July 28 2014 Latest news:
An amateur historian is appealing for help in tracing an escaped prisoner of war from Kentish Town – using a photo that was kept for 70 years by an Italian peasant.
A Nobel Prize-winning immunologist who is widely considered to be the “father of organ transplantation” has been honoured with an English Heritage Blue Plaque at his former Hampstead home.
Custodians of Hampstead’s iconic Isokon building welcomed residents and relatives of its creators to mark its 80th anniversary today.
Renowned children’s author Judith Kerr was the guest of honour at a special event hosted at the London Jewish Cultural Centre (LJCC) on Sunday for several generations of Jewish refugees.
A prominent campaigner for Alexandra Palace has spoken out against moves to give commercial sponsors naming rights over the iconic venue.
Journalist and TV presenter Matthew Wright wants English Heritage to commemorate the Hampstead Garden Suburb home where Hollywood superstar Elizabeth Taylor was born.
Ten prostitutes, the youngest only 12 years old, have laid forgotten in an unmarked grave in Highgate West Cemetery for more than a century. Volunteer cemetery tourguides Rowan Lennon and Sam Perrin reveal the story of Highgate’s lost girls and, for the first time, name them.
In May 1939 a luxury cruise liner set sail from Hamburg on a journey that, 75 years later, one passenger remembers as a holiday adventure that became a voyage of doom.
Highgate Cemetery’s origins, past and hopes for the future are unearthed by Dr Ian Dungavell, chief executive of the charitable trust that runs the famous burial ground
It is the final resting place of Karl Marx, George Eliot and Douglas Adams and their graves attract tens of thousands of tourists every year.
Conscientious objectors who refused to fight in the First World War were honoured by relatives and peace activists at a stirring ceremony.
Philanthropist Clive Marks tells Tom Marshall about his website charting history of Jewish works under Nazi oppression
Descendants of 50 First World War conscientious objectors will be commemorated in Tavistock Square today.
A landmark exhibition exploring the war crimes trial of one of the most notorious Nazis to face justice for his role in the Holocaust will open tomorrow.
Heath and Hampstead Society vice-president Helen Marcus reveals the fascinating history of how Hampstead Heath was saved from development ahead of a talk at St Stephen’s, Rosslyn Hill, on Thursday
Plans to host weddings at historic Keats House to boost its ailing income have been put on hold after its neighbours pledged to raise the funds themselves.
A mini affordable art fair raising vital funds for Hampstead’s community library got off to a shaky start when visitors turned up to find that the gates were locked.
This month marks 20 years since Britpop took the UK music industry by storm. London was once again the home of rock music and Camden Town and Primrose Hill became the Britpop epicentre, Harriet Orrell discovers.
Silent films created by primary schoolchildren have been screened in the West End at a glamorous film festival.
Efforts to save hundreds of Camden residents from seeing their homes demolished have been dealt a blow after the government revealed it would not be supporting a community-backed design for the redevelopment of Euston station.
Psychotherapist Marian O’Connor remembers her friend, academic and long-time Hampstead resident Professor Orla Gough.