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Camden50 June Update!

June brings us into the third month of our year long Camden50 celebrations! Looking back over the past month we’ve had loads of great highlights: we screened the first Camden film at The Hospital Club – ...

Plunging into Art

Of Soil and Water: King's Cross Pond Club

Strange as it might seem, nestled in the middle of a construction site round the back of King's Cross lies the UK's first manmade 'natural' pond...

Camden’s top parks for a BBQ!

Licence to grill: you're now allowed to barbecue in Camden's parks!

As the weather starts to warm up and we all head outside it’s great to know that in Camden, everyone is welcome to BBQ in a park!...

Re-Launch exhibition at Slade/UCL Art Museum

Cat© Compact, Katja Larsson, 2015

Re-Launch 27 April – 12 June 2015, UCL Art Museum Re-Launch presents a selection of objects, prints and video made in response to our collections and the theme of re-launch...

VE Day 70th Anniversary: War Poems by Camden residents

VE Day Celebrations, 1945

This Friday, 8th May, marks the 70th anniversary of VE (Victory in Europe) Day - when Nazi Germany surrendered, ending World War Two in Europe...

Camden50 May Update!

Camden 50 - May Update

We’re now one month into the 50th anniversary of the London Boroughs and there’s already been lots of activity in Camden... We ...

Magical London at Swiss Cottage Gallery

Regent's Canal, Käthe Strenitz,Date unknown, Oil on board. © the artist's estate

Magical London inspired by Ben Aaronovitch’s Rivers of London Swiss Cottage Gallery 15 April to 24 May 2015  ...

Jacob Epstein and his controversial family life in Bloomsbury

Jacob Epstein and his controversial family life in Bloomsbury

In a popular exhibition at the Foundling Museum, Sir Jacob Epstein: Babies and Bloomsbury, the artist’s intimate sculptural portraits of children prove a moving display...

Cityread London 2015

Cityread London 2015

Cityread London is an annual festival of literature that aims to bring reading to life for the city’s inhabitants, workers and visitors...

Camden Plan-ettes

Ten bite size gems about planning heritage in Camden

This year sees the 50th anniversary of Camden as a borough but the planning heritage stretches back much further!...