Interview recorded Upstairs at The Gatehouse Sep 2014

Hello all, In September 2014 I recorded an interview at the theatre above Ye Olde Gatehouse public house in Highgate Village.  For centuries The Gatehouse has been the alleged haunt of ‘Mother Marnes’; a Jacobean ghost who in life was allegedly murdered in a building on the site of the existing premises for her money.   … Read more

Highgate – What’s In A Name?

What can we glean about how Highgate may have looked in the past by studying its name? And what does it tell us about Highgate today? Many local history primers confidently (and rather dryly) inform the novice reader that Highgate takes its name from its previous role as a kind of border pass, situated on … Read more