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Adam Solomons speaks to those commemorating the German philosopher.

Hampstead conservationists fear a half-acre portion of the Heath could get built on if it falls into the wrong hands at a controversial auction on Monday.

This year’s Hampstead Summer Festival will again feature the “Picture the Heath” painting competition.

An exhibition celebrating Camden’s connections to the women’s suffrage movement opened last night at Holborn Local Studies and Archive Centre in Theobalds Road.

The Friends of Kenwood House in Hampstead fear English Heritage cost-cutting could diminish the property’s famous collection of artwork.

When Camden town hall was built – construction began in 1934 and was completed in 1937 – few would have imagined that just a couple of years later its basement would need to house air raid shelters behind heavy iron doors.

Ten students from a youth group based at Jacksons Lane Theatre in Highgate are preparing for the night of their lives — a one-night-only show at the National Theatre.

Haringey councillors on Monday voted to block a planning application neighbours had said would threaten the unique character of a century-old street.

Members of a book club donned the suffragette colours of white, purple and green for afternoon tea to celebrate of the centenary of women’s votes.

Highgate’s Pond Square will be the place to be on June 16. The Ham&High previews the best of the Fair in the Square – and explains its history.

A Maida Vale councillor has called on Historic England to “urgently consider” listing the area’s famous recording studios after the BBC announced it was to close the building after over eighty years.

Hampstead has been well-known for its artistic background and bohemian culture for centuries. The area famously played host to John Constable, and painted the Heath on numerous occasions.

Descendants of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, one of Britain’s great philosophers, want to give him a resting place “consistent with his greatness” at St Michael’s Church in Highgate.

The Hampstead Neighbourhood Plan will finally go to the polls during a referendum on June 21.

The company behind the renovation of the historic Hornsey Town Hall building have set out how much homes in the development will cost, a subject which campaigners protested against.

If, like us, the thought of the royal wedding makes you do a little bit of sick in your mouth, something better is taking place on the Heath on Saturday.

The remains of the great Highgate thinker and poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge have been rediscovered in a 17th century wine cellar covered in rubble and dust under St Michael’s Church, in Highgate.

Campaigners against the sell off of Hornsey Town Hall have raised £2,000 for a judicial review of Haringey Council’s decision to allow it to be turned into 146 flats and a hotel.

A previously unpublished John Constable sketch of Hampstead has been sold at auction for £305,000.

It was 25 years ago today that IRA bombers targeted Camden High Street on the busiest day of the week.

A developer has been urged to spare a 200-year-old Georgian villa from the wrecking ball.

The Friends of West Hampstead Library got a welcome anniversary gift when the councillor responsible for libraries told them further library closures would happen “over his dead body.”

The curators of an exhibition celebrating the history of the Suffragettes in Camden are urging people to search their attics.

A developer’s bid to demolish a row of shops has sparked 250 objections and a petition signed by up to 1,000 people.

The last century is rich with history: A Great War; a global depression; the rise, fight against and fall of fascism around the world; the Berlin wall coming down; the creation of a European Union; and the spread of prosperity around the globe.

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