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Sluice talk at the Lock-keepers Cottage

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Camden Lock today
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As Camden Lock celebrates its 200th anniversary, Dan Carrier looks back at the marvel of Georgian engineering.
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Sluice talk at the Lock-keepers Cottage

Walker’s Purfleet Wharf at Camden Lock circa 1911 Photo: Alan Faulkner
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11 August, 2016
by DAN CARRIER

IT was exactly 200 years ago on Friday that the first canal barge was gently guided into the locks at Camden Town, the sluice gates cranked and the boat gently lowered to the cheers of onlookers in

A view of Kentish Town and a Kindle feature in a new painting of Baroness Rebuck, says Gerald Isaaman.
A £285million airport on the remote South Atlantic island of St Helena lies unused. Why? Because the planes can’t land, says Paul Cowling.

Flight delay in St Helena

Ready - or not. St Helena's airport.
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28 July, 2016
by PAUL COWLING

IT has to be said, my fridge magnet collection is never going to take off , and at the moment neither is St Helena’s new airport, despite over £285million of UK funding.

Holiday activities for the kids this summer

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Holiday activities for the kids this summer
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It's holiday time, so take a look at our preview of the summer's hottest things to see and do with the kids.

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Festivals, museums, theatre...There's loads for you and the kids to enjoy this summer. Read our preview.
The Jewish Museum’s latest exhibition takes in humour, gramophones and record covers. Jane Clinton cantors along...

Dansette to the music

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photos: jewish museum hohenems. Dansette.
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The Jewish Museum’s latest exhibition takes in humour, gramophones and record covers. Jane Clinton cantors along...

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His pictures of the Camden Town music scene in the early 1990s are currently gracing the walls of the Kentish Town gallery Flaxon Ptootch.