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Hello here are some rather beautiul articles and blogs written about Possessed N1 the physical shop is no longer but we are still buying and selling a beautiul range oproducts through the website, pop ups, Vintage fairs.
















We have decided after 5 years in our beautiful shop to relocate as of yet we have no new venue but we are looking far and wide for a suitable location to do the shop and Supper Club events,

We are now a vitual shop on line we can still be contacted on the same email and mobile numbers,

At the moment I have lots of new stock such as beautiful  Antoni and Alison collectable handbags, 1940s Coats and collectables from The Festival of britain and BOAC!


We are photographing now so watch this space HURRAH!











We have decided to have a one off event next Sunday 1st March @ 1.30pm a spectacular Cretan Fish Feast which will be cooked by our amazing chef Marianna whose father is fisherman in Crete so she knows her fish!!!

Numbers are limited so please contact me NOW if you would like to come the ticket price is £45 per person and we will have  a selection of Greek wines or you can bring your own corkage is £5 per bottle.

Our last event in January was amazing and I will upload some pictures soon for you to see the delightful dishes Mariana created fabulous food and wine cheered up a otherwise bleak January

Possessed N1 also can be hired for private Events we can arrange for parties up to x 24 from a full feast menu to glamorous cocktail parties just email me for details or arrange to pop in for a chat.





EMAIL: tania@possessedn1 to book a place or call 07740285544


We are taking bookings now as its so close to the date the numbers are limited we want to make it a more intimate setting, the chef will be of course Marianna head chef at Moro who will be cooking up a storm the theme is CRETE so soon the Cretan Feast will be available!





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We are now available for hire for film shoots and any glam shoots you would like to do at the shop / flat we are represented by the location sites below so have a gander and if you are interested call and book us in!


As you can see by the images of our lovely vintage shop / appartment / terrace it is full of unusual quirky pieces and we have even more stored away in 2 large lock ups HURRAH!

So feel free to come and peruse the shop for a recce its a fabulous space!

We also hire out for parties, soirettes, dinner parties just give me a call and let me create a beautiful event for you!








Possessed N1 joins AIR BNB  - HURRAH! HURRAH! HURRAH!


A change is in the air and we have since June opened our little vintage shop to the delights of Air BNB

It has so far been a success with guests coming to stay from all over the world America, Australia. Singapore, italy, Saudi Arabia, and now we have a lovely Film maker coming from Russia and as Air BNB are sponsoring London design week we have one of theit journalists staying here fro a few days too EXCITING!

The only downsize is le shop cannot be open all the time, we never open whilst we have guests they have the whole place to themselves the living space upstairs the small London terrace and le shop with its fully functioning English Rose Kitchen!

Hence we are closed from 5th September - 21st we will reopen to compensate 24th - 5th September with new exciting stock then we will return to our normal weekend openings Saturday & Sunday 11- 4pm and by appointment weekdays,

We are in the process of making more of our unique products available on line via our website and selling on Etsy, Asos Market place and Ebay!

If you have a special event and need a dress just contact me I will happily source one for you as well as other Furniture or gifts just email

or give me a quick call 07740285544!

We are also just about to confirm new dates our supper clubs October / November so watch this space!!!

Over and Out and LA LA LA!











I am just waiting to confirm two chefs to come and guest at le shop Nobu chef Noriko and Marianna head Chef at Moro I will be adding details in the next few weeks!


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Date: 1st & 2nd May @ 7.30pm 

Price: £40 p/p


Hurrah we have booked in another Supper Club event at Possessed N1 

The Mezze night will be happening on  1st & 2nd I'd May our Chef is Marianna Leivadikas who is head chef of Moro, she was born in Crete and her father was a fisherman and her parents ran a well known taverna for over 30 years,

We will  try to create an Ouzeri Greek 50s Taverna feel!

This event is slightly different from our last one in that we want to create a more bar informal feel with bar stools vintage barbers chairs
We will be seating every one at a long banquet table, 
 Live music will be played  as well as original 1950s Greek music,

We will serve . 14 different mezze hot and cold during the course of the evening from 8 pm a complimentary cocktail will be served on arrival at 7.30 pm

The price is £40 p/p payable in advance please call me on 07740285544 or email




Greek aperitif


Fava bean puree with red onion, quail eggs and pickled caper leaves


Cretan Ntakakia (baby barley rusks, fresh goat’s cheese, anchovies)


Beetroot salad with yoghurt and pistachios


Crushed broad beans, peas, feta, mint and lemon


Baked potatoes with prawns, lettuce and homemade mayonnaise


Boureki from Chania (courgette and fresh cheese pie)


Pickled chicken with cabbage, bulgur and pine nuts


Pulled rabbit on sourdough with Graviera (mature sheep’s milk cheese)


Horta with Cretan Apaki (mixed greens with smoked pork loin)


Squid with tomato, basil, and olive oil chips


Bitter leaf salad with crispy fish skin


Ouzo home-cured salmon


Fresh mussels with Mavrodafne butter


Gurnard Savori (pan fried with vinegar and rosemary)


Greek yoghurt with pomegranates and Petimezi (grape molasses)


Gum mastic ice cream with kantaifi and sour cherries

Fabulous night in store for you all who book la la la!


