highbury barn

Subhash & Urvashi Patel: from Five Boys Natural Health Store Everyone has a story. Five Boys – the Natural Health Store – at Highbury Barn has a vast range of household, healing and healthy products. Years ago it was a garment making factory – but for the past 25 years it’s been a place you can find saffron, black treacle and pink peppercorns,…
Danny Michelson: La Fromagerie owner Everyone on Islington Faces Blog has a story.  In November 2014 specialist cheese shop La Fromagerie will have traded at Highbury Barn for 22 years. Owner Danny Michelson talks about life, cheese and campaigning.  Illustrations by Year 7 Highbury Fields School students. Interview by Nicola Baird Londoner Danny Michelson, 70, truly is Highbury Barn’s big cheese. It’s…
Tony Bedwell: Highbury Barn pub manager Everyone on Islington Faces Blog has a story.  He doesn’t drink or smoke but from about 7am, often until very late, Highbury Barn’s pub manager Tony Bedwell can be found at the pub – making him the perfect person to ask what’s behind that scaffolding? What’s cooking? And how much has the pub…
Simon Dolin: hair salon owner Everyone on Islington Faces Blog has a story. Normally at the hairdressers it’s the client who chats, but this time Simon– who runs Barnaby’s in Highbury Barn – lets me interview him while he cuts my hair. Half an hour later he makes the last snip, then picking up a mirror to let…