Camden
Jeffrey Prior

Punk Rock in Camden Town

Many locations in London can lay claim to being central to the birth and history of British Punk Rock. Did this musical and cultural earthquake, which had such an important

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Camden
Paul Guest

The Bedford Theatre – Old and New

Music Halls: Between Coffee Houses and Cinemas Music halls derived partly from the 17th- and 18th-century coffee houses but more directly from entertainment in saloon bars and taverns. The first

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Camden Town
Sylvia McNamara

Amy Winehouse: Queen of Camden

Although Amy Winehouse and Camden are in some ways synonymous, Amy was in fact an Enfield girl. She was brought up in Chase Street in Southgate, part of Enfield chase.

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Camden Town
Paula Pickin

Marie Lloyd – Queen of the Music Hall

A star is born Marie Lloyd was born Matilda Alice Victoria Wood on 12 February 1870 at 36 Plumber Street (now Provost Street) in Hoxton, east London. Approximately fifteen years

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Title page of The History of Mary Prince
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Richard Cohen

Mary Prince

Why  is there a plaque honouring Mary Prince on the walls of SenateHouse?  Camden Guide Richard Cohen tells her story. Video made by Camden Tour Guides with the support of

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Picture of Sarah Parker Remond taken in 1865
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Shirley Fortune

An Abolitionist in Bedford Square

An Abolitionist in Bedford Square.  Camden Guide Shirley Fortune tells the story of Sarah Parker Remond.  Video made by Camden Tour Guides with the support of Camden Council

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Blue Plaque for Dr Harold Moody outside YMCA
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Shirley Fortune

Dr Harold Moody

Why is there a plaque to Dr Harold Moody outside the London CentralYMCA?   Camden Guide Shirley Fortune tells the story of his achievements.   Video made by Camden Tour Guides with the support of CamdenCouncil.

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Picture of Bagnigge Wells Pleasure Garden
Camden
David Brown

Camden’s Pleasure Gardens

The Growth of Pleasure and Tea Gardens For centuries people resident in London (mostly inside the old walls of the City) who wanted recreation would go out into the countryside,

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Image of Equiano Olaudah and his book
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Shirley Fortune

Olaudah Equiano

Hear Camden Guide Shirley Fortune tell the story of Olaudah Equiano. This video made by Camden Tour Guides, with the support of Camden Council.

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Arts
Paul Guest

Walter Sickert (1860-1942)

A protean character Walter Richard Sickert was a natural cosmopolitan. Born in Munich of a Danish-German father and Anglo-Irish mother, he had a full command of English, German and French,

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