Take a walk on the wild side through Camden's music history with a Camden insider. From Pub Rock to Punk Rock, from Ska to Britpop and beyond ... More info ›
Take a walk on the wild side through Camden's music history with a Camden insider. From Pub Rock to Punk Rock, from Ska to Britpop and beyond. Enjoy this small-group guided walking tour of Camden's Rock n' Roll history and visit famous locations such as the Camden Lock, the Roundhouse, Stables Market, the Hawley Arms pub, Dingwall's and the Electric Ballroom.
Start your tour outside the historic Electric Ballroom, where you will learn more about it's connections to punk rock. Next you will move on to the Camden Lock and learn about the Great Fire of Camden of 2008. Make a quick stop or stay a little bit longer if you'd like to savor a half pint at the Hawley Arms, one of Amy Winehouse's favorite pubs, to hear a eyewitness story of the Camden Fire. Head on to Chalk Farm Road and stop off at where Prince had a shop back in the 90's.
Next up is the Bar Fly, a popular small venue where a lot of up and coming bands have played over the years. Walk by and witness the historic Roundhouse, where everyone whose anyone has played there. Going back down Chalk Farm Road you will stroll though the Stables Market, home to the Amy Winehouse statue and The Clash's rehearsal space. Next up is Dingwall's, another historic music venue that was home to many different genres from Punk Rock to RnB to Ska to Britpop.
The Good Mixer pub is next, where you will hear about the history of Brit pop and Amy Winehouse's pool skills. Conclude your tour at the Dublin Castle on the Parkway, known also as the official Madness pub and enjoy a cold drink after a long walk.