Welcome to the #CamdenTogether Season 2021
After these last challenging months Cultural events are happening in Camden once again and the Camden Together Season aims to celebrate our rich, diverse and vibrant cultural landscape through music, dance and public art.

Most events are free, held outside and will not require an advance ticket. To find more details about the Camden Together season and programme of events or follow us on social media: Twitter CDNTogether21; Facebook and Instagram CamdenTogether21

Running until the end of October this four-month programme encourages residents to experience culture in Camden’s world-renowned venues as well as its high streets and treasured green spaces. There are lots of opportunities for families to get involved. Some upcoming highlights over the next few weeks are listed below, all of these activities have been supported by our Artists in Communities grant fund that we created this year to support local freelancers to run activities in the community:

Soulmates: Jazz Duo
September 25th - Kilburn High Road, 1-3pm
September 25th - Mother at the Mosaic, 4pm - 5pm
September 26th - Mornington Crescent, 1-3pm
October 2nd - Marchmont Street, 1-3pm
October 3rd - Mornington Crescent, 1-3pm

Rosemary Jane Cronin
September 24th - Queen’s Crescent Market, 6:30- 7:30pm, Part One, Wedding Dress performance
October 9th - Red Lion Square, 6pm - 7pm, Part Two, Jumpers Performance
October 23rd - Mother at the Mosaic, 4:30pm - 5:30pm, Part Three, Red Socks Performance
October 31st - The Brunswick Centre, 4pm - 5pm, Finale, Performance of all garments

Camden Black Creatives' Culture Fest
October 2nd and 3rd - South Crescent, 12pm - 6pm

Mother at the Mosaic
September 25th - Poetry Slam Event, Roundhouse x HVH Arts Workshop: 2:30 - 4pm, Soulmates: 4pm-5pm, Spoken Word Show: 5pm-6pm
October 23rd - Children’s Halloween Upcycling Costume Making Workshop with Little Hands Design, 10am - 4:00pm
October 30th - Halloween, 11:30am - 5:00pm

London Irish Centre
September 25th - Irish Dance performance, Bloomsbury Square, 3pm - 4pm
October 13th - Storytelling and Bodhrán Workshop, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, 10am - 12:30pm
October 16th - Illuminations, London Irish Centre, 6pm - 9pm

Atypical Industries
October 29th & 30th - Kingsway Tram Tunnel Entrance, times TBC

UK Mexican Arts Society
October 30th - Ossulston Street, 11am - 8pm

Small Green Shoots
Lunchtime Pop-ups, October 20th, 21st, 22nd, 25th, locations and times TBC

The season is the brainchild of the borough’s cultural partnership Cultural Camden, who are also reminding residents and visitors to the Borough not to forget to remain cautious and stay safe. Lastly, the extensive menu of Camden Together Season offerings for sheltered accommodation residents was sent into circulation amongst managers on the 9th of August
Roundhouse, Camden
The Roundhouse is a venue and youth arts charity rooted in Camden. They work with thousands of young people each year to improve their lives through creativity. They run year-round projects for 11–30-year-olds - ranging from school music projects to accelerator programmes for creative entrepreneurs.
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Eyes in Trees installation
The Mayor of London is turning London into Britain’s biggest playground this summer as part of his Let’s Do London campaign; and today is launching a brand new ‘Eyeconic London Art Trail’.
‘Look out!’ Inflatable eyeballs have appeared in trees across central London inviting families from across London and the UK to ‘see London differently’.

Created by Designs In Air, the eyes can be found by ‘eyeconic’ locations such as St Paul’s Cathedral, the Museum of London, the Old Vic theatre, Sloane Square, Portobello & Golborne Road Market and Tottenham Court Road.

Families can discover the eyes and all the great experiences that London has to offer around them. Be quick, they will only be up until the end of August. The Eyeconic trail can be found on the Visit London app - www.visitlondon.com/EyeconicLondon. Don’t forget to share your best snaps of the eyes using #LetsDoLondon #LetsDoSightseeing #EyeconicLondon
making paradise
Making Paradise Exploring the concept of Eden through Art & Islamic Garden Design 29 April – 30 September 2021
Multi-sensory exhibition, Making Paradise, aims to evoke a sense of delight and wonder around the concept of Paradise.
joe duggan
Joe Duggan, Swiss Cottage Gallery - 01 Sept -01 Oct 2021
Swiss Cottage Gallery and Camden Council proudly presents a solo exhibition of London based Irish artist Joe Duggan titled Material. Working in an interdisciplinary manner across sculpture, installation, video, photography and painting, this exhibition will premiere Duggan’s latest body of work and focus on his sculptural practice demonstrating a keen interest in exploring both metaphysical and material qualities
Boy Breaking Glas
Alesandra Seutin/Vocab Dance, Boy Breaking Glass - The Place , 5 October
Boy Breaking Glass is a dance theatre ensemble piece inspired by the poem of the same name written by Gwendolyn Brooks - the first Black female poet in the United States to receive a Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. With a mix of dance and music, this powerful, inspiring and thought-provoking piece features Alesandra Seutin’s signature style of Afro-European dance theatre.
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Twelve Inspiring Women of St Pancras, Camden Tour Guides Association- This is a free intergenerational walk for the Camden Together Cultural programme
Sunday 26th September 12.00 – 13.30 AND
Tuesday 28th September 17.30 – 19.00

The walk starts outside Old St Pancras Church on Pancras Road (closest underground King’s Cross) and ends at New St Pancras Church on Euston Road.
This walk follows the fortunes of twelve women who have left their mark on St Pancras over the last 200 years.
Winding our way from the Medieval church of Old St Pancras to the heart of modern Bloomsbury, we uncover the lives of artists and writers, health and social reformers, a leading contemporary British sculptor and a real-life spy.
Our intergenerational walk is free to attend, but numbers are limited so booking is essential.

