There are many free and low-cost events taking place across Camden.

Here you can find out what's happening near you, as well as where to find our advice bus for support with the cost of living crisis. 

You'll find a list of events pages from voluntary and community sector organisations, or you can contact your local organisations to see what's on offer. 

Advice bus 

If you’re struggling with the cost of living crisis, come along to our advice bus and have a chat to our staff and colleagues from local advice organisations.

We can give advice on a range of issues that you may want help with, and make sure you’re receiving all the support you’re entitled to. You can come and speak to us about anything you’re struggling with but some buses will have a focus on specific issues, as detailed below.

  • 1 February 2023, 11am to 3pm – run in collaboration with Citizens Advice Camden with a focus on help with benefits, housing and finding a job
  • Location: NW5 Community Play Project, The Play Hut, Islip Street, NW5 2TU
     
  • 7 February 2023, 11am to 3pm – run in collaboration with Citizens Advice Camden with a focus on help with benefits, housing and finding a job
  • Location: Bourne Estate, Portpool Lane in front of Allen Hall (TRA Hall), EC1N 7AA
     
  • 14 February 2023, 11am to 3pm – run in collaboration with Citizens Advice Camden with a focus on help with debt 
  • Location: Swiss Cottage Market, Eton Avenue, NW3 3EU
  • 21 February 2023, 11am to 3pm – run in collaboration with Citizens Advice Camden with a focus on help with debt 
  • Location: Car park outside Sidings Community Centre, 150 Brassey Road, NW6 2BA
  • 1 March 2023, 11am to 3pm – run in collaboration with Citizens Advice Camden with a focus on help with benefits, housing and finding a job
  • Location: St Michael's Church, South Grove, N6 6BJ
  • 7 March 2023, 11am to 3pm – run in collaboration with Citizens Advice Camden with a focus on help with benefits, housing and finding a job 
  • Location: Next to the basketball pitch behind Maiden Lane Community Centre, 156 St. Paul's Crescent, NW1 9XZ
  • 15 March 2023, 11am to 3pm – run in collaboration with Citizens Advice Camden with a focus on help with debt
  • Location: Alexandra and Ainsworth Estate, in front of SHELL 2 side of Fielding House, Boundary Road, NW8 0HU

Free and low-cost events

A range of free and low-cost sport and physical activities take place across Camden for all ages and abilities. 

Castlehaven Community Centre run a variety of events for all ages, cultures and abilities

  • Address: 23 Castlehaven Rd, London NW1 8RU
  • Phone number: 020 7485 3386

The Winch runs events for children, young people and their families

  • Address: The Winchester Project, Old Winchester Arms, 21 Winchester Road, NW3 3NR
  • Phone number: 020 7586 8731

Queen’s Crescent Community Association run a variety of events for all ages, cultures and abilities

  • Address: 45 Ashdown Cres, Belsize Park, NW5 4QE
  • Phone number: 0207 267 6635

Elizabeth House Community Centre run a variety of events for Camden and Islington residents aged 65 and over

  • Address: Elizabeth House Community Centre, 2 Hurlock Street, N5 1ED
  • Phone number: 020 7690 1300

Age UK Camden run a variety of events for Camden residents aged 55 and over

  • Address: 68 Parkway, NW1 7AH
  • Phone number: 020 7837 3777

London Irish Centre run events that promote Irish culture and care

  • Address: The London Irish Centre, 50-52 Camden Square, NW1 9XB
  • Phone number: 020 7916 2222

Kosmos Centre run events for residents from Greek Cypriot and Somali backgrounds

  • Address: 2C Falkland Road, NW5 2PT
  • Phone number: 020 7267 7194

Camden Carers organise regular events for carers

  • Address: The Greenwood Centre, 37 Greenwood Place, NW5 1LB
  • Phone number: 020 7428 8950

Forum+ organise a variety of free events and activities for LGBTQI+ residents aged 18 and over and their friends

  • Address: 54 Chalton Street, NW1 1HS
  • Phone number: 020 7388 5720

Holiday, Activities and Food Programme (HAF)

  • If your child is aged 5 to 16 and eligible for free school meals, you can book them in for free activities, which include a free meal, via Camden’s Holiday and Food (HAF) programme.

EasyRead information

You can also read about free and low cost activities in Camden in an EasyRead format