Throughout September, Camden will be hosting events in aid of the foundation to mark the late singer’s 30th birthday.
A month of winehouse-inspired events will be hosted by bars, pubs, shops and museums in the area, including a street party, rock & roll walking tours and a vintage market.
On the 29th, Amy’s mother, Janis, and Camden’s mayor will be leading a parachute jump. Curated by her brother Alex, an exhiition will be held at the Jewish Museum, documenting an intimate look at the ‘normal north London girl’ behind the beehive. Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait is available until Sunday.
Proud will also be hosting it’s new exhibition, ‘Amy Winehouse: For You I Was A Flame’ which opens today. Unseen images of the singer throughout her career will be on display, alongside street art, paintings and drawings donated by the Winehouse family, and a Gerald Laing print from the singer’s own collection. Amy Winehouse: For You I Was A Flame’ runs from September 12 to October 6.
For those who visit Gilgamesh in the Stables Market is in for a treat, as its created an Amy-inspired menu, featuring ‘The Beehive’ desert, whilst Camden Eye has created a Winehouse pizza, and Tower 47 serves up a special ‘Back to Black’ gourmet coffee. Made In Brasil is giving 25 per cent from every ‘frutos do mar na chapa’ served throughout September.
Meanwhile, the Dublin Castle (a frequent spot where Amy often helped out behind the bar), are having a special rockability night on Sunday, and The Good Mixer (where Amy often played pool) are holding a tournament every monday this month.