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Coverage of the Highgate Festival 2023

Getting naked and going outdoors
(09/06/2023, The Camdenist)

Seven things you can do at the 2023 Highgate Festival
(07/06/2023, Ham&High)

Choir that formed in 1979 set for Festival bow
(25/05/2023, Camden New Journal, p7)

Coverage of the Highgate Festival 2021

Remembering North London’s 2021 in pictures
(30/12/2021, Ham&High)

Pig Tossing and Ham&High Small Ads Feature in Highgate Histories
…a fascinating confection of stories and legends about the great, the good and the downright dodgy who have been associated with the village.
(25/06/2021, Ham&High)

Highgate Festival Opens the Season
Kicking off proceedings this weekend is the return of the Highgate Festival, with 9-days of art, music, talks and walks, plus look out for the Pearlie Kings and Queens parading on e-bikes to open the proceedings on Saturday. (17/06/2021, Camdenist)

Highgate Festival 2021 needs ideas and volunteers
There’s no Chelsea Flower Show or Glastonbury this year, but the Highgate Festival is something to look forward to.
(01/03/21, Ham&High)

Festival updates

Coverage of the Highgate Festival 2020

Virtual Highgate Festival hailed a success
“Amazing response” to a week of community festivities, from Zoom concerts and talks to radio shows, virtual exhibitions and send in photos of lockdown projects.
(30/06/20, Ham&High)

Highgate Festival 2020 programme
All the details you need to enjoy this year’s online Highgate Festival
(08/06/20, Ham&High)

The New Horizons Virtual Show at Highgate Gallery
This 3D exhibition by artist Tom Scase forms part of this year’s virtual Highgate Festival.
(03/06/20, press release)

Highgate Festival 2020 launch
A dead poets event in Highgate Cemetery is part of a week of walks, talks, music, food and fun in June with a call out for volunteers to make it all happen
(04/03/20, Ham&High)

Coverage of the Highgate Festival 2019

Phyllis Harper: Butcher and ‘Queen of Highgate’ proud of pink plaque honour
“I hope they’ll paint it blue when I die!”
(21/06/19, Ham&High)

Things to do in London: 17-23 July
Ten days of events to offer all that Highgate has to offer.
(17/06/19, Londonist)

Highgate Fair in the Square: Village highlight will see acrobats’ return
One of the biggest events in the Highgate calendar – the Fair in the Square – is back this weekend
(12/06/19, Ham&High)

London’s most Jewish neighbourhood? Highgate of course!
Local historian Peter Walton explains why ahead of his two walking tours this month
(10/06/2019, Jewish Renaissance website)

Highgate Festival: Chance to enjoy green side of area as garden gates thrown open
As part of this year’s Highgate Festival, one of the big focuses will be on “eco-Highgate” – appreciating what is around in the Village, while ensuring generations in the future can enjoy it.
(06/06/19, Ham&High)

Alma Street Fair 2019: local festival season is here
Highgate’s Fair in the Square, Kentish Town’s awesome Alma St and South End Green’s annual bash are all this month
(06/06/19, Kentishtowner website)

The Highgate Festival  14th-23rd June 2019
A fun and fascinating trail to wander in and out of Highgate’s landscape, spaces and places
(June/July 2019, Becky Beach publications: N8 Communicator, Muswell Flyer, Highgate Handbook)

Gasholder magazine

Highgate Festival: Focus on the future as event returns for second year
With a programme bigger than before, and a focus on the future and the environment
(30/05/19, Ham&High)

Retracing Highgate’s Jewish roots
How Jewish is the North London suburb of Highgate? Peter Walton unlocks aspects of the area’s fascinating Jewish history during two walks as part of the Highgate Festival.
(15/05/19, Jewish Tribune)


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