Search

Top five things to do in Hampstead and Highgate this week

08:30 28 April 2014

Photographer Dorothy Bohm with some of her work on display at Burgh House, as part of the Photographers of Hampstead exhibition. Picture: Polly Hancock

Photographer Dorothy Bohm with some of her work on display at Burgh House, as part of the Photographers of Hampstead exhibition. Picture: Polly Hancock

Archant

An evening with “doyenne” of British photography Dorothy Bohm, free jazz for pub drinkers in Kentish Town and a comedy night in Primrose Hill are just some of the things featured in our top five this week.

1. Thursday - Dorothy Bohm

A unique opportunity to hear from the eminent photographer Dorothy Bohm about her work and influences. Born in 1924 into a Jewish Lithuanian family in East Prussia, Ms Bohm has spent her lifetime taking photographs and travelling the world. Her fascination with people is evident in much of her work and she has been described as one of the “doyennes” of British photography. She will be in discussion with her daughter, the art historian Monica Bohm-Duchen.

Held at Burgh House in New End Square, Hampstead. Starts 7pm. Tickets £5 (includes a glass of wine). Call 020 7431 0144 for more information.

2. Thursday - Free Jazz

Live jazz by a six-piece band will be entertaining pub drinkers at The Vine in Highgate Road, Kentish Town. The monthly gig is free to all. Starts 5.30pm.

Visit loveforsale.org.uk for more information.

3. Wednesday - Pub Comedy

The Princess of Wales pub, in Chalcot Road, Primrose Hill, hosts the second Primrose Hill Comedy Club.

It returns with another line-up of acclaimed stand-up comedians, including ventriloquist comic Mark Felgate and sketch performer Nick Hall. Includes special guest Stella Graham and hosted by MC Dave Chawner.

Doors open at 7.30pm. Tickets £10. Call 020 7722 0354 for more information.

4. Wednesday - Palestine Debate

Listen to a panel of Middle East correspondents offer their insight into the relationship between the UK and the Israeli and Palestinian states. They will discuss the everyday pressures that have faced both sides in this conflict, as well as the growing impact of digital technologies and social media.

Panellists include Daniella Peled, editor at the Institute for War and Peace Reporting and former foreign editor of the Jewish Chronicle, James Rodger, who spent 20 years as a journalist for Reuters and the BBC and who also reported from Gaza and Harriet Sherwood, The Guardian’s Jerusalem bureau chief from May 2010 until January 2014.

Held at the JW3 centre, Finchley Road. Starts 8pm. Tickets £10 (concs £5). Visit JW3.org.uk to book.

5. Wednesday - Folk Night

Highly-accomplished Scottish fiddle player Patsy Reid performs songs from her latest album, The Brightest Path.

Featuring newly recovered Scottish melodies along with self-penned material, Patsy will be joined by Mhairi Hall, one of Scotland’s leading pianists. Also appearing are guitarist Ewan MacPherson, Signy Jakobsdóttir on percussion and Ben Nicholls on double bass.

Held at Cecil Sharp House, Regent’s Park Road, Primrose Hill. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £12. Visit cecilsharphouse.org for more information.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Hampstead Highgate Express visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Hampstead Highgate Express staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Hampstead Highgate Express account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Hampstead & Highgate News Stories

Yesterday, 16:39
Masjid Al-risaalah mosque and Islington Islamic Centre. (Picture: Google Maps).

A Kentish Town man has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing outside a mosque last week.

Yesterday, 15:22
Architect Chris Roche has sketched original designs for a housing development in the car park to the rear of Muswell Hill libary

A renowned architect has unveiled original new designs to keep Muswell Hill Library in its current building, home to a library since 1931.

Tue, 12:20
The inquest into the death of Dmitrijs Makejevs heard that he had tried to stop using drugs but fellt a sense of

The drug-related death of a young, homeless man was at first thought to be suspicious – but an inquest heard that marks on his face were probably caused by rats.

Friday, August 26, 2016
Ikram Farah

Police are appealing for the public’s help to find two sixteen-year-old girls who have gone missing from Camden.

Friday, August 26, 2016
Mary Langan with her 23-year-old son, James

Carers of adults with demential and disabilities are demanding change after a report revealed there is a “breakdown of trust” on the Haringey boards designed to represent them.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Nina Martynchyk with her foster mother, Nina B

A young woman who overcame anorexia is organising a conference with the Royal Free Hospital to draw attention to how the condition affects children and teenagers

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Highgate School

Students and staff at Highgate school were reflecting on a very impressive set of GCSE results today, with 88.2 percent of exams receiving a grade of A* or A.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Hampstead School is in Westbere Road (Pic credit: Google streetview)

The Hampstead School has once again seen its GCSE results improve today, with nearly a quarter of all grades receiving an A* or A grade.

PROMOTED CONTENT

The showroom is located in Hayes

After 25 years as a trade-only business, family-run door manufacturers Composite Door Master are set to open their first public showroom in Hayes this weekend.

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Most read Hampstead & Highgate news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Property Newsletter Sign-up

Get the latest North London property news and features straight to your inbox with our regular newsletter

I am also happy to receive other emails...
Fields marked with a * are mandatory
Email Marketing by e-shot

Competitions

You could win £15,000 to spend on either their mortgage or a deposit towards the home of their dreams

Wouldn’t it be lovely to have a period of time when you simply don’t have to worry about finding the money each month to pay your mortgage? When you don’t have to put money aside from your monthly income, or worry about having to afford other essential outgoings?

Which book character do you share cleaning habits with?

Whether you have more in common with put-upon Cinderella, emotionally turbulent Jane Eyre, or easily distracted Mole, you’re sure to appreciate that one lucky winner will receive four sessions of free cleaning. Enter our quiz for your chance to win. All runners up will get £10 off their first clean when making a repeat booking.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Hampstead & Highgate Express
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now