Presents to buy? Coffee and cake needed? SHOP LOCAL this Christmas and help Crouch End retain its independent shops, cafes, galleries and local businesses. There’s plenty going on locally over December, with shops staying open late, mulled wine evenings, kids’ events and more. Check back for listings.

Leading the way is Dunns the bakers who are are featured in this Christmas ad for Visa. All our shops need for Christmas is YOU!!

Of Special Interest, Park Road, is already decked out for Christmas with decorations and gorgeous gift ideas. They will be offering mulled wine on every Saturday in December. Don’t forget to pop round the corner to their newly revamped annexe with lamps, mirrors, candles, small tables and lots more.

Crouch End Pop Up Gallery¬†at 46 Park Road features eight local artists with a wonderful range of disciplines: ceramics, photography, sculptural basketry, print making and painting. It’s open from Saturday 17th November till Christmas.

pop up arts

Urban Flower on Park Road stocks beautiful wreaths, seasonal flowers and decorations. They source top quality Christmas trees and take orders for home delivery. In addition they will be holding workshops over December, details to come.

Saks hairdressers on Park Road will prepare you for the holiday season with a range of party styles. For customers on the 23rd December, there’s prosecco and mince pies too.