North London's Cultural Guide


Design & Style

Ich Bin: Ian Drummond, interior landscape designer

To coincide with this year’s Chelsea Flower Show, which kicks off today, meet the acclaimed local garden designer with a penchant for Chicken Shop


Ich Bin: Charles Cave, White Lies songwriter

“I try to take my time and make something above average, there’s really no rush”

Eating & Drinking

Ich Bin: Lee Bull, head chef, Q Grill

With Chalk Farm Road restaurant Q Grill celebrating its first anniversary, and a new menu just launched, we meet the down-to-earth guy at the helm


Ich Bin: Will Hunt, musician

The local face on playing “every” Alma Street, why Tolli should open at weekends – and missing the sirens on Kentish Town Road


Public Speaking: Sam Bradshaw, barber

Meet the man behind Atypical Grooming, the retro-styled ‘Barlon’, bringing quality male pampering to Kentish Town Road


Ich Bin: Alfie Dale, 26, filmmaker

‘I don’t much like how Camden Market has changed over the last 15 years, but I still love the smells and sounds when walking through it’


Ich Bin: John Bedwell, language teacher

Tti School of English in Camden has just opened a second branch in Kentish Town. We meet one of its eloquent profs


Ich Bin: Melanie Chiknagi, founder, Picklesuit

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


Ich Bin: Willow Nash, kids theatre company owner

The local mum on everything from recycling to a healthy body image – with the help of some oversized underwear


Ich Bin: Karen Cinnamon, Jewish wedding blogger

Thinking of tying the knot in 2015? One woman may be able to give you some inspiration

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