North London Food & Culture


Golden Lion

4 spring things, from film clubs & vintage markets to an underrated pub crawl

Booze in NW1’s most untouristy corner, plus a local documentary, spoken-word fest and more

Let It Roll

Let It Roll Records closes. Plus Lion & Unicorn and LGBTQ History Month

Kentish Town’s only vinyl store has a final sale, plus new theatre, queer walks and more


3 things to consider: Makers Market, New Wine Bar and Live Jazz

Been to Kentish Town Stores yet for some vino? Plus local pop-up market and a week of jazz at the Assembly House

Half Cut Market

Half Cut Market’s dine-in menu, Grain’s sustainable furniture sale and more

New small plates gaff launches, Free Space Gallery’s new show and a Kentish Town sample sale


Minerva Makers Market: Bartholomew Road's artisan shopping weekend

Buy direct or commission pieces from a host of local artists and makers in the heart of Kentish Town


3 to see: The Fields N7, all-new Camden People’s Theatre & Zabludowicz

Tufnell Park’s new green-grocers, NW1’s revamped playhouse and three exhibitions in one on Prince Of Wales Road

Ruby Violet event space
Eating & Drinking

Ruby Violet: NW5’s pioneering ice cream parlour to close

After ten years on Fortess Road, the local institution is shutting its doors due to a rent hike


Yerbury Farmers’ Market is now weekly in Tufnell Park

A new Saturday morning market with 20 regular stalls has just launched in N19

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