It’s a buzzy Feeturday when a bunch of our ChattyFeet sock characters decide to take a stroll around one of London’s most popular markets.
Visited by millions of feet every year, Camden Market has everything you need for a sock-tastic day out: world street food, artisanal shopping, live music and loads of fun. Follow our sock characters as they take a tour around the Market.
Relax Your Feet at Camden Lock
If you’re looking for a quiet spot in Camden, follow the steps of Sole-Adore Dali and have a break along Regent’s Canal at Camden Lock. ‘I love this side of Camden because it gives me the right inspiration to paint my surrealist dreams’ says Sole-Adore Dali whilst admiring the canal view. Regent’s Canal connects Camden to King’s Cross on one side and Regent’s Park on the other side.
Eat Your Way Around The World at KERB
‘These colourful food stalls would be perfect for one of my pop paintings’ thinks David Sock-Knee as he approaches KERB. Enter the sizzling street food market and experience a culinary trip around the world - there’s everything from authentic Colombian arepas to Italian pasta and Pad Thai.
Have An Unconventional Shopping Experience
Even though he prefers black lines and minimalist designs, Feet Mondrian can’t resist being attracted by Camden’s colourful market stalls. Camden Market is the go-to place for unconventional shopping - from handmade jewellery to home decor and from art pieces to stationary, this is a haven of creative objects and gift ideas.
Camden Market History
Did you know that part of Camden Market used to be a horse stables in 1925? An intricate network of what were once stable blocks, horse tunnels, tack rooms and saddler’s workshops have been converted in a huge artisanal market today. That’s where The Sock Queen found this music stall selling her favourite band Led Zeppelin!
Meet Cyborg Friends At Cyberdog
Who would enjoy meeting cyborgs at Cyberdog better than Toeminator? The flagship Camden store is located at the other end of the Stables Market and it’s a must-visit for everyone who comes to Camden for the first time. Specialising in neon dancewear and futuristic fashion, Cyberdog will electrify you with neon lights, loud rave music and shop assistants that look like they’ve just landed from Mars.
Take A Sock-Selfie with Amy
Since being unveiled in 2014, the Amy Winehouse statue has become a symbol of the market. The life-sized statue of the singer is located in the North Yard open-air courtyard, close to the entrance on Chalk Farm Road. When Frida Callus saw the statue, she couldn’t resist taking a sock-selfie to commemorate the famous singer who used to live in the area.
Get Inspired by Camden’s Street Art
Filled with creative spaces, street art and crafty market stalls, Camden Market is the ideal destination for art lovers. After his visit to the Market, Post-Impressocknist painter Vincent Van Toe says “I love the colours of Camden’s street art, they remind me of my own paintings”.