North London's Cultural Guide

Theatre

Family

Review: The Tin Soldier, Roundhouse

Hans Christian Andersen’s tale of lovestruck nursery toys makes for a captivating Christmas excursion

Art

Must Do: December Top 10

It’s the busiest month of the year. Here are some ways to pack even more in

Theatre

Why I’m unveiling 501 Things I Do In My Bedroom

Debut local playwright Nicola Wren explains why she’s about to stage a one-woman play at Camden’s Etcetera theatre

Culture

Ich Bin Kentishtowner: Chuck Anderson, writer-producer

The US-born creator of Warehouse of Dreams on living in north London, the perils of writing – and ignoring his dad’s advice

Music

Ich Bin Kentishtowner: Hughie Gavin, 24, composer

In which the musician admits to pacing on the phone, spending too much time at the Grafton – and the thrill of working on a new local play

Art

4 essential things to do in mid-August

It’s exactly midway through the laziest month of the year. So here are a handful of cultural tips to see you through to the bank holiday weekend

Community

World’s largest festival of new opera on your doorstep

Tête à Tête expands to a new home in King’s Cross for the 8th year of its ground-breaking festival

Books

Ich Bin Kentishtowner: Salena Godden, poet and performer

‘I wish I owned Kenwood: imagine the weird and wonderful Gatsby parties you could have there’

Theatre

Review: The Corruption of Dorian Gray, Lion & Unicorn Theatre

Oscar Wilde’s novella has inspired a racy night of adult theatre at Kentish Town’s pub playhouse

Community

What is PechaKucha? And why is at the old Pizza Express building?

Tomorrow sees another arty one-off event at the no-longer-squatted 1920s former poly

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