We Make Camden Stories

Salina Khatun, the founder of Read and Play

Read and Play: a story of change

Read and Play: a story of change 1916 1200 Karishma Puri

Set in a yurt surrounded by trees and vegetables, “Read and Play” is a storytelling workshop for children in Somers…

Camden’s New Homes for Small Sites Programme: we want to hear from you

Camden’s New Homes for Small Sites Programme: we want to hear from you 1900 1078 WeMakeCamden

Camden Council is launching a new house-building project to build even more new homes as part of the Community Investment…

Two young men smiling and sitting in a music studio

Social Notes: music for one and all

Social Notes: music for one and all 1920 1280 Karishma Puri

If you have an idea for your community, but need money and support to get it off the ground, you…

Camden Renewal: from thinking to doing

Camden Renewal: from thinking to doing 1920 1280 Nick Kimber

This week, the Camden Renewal Commission publishes its report – marking the culmination of over a year of work by…

Community Champions: healthy living, shaped by residents

Community Champions: healthy living, shaped by residents 1920 1668 Karishma Puri

Born within a fortnight of the first COVID-19 lockdown, Community Champions was set up to help tackle health inequalities identified…

A Space For Us, a new museum for Somers Town

A Space For Us, a new museum for Somers Town 1920 1280 Isabelle O'Carroll

We’re no strangers to the incredible stories that lurk just under the surface of our streets, but creating a museum…

Salvino, a local shop and community lifeline

Salvino, a local shop and community lifeline 1920 1280 Isabelle O'Carroll

Salvino is a family-run delicatessen and wine shop on the edges of Kentish Town. Opened in 1981, we spoke to…

Wood That Works: carving out a community space

Wood That Works: carving out a community space 2560 1707 Karishma Puri

Wood That Works offers a nurturing background for people to learn a range of traditional carpentry skills. Tucked under the…

How to join or start a food co-op in your community

How to join or start a food co-op in your community 1920 1210 Isabelle O'Carroll

Co-operation Town in Kentish Town is a network of community-led food co-ops that run different groups around Camden. What is…

Activism, community work and disability awareness: Girlguiding at Pax Lodge

Activism, community work and disability awareness: Girlguiding at Pax Lodge 1187 1280 WeMakeCamden

Girlguiding is a charitable organisation that supports girls to thrive and in turn help their communities. Spread over 150 countries…

Encourage social action in your community with Sankofa Storytelling Arts

Encourage social action in your community with Sankofa Storytelling Arts 1920 1280 WeMakeCamden

Sankofa Storytelling Arts is a Camden-based business that offers Solution-based Applied Drama approaches to the workshops for children that encourage…

Camden Black-owned businesses: Roger Shakes of Roger’s Kitchen

Camden Black-owned businesses: Roger Shakes of Roger’s Kitchen 1920 1280 Isabelle O'Carroll

Black Pound Day is a monthly event that aims to encourage support for Black-owned businesses and bring about a shift…

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