People & Stories

Hear from and about the people that make King's Cross

  • What Is Fine Wine, Anyway?

    Uncorking the world of 'fine wine'

    The old cliché of posh, middle-aged men swirling and spitting is out. A fresh new crop of winemakers are leading the way with intuition, innovation...read more >>
  • The Community STORE

    A look at the creative and playful collective that is STORE Studio at Coal Drops Yard

    In the middle of sleek Coal Drops Yard, Sophie Harris discovers STORE studio, home to a plucky design collective inspiring more than just the creativity-starved...read more >>
  • A Mark In Time

    Journey through the global history of the art of tattooing

    London may be a modern-day tattoo mecca, but body art is no passing trend. Jesse Loncraine and Flannery Miller probe a tradition that dates back...read more >>
  • Arts Alive

    Claudia Baillie talks craftsmanship with Véronique Piedeleu, the co-owner of the innovative interior brand Caravane

    For twenty-five years French lifestyle brand, Caravane, has collaborated with artisans around the world to create its unique homewares. Claudia Baillie talks to co-owner, Véronique...read more >>
  • Gonna Make You Sweat

    Lyndsey Winship looks into the energising new ways to get your groove on at King's Cross

    Dancing can stave off dementia, boost your brain and give you a body like Beyoncé. So what’s stopping you? Lyndsey Winship limbers up to get...read more >>
  • Inside Job

    An insight into Redemption Roasters the coffee shop that gives young offenders a second shot

    With its state-of-the-art coffee roasting facility at HM Prison Aylesbury, Redemption Roasters at Coal Drops Yard is giving young offenders a second shot at a...read more >>
  • Human Nature

    Eco-volunteering makes us happier, strengthens communities and protects biodiversity

    Eco-volunteering makes us happier, strengthens communities and protects biodiversity. Oliver Balch gets his hands dirty investigating opportunities to help in King’s Cross Wednesday, 6.45pm. For...read more >>
  • Meet the Tastemakers

    The lastest foodie openings at Coal Drops Yard including Redemption Roasters, hicce, and Vermuteria

    The opening of historic Coal Drops Yard brings with it a glut of carefully-chosen food and drink producers, from welcoming wine bars to coffee roasters...read more >>
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