London borough of Camden » Entertainment » Festivals

Return to Camden Town (RtCT) ( Visit Site )

Arranged during the month of October, the 'Return to Camden Town' is a renowned festival of traditional Irish music, song and dance that has been going strong for more than ten years. For ten days, some of the best musicians and artists from the UK and Ireland highlight their talent at concerts, dances, workshops and sessions. Both children and adults can enjoy as well as benefit from these sessions. This high voltage event is generally held from the last week of October lasting until the first week of November.

Address: London Irish Centre Camden, 50-52 Camden Square, London, NW1 9XB, United Kingdom
Tel.: +44 20 79162222, +44 78 71088121

Camden Crawl ( Visit Site )

The Camden Crawl crawled into the hearts of local music aficionadas with a carnival-style arts festival featuring busking, pop quizzes, comedy & spoken word, workshops, karaoke, acoustic performances, short film, exhibitions and more. More than 250 British and International music bands perform at this live music extravaganza, which takes place at over 50 different venues in and around Camden Town. Surprise guests and seminal legends also perform during the festival alongside the best emerging artists.

Address: 6 Stucley Place, London, NW1 8NS, United Kingdom
Tel.: +44 20 74857400

Camden Fringe ( Visit Site )

Camden Fringe is a 4-week festival, taking place during July-August in London. The festival was started as an alternative to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, one of the most vivacious music festivals in Europe. More than 300 performers take part in the festival, to perform in music recitals, theatrical productions, cabarets, and stand up comedies. The importance of the Camden Fringe is now taking over the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, thus shaping its preference among music lovers.

Address: The Camden Fringe Limited, The Kings Arms, 11 Bloom Street, Salford, M3 6AN, United Kingdom
Tel.: +44 161 8398726

London Drinker Beer & Cider Festival ( Visit Site )

The London Drinker Beer and Cider Festival is held every year in mid March where beer manufacturers from all around the UK offer their brand of ciders, parries and foreign beers at the Camden Centre. The festival is organized by CAMRA who do the catering themselves with home food specialties.

Address: Camden Centre, Bidborough Street, London WC1H 9AU, United Kingdom
Tel.: +44 20 79745633

Sprint Festival ( Visit Site )

Started in 1997, the Sprint Festival is a theatre and dance performance festival held annually during the four weeks of spring. The festival includes dance and music performances from UK's brightest companies.

Address: Camden People's Theatre 58-60 Hampstead Road, London, NW1 2PY, United Kingdom
Tel.: +44 20 74194841