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Queer Jubilee: Drag at Zabludowicz, Queer Britain and Mighty Hoopla

Don’t fancy Jubilee street parties and pubs pushing Pimm’s? Three alternative ways to spend the weekend

Community

LGBTQ History Month 2022: top 10 Camden & Islington highlights

Unmissable events taking place across North London, from a queer British Museum trail to lesbian cabaret

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

Art

Isolating Together: the photography exhibition across 18 locations

Use the handy map to explore all the works in Karishma Puri’s unique show to mark a year of lockdown

Community

Camden & Islington LGBTQ History Month 2021 is here

Give yourself a Netflix holiday with more than 30 online cultural events, from book clubs to heritage trails

History

Kentishtowner at 10: a decade celebrating hyperlocal

It’s been ten years since our first tentative blogpost. Here’s what happened since

Community

12 local reasons to be cheerful

Forget boarded-up shops, rain and Covid with these new openings, relaunches, discounts and more

Community

Queering Camden: a new LGBTQ+ community mapping project

Founder Sarah Allen explains more about her inventive way to tackle queer isolation in difficult times

LGBT

Zodiac Bar: north London’s newest LGBTQ+ venue

Against the ongoing closure of Camden’s legendary Black Cap, a new bar has quietly opened between Tufnell Park and Archway

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