Welcome to the community website of Alexandra Park neighbourhood in London. Our aim is to encourage interaction, both online and in person, between local people in Alexandra Park and surrounding neighbourhoods, as well as providing a channel for local information. Use it to discuss local issues, find out about local events and post your own events, create a group, recycle items …

We would like discussions to be constructive and wide-ranging enough for all members to feel comfortable using the site, providing a space for everybody who would like to take part. So if something is not being talked about which you think should be, start a new discussion!  For more information, see About the Site.

                   

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Stephen Middleton commented on soulla Katsiani's event Supporters of Alexandra Park Library WALKING group
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Patricia Ward replied to Patricia Ward's forum post Bathroom refurb
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Annabel Gregory posted an event
SEED FEST 2017
Celebrate abundance, share surplus:
-- Bring your spare seeds to share and swap with other local gardeners
-- Free starter seeds for new gardeners, and info about growing, seed saving and local community gardens
-- Wildflowers and wil…
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Annabel Gregory replied to Patricia Ward's forum post Bathroom refurb
"Hi Patricia,
There have been some previous recommendations for bathroom installers/refurbishers - you can find them by clicking on the big blue button labelled 'Recommended Tradespeople' on the left of the home page."
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Patricia Ward added a forum post
Can anyone recommend someone to re-fit a bathroom/shower room. The work will also require tiling. Many thanks
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Susie Holden replied to Emma Burridge's forum post Wombling Litter Pick in the Rec
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Emma Burridge added a forum post
Friends of the Park at Albert Road Recreation Ground (FARRG) are organising a litter pick on Saturday 4th November from 2pm.  Please join us if you can.  Bring gloves and bags, litter picks provided.
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Wave Café is back again with its unique blend of good food, local performance artists, fun creative activities and ground-breaking inclusive atmosphere. The Pop-Up will be a celebration of community and our only event this season - with musical impr…
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Forum

Ben a Terrier cross needs a home

Meet Ben! He’s a 7 year old Terrier cross who has come to All Dogs Matter after his owners no longer wanted him. Ben is a sweet dog, who has been friendly with everyone at kennels. Please contact All Dogs Matter if you are interested in offering Ben a permanent home. They would love to hear from you. Home checks apply. All Dogs Matter need your used postage stamps as they can recycle the stamps and raise money for dogs in need. All Dogs Matter need donated items for their ADM charity shop in…

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Two semi long haired cats need a home together

Cindy & Lionel are two beautiful semi long haired brother & sister cats who have been rescued by Stokey Cats and Dogs. They are now about one year old and have been waiting for a permanent home for over 8 months. They have been neutered and microchipped. Cindy & Lionel were born to a stray mum in a graveyard. Their other siblings were sadly found deceased. Cindy and Lionel are very bonded and would like a loving home together. Their ideal home would have catflap access to a back garden, no…

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Events

Saturday Morning English Classes in North London

Haringey Seed Swap

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    SEED FEST 2017

    Celebrate abundance, share surplus:

    -- Bring your spare seeds to share and swap with other local gardeners

    -- Free starter seeds for new gardeners, and info about growing, seed saving and local community…

  • Added By: Annabel Gregory

Supporters of Alexandra Park Library WALKING group

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        Join our new gentle monthly walk! 

    No need to wear your lycra - this is for the not so young and not so fit!  We will be walking up to and around the Palace, probably stopping for a cup of tea at the lake.  You will be coming for good…

  • Added By: soulla Katsiani

Events Calendar

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Haringey Seed Swap - 22 Oct from 1-4pm - Wolves Lane Nursery N22 5JD

SAPL Walking Group - 25 Oct from 12.30-2pm - Alexandra Park Library. Gentle monthly walk.

zerOclassikal Basement Sessions Sowmyah Anandanadesan and Dhruv Sarma - 25 Oct at 7pm - Karamel Restaurant

Talk: The People's Word Carnival Band - celebrating 35 years - 25 Oct at 7.30pm - Bruce Castle Museum. for Black History Month.

Cat MOT - 26 Oct from 12-3pm - Wood Green Animal Charity, 601 Lordship Lane N22

Jazz@Karamel: The Great Wee Band - 26 Oct at 7pm - Karamel Restaurant

Karamel Kids: Storytelling with Mike Dodsworth - 28 Oct from 11.30-12.30pm - Karamel Restaurant

Carnival in Films - 30 Oct from 12.15-1.15pm - Bruce Castle Museum. Munch and Listen.

