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...

            

 

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John M replied to John M's forum post Going free - a glass domed light originally from John Lewis
"SORRY THIS ITEM IS NOW TAKEN"
8 hours ago
Collage Arts posted a
Are you a creative business, worker or freelancer based in Tottenham? N17 Creative Callings is for you!   We are looking for creatives who want to boost their creative practice, get their skills accredited, expand their professional…
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Public Voice posted a
Public Voice delivers a Digital Support Project in Haringey, through it's Healthwatch Haringey project and with funding from the NHS. This is an exciting opportunity for volunteers to get involved with this valuable local project focussed on…
Monday
John M posted a
Hi Everyone. Free to a good home a glass domed light originally from John Lewis. Please see photos for the size and the type of bulb required. Live in N22. Please message me if you want it. ThanksJM
Sunday
Carmel Shortall posted an event

Feb 23, 2022 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Collage Writing Room online with Zoom

Sunday
Carmel Shortall posted an event

Feb 23, 2022 from 1:00am to 1:00pm

Collage Writing Room online with Zoom

Sunday
Carmel Shortall posted an event

Feb 22, 2022 from 1:00am to 1:00pm

Collage Writing Room online with Zoom

Sunday
Carmel Shortall posted an event

Feb 22, 2022 from 10:30am to 1:00pm

Collage Writing Room online with Zoom

Sunday
Carmel Shortall posted an event

Feb 21, 2022 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Collage Writing Room online with Zoom

Sunday
John Hajdu replied to John Hajdu's forum post Muswell Hill and Fortis Green Association
"Like all committee jobs, it would be voluntary, and all expenses involved would be reimbursed.
And by the way, this person would be involved in discussing local issues and encouraging local residents to join our very active Association.
John       …"
Sunday
Paradise for animals posted a
Paradise For Animals is a small company who offers cat and small animals sitting services Our company was created for comfort of animals. Cats/small animals feel better in their own environment so we offer visits in your home. If you have any…
Sunday
Admin replied to John Hajdu's forum post Muswell Hill and Fortis Green Association
"Thank you for posting, John. It might be helpful to add whether this is a voluntary or paid role.
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Saturday
John Hajdu posted a
I am sure you all know the Muswell Hill and Fortis Green Association. We have over 700 members covering Muswell Hill, Fortis Green and Alexandra Ward. We are looking for a membership secretary and I wonder if anybody reading this might be…
Jan 14
Admin replied to Emma Burridge's forum post Health and Wellbeing - EmPower Outdoor Training in OR Tambo Rec
"Thank you for posting Emma. It's good to hear about a local business based in the local park! "
Jan 13
Emma Burridge posted a
My name is Emma, I am a Personal Trainer (EmPower, Feel Good Fitness) and I am based in OR Tambo Recreation Ground. Alongside my 1-2-1 and 2-2-1 sessions I run post natal classes in the Rec on Tuesday's and Thursday's at 9.30am for 45 minutes -…
Jan 13
Emily Rowe is now a member of Alexandra Park Neighbours
Jan 12
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Free online training & accreditation for Tottenham Creatives

Are you a creative business, worker or freelancer based in Tottenham? N17 Creative Callings is for you!   We are looking for creatives who want to boost their creative practice, get their skills accredited, expand their professional network.   Sponsored by the Mayor of London, N17 Creative Callings supports creative businesses, employees and individuals working in film, fashion, photography, crafts, music, theatre and other creative fields. Collage Works will be delivering the free program…

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Cat and small animals sitter

Paradise For Animals is a small company who offers cat and small animals sitting services Our company was created for comfort of animals. Cats/small animals feel better in their own environment so we offer visits in your home. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us: info@paradiseforanimalsltd.co.ukor call us: 07889852819Look forward to hearing from youRegardsParadise For Animals

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Muswell Hill and Fortis Green Association

I am sure you all know the Muswell Hill and Fortis Green Association. We have over 700 members covering Muswell Hill, Fortis Green and Alexandra Ward. We are looking for a membership secretary and I wonder if anybody reading this might be interested.In this role you will be the first point of contact for new and existing members, and will process new membership and renewals on the database. For further information and more details, why not send an e-mail to me, John:         chairman@mfga.org.

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Events and Activities

Saturday 22 January -  Critique, support and coffee: building a local book writers' group, Muswell Hill Library, 2-3pm. Organised by Friends of Muswell Hill Library.

  

Exhibitions

Weaving Tales of Resilience at Bruce Castle Museum from 22 September to 26 February 2022. How diverse communities in Tottenham pulled together the community threads of resilience; created from textiles and film media.stories from 2020, supporting one another whilst facing the challenges of COVID-19, and standing side by side in response to Black Lives Matter.

Sisters, Sirens and Saints, imagining the women of Beatrice Offor – at Bