Welcome to The Belsize Society website

Eton Avenue – credit: Luke Collins

The Belsize Society is a charity of over 500 household members who seek to preserve the character of the area, by keeping a close eye on planning and environment issues. We work with local public bodies to improve the quality of local services and we promote a greater sense of community by providing information about local issues and holding social events. We publish a quarterly Newsletter and an annual booklet of recommendations for Tradesmen You Can Trust

Find out more About Us, About Belsize and join The Belsize Society here.

News & Issues

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  • Belsize Society Newsletter May 2022 - The February BelSoc Newsletter is online here as a pdf. Read more
  • Community Unity Drinks - NOTE THE DATE: IT'S WEDNESDAY, 11th MAY. Kire Estate Agents, recent-comers to Belsize, believe there are many benefits from meeting neighbours to make friends for adults and children alike. This isn’t always easy so Kire have joined forces with Calici Restaurant in Belsize Village to have monthly get-togethers. This will… Read more
  • HUSTINGS - for the forthcoming Local Council Elections. Sunday 1st May 2022 at 15.00, Belsize Synagogue, Belsize Square, NW3 4HX Everybody Welcome. BelSoc members may submit questions in advance to info@belsize.org.uk Read more

Features & Comments

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  • Plant a Tree for the Queen’s Jubilee - Barbara Abraham, our Committee’s tree expert, writes: We announced in last August’s Newsletter that the Belsize Society was hoping to participate in the tree planting initiative marking Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022 and plant some extra trees in public areas in Belsize. We drew up a shortlist of four possible locations and put the proposals to Camden tree department and to our three Belsize Councillors. Our Councillors are enthusiastic and supportive of the project and have suggested that we apply for Local CIL (Community Infrastructure Levy) funding for… Read more
  • Focus on Hampstead Theatre - What’s coming up at Hampstead Theatre? Next on the Main Stage - The Forest At this turning-point of his life, Pierre finds himself tormented by the conflicting demands of family, career and sexual desire. The World Premiere of Florian Zeller’s uncompromising and mysterious play is translated, as ever, by Christopher Hampton and directed by Jonathan Kent, who re-unites with Zeller after his production of The Height of the Storm, which was critically acclaimed in London and on Broadway. Next on Downstairs - The Animal Kingdom Sam is struggling. Being… Read more
  • Folk: Hampstead Theatre Production with Belsize Connections - I'll tell you one more thing. I got more songs in my head than I ever told you. I got enough to sing for days... Readers may well have seen Nell Leyshon’s play Folk at Hampstead Downstairs. Louie and Lucy are sisters whose mother has recently died. They live in South Somerset and make just enough to live on as glovemakers. The two sisters have been handed down an abundance of songs which they know by heart and which they sing in homage to the traditional rural life to… Read more