Halloween Special! 'Little Shed of Horrors' - 31 Oct at 6.45pm - Chickenshed Theatre, 290 Chase Side, N14 4PE. With fancy dress, undead music and a great film (Talkies Community Cinema).

Wombling Litter Pick in Albert Road Rec - 4 Nov from 2pm - Albert Road Rec. Organised by FARRG.

Fireworks Festival in Alexandra Park - 3 and 4 November

Green Open Homes in Alexandra Park area and beyond - 5 Nov. Booking essential.

Collage Nights: Folk vs Electrofolk - 8 Nov at 7pm - Karamel Restaurant

Pavilion Jive - 9 Nov at 7.30pm - Pavilion Cafe, Albert Road Rec

Green Open Homes in Alexandra Park area and beyond - 11 Nov. Booking essential.

Talk: Future of the Oceans - 14 Nov at 7.30pm - Muswell Hill Methodist Church, Pages Lane N10.

Woodstove Wisdom evening - 21 Nov at 7pm - Grosvenor Road N10. Booking essential.

Talk: Glory, Glory Lane - the extraordinary story of Tottenham Hotspur's famous home for 118 years - 29 Nov at 7.30pm - Bruce Castle Museum.

Woodstove Wisdom evening - 12 Dec at 7pm - Grosvenor Road N10. Booking essential.

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Regular Activities

Salsa Wednesdays - social dancing 8-9pm, Bounds Green School, Bounds Green Road N11

Palace Gates Community Gardening - on the Triangle and at the Albert Road mini-roundabout - usually at 11am on the first Saturday in the month

Alexandra Chorus - Wednesdays 7-9pm at Alexandra Park School

Ally Pally Parkrun - free five-kilometer run every Saturday at 9am. Register online

Conservation Volunteers work in Alexandra Park - 2nd Sunday of the month from 10am to 3.30pm

Pavilion Crafts on Thursdays 11.0-12.30 - Cafe, Albert Road Rec.

Go Ape! - in the Upper Field (just below the boating lake), Alexandra Park (booking advised)

Afro Rhythm Aerobics - Fridays 8-9pm at Everyone's Climbing Tree, Station Road N22

Make, Play and Prosecco - free drop-in craft and social sessions on Wednesdays 7.30-9.30 at Pavilion Cafe, Albert Road Rec.

Lazy Sundays - Kabaret @ Karamel Restaurant - open 11am, lunch from 1pm

Bowes Park Folk Club - usually on the first Thursday of each month from 8 to 10pm at Mum's Bistro, Myddleton Road

Three Reading Groups at Big Green Bookshop - at 7pm on the last Monday in the month, the second Tuesday in the month, and the Short Story group on the first Thursday in the month

St. Andrew's Parish Church - Sunday services: 10am Sung Eucharist with Footsteps for children; 6pm Evening Prayer

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Blog

An easy-to-get-to country walk in Hertfordshire.

We have walked in the quite high country between Broxbourne Woods and Hertford a number of times, at different times of year, and would recommend exploring its quiet and gentle mixture of wooded and open landscape. Brickendon, with its large village green, lined with weather-boarded houses, is a good…

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Haringey - London Borough of Culture?

The first hunt for London's Borough of Culture has been launched, with one area of the capital in line to receive more than £1 million in funding.

The capital's 32 boroughs will bid for the financial boost, with one taking the title in 2019 and another in 2020.

Announced by London Mayor Sadiq Khan at City Hall on Friday as an initiative to bring culture to all Londoners, local authorities will have five months to…

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There will be a campaign this Saturday outside Muswell Hill Post Office following the recent announcements that Universal Office Equipment are set to be the franchisee for this office (and ones in Crouch End & Finsbury Park). This is part of the ongoing CWU campaign to protect our post offices and to stope them being closed or downgraded.

The plan is to campaign from 10.30 - 12.30pm outside MH Post Office (420 Muswell Hill Broadway) and to collect signed letters and to encourage…

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Please take a look at the application to develop part of the old Gee and Garnham site on Crescent Mews into flats, applying to squeeze 14 flats into one building. The average size of the flats are below the recommended minimum size. The site had been partitioned into 4 sections this is just the first stage.

For anyone living on or near Crescent Road/Alexandra Park Road junction the increase in traffic to access the site will be another concern. The proposal is for a car free…

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