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A Primrose Hill Love Story

Primrose Hill locals Karmen Alcala from Hackett’s hairdressers and JC from L’Absinthe recently got married. We sent Holly Collis to ask the questions we many locals wished we could ask them. To Karmen Holly: How did you react when JC proposed? Karmen: It took me by surprise as I was not expecting it! I could not believe such a beautiful thing was happening to me. … Continue reading A Primrose Hill Love Story

Susannah Buxton: Costume Designer

Children from Haverstock School’s journalism course interview costume designer Susannah Buxton. Bracelets, big buttons, small buttons, pleats, ruffles and fancy frills – we thought attention to these and much, much, more were the most important part of being a costume designer. We were wrong. Susannah told us: “Yes, detail is important, but when you’re designing a costume, the overall look and information it gives about the … Continue reading Susannah Buxton: Costume Designer

Through The Keyhole

I moved to Primrose Hill in September 2015. I knew nothing about the area: I just thought it looked rather lovely! I quickly got involved with Primrose Hill Community Association, met lots of local people and realised that many residents have lived in the area all their lives. Such is its charm and villagey feel, why would anyone want to live anywhere else? As part … Continue reading Through The Keyhole

Perform

Eighteen years ago, a then West End stage actress, Lucy Quick, decided that it was time to give back to her art and use her own remarkable experience in musical theatre to encourage children to fulfil their dreams through drama. During her acting career, from her first role in Oliver at the Palladium to her last performance in The Pirates of Penzance at the Regent’s … Continue reading Perform

News & Views

Goodbye, Dr Lim! Jane Lim is retiring from Primrose Hill Surgery after many years of skilled care for Primrose Hillites. Primrose Hill Patient Participation Group is organising a farewell gathering for her on Tuesday 20 February at 6.30 p.m. in Primrose Hill Community Library. We know that many of her patients will want to express their appreciation. Please email primrosehillppg@gmail.com if you would like to attend. … Continue reading News & Views

Harriet Kelsall Bespoke Jewellery

A warm welcome to Harriet Kelsall Bespoke Jewellery, who are opening their third studio and shop at 69 Regent’s Park Road. The company began life in 1998 at Harriet’s kitchen table, and it has now grown to a team of 33, recognised in the UK and across the world as a leader in bespoke jewellery design and held nationally as an inspirational market-leading business. Along … Continue reading Harriet Kelsall Bespoke Jewellery

Vintage Disco – Dance to the sounds of 60’s, 70’s & 80’s

The Primrose Hill Community Centre is putting on its 4th retro styled disco on 3 February 2018. After the success of the previous Motown & 60’s dance nights the decades are expanding and this time local DJs will be spinning tunes from the 1960s right through to 1989. Expect to hear songs from The Beatles, Blondie, Rolling Stones, The Who, Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Wonder, Frank … Continue reading Vintage Disco – Dance to the sounds of 60’s, 70’s & 80’s