Highgate Festival

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

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...

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