Hilgrove Creatives various dates in August & September
Free arts workshops for adults & children run by and for Camden residents including Painting, Script-writing, Film-making, Sculpture, Theatre performance, and Music production.
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Jazz Duo
Soulmates: Jazz Duo
Tayah and JJ, a gifted singer and piano duo, will be performing classic jazz standards and well-known pop songs in a jazz style in outdoor locations around Camden starting with Queens Crescent. They will share their passion and talent with residents for 12 performances from July through October.
September 25th - Kilburn High Road, 1-3 pm
September 26th - Mornington Crescent, 1- 3 pm
October 2nd - Marchmont Street (Brunswick Centre)*, 1- 3 pm
October 3rd - Mornington Crescent, - 1-3 pm

*subject to approval by the Brunswick Centre management
Camden Black Creatives
This two day event, held in the heart of Bloomsbury WC1, is a celebration of black culture, promoting inclusivity, diversity and visibility of Black Creatives in prominent spaces in the Borough of Camden. The outdoor event will include a fashion show, live performers, music, dance, food and an indoor exhibition.
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The Godfather of Garage AKA DJ Spooner will grace the Roundhouse stage for the very first time, bringing his high-octane Garage Classical show and some very special guests
Friday 1 October
Doors 7PM

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Drummond Streatery: now open for covered dining
A stylishly designed outdoor unit now hosts 14 restaurants along the historic NW1 street – handy when the rain hits.

The Drummond Streatery, Drummond Street NW1 is now open for diners to visit, usual dining hours apply for each restaurant, with a carnival later this summer.
Iamirish curator
#Iamirish exhibition, As part of our Black History Month programme
The London Irish Centre is proud to be a welcoming and inclusive organisation. As part of our Black History Month programme, the London Irish Centre will be hosting the #Iamirish exhibition. This exhibition will be projected onto the facade of our iconic and historic Camden Square residence on Saturday the 16th October. The #Iamirish exhibition aims to celebrate diversity and inclusivity in the Irish community and diaspora.

A spoken word event to celebrate the installation will take place on the steps of the Centre from 6pm. Expect a celebration of culture with speakers and spoken word performances from a diverse group of artists. Afterwards, come inside and warm up in our friendly Hub Bar.

This is a free event,
Irish Culture
The London Irish Centre presents its first Irish Culture Pop-up in Bloomsbury Square by the Maguire O'Shea Academy of Irish Dance
This selection of highlights from their live Irish dance shows will wow passers-by with a whirlwind performance from 3pm – Saturday 25 September.

This event is free and open to all, so come and enjoy these performances.

About The Maguire O'Shea Academy of Irish Dance
The Maguire O'Shea Academy of Irish Dance has been established for over 45 years by Michael and Kathleen Maguire. Along with their children Darren, Katie and Ellie, they have produced an exceptional amount of world class dancers who have then gone on to perform with shows such as Riverdance, Lord of the Dance and Prodijig. The Maguire O'Shea dancers have performed on numerous television and radio programmes such as The Paul O'Grady Show, Jordan & Perri's Ultimate Block Party and Sunday Morning Brunch.

In September New Diorama Theatre embarks on its tenth anniversary with their most ambitious season of ensemble and company work ever.
The season consists of three newly-commissioned world premieres and one London premiere, and coincides with the full re-opening of New Diorama Theatre and their City NDT Broadgate space

Pascal Theatre Company Dancing, Talking, Taboo! Saturday 16th October
Whose are the voices we never hear? The child who understands she must hush to escape being murdered. A woman with learning difficulties triumphing over her sexual abuser. The refugee who escapes torture in Africa? An Algerian running from a forced marriage. These are some of the living histories inspiring dance theatre vignettes created by The Place Theatre dance students at the Bloomsbury Festival. Dynamic performances happen in St Pancras Church and its gardens. Audiences will have the opportunity to be thrilled and stimulated by taboo stories and new dance.
Performance Times: 3pm, 3.30pm, 4pm & 4.30pm.
St Pancras Church and Gardens

Rosemary Jane Cronin
Rosemary Jane Cronin
Forever Unfolding is series of visual art interventions designed to make people look twice at the space around them and to brighten up their day. The artist will work with young people from AKT, Arts Emergency and Central Saint Martins to create an opportunity for them to perform and model the works in different high street locations around Camden.

September 24th - Queen’s Crescent Market, 6:30- 7:30pm, Part One, Wedding Dress performance
October 9th - Red Lion Square, 6pm - 7pm, Part Two, Jumpers Performance
October 23rd - Mother at the Mosaic, 4:30pm - 5:30pm, Part Three, Red Socks Performance
October 31st - The Brunswick Centre, 4pm - 5pm, Finale, Performance of all garments
The Camden Chapel Top Floor, The London Irish Centre, 50-52 Camden Square, NW1 9XB
The Camden Chapel is designed for 'rising' independent artists who wish to headline their own show. It is the perfect space for artist and audience to share a truly special experience.

The venue is located on the top floor of The London Irish Centre - Camden Square, in the building's 'Old Chapel Suite' with PA system stored in the old confessional !

With a capacity of just 40, floor-cushion festival-style seating and atmospheric lanterns, it makes for stunning, unique and intimate live shows.