoor graffiti shutter exhibition

This Camden show features the works from 25 of London’s most respected graffiti writers

Art

Minerva Makers Market: Bartholomew Road's artisan shopping weekend

Buy direct or commission pieces from a host of local artists and makers in the heart of Kentish Town

Art

3 to see: The Fields N7, all-new Camden People’s Theatre & Zabludowicz

Tufnell Park’s new green-grocers, NW1’s revamped playhouse and three exhibitions in one on Prince Of Wales Road

Culture

Black History Month: 3 local highlights across Camden

We pick a trio of highlights from a season comprising over fifty events across the borough

Culture

My Boy Danny: the acclaimed play tackling LGBTQ hate crime

Written and directed by Alfie James, don’t miss this production coming to Kentish Town’s Lion & Unicorn Theatre

Community

Mother Canteen, Gospel Oak: autumn arts festival is here

A season of events kicks off with Pride, Potato Printing Pride Icons, Slam Poetry, Kids Workshops, Clown Shows and more

Culture

3 for August: Street Party, Camden Fringe & Gin Day

A trio of outdoor festie, cultural tour de force and boozy fun to be had across NW1, NW5, N7 and beyond

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