Downstairs at the Kings Head

The Kings Head Pub, Crouch End
The Kings Head, Crouch End, 2021

On Thursday 19th August, Crouch End will see the return of a major part of its cultural life.  After a nearly eighteen month absence, Downstairs at the Kings Head, one of the oldest comedy clubs in the country, will reopen.

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Going?..Going? The protracted story behind 87 Muswell Hill Broadway

We resume our 2022 series on Church buildings which have changed their function with this second article.

The church building at 87 Muswell Hill Broadway
The building as it looks today, 2 January 2022

On the corner of the Broadway and Princes Avenue N10 stands an imposing building with a corner tower surmounted by a copper spirelet, white flint walls, large tracery windows and Ruabon brick mouldings round the doors. The signs outside reads, ‘Miller & Carter Steakhouse’ but on the east wall is a tablet stating, ‘To the Glory of God. This Stone was Laid by Henry Robson Esq. 24th May 1902’. What on earth has been going on?

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