27TH & 28TH MARCH, £45 P/P

Our new pop up event is now all arranged in collaboration with Mariana a Moro chef who was born in Crete and grew up working in her parents restaurant – her father is a well known character and fisherman, and her glamourous Scottish mother Nancy ran the floor with flamboyance and charm!

We are hoping to recreate a little bit of Crete in our small shop, most of the ingredients for the menu are sourced directly from Crete. The recipes are from typical dishes that Mariana learnt to cook as a child and were served in local tavernas and homes alike.

We are planning to recreate a 1950s evening at a taverna down to the linen, 1950s Greek music and 1950s Greek films shown silently on our ceiling to evoke a sense of that era. I asked Marianna to write a piece about how she felt about food, learning to cook and her forthcoming adventure with Possessed N1 here it is:

"Everything happens around the kitchen table. The main spot
for large family gatherings, for laughter, for fights, and of course 
for gossiping. Eating was the fuel for all these incredible human 
interactions and this fuel was of great importance. If the food was 
not good none of the above would take place.
I was brought up in small neighbourhood in Chania on the island of 
Crete. I spent most of my childhood evenings in our family seafood 
restaurant. Often not playing hide and seek with the other children 
that happened to be there, but usually peeling a sack of potatoes 
or gutting fish. 
Fish. The love of my life. After all I am a fisherman’s daughter.
By day I would go around with my blue notebook and write down 
all the incredible recipes I would like to prepare for my family. The 
wisdom of the grannies was handed over. 
That’s how it all began."
JOIN US 27TH & 28TH MARCH @ 7.30PM
Feel free to bring wine of your choice
Please email me or call 07740285544 to reserve a place.



























































28th & 29th March 2014 @ 7.30pm



Sorry we are udating he site with new glamourama stock so please be patient and soon we will have lots of fancy goods for you to peruse!


Moro Guests at Possessed N1’s Dinner Club 
A festive supper with just a hint of Almodovar…

Shopping for Christmas needn’t leave you on the verge of a nervous breakdown! For two nights only – 4th and 5th December – favourite London restaurant, Moro, is guesting at north London vintage emporium, Possessed N1, to create an alternative festive supper club experience where delicious food meets glamorous shopping.

Celebrating all things bright, beautiful, and bountiful, these glamorous supper soirées will be a nod to the food of Spain and the kitsch and glamour of Pedro Almodovar’s movies, offering up a delicious four course supper in the unique setting of Tania Rowling’s shop, nestled in Islington’s famous Chapel Market.

Moro’s bejewelled dishes will be served at themed tables, dressed with 50s and 60s crockery and objets, in Rowling’s shop-come-home; what could be more satisfying than Chestnut and Chorizo Soup in a Midwinter bowl, flanked by a porcelain bull?! 
Sated by dishes including: Sea Bass Ceviche with Seville Orange and Cumin; Duck Fattee; Chickpea Pilav and Pistachios; and Moro’s classic Sherry Trifle, diners will be surrounded by a cornucopia of one-off gifts, all available for purchase: ladies’ and gents’ apparel that wouldn’t be out of place in Almodovar’s Volver; vintage ladies’ scarves emblazoned with matadors and flamenco dancers of a bygone era; and period cocktail shakers and glasses, perfect for the festive season – all available to try and purchase between courses.
Dinner will be cooked by Samantha and Samuel Clark and the evening will be hosted by Tania Rowlings.

Tickets £50.00 each and include a four course dinner and a complimentary glass of Pomegranate Cava.  
Wine will be available for purchase on the night.
Tickets are available from Possessed N1 via email:

Up and coming eventsFrock

hosted by Ruth Cherrington

9th November 2013, 7.30 - 11.30pm

Ruth Cherrington is the author of Not Just Beer & Bingo! A Social history of Working Mens Clubs, published by Authorhouse 2012. Check her out on

We are going to create a great club night. Ruth will be our compare, we will have an open mike policy so you can get up and sing a ditty or two! Not forgetting the staple of any club BINGO & BEER! Tickets are £20.00 for a night of fun & frolicking complimentary beer & bar fare HURRAH!

For tickets email or call 020 7278 0901. / 0774 0285 544

4th & 5th December Pop-up UPDATE

MORO RESTAURANT with Chefs Sam & Sam Clark

This is going to be an amazing pop-up event with the iconic chefs Sam & Sam from Moro Restaurant in Exmouth Market EC1 coming in to Possessed N1 to create an amazing Moro feast! this 


The date is now confirmed Wednesday 4th December & Thursday 5th December 7.30pm - HURRAH

Sam & Sam will be cooking up a storm in my gorgeous English Rose Kitchen sooo exciting!

I am also lucky to have there Glamourous Restaurant Manager Tamara who will be helping me host on Wednesday 4th december ( she also happens to be my fabulous in house model very handy!)

