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  • Whats On

    The Camden Roar

    Image: Artwork: @TheArtistSho

    A festival of theatre & creativity, celebrating London's most iconic borough. Theatre, workshops, storytelling, music and a whole bunch more. Keep an eye on this page throughout May as we add more activities and events. Headlined by the show GRILLS. Get 25% off when you book more than one show across the festival.

    Camden People's Theatre (CPT) turns 30 in 2024 - and what better way to celebrate than a three-week festival for and about our wonderful neighbourhood and its people.

    All events handpicked by CPT's steering group of local volunteers.Artwork by @TheArtistSho.

    The GRILLS cast (5 performers) wearing paper crowns and laughing and dancing on stage.

    GRILLS

    Tue 4 to Sat 22 Jun at 7pm (Saturday matinees 3pm)
    Join multidisciplinary theatre company MIRRORBALL as they excavate a forgotten gem of Camden’s LGBTQ+ history. As four queer companions delve into the buried archives, the boundaries between past and present blur.
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    Contact sheet showing image of film negatives, unclear and partial image of a window, numbered '16'.
    Samantha Manzur presents

    236 Cavendish Mansions

    Tue 4 - Wed 5 Jun at 9pm
    A work-in-progress combining monologue and installation, addressing memory through the palimpsest of a Victorian tenement flat in Camden. A woman embodies multiple existences recalling voices that have been forgotten.
    Pen drawing of bottles with alcohol labels and people sucking out of the bottles
    Lisa Gornick presents

    Drawing on the Bottle

    Fri 7 - Sat 8 Jun at 9pm
    Live projected drawing, music, comedy and pathos about the seduction of alcohol; the reality of ethanol. A unique performance about a toxic life partner and ways to step away.
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    A man on stage, speaking into a microphone. In the background are audience members in a studio theatre.
    Jonny Khan presents

    Bengali Boys

    Sun 9 Jun at 3pm
    A work-in-progress sharing exploring the complex history of Camden. Using a blend of interviews, archives and performance, Bengali Boys shares the triumphs, struggles and resilient spirit of this diverse community.
    Camden People's Theatre building pictured from the outside with teal walls and big windows.

    Community Takeover Day

    Sun 9 Jun 1pm - 5pm
    Come and celebrate all things Camden at the Community Takeover day, to launch our Camden Roar festival! Free snacks and drinks provided!
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    An abstract painting of a person with a skinhead whose puffer jacket is decorated with various Camden landmarks.

    Scratch Night: Mon 10 Jun

    Mon 10 Jun at 7.15pm
    A scratch night of new works-in-progress. Tonight's event features 'She Sells Sanctuary on the Prince of Wales Road' and 'The Old Dagger'.
    A line drawing of a guitar is in front of a sillouette of big ben.
    Loresa Leka presents

    CITIZEN

    Tue 11 - Wed 12 Jun at 9pm
    A songwriters testimony to every mother who was and is a refugee, an immigrant. To everyone, displaced and found, who wasn’t born in this country but became a CITIZEN.
    Two young female presenting people sat on the steps outside a house. One is wearing a black fur coat and pink trousers and glasses and is holding a copy of The Stage. The other is wearing a brown leather jacket, a blue scarf and navy trousers.
    Maria Telnikoff present

    With Nail and Without Nail

    Thu 13 - Fri 14 Jun at 9pm
    A modern, feminist reimagining of the cult 1987 British film “Withnail and I” exploring the lives of two struggling artists in their Camden flat.

    Pub Quiz

    Sat 15 Jun at 9pm
    Come and reconnect with pub quiz culture for CPT’s first ever pub quiz!
    WORK IN PROGRESS

    Scratch Night: Sun 16 Jun

    Sun 16 Jun at 7pm
    A scratch night of new works-in-progress. Tonight's event features 'The Camden Queers' and 'Sweet Testament Divine'.
    WORK IN PROGRESS
    A painting of a person with white hair in a grimace, as if shouting. They have a few teeth missing and a stubbly beard.
    Artopia presents

    Art for Art's Sake

    Tue 18 - Wed 19 Jun at 9pm
    A theatrical extravaganza looking at the issues surrounding homelessness through art, drama, dance, spoken word, song, standup and music.
    A woman is being lifted into the air, arms out, by a group of five all looking up at her. 3 lift while the other 2 stand either side.
    Cathartic Party presents

    Second Life

    Thu 20 - Fri 21 Jun at 9pm
    Charlie Hartill Award 2024 Shortlisted, Cathartic Party, brings their debut show back to London for its second life. A thrifty dark comedy about London community and vintage clothes.
    A lion in a cabaret get up under purple and blue lights.

    Into the Roar

    Sat 22 Jun at 9pm
    Welcome to Camden Roar Festival’s mane event! Unleash your inner lion with a night of drag and cabaret, guaranteed to put the den in Camden, leaving you roaring for more.
    Tolmer's Square Festival: Kids playing with bubbles, a performer in a sparkly costume with hoops dancing in front of an audience outdoors.

    Tolmers Square Festival

    Sun 23 Jun, 2 - 6pm
    CPT's annual free family festival which brings the best in outdoor performance to the people of Camden.