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Virtual Tour of The British Museum

The British Museum is one of the most wonderful museums in the world. Now they’ve made the tour virtual. The virtual tour of British Museum gives online visitors an overview of their exhibits, and it shows the grand scale of the building and number of exhibitions becomes clear.…

Amy Winehouse Music

Amy Winehouse and Camden Town

Amy Winehouse is called “The Queen of Camden.” We take a look back at her life of joy and troubles and remember her relationship with Camden Town. Amy Jade Winehouse was born on 14th September 1983 in Southgate, London. She attended Osidge Primary School in the same area.…

Amy Winehouse Kentish Town High Street

A Day for Amy

Saturday 15th of September, Amy Winehouse will be remembered in the best possible way in Camden Market. Part of Camden Is Music, an on-going month of music at the Market, “A Day For Amy” will be a commemorative, community-based celebration of Amy’s life and legacy on the Saturday…

Films

Films Made In Camden Town

Camden Town and the Borough of Camden has a mix of traditional and modern locations. This makes it a regular feature in films at the box office. Here are some films that feature scenes filmed in the Borough of Camden. Alfie The classic 1966 film featuring Michael Caine…

Ever Wondered Who This Statue Is Of?

As you head out of Mornington Crescent station up Camden Road you’ll notice a historical statue on the traffic island. Ever wondered who it is? The statue is of Richard Cobden. Richard Cobden, MP, led the effective fight for the repeal of the Corn Laws in the 1840s.…