I am taking bookings now it is £50 per head 4 courses with a special welcoming cocktail,

I will be putting up the menu next week it is AMAZING!

RESERVATIONS: Please call 07740 285 544 or email:

Spaces are limited so book early it wll be strictly payment on booking la la la !




The date has been set for an extravaganza German Brunch Feast set in 1931 Berlin of the film Cabaret, the chef will be Ralf Wiitig head chef of Franklins Restaurant formerly head chef of the iconic Chop house in Farringdon when it was under the infamous amazing chef/owner Charles Fontaine, also chef in the original Real Greek in Old street and Belgo when it started in Chalk Farm waiters dressed in monks habits – Mr Wittig is also a huge fan of GLAMOURAMA so he is well and truly suited to open our first official Possessed N1 event.

Sunday 28th July, 2pm
£30 P/P

Le Menu
Berliner cocktail on arrival

Eggs - choice: fried, scambled, boiled

Selection of:
German breads / jams
Cured German meats & homemade terrines/pates

Speciality salads
Whole salmon and new potato salad
Baked cheesecake ( German of course! )
Tea, Coffee, Juice
Please feel free to bring your own wine.

Dress code 1930s Berlin Burlesque Club – the more extravagant the better!

Please send me a message via our contact page with your details if you would like a ticket it will be all prebooked we cannot take any bookings on the day!


We are starting our events this summer so some weekends we may close i will put a notice om the website and face book when this happens to arn you all!

The next event is Sunday July 28th when we will be closed BOOK now if you would like to come to this event

Le Shop times la la la
Monday - by appointment only
Tuesday -by appointment only
Wednesday - 11-7pm
Thursday - 11- 7pm
Friday -11 - 6pm
Saturday - 11-4pm
Sunday - 10 - 2.30pm

Please contact if you would like to visit out of hours times!

Soirettes and events

We have started doing our Soirettes and events, we just catered an afternoon high tea event fo onedotzero which was a rip rawing success have a gander at the photos on Pin board -' Glamourama afternoon teas' We are geared up and ready to cater for private dinners parties small events I have a small army of chefs to call upon so  contact me tania@possessed to arrange any type of event from Hen party to dinner to a soirette.


Ooh la new blog from Colour living about le shop fantastic photos HURRAH!
Read more at 

HURRAH! HURRAH! HURRAH! Building of love is finished & Open!

Come in and have a look at our new look fabulous shop complete with a gorgeous English Rose kitchen full of vintage 1940/50s kitchenalia, original vintage signs its a sight for sore eyes! I am starting the new look shop with new shop activities private dinner parties, soiretes afternoon teas. corporate meetings oooh la la just email me for more information ansd packages, I have an abundance of new stock a stunning 1950S Carlton ware dinner service, 1950s dresses galore not too mention the odd tuxedo for the decerning gent!

It is a feast of glamour so come & visit soon la la la!
Over and out 



We are now taking bookings for private functions we can tailor an event in the shop just for you and friends or a business event from a fabulous breakfast / brunch, styled vintage  themed dinner parties and soirees!
Having worked many years in catering i have a number of amazing chefs who can come in and create amazing culinary delights! We are also available for hire photo shoots filming and bisous wedding parties HURRAH!

For further information please email or give me a tinkle on 07740 285 544
Look forward to hearing from you!


FrockPossessed N1 will be having dinner parties in the shop to cater for up to 12 people. As I have been lucky enough to work in restaurants in my previous life, I will be asking different chefs to come in and create and cook their own menu. I will style the event with vintage glasses, dinner services and of course host le event!

The opening dinner party will be cooked by the Sams at Moro Restaurant who I worked with for 4 years, and films will shown and curated by Shane from Onedotzero so that is AMAZING!

We will also host informal frock parties where you can come with the gals, have a drink, dress up in vintage frocks and have your hair and makeup done retro style. Not to leave out the Gents we willl be having evening shopping and cocktail events where I will be spinning a few disks on my dansette!

So the future looks rosy for Possessed N1, all future events will be put on the website so keep in touch!


Ooh la what a first year so much has happened and changed in le shop has been on going and exciting!Frock

Our next adventure is about to happen i will close the doors at Possessed N1 on Saturday 19th January at 6pm the renovations will start on 21st January for 14 days we will hopefully re - open on 6th February 

I will keep you updated on all the drama and shenanigans with the new build which will see our roof literally raised and our beloved English Rose kitchen removed and sent off for complete over haul and ill return pristine and beautiful - HURRAH!

I have been a busy shopping bee and will be adding new collections of fabulous fancy frocks, gorgeous gents attire, tantilizing teasets and crockery so pop in and keep checking on our fabulous website!

Louise Maggiore has designed fabulous gift vouchers available now perfect for that dandy gent and fancy lady!

Our 1st year party and website launch was fabulous far too much pink cava served by our house model Madame Jo Jo and amazing Tapas prepared on the spot by the talented Sam & Sam of Morito & Moro so it will not be too soon before I will be hosting  their 1st dinner party at Possessed N1


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