Oyster cards at the ready

On 30 November last year, Oliver Dowden, our MP, announced on his web site that he’d secured a promise from the Department of Transport that the Oyster scheme would be extended to Radlett and Potters Bar (both in his constituency, of course – but the extension will also take in St Albans and go out… Continue reading Oyster cards at the ready

Everything you need to know about Gefiltefest

Gefiltestfest is seven years old. The quirky festival of Jewish food returns to JW3 in Finchley Road on 26 June. I spoke to the festival’s Lisa Helpern for the low-down. 1. What’s the origin of the festival? Who’s idea was it? It was founded by publisher Michael Leventhal as a charity to explore Jewish heritage… Continue reading Everything you need to know about Gefiltefest

Street photography at the Radlett Centre

Gary Perlmutter walks the streets of London, capturing those decisive moments that define the city. He’s shared this gorgeous set of photographs – from the tradition that includes Henri Cartier-Bresson, Garry Winogrand and Martin Parr – with us and you can see the rest of his exhibition in the Apthorp Gallery at the Radlett Centre… Continue reading Street photography at the Radlett Centre