Camden is getting its personal Hollywood Walk of Fame

The spin-off of the Hollywood Boulevard attraction will run between Chalk Farm and Mornington Crescent.

Camden is about to host a Hollywood-style Music Walk of Fame from subsequent spring, experiences The Guardian. The Walk of Fame will run between Chalk Farm and Mornington Crescent and will probably be laid with slabs commemorating greater than 400 artists over the following 20 years.

The man chargeable for the scheme is music promoter Lee Bennett, who observed that the UK had no equal attraction whereas he was dwelling in California. “Camden has extra music historical past than anyplace else on this planet”, he stated, “it was a no brainer to create the stroll right here”

So far, Bennett has funded the Camden Music Walk together with his personal cash, however plans to fund future stones and maintenance with one-off occasions and merchandise surrounding the disclosing of latest artists being honored. Bennett is eager to maintain the checklist of artists small, asserting: “This is about preserving heritage, not making Camden the Disneyland of music.”

The first eight artists to be commemorated, all of which will probably be “outstanding figures within the historical past of Camden’s music” in accordance with Bennett, will probably be revealed in March. Their slabs will probably be positioned alongside Camden High Street.

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