Get Creative at Transcend Festival – Celebrating Camden’s Rich History and Culture

THE Transcend festival is gearing up to hit St. Giles-in-the-Fields in Camden this weekend, starting on Friday. 

Celebrating the culture of one of London’s most eclectic and diverse areas, Transcend will showcase  a breadth of talent as well as embracing it’s history – from the gin cellars of the Eighteenth century to the swinging 60′s.

Between the 5th and 7th of July get creative at an Arty Tea Party or go for a David Bowie walking tour which explore’s the musical talent and history of St. Giles.

As well as diving into heritage music, Transcend festival will also host a current line-up including Daytona Lights and The Dash who will be performing at the Phoenix Artist Club.

For something a bit different, enter St. Giles’s churchyard for workshops on Charles Dickens, food stalls and live music.

Renown cartoonist Ralph Steadman will  also  hosting a book signing in celebration of his exhibition at the Cartoon Museum.

Artistic Director of Transcend Helen Gush said: “Transcend’s programme showcases the breadth of St Giles’ contemporary creative talent and celebrates the area’s captivating story.

“St Giles is truly one of London’s most fascinating spots.”

Tickets to the festival are free, for more information go to

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