Crouch End Festival – June 9th – 18th


It’s your chance to join in the community fun, and we’d love you to get involved. We’re looking for sponsors too, so if you can help, please get in touch

Event registration is open – you can find the form under Event Registration. You can fill out the form any time, even during the festival! There are more events happening this year than ever before, and more are being planned even now, so check back on this site regularly to find out the latest.

Friday 9th - Sunday 18th June 2017

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 #CEF2017

Festival Highlights

La Clave - London goes Latin

You loved it last year, so we've invited the Latin team back! Latin American/Spanish culture with music and dance, talks, films and junior football. See their website at

A Journey Round Ulysses

A celebration of James Joyce's masterpiece Ulysses with readings and live music

The Big Lunch

The Big Lunch - the UK’s annual get together for neighbours: one day a year when, for a few glorious hours, cars stop, shyness stops, gloom lifts and the UK comes together to have some fun and food.


Music Day

Come and check out the music in TWO venues on Sunday afternoon, the big stage and the Supper Room stage will both host bands for a music-filled day. Come and support local musicians!

Mamma Mia: our big screen film!

"Yes, I've been brokenhearted, Blue since the day we parted, Why, why did I ever let you go?" Come to our big screen open air film. Introduced by Peter Bradshaw

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The Voice of the Hall

Artist and cartoonist Sean Azzopardi's Graphic novel The Story of the Hall is a story about Hornsey Town Hall, narrated by the building itself. He'll be exhibiting his work and giving a talk as well

Schools Day

We hand over the Big Stage on the Green to local schools. From the Opening Ceremony at 10.45am to School Bands and Dance at 3.30pm, there's a day of performances to keep you entertained.

Red Herring

Crouch End's treasure hunt
It seems you can't get enough of Red Herring. So it's back by popular demand.

Seven Days a Week

A screening of Seven Days a Week, about Paul, owner of the paper stall for 36 years. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director, Tal Amiran

Family Day

Family Day is bursting with free activities for kids of every age (and parents and carers of course). Lineup on here soon. If you would like to help out, please let us know

Death Cafe at The Intimate Space

Join us for an interesting, liberating and thought-provoking evening about something we all have in common but are often afraid to talk about: our mortality. Booking required.


Family fables brought to life through unique imagery and narration. Follow a day in the life of the Magnolia family and learn that 'you can be anything you want to be.'

Nic Gotch Photographic Exhibition at 'Simply Radiators'

A solo exhibition of still-life photographic art by local artist Nic Gotch

The Pink Floyd Challenge

An open running challenge along a set route to from Ferme Park Road to Alexandra Palace in the time it takes Pink Floyd to play Shine On You Crazy Diamond Pt1-5.

Zombie Walk

This year's Zombie theme is: Dancing Queens and Glitter Kings. Abba Zombies to meet at Earl Haig Hall in time for the scary walk up to the Town Hall for Mamma Mia

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