We make Camden
“I currently live in Covent Garden, but I grew up all over Camden, including Swiss Cottage, King’s Cross and Kilburn.
“I studied Professional Musical Theatre at Wac Arts and now I’m a singer-songwriter. I perform at open mics around Camden Town as well as working with lots of community organisations,
“I’ve lived in Camden for about 26 years, first in Agar Grove, and now near Highgate Cemetery, after living in Essex and Australia.
“I was drawn here after visiting Camden Lock for the first time, when I was working locally fitting office furniture – it felt so multicultural and like the entire world in one place.
Sandra is a Commissioning Engagement Officer at the Council
“In 2016 I set up a company called Knots UK – a headwrap and accessories company. Two of our wraps are currently on stage in the Only Fools and Horses musical.
“I grew up in Melbourne and came to Camden as a student 50 years ago. I’ve lived here ever since. Camden has so much variety and cosmopolitan character.
“I met Michael Napier, my late ex-husband, in Camden outside a building which he and some friends wanted to use. I was part of another group interested in the same space
“I went to secondary school in Camden and spent a lot of time here as a teenager. I started volunteering with Camden Green Gym after I graduated from university. I helped run their free outdoor nature conservation sessions. I loved every moment, working alongside fantastic individuals and conservation professionals.
Nick"I moved to Camden 25 years ago. I still live in the same estate I moved to back then, on Redhill Street. It’s a little slice of urban heaven between Regent's Park, Euston and Camden Town.
“I’m 13 years old, and since my mum died about two months ago, I need to give my dad a lot more support. He is partially blind because he has glaucoma. My brother is 28 and doesn’t live at home now.
“I moved to Camden from Dubai in 2006. I’m from Lebanon and wanted to move back there but couldn’t after the outbreak of war.
Starting afresh in a new country wasn’t part of my plans. I didn’t know anyone or the systems, and all my money went on renting a box room in a shared house. “I soon started working at an opticians in Kentish
“My connection to Camden goes back a long way, I’ve lived in Kentish Town for 14 years and my parents met at the Carreras Factory in Mornington Crescent.
“My Dad had a carpet shop on Camden High Street when I was growing up. I used to hang out there with my brother and sister at the weekends.
“I live in King’s Cross and grew up here. I’m now 29 years old. I work full-time for Lloyds Bank as a personal advisor but I want to give back to the community in my spare time so I volunteer for my local youth centres.