North London Food & Culture



Must Do: May Day festival at Kentish Town City Farm

Be warned: some gratuitous pictures of cute animals. And all the news on this weekend’s family bash


Ich Bin: Melanie Chiknagi, founder, Picklesuit

Ever dreamed of starting your own babywear? One woman did. We meet her


Review: The Tin Soldier, Roundhouse

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


An underwater gig in Kentish Town? Wow!

This Sunday, the Victorian swimming baths will be transformed into an art space using sound, light, video projections and performance


10 brilliant ideas for the next 7 days

Summer fairs and all-day picnicking might be off the agenda, but there’s no need to let the calendar fall empty. Here are some fantastic events – and exclusive special offers – to help usher in the autumn with enthusiasm


Battle Bridge: Boudicca vs the Romans

An immersive family spectacular takes over Granary Square in King’s Cross next weekend. Even better, it costs nada


Review: Bear + Wolf, Tufnell Park

One instantly popular kid-friendly opening. Two takes


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


What’s new at Camden Beach 2014?

NW1’s uber-popular coastal strip opens once again at the Roundhouse this weekend. Here’s our guide to getting the best out of it


Which is the best swimming pool in Camden?

With two swanky new options opening to the public, where’s the very best place to take the plunge? We choose our Top 5

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