Promoting Irish Music

In 2011 Karen received the Mayor of Camden’s Unsung Heroes Award for services to promoting music in the Borough, the award ceremony took place at the iconic Roundhouse in Camden and fellow recipients included The Dublin Castle music venue, Tony Elliot (founder of Time Out Magazine) and EFDSS (Cecil Sharp House)

Karen has produced/ curated and promoted events at a number of venues including:

  • Union Chapel (Islington)

  • LSO St Luke’s (Old Street)

  • London Irish Centre (Camden)

  • Camden Lock

  • Cecil Sharp House (Camden)

  • Irish Cultural Centre (Hammersmith)

as well as at her annual Festival of traditional Irish music, song and dance: Return to Camden Town Festival (

LSO St Luke’s

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