Top Picks - Love Camden
Camden events, exhibitions, arts and culture.
Some of our favourite picks this month in Camden.
Black History Season
Camden's Black History Season is back for another year! The theme for this year is 'Health and Wellbeing'. Join us for a celebration with events happening from October to December, from live music to poetry, supper clubs to yoga and guided walks to dance parties.
Proud to Be: Health and Wellness
Launching Camden Black History Season, this event will showcase spoken word, music, black entrepreneurship and touch on all our programme for the season – hosted by Diane-Louise Jordan
Join us for Supper Clubs during Black History Season celebrating some of the best food Camden has to offer
*All dates are 7pm - 10pm
Tuesday 18th October
Vibe n Go Pop Up
Local young resident Roujai Lestrade-lake preps a ‘Vibe an Go ‘ pop up restaurant in the heart of Kentish Town
The Tapping Admiral Pub, 77 Castle Street, NW1 8SU
Wednesday 26th October
Contemporary Caribbean Cuisine created with ingenuity and passion by Chef Roger Shakes ( previous Head Chef of Mango Rooms)
Rogers Kitchen, 71 Camden Road, NW1 9EU
Wednesday 2nd November
A Camden BHS supper club menu at one of London’s leading Caribbean restaurants
Cottons Restaurant 55 Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, NW1 8AN
Wednesday 16th November
Ma Petite Jamaica
A delicious Jamaican menu in a vibey bar restaurant in central Camden Town
Ma Petite Jamaica, 4 Inverness Street, Camden Town, NW1 7HJ
An evening exploring mental health through the context of black thought. Enjoy poetry and spoken word celebrating black history
Open mic on the evening.
Suggested donation £5
100% of donations go to supporting local charities and social causes.
In Collaboation with CAMDEN COUNCIL, the HELLO BEAUTIFUL FOUNDATION (cancer prevention) and the BLACK FREEZE initiative (mobilizing black spending for positive social change).
Black History Season: Entreprenuers' Event
If you’re interested in starting your own business, growing your existing company, or want an opportunity to discuss entrepreneurship, don’t miss this online panel discussion hosted by Ndubuisi Uchea (Ndu) from Word on the Curb. The session will aim to provide aspiring entrepreneurs with the skills and tools to succeed in the business world. A panel of industry experts will open a discourse around being a black entrepreneur, as well as deliver constructive and practical advice.
The panel will touch on:
· Their personal business journey, including challenges and advice
· Ways to manage stress, health and wellbeing when starting/growing a business
· Developing the confidence to get started
· How to develop your niche/USP
· How to generate growth and sustainment
· The practical steps to start a business
· The perils of self-sabotage, and how to overcome barriers to success
Books and Beyond
Come and join Camden’s online book club as we explore contemporary Black significant authors
TUESDAY 11TH OCTOBER
12.30pm - 1.30pm
The Bluest Eye, By Toni Morrison
Book Club discussion and readings from Toni Morrisons iconic first novel ‘The Bluest Eye’ - a powerful examination of our obsession with beauty and conformity
TUESDAY 8TH NOVEMBER
6.30PM - 7.30PM
Open Water by Caleb Azumah Nelson
Discussion and readings from this beautiful uplifting yet heart-breaking story of a young black couple
Camden Black Creatives is pleased to announce that we will again be taking part in the Camden Together Season 2022. This year it will be a 1 day event and will celebrate the cultural diversity of Camden and will be held in the heart of Camden Town Inverness Street, on Saturday 1st of October.
The festival will celebrate culture through: Outdoor live Fashion show Live Music Art Food & Drinks Dance Poetry.
The World Reimagined: Walking Tour
Go on a Journey of Discovery through our shared history, present and future.
On the tour we’ll hear stories about the woman who worked to uplift her community in the face of racist hostility by celebrating their culture through music and dance; an enslaved woman who rose up to break free from her oppressors and became a key abolitionist; a disabled veteran of the Royal Navy who busked to make a living for himself and his family; the free Black American woman who travelled to Britain to foster support for the abolition campaign to end slavery in the US; the 18th century man-about-town, musician and shopkeeper who became the first Black person to vote in a British general election and many more…
African Inspired Yoga
Free African Inspired Yoga classes for Black History Season
Sessions running from October to December including:
African Inspired Yogafusion with Kevin
Hudu flow with Nahdeannah
Scaravelli Yoga with Arlene
See eventbrite for date and venue details!