A ten-day celebration of Highgate, covering the arts, ecology, music, film, its heritage and its future
In July 2017, our community-led Neighbourhood Plan was adopted with a social ambition to improve links between different parts of the Plan area and different social and age groups, support our local economy and cultural venues. The Highgate Festival aims to bring that ambition to life with ten days of events, from 14-23 June, celebrating […]
Our Pink Plaque project celebrates the lives of over 20 remarkable women who have lived in Highgate from Angela Burdett-Coutts to Barbara Castle. Omved Gardens hosts an exhibition about the history of the Ladies Pond and Pond Postcards invite swimmers to share their thoughts.
It may feel like things don’t change much but there are lots of exciting projects in development in Highgate. Exhibitions include new plans for Jacksons Lane Arts Centre, two new playground projects, OmVed Gardens and Highgate Newton Community Centre and Highgate Cemetery.
We are delighted to announce our very own screening of the sell-out documentary The Ponds with a Q&A with the director and composer and also a repeat of the popular Highgate on Film illustrated talk by Professor Ian Christie, Birkbeck College– both at the HLSI.
Connect with Nature and do your bit to prevent the climate crisis. Come to Planet A – A Highgate Action Plan at Omved to hear from experts and locals about what we can do. Or visit some of our amazing allotments, private gardens and trees revealing the diverse eco habitats around N6 also mapped on […]
On Sunday 16thJune Archway Road comes alive with music, art and crafts and on Saturday 22ndJune Highgate Village hosts its own Art Trail, Open Studios, creative graffiti workshop for kids, Pond Square Painting Challenge open to everyone! Highgate Society and HLSI will be getting arty too!
Whether it’s a learning about ‘Historical Highgate’ [22/06], the ‘Jewish History of Highgate’ [16/06], a late-night tour of the ‘East Highgate Cemetery’ [19/06], a ‘Falling Angels Tour of the West Cemetery’ [20/06], walking the path of ‘London’s lost Moselle River’ [20/06], or following in the footsteps of famous women on the ‘Pink Plaque Walking Tour’ […]
Let the soothing sounds of choral group Consort wash over you in the beautiful surroundings of Kenwood’s Music Room. Experience a New Orleans style marching band in Pond Square. Kick back to world class jazz at the Gatehouse, or soak up the sounds of a string orchestra at other-wordly OmVed Gardens. Whatever you’re into, there’s […]