Ho ho ho! Santa Claus is coming to town. December is here, Christmas is near, and there is plenty to do in Camden Town this month.
  1. Camden Market’s Christmas Takeover

Camden’s Stables Market is always full of activity and during the festive month they’re certainly getting into the spirit of things. A Christmas grotto for the kids? Festive music? Craft workshops? You’ve come to the right place.

Camden Market Christmas

  1. Make a Gingerbread Man

Help the elves decorate a freshly prepared batch of gingerbread followed by a meeting with Father Christmas himself and let him know which presents they wish to find under the tree.

Camden Market Gingerbread

  1. A Gainsbourg in Camden

Charlotte Gainsbourg brings her sultry music to Camden Town, at KOKO Camden. Get tickets for her December 11th show, it’s bound to be epic.

Charlotte Gainsbourgh

  1. A warm meal on Drummond Street

When it’s cold we like to eat warm food. Good, warm food that is. Drummond Street has quite possibly the best Indian and Bangladeshi restaurants in the UK, mixed with an African and Italian restaurant too. After shopping, go eating.

Drummond Street Curry

  1. See Lily Allen Live

December 17th and 18th sees Lily Allen perform her new album, No Shame, at Camden Roundhouse. Hear the new songs and the classic hits.

lily allen

  1. New Music at The Lock Tavern

Upstairs at The Lock Tavern has been refurbished, and they’ve got a new music residency too, headed up by Ben from Mumford & Sons. Get your dancing shoes on!

lock tavern outside

  1. Grab a pre-gig pint

With all the music show happening it’s always nice to enjoy a pre-show pint. Check our list of top places for a drink before the show starts.

worlds end

  1. Try a Camden beer this Christmas

Camden Town Brewery serves their beers at their taproom in Camden Town. If you can’t make it, you’ll likely find their beers in a supermarket. See their useful list of beers to help you choose.

Camden Town Brewery Beers

  1. Plan for a healthy new year

Christmas time is sometimes full of overindulgences. Get prepared for a healthy start by visiting Bio-Organix. The owner, Bak, will tell you exactly what you need for your 2019 detox.

  1. Try a fancy restaurant

The newly opened Coal Drops Yard has a brand new restaurant called ‘hicce.’ It’s spacious, great service, and has excellent food. Everything their menu looks mouth-watering.

hicce restaurant

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