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All the latest events, openings and happenings at King’s Cross.

Second Summer Sports Day
Friday 30th August 2013

Second Summer Sports Day

The Outdoor Sports Area at King’s Cross will be hosting its second Summer Sports Day tomorrow (31 August). The King’s Cross Official Board of Official Sports…

Skate KX – the final countdown
Friday 30th August 2013

Skate KX – the final countdown

There is plenty going on at the roller rink as Skate King’s Cross embarks on its final week. The roller rink has proved to be a…

Camley Street BBQ
Thursday 29th August 2013

Camley Street BBQ

Take in the beautiful surroundings of Camley Street Natural Park as you enjoy an end of summer barbeque next Friday (6 September). Bonnie Gull seafood…

King’s Cross Journeys
Thursday 29th August 2013

King’s Cross Journeys

Make sure you get King’s Cross Journeys, a two day family festival celebrating the area’s Victorian heritage, firmly in your diaries now. The free festival,…

Construction vehicles – changes to site access
Thursday 29th August 2013

Construction vehicles – changes to site access

There have been some changes to the way construction vehicles enter and leave the King’s Cross development site, north of the Regent’s Canal. Traffic is…

Skip Garden Flying Café
Thursday 29th August 2013

Skip Garden Flying Café

The Skip Garden Flying Café can now be found every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday trading from top of the canal side steps in Granary Square….

Last chance for KERB Saturdays
Wednesday 28th August 2013

Last chance for KERB Saturdays

Next weekend will see the third and final KERB Saturdays event in Granary Square. So if you don’t want to miss out on some of…

King Ping!
Wednesday 28th August 2013

King Ping!

Don’t forget that this Friday (30 August) will see the finale of this year’s Ping! London in The Crossing of the Granary Building, Granary Square. The…

Gasholder No. 8 halfway there
Friday 23rd August 2013

Gasholder No. 8 halfway there

Architect Hari Philips captured this amazing image of a celebration in the Gasholder No. 8 to celebrate the rebuilding of the iconic structure reaching the…

Get inspired with an illustration workshop
Thursday 22nd August 2013

Get inspired with an illustration workshop

Don’t forget to sign up for a fun, free, family illustration workshop this weekend (24/25 August) where the children will be able to climb the…

King Ping! is back
Thursday 22nd August 2013

King Ping! is back

The finale of this year’s Ping! London, a celebration of street table tennis, is returning to King’s Cross. The event, called King Ping!, will take…

ACE Engineering Trail
Thursday 22nd August 2013

ACE Engineering Trail

Do you know why the towpaths along Regent’s Canal don’t freeze in winter, or why newer bricks were replaced in the recent renovation of the Great…

Search on for new photography competition winner
Thursday 22nd August 2013

Search on for new photography competition winner

The race is hotting up to find the second winner of the Across the Buildings Photography Competition. Entries have been coming in thick and fast…

Mayor’s music heritage competition
Thursday 22nd August 2013

Mayor’s music heritage competition

The Mayor of Camden is calling on budding photographers with a passion for music to submit their snaps to his competition. Councillor Jonathan Simpson is…

Boom-Tish! on the viewing platform
Wednesday 21st August 2013

Boom-Tish! on the viewing platform

Comedy night Boom-Tish! got guests giggling on the viewing platform with a special gig earlier this month. Boom-Tish! hosted a mix of 11 comedy acts on…

Across the Buildings Photography Competition winner
Friday 16th August 2013

Across the Buildings Photography Competition winner

We are pleased to announce that Ronan Haughton is the first winner of the Across the Buildings Photography Competition and will receive two Eurostar tickets…

Multi Sports Week
Friday 16th August 2013

Multi Sports Week

Whether you want to try your hand at football, tennis, cricket, rounders or even dodgeball, you can have a go for free at the King’s…

House of Illustration workshops
Friday 16th August 2013

House of Illustration workshops

Take inspiration from Felice Varini’s art installation Across the Buildings and from your surroundings at King’s Cross with fun free family illustration workshops. Starting this…

Arsenal stop at King’s Cross in search of new talent
Thursday 15th August 2013

Arsenal stop at King’s Cross in search of new talent

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is having a pretty quiet time of it in the transfer window ahead of the football season starting, which perhaps explains…

