North London Food & Culture



‘Textus’: discover Kentish Town’s hidden summer exhibition

Torriano Meeting House is hosting 30 artists for a one-off show. Plus Map Cafe fundraiser and Zabludowicz

Health & Fitness

The outdoor spot most likely to make you feel like you’re on holiday

There are so many beautiful corners in the area but one location stands out above them all


4 Things We Learnt This Week: tube closure, Eurovision, queer comedy – and murals

Kentish Town’s star Mae Muller, plus new Queer Comedy Club and Fields Beneath mural


Watch a young King Charles skateboarding in Kentish Town

In 1979, the neighbourhood was a very different place when the future king visited

Irish Centre

The story of the Irish influence in Camden and Kentish Town

Author Peter Simonson on the area’s disappearing but important Irish presence

Let It Roll

Let It Roll Records closes. Plus Lion & Unicorn and LGBTQ History Month

Kentish Town’s only vinyl store has a final sale, plus new theatre, queer walks and more


Last minute gifts? 3 books with local connections

From cocktails to Saint Etienne, a trio of worthy options for North London culture vultures


Two cultural winter highlights: La Maupin and LuYang

A celebration of ‘queer historical badass’ at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre, plus another must-see at Zabludowicz


3 things to consider: Makers Market, New Wine Bar and Live Jazz

Been to Kentish Town Stores yet for some vino? Plus local pop-up market and a week of jazz at the Assembly House

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