Happy 2020! The beginning of a new decade. Here are a few ways to get the year off to a great start.
1. Visit Camden Market

Camden Market is one of Europe’s top tourist attractions. There are many things to do and see, eat and drink, and soak up the culture that Camden has to offer. Support the best local businesses and experience something truly unique at the Stables Market.

Camden Market World Cup

2. Counter Acts at Lethaby Gallery

Counter Acts highlights the long running relationship University of the Arts London shares with the Turner Prize, exploring work by generations of artists who studied or taught at UAL and their connection to the Prize.

counter acts exhibition

3. See a show!

Camden Town’s Etcetera Theatre has been home to some of London’s most legendary stage performances. Get your 2020 to a start with a show, with some incredible performances lined up throughout January.

Etcetera theatre

4. Eat at KUKU RIKU

The new restaurant in Camden Stables Market, KUKU RIKU, is causing quite a stir. The large, beautifully laid-out restaurant has a chicken filled menu, but good choices for vegetarians too. Quite possibly the best chicken burger we’ve ever had. Delicious!

kuku-riku5. Get wild!

London Zoo is located at the top end of Regent’s Park, and invests heavily in education into the care of animals. They also have numerous events throughout the month.

London Zoo lions
Photos by ZSL London Zoo

6. It’s circus time

Following sell out performances across Europe and the UK, NoFit State Circus’ LEXICON comes to London for a strictly limited run promising audiences a spirited and mischievous start to the New Year.

circus roundhouse

7. DJ Shadow performed by Ben Marc

Classic Album Sundays and Jazz Cafe’s partnership Kind Of New kicks off a new season in January 2020 with DJ Shadow’s pioneering 1996 record Endtroducing performed by Ben Marc, bassist and producer with China Moses, Mulatu Astatke and Matthew Herbert.

8. Eat and drink at Lock Tavern

A refurb, a new menu, a bigger bar. 2020 just got a whole lot better at Lock Tavern.

lock tavern dog

9. Good Pub Grub

The Golden Lion serves the best of British pub food. Located in the heart of Camden, it’s well worth booking a table here for a Sunday roast.

Golden Lion owners menu

  1. Iconic Places

Camden Town is many hidden gems, and places with interesting histories. Keep on checking back for more hot-spots being added to the list.

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