North London Food & Culture



Celebrate 50 years of electronic music in Camden

This month sees the start of a series of club nights at the Lockside, hosted by north London DJ and Noise of Art founder, Ben Osborne


Smut Slam enters Kentish Town

There’ll be nothing saucier in the neighbourhood next week than this American import, promises founder Cameryn Moore


We were locked in a room beneath South Kentish Town ghost station

Brendan Hodrien and pals try Mission Breakout, the new ‘team-building’ game deep in the bowels of the old tube

Eating & Drinking

Her Upstairs has opened on Kentish Town Road

A new drag and queer bar has opened in a tucked-away spot. Just make sure you bloody well support it


Revealed: exciting plans for Camden’s Jazz Cafe

We speak to Columbo Group head honcho Steve Ball about what to expect with this month’s relaunch


The Black Cap closure – one year on how you can help

Twelve months ago one of London’s most famous gay venues closed. But the fight’s far from over, says Ben Walters


Video: check out this dancing dude on Queen’s Crescent Market

Exclusive! Man with moves spotted outside Dylan’s bakery


MUST DO: Camden Lock Live

This year’s all-day free bash is way bigger than ever before, with two live music stages, a gin garden, plus comedy and spoken word line-ups


MUST DO: late April

From rampaging dinosaurs to free beer, five excellent things to consider over the next seven days


How I wrote Score, a musical comedy about mums facing child removal

Award-winning playwright Lucy Bell on the story behind her hit tale that kicks off at Camden People’s Theatre tonight

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