A Brief History of Camden Town

A Brief History of Camden Town

February 20, 2018

Camden Town is one of the most visited places in world. It's a place that stands out for its individuality, home to the misfits, artists, musicians, tattoo artists and burlesque dancers. In fact, Camden is home to anyone who wants to call it so.



But did you ever wonder how a place becomes so emblematic? Let’s go back to the origin of Camden Town. 



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The Origins of Pancake Day

The Origins of Pancake Day

February 12, 2018

The only day of the year when food is not only plates but also falling from the ceiling is upon us. Yes, you’ve guessed it, it’s finally Pancake Day.

By now your cupboards should be filled up with lemon and sugar (and perhaps a cheeky bit of chocolate sauce) because it is expected of us to eat our weight in pancakes, and we shall not disappoint.

As great as this day might be, did you ever wonder where it came from?



Allow us to take you back to the origins of Pancake Day and introduce you to the proper way of celebrating it.

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Restaurant Review : Lazy Hunter

Restaurant Review : Lazy Hunter

February 07, 2018

If you are looking for a rustic and heart-warming restaurant in Camden, then look no further, the Lazy Hunter is the place for you. It is a real respite in the middle of the city, the perfect weekend escape without having to take a long and tiring road trip.



It’s picturesque decor with its open plan kitchen, wooden tables and wild animal drawings on the walls will make you want to hang around all day long.

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Introducing Scarpa - A Grassroots Female Cycling Team

Introducing Scarpa - A Grassroots Female Cycling Team

February 02, 2018

As you might know by now, cycling has always been a passion of ours. We even have a little Camden Watch Co team over in Switzerland. So after collaborating with Kitty Pemberton-Platt on our special cycling edition watch we took our involvement with a step further by sponsoring the all new grassroots racing team SCARPA in collaboration with Rapha Custom (which launches today).

Supporting the underdog has always spoken to us here at Camden Watch Co., even more so when the people behind it are as passionate about what they do as the SCARPA ladies are...

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A Brief History Of Valentine's Day

A Brief History Of Valentine's Day

January 23, 2018

The 14th February is fast approaching, and with it we see the stores filling up with flowers and chocolate boxes, shop windows displaying thousands of love cards and every glossy magazine is suddenly dedicated to helping you find the “Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift”. Special plans for this particular day, whether it be spending a romantic evening with our other half or celebrating SAD (Singles Awareness Day) and eating a self-bought chocolate bar... or two.

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When We Visited The Artist Vincent Kamp

When We Visited The Artist Vincent Kamp

January 16, 2018

As you may know, the Camden Watch Co. family is growing and we have recently had the pleasure of welcoming our newest ambassador, artist Vincent Kamp.



Vincent is known for his evocative oil paintings featuring charismatic and enigmatic characters. However, calling him a painter wouldn’t be quite right. Just like a movie director, Vincent casts, composes and directs each scene. He is a storyteller who articulates his vision in mesmerising paintings.

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A Brief History Of King's Cross

A Brief History Of King's Cross

December 13, 2017

If you’ve walked around King’s Cross recently, then you’ve probably noticed that it is not only the home of big creative hubs such as Google, CSM and Youtube (to name a few), but also developing as a destination full of independent boutiques and high street shops alike, all the while keeping its beautiful Victorian architecture. 


It is a place that embodies so  much of what we love about London; heritage and modernity side by side.

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Victorian Christmas Traditions

Victorian Christmas Traditions

December 05, 2017

Can you believe that it’s already that time of the year? When the city is all lit up with fairy lights, the air filled with the smell of mince pies and drinking mulled wine on the roof of a car park is no only acceptable but cool.

Allow us to take you back in time, to the birth of some of our best loved Christmas traditions.

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Restaurant Review: Caravan King's Cross

Restaurant Review: Caravan King's Cross

November 28, 2017

Every month we go on the hunt to find the best places to eat in Camden and share with you our often delicious foodventures.


This time we had lunch at Caravan King’s Cross, a little - and succulent - piece of New Zealand in the heart of London.

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Behind The Design Of The Memento Mori Watch

Behind The Design Of The Memento Mori Watch

November 21, 2017

This week a new special edition has been added to our No.253 family, the No.253 Memento Mori Special Edition watch.



Like all of our products, this timepiece has been thought through to the very last detail, and comes with a fascinating Victorian heritage.



Allow us to take you behind the design of our No.253 Memento Mori watch, starting with a little bit of history…


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The Person Behind The Camden x KPP

The Person Behind The Camden x KPP

November 07, 2017



As you may know, last July marked the launch our very first collaboration watch, designed in partnership with cyclist Kitty Pemberton-Platt, the No.88 Camden x KPP Special Cycling Edition.

 This was our first ever collaboration watch, but this wasn’t just about creating a great watch inspired by cycling, it was so much more…

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The October Round-Up - What to do in London

The October Round-Up - What to do in London

October 31, 2017

If you often find yourself wandering around London then you’re bound to have noticed the beautiful places and amazing restaurants and cafés the city has to offer. If you haven’t yet or wish to discover some more, then read on because we are about to share with you the 3 things we loved doing around London this month.

 

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