Kenneth Olumuyiwa Tharp CBE is a key figure in the UK arts and culture scene. He began his career as a dancer, performing with the London Contemporary Dance Theatre and… Continue reading Kenneth Tharp in conversation
We went on a journey with the guidance of Toby Faber, at our event on 12th August. This led us back to 1885 when Tsar Alexander III gave his wife… Continue reading Toby Faber: Fabergé’s eggs
Elizabeth Wilson’s talk on 15th July 2021 for the Friends of Highgate Library was not just for sports fans. She showed us many art works inspired by the enthusiasm for… Continue reading Elizabeth Wilson: Love Game
Christian Wolmar, incomparable historian of railways, entertained us on 10th June with snippets from his book, Cathedrals of Steam: how London’s great stations were built – and how they transformed… Continue reading Christian Wolmar: Cathedrals of Steam
Stella Dadzie was featured in the Camden New Journal talking about her book, A Kick in the Belly.
Chair’s report to the AGM April 2019 to April 2021 Our last AGM in the Civic and Cultural Centre heard how our membership was growing and enjoying our many successful… Continue reading Annual General Meeting 2021 – reports
Prof Sir Michael Marmot told us about Health Equity in England. The Health Gap: The Challenge of an Unequal World gave us shocking results. There is direct correlation between the… Continue reading Prof Michael Marmot ‘Health equity in England: The Marmot Review 10 years on’
Library supporters call for Baroness to be celebrated with blue plaque