The Highgate Festival is an annual event celebrating the culture and life of the whole of Highgate through hosted events, exhibitions, walks and talks.
Started in 2018, it is sponsored by the Highgate Neighbourhood Forum, Highgate School and the Ham&High, with support from other local businesses. Highgate venues, community and religious groups, schools, churches and businesses participate by creating and hosting events.
Due to the Covid-19 lockdown, this year’s festival went virtual, with Zoom concerts and talks, video-based garden tours, and online art exhibitions. Read about the 2020 Highgate Festival in the Ham & High.
Fair in the Square
Highgate’s Fair in the Square is an annual community-organised event. Held in June and centred around Pond Square, there are more than a hundred stalls selling gifts, jewellery, crafts, clothing, plants and every type of food from cupcakes to BBQ.
Over 30 acts perform on the Pond Square Stage and there are lots of children’s activities with fair rides, circus skills workshops and the ever-popular sheep show.
Springtime in Highgate: April 2021 newsletter
Highgate Festival 19-27 June The exciting programme for this year's Festival is growing, with a mixture of walks, trails and open gardens - people can enjoy themselves outdoors, hearing and learning about the history of Highgate, plus there's lots of on-line content...
Christmas Celebrations in Highgate: December 2020 newsletter
It's going to be a strange Christmas this year but Highgate organisations are pulling out all the stops to keep the show on the road. The Highgate Society have organised the Highgate and Muswell Hill Brass Band to play to accompany some late night Christmas shopping...
Highgate Festival 2020 online June 20-28
The community has come together as never before in response to COVID-19 and the Highgate Festival this year is a wonderful celebration of this. There are over 50 amazing on-line events including music, talks, workshops, exhibitions by 12 local artists, films including...
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