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Welcome to the latest newsletter from Alexandra Park Neighbours.             7th October 2017

                              Testing the new adult Go Ape!     Photo: Tessa Thomas



Thursday 5 to Tuesday 10 October – members of  Muswell Hill Creatives will be exhibiting their art and designs on a larger scale than usual at their exhibition Curve in the Ply Gallery, Hornsey Town Hall Arts Centre, 10.30-4.30pm each day.

Saturday 7 October – give your cat a health MOT at Wood Green Animal Charity, 601 Lordship Lane N22, 10-1pm

Saturday 7 October – join in community gardening for a big tidy up of the Triangle beds, Palace Gates Road, before the winter sets in, 11am. Your help will be really appreciated, since it is probably the last full session at the Triangle this year. Tea, coffee and chat supplied.

Saturday 7 October – try out a variety of free creative workshops including paper marbling, as well as other fun activities, at Blue House Yard Fun Palace, 11-3pm (just off Station Road, before Wood Green station). Delicious cakes and tea at the pop-up Bus café.

Tuesday 10 October – join Jane Larter for Poetry Reading at Alexandra Park Library, 12-1.30pm. You are welcome to bring along a couple of poems to read. A SAPL free event.

Wednesday 11 October – listen to a variety of Cameroon and other folk music and blues at Collage Nights: Sawah Blues and Troubadours. Karamel Restaurant, 7pm.

Thursday 12 October – Jazz@Karamel presents the Stu Butterfield Quartet at Karamel Restaurant, 7pm.

Sunday 15 October – come along to the Earl Haig Hall in Crouch End for a Craft and Gift event with stalls run by both new and established craftspeople. Elder Avenue, 11.30-4.30pm.

Wednesday 18 October – Seahorse music presents Little Red, Rookes and Mere Child for the Karousel Artist Curators' Season at Karamel Restaurant, 7pm.

Thursday 19 October – listen to Josephine Davies’ new trio Satori at Karamel Restaurant, 7pm.

Friday 20 October – give your rabbit a health MOT at Wood Green Animal Charity, 601 Lordship Lane N22, 12-3pm.

Wednesday 25 October – listen to Asian vocalists Sowmyah Anandanadesan and Dhruv Sarma at Karamel’s zerOclassikal Basement Sessions, 7pm.

Thursday 26 October –The Great Wee Band are back at Karamel with “their experienced and melodic tunes”. Karamel Restaurant, 7pm.

Saturday 28 October –  Mike Dodsworth brings folk and fairy tales to life at Karamel Kids, 11.30-12.30pm.

Wednesday 8 November – three different bands play Folk and Electrofolk at Karamel Restaurant, 7pm.



Local campaigners are celebrating Haringey Council's decision to drop their plans to re-locate Muswell Hill Library.

You can start a discussion about local issues on the Forum area of the website.



Lizzie is offering an IKEA office chair in good condition, free of charge

Fiona recommends an excellent glazier in Crouch End

Another shout-out for Palace Dairies, our wonderful milkmen Steve and Tony.

Lucy would like to find a local piano teacher.

Jane is seeking recommendations for firms that can fit secondary panels on sash windows.

Oscar the cat is looking for a new home, as is Ralph a Spitz cross.



If you are interested in the trees around you the Tottenham Trees website has information about tree trails in Alexandra Park, the Albert Rec, Coldfall Woods and many other parts of Haringey.

This week's feature pic is of the new adult section of  Go Ape! in Alexandra Park undergoing testing prior to opening today.

With warmest wishes

Susie Holden

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