New Gilbert Scott menu
Thursday 15th August 2013

New Gilbert Scott menu

A new Summer Express menu has been launched at the Gilbert Scott restaurant in the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel. The Express menu is available Monday to Friday…

Horror Weekender scary success
Thursday 15th August 2013

Horror Weekender scary success

Scary movie fans gathered at King’s Cross for the Horror Weekender, which saw the Floating Cinema arrive at the canal side steps in Granary Square via…

Family Week at Skate King’s Cross
Thursday 15th August 2013

Family Week at Skate King’s Cross

Don’t miss out on Family Week at the Skate King’s Cross roller rink all next week. Every weekday between 19-23 August it will cost just…

Mark Sargeant at Plum & Spilt Milk
Friday 9th August 2013

Mark Sargeant at Plum & Spilt Milk

Mark Sargeant, the former head chef at Gordon Ramsay’s Michelin starred Claridge’s, has arrived at the Great Northern Hotel’s restaurant Plum and Spilt Milk. The…

Horror Weekender begins tonight
Friday 9th August 2013

Horror Weekender begins tonight

The Floating Cinema will be arriving in King’s Cross tonight (9 August) marking the start of the Horror Weekender. Although all the screenings and events are now…

Skip Garden workshops
Thursday 8th August 2013

Skip Garden workshops

Throughout the summer Global Generation, the charity behind the innovative King’s Cross Skip Garden, is running weekly drop-in workshops with a range of activities. Taking…

Gentlemen’s Tonic
Thursday 8th August 2013

Gentlemen’s Tonic

Gentlemen’s Tonic Express opened earlier this month at the St Pancras Renaissance, offering treatments including haircuts, colours and wet shaves to gentleman on the move looking…

Summer illustration workshops
Thursday 8th August 2013

Summer illustration workshops

Professional illustrators will be on hand on the weekends of 17/18 August and 24/25 August to run creative workshops giving children the opportunity to create…

Gizzi Erskine at Skate King’s Cross
Thursday 8th August 2013

Gizzi Erskine at Skate King’s Cross

On Wednesday (14 August), for one night only, food writer, chef and TV presenter Gizzi Erskine will be taking over the Disco Bistro kitchen at Skate…

KERB Saturdays – Round 2
Thursday 8th August 2013

KERB Saturdays – Round 2

KERB Saturdays was back with a bang last weekend with thousands of people descending on Granary Square to taste culinary delights from some of London’s finest street…

King’s Cross through the eyes of Robert Gordon Clark
Monday 5th August 2013

King’s Cross through the eyes of Robert Gordon Clark

Robert Gordon Clark, Chairman of London Communications Agency, has worked on the King’s Cross scheme since late 1999 and here looks at the role of…

Horror Weekender
Friday 2nd August 2013

Horror Weekender

This time next week movie fans will be gearing up for the fright of their life as they prepare for the arrival to King’s Cross…

Get your skates on for just £5
Friday 2nd August 2013

Get your skates on for just £5

Make sure you take advantage of the special offer which means it now costs just £5 to lace up your skates and enjoy the pop-up…

KERB Saturdays returns
Friday 2nd August 2013

KERB Saturdays returns

Don’t forget that Saturday will see the return of KERB Saturdays to Granary Square. And you know what that means, some of London’s finest street food…

Monthly Skip Garden Cafe pops-up
Friday 2nd August 2013

Monthly Skip Garden Cafe pops-up

The Metro recently featured the King’s Cross Skip Garden alongside floating islands on the Seine, in Paris, and the Los Angeles Green Grounds as one of…

Bee inspired with a new installation
Friday 2nd August 2013

Bee inspired with a new installation

A new architectural installation, which is based on the concept of the ideal beehive, has been unveiled at the King’s Cross Filling Station. King’s Cross…

Another pair of tickets to Paris up for grabs
Friday 2nd August 2013

Another pair of tickets to Paris up for grabs

With a new month comes another chance to win a pair of Eurostar tickets to Paris as part of the [Across the Buildings photography competition….

Gasholder No. 8 on the news
Thursday 1st August 2013

Gasholder No. 8 on the news

BBC London ran two features on the return of Gasholder No. 8 to King’s Cross on both its lunchtime and evening news programmes on Tuesday (30 July)….

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