The Crouch End Festival team would like to thank everyone who helped make this year's festival the best yet!

Thanks to all our volunteers, schools, the community and sponsors especially Martyn Gerrard.

Next year’s Festival dates are Friday 9th to Sunday 18th June.

Friday 10th - Sunday 19th June 2016

What’s on?

10 packed days of art, music, drama, spoken word, poetry, comedy, dance, film, photography, workshops, crafts and much, much more… TWEET US AT #CEF2016

Festival Highlights

Red Herring

Here's the Red Herring object list!

Starring Crouch End 2 - our past and present on screen

A new selection of films and clips about our local history - new discoveries and one or two old favourites with live commentary from Professor Ian Christie

A Suffragette's Song

The True story of Kitty Marion who was a music hall star and militant suffragette. Five women use Kitty's own words and music hall songs to illustrate how women in Britain changed their lives.

Poems and Plonk

A celebration of wine and verse- bring your favourite poem to read aloud, and share a glass of wine with friends.

the Secret Life of no:36

An exhibition of site responsive works by seven artists exploring the history, architecture and lives of past and present inhabitants of no36 Ashley Road (off Crouch Hill).Free Entry, Cafe, Garden.


*Star Wars...Der Der Der, Star Wars* THE FORCE AWAKENS on the big screen in the main hall. Fun for the kids and the Big kids too.

Rest In Pictures

The Right Side present Rest In Pictures, an exhibition celebrating some of the most cherished figures to have passed over in 2015 and the many reasons to say goodbye.

Stroud Green Festival 2016


Community Futures and Utopia: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow – use and re-use strategies for Hornsey Town Hall

An exhibition of architectural design schemes for the temporary and future use of Hornsey Town Hall

ChristChurch at Four's Family Fun Day

Free bouncy castle + free cake = free fun!!

Dowland in Libraries at Hornsey Library, Crouch End

Hornsey Library: Dowland in Libraries: a FREE performance of lute songs by John Dowland (1563–1626). As a quiet kind of music with a strong literary focus, lute songs are a perfect fit for libraries.

Silent Disco - CEF Special

Pick your channel and choose your groove as three DJs play the best in pop, rock, dance, disco and party classics. Stunning visuals, and an abundance of tunes to shake your tail to.

Weimar Women

The Weimar Republic was a fascinating phase in European culture. It held sway in Germany between the two world wars. It was a time of invention and liberalism....

Anna Greenwood’s Bumper Pop Quiz

A trashular spectacular quiz from pop culture junkie, DJ Anna Greenwood. An irreverent and not-at-all-hard-but-max-lolz series of questions to test your brains, from the bargain bin to top of the pops

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