Primrose Hill Lectures 2017 Review

Deborah Moggach treated the audience at the Primrose Hill Lectures in St Mary’s Church to a lively account of her adventures working behind the scenes in the film trade. As well as being a best-selling novelist, Deborah also writes screenplays. A few years ago Steven Spielberg asked Deborah to meet him in Hollywood to discuss adapting her novel Tulip Fever for the screen. Before she … Continue reading Primrose Hill Lectures 2017 Review

Magenta Lives Among Us – Pat Quinn on The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The demented domestic Magenta from The Rocky Horror Picture Show, the cult musical to end all cult musicals, lives in a quiet street overlooking Primrose Hill. There is nothing quiet about Magenta’s progenitor, the exuberant Patricia Quinn, one of the stars of the sexually liberating 70s rock musical and its 1975 film adaptation, which is still drawing audiences around the world. There was no mistaking … Continue reading Magenta Lives Among Us – Pat Quinn on The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Lanah P’s Ghosts of Christmas

Veteran of Channel 4’s The Comic Strip Presents, local Primrose Hill singer Lanah P will be releasing Ghost of Christmas on Monday 4 December. Written with well-loved entertainer Jason Prince, musical visionary Scott Houzet and ruling producer Nik C, Lanah offers beautiful, distinctive and dramatic vocals and instantly engages us in a haunting story of lost love, bygone relationships and how the ghosts of Christmases … Continue reading Lanah P’s Ghosts of Christmas

Candle Wreath Workshop

Cowshed are hosting a candle wreath workshop with FLOWERBX in their Primrose Hill spa on Thursday 14th December at 8pm. FLOWERBX florists will teach you how to build beautiful wreaths using a variety of seasonal foliage and Cowshed therapists will be on hand offering scalp or hand massages whilst you drink Cocktails by St-Germain and indulge in festive canapés. Book Workshop Tickets Cowshed Primrose Hill 115-117 Regent’s … Continue reading Candle Wreath Workshop

Primrose Hill Community Dogs helps Chalk Farm Foodbank

The dog-loving community of Primrose Hill has paired up with the Chalk Farm Foodbank to raise funds and support their Christmas lunch. Helen Sweeney, the founder of Primrose Hill Community Dogs, said “Tapping into the talented and compassionate neighbourly spirit of Primrose Hill, our aim is to raise awareness, and secure kind donations and funds to provide a better experience over the festive season for over … Continue reading Primrose Hill Community Dogs helps Chalk Farm Foodbank

Mary’s Living and Giving: Volunteers Needed

It’s a busy Saturday morning in Mary’s Living and Giving shop in Primrose Hill. The manager, Monica Nsue Jurado, is checking the inventory room; volunteer Nada carries downstairs the donation bags that a local resident brought in; and John, a former charity communications manager, is happy he managed to fix the window display. “The interesting part about volunteering,” Monica says, “is that you get to … Continue reading Mary’s Living and Giving: Volunteers Needed

The Cinnamon Hill

Get into the Christmas spirit by making your own cinnamon vodka, then treat yourself to this easy seasonal cocktail created especially for On The Hill by Michael Nadra. Ingredients (serves one) 37.5 ml cinnamon vodka (see box below) 12.5 ml fresh lemon juice 12.5 ml Cointreau 50 ml cloudy apple juice 1/2 egg white (lion-stamped) 6 ml sugar syrup (see box below) Place all the … Continue reading The Cinnamon Hill