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Mike Jackson and Dave Lewis outside Gays The Word
Immortalised in the movie Pride, gay activist Mark Ashton is to get a permanent memorial. Dan Carrier talks to those who knew him.
Alison Steadman in Ladies  photo: mike garnell.
It was an inconvenient truth that gave new meaning to the term ‘women’s movement’. Jane Clinton learns, via a play starring Alison Steadman, just how contentious an issue installing public loos for ladies was
Peter Sarstedt in the 1970s
Pop music legend Peter Sarstedt who died on January 8, had a long-running connection with Camden, writes Mike Baess.
Simon Callow in A Christmas Carol photo: Laura marie Linck.
He’s no real-life Scrooge but as he ends a run of A Christmas Carol at the Arts Theatre, Simon Callow thinks seats are a dickens of a price. By Gerald Isaaman.
Erin Cotter
‘When you go on screens and games it just engrosses you in the screen-world’
An example of a suffragrette badge
The library is hosting Radical Voices, an exhibition celebrating individuals and groups who fought for social and political reform.
A scene from Chris’s film shot on what is now the Regent’s Park estate
When actor Christopher Douglas stumbled on Cumberland Market he was determined to learn more about it. By Stephen Griffin.
The ABC Bakery in Camden Road
As legendary photographer David Bailey’s exhibition opens in Soho, he tells Dan Carrier that his...
Publisher, now poet, Jeremy Robson - Rhyme and reason
Publisher, now poet, Jeremy Robson tells Gerald Isaaman why the latter has supplanted the former...
With their roots in street art, an elusive duo known as The Lurkers, have now tu
With their roots in street art, an elusive duo known as The Lurkers, have now turned their...
Professor Henry Pelling.
Dan Carrier discovers that Henry Pelling’s collection of 800 pamphlets, which shed light on left-...
Walker’s Purfleet Wharf at Camden Lock circa 1911 photo: alan faulkner
As Camden Lock celebrates its 200th anniversary, Dan Carrier looks back at the marvel of Georgian...
Malvina Cheek - a piece of Old Hampstead - now sadly gone
Malvina Cheek’s death marks the end of an era in Hampstead. Dan Carrier talked to her daughter...
Sir Arnold Wesker at the Roundhouse
The playwright Sir Arnold Wesker, who died last week at his home in Brighton, aged 83, was a one-...
Dita, sunglasses of the celebrities
Celebrities use sunglasses as a fashion accessory that accompanies them on the street and at events...
Jim Dimond at work on the mural
Dan Carrier talks to Jim Dimond, who is leading a team of conservators restoring Ivon Hitchens’...
Part of a private collection of photographs taken in the 1970s
These mysterious images of 1970s Camden Town were found in a box in a house in Gloucester Crescent...
Kitty, Daisy and Lewis in their home-built studio
Music is a family affair for Kitty, Daisy and Lewis... but it goes back much further than you’d...