We are delighted to be able to announce that the Society’s application for the Upstairs at the Gatehouse Theatre to be made as Asset of Community Value has been accepted.
This means that, for the next five years at least, the use of Upstairs at the Gatehouse as a performance space is protected – and we hope it will continue to thrive in that period and long after it.
Sunday 19th March 2023 6.30 pm
Entry £30 including wine and canapés in the interval. The recital will be in an historic private home in Highgate Village. For details and booking arrangements click More. This meeting is open to Highgate Society members only.
Although there was a significant number of objections to attaching the name of Boris Nemtsov, a Russian dissident killed in Moscow in 2014, to the small roundabout at the bottom of Swain’s Lane, Camden still held a reduced naming ceremony at the roundabout on the morning of 14 November. The Society does not object to […]
Highgate School have ambitious development plans and last month Haringey held an online Development Management Forum at which the school, its architects and planning consultants presented details of developments proposed in phases over the next 10 years. Development Management Forums are now a normal procedure for presenting major proposals to the community after the applicant […]
The Highgate Society has started a Petition relating to the development at Townsend Yard. Sign petition now Townsend Yard is a narrow access road which runs from Highgate High Street to the Highgate Bowl. In the part nearer to the High Street it provides informal access to Shepherds Cottage. Shepherds Cottage is one of the […]
The Highgate Society exists to make Highgate and its neighbourhood a better place in which to live and work; to ensure changes enhance the area, to encourage sound planning and to improve public transport.
As a social hub the Society is at the very heart of Highgate, staging or facilitating a wide range of events for the whole community.