November – the weather changes, men walk around with freshly grown moustaches, and the Christmas songs start to annoy us. However, there are things to look forward to.
Nominate the Best in Camden
Camden Town is full of wonderful, hard-working businesses. You have the chance to nominate your favourite business in the area for a Camden Inspire award. Got a favourite restaurant, fashion shop, food stall, music venue? Just send an e-mail with the name of the business to enter them to firstname.lastname@example.org
Vegan food tastes good. It doesn’t matter if you’re a meat eater, it’s worth trying a vegan meal just to see how tasty the meals are. Camden Market is celebrating World Vegan Month with some of the best vegan restaurants and stalls in London. Try it!
It’s unbelievable to think that this album, possibly the most influential album of all time, it 50 years old. To celebrate the music, the Jazz Café is hosting a performance by The Midnight Special of the classic album. Only £10!
More and more musicians are speaking openly about mental health as it’s something that affects many people, young and old. A concert at Camden Roundhouse on November 18th features Ed Sheeran, Anne-Marie, James Arthur, Ella Eyre and Olly Murs plus special guests. Get tickets here.
In celebration of the 30 October release of Beastie Boys Book (Faber & Faber), Adam “Adrock” Horovitz and Michael “Mike D” Diamond will embark on the seven-night, four-city Beastie Boys Book: Live & Direct event tour. The O2 Academy in Kentish Town, November 29th.
It might not be t-shirt and bikini weather out there, but winter doesn’t mean it’s time to shove down all the mince pies. No! Camden has a mighty fine gym called The Fitness Mosaic, which has the latest gym equipment and fitness classes. It’s a good way to keep warm too.
It’s never too late to learn. Music making is fun, good for the mind, and relaxing. It’s also much easier than you think to get started. Dots in Camden is a brilliant little local music store, selling guitars, keyboards, clarinets – almost anything you can think of. Visit Dots for instruments and freshly baked cookies.
Now that you’ve visited Dots, it’s time to get learning. There are plenty of music teachers around the area, or you can try the courses from MusicGurus – watch the videos, follow the instructions, and learn the fun way.
Still going strong, electronic music pioneers 808 State take to the stage at KOKO Camden, playing their dance beats. Acid house comes to town on November 23rd.
It’s been said that Drummond Street has some of the best Indian and Bangladeshi restaurants in Europe. Why not try it for yourself? It’s only about ten minutes on the bus from Camden Town, and two minute’s walk from Euston. Enjoy!
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