Offering an intimate view of the city, this unique guidebook allows you to explore the capital city's best local neighbourhoods, highlighting the small, locally-known enclaves of independent shops, cafes and public spaces that give the capital its inimitable character. From Columbia Road to Clarendon Cross, there are dozens of tucked away `villages' in London and this compendium of thirty of the most unique and vibrant is your key to exploring the city in a new way. With atmospheric photographs, an illustrated map for each village, and a short text that sums up its spirit, history and location, this charming guide is a jumping off point for exploring the city in a new way.
JENNY SEDDON is an illustrator and screenprinter living in London. She has a simple, naive style and is drawn to the detail in the everyday. www.nelliewren.blogspot.co.uk KIM LIGHTBODY is a food and lifestyle photographer based in London. ZENA ALKAYAT has previously published successful guidebooks Tea & Cake London and London Villages. She spent 10 years working as a journalist at publications including Metro newspaper and Time Out London before moving into publishing. She is currently Senior Commissioning Editor at Frances Lincoln.
Introduction Central Marylebone Village Shepherd Market Connaught Village East Bloomsbury Exmouth Market Bermondsey Street Lower Belgravia North Primrose Hill Crouch End Highgate Village Camden Passage Stoke Newington Church Street Hampstead Village South East Dulwich Bellenden Road Brixton Village Chelsea Green Northcote Road Abbeville Village East Whitecross Village Columbia Road Broadway Market Victoria Park Village Shoreditch Village West Queen's Park Turnham Green Barnes Village Little Venice Golborne Road Clarendon Cross Index