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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
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The Hawley Arms: Amy's Local
Amy Winehouse sent the manager of her local to collect an award.
Location: 2 Castlehaven Rd, Camden Lock, NW1 8QU
Description: This is a typical restored Camden boozer, with three attractive floors of wood fittings, squishy sofas and open fires, which has become the place to see and be seen for the current crop of rock and indie stars.
On 19th September Amy Winehouse, won awards at both the MOBOs and Vodafone Live Music Awards. On choosing to attend and perform at the former, our Amy sent the landlord from this pub to collect her Best Live Female gong.
On collecting the award, the landlord of The Hawley Arms commented: We'll be putting it behind the bar.