The London Irish Centre is the largest Irish community organisation in the world, outside of Ireland. Based in Camden Square, North London, it has been providing a wide range of welfare services, and social and cultural events for over 50 years.
Apart from being a great venue the centre also hosts regular group meetings. Some of the activities taking place on a weekly or bi-weekly basis include Irish language classes, Irish dancing classes, Irish music lessons, pensioners tea dance, ceili dancing with live music, set dancing, poetry workshops and GAA training.
If you’re Irish and in london its well worth keeping up to date with whats happening. There’s a broad spectrum of events and activities so plenty to interest, and its great to see the community spirit alive and kicking!
It’s a little way off but one for the diary is the ‘Return to Camden Town’ festival of traditional Irish music, song and dance. The festival will run from 23rd October to 1st November and includes top traditional players, singers and dancers from the UK, Ireland, and the US. A full programme of concerts, céilís, workshops, sessions, and lectures for adults and children at all levels makes Camden a great place to be later this year!
Irish culture and tradition is flourishing in London and well done to the ‘Camden Crew’ for all the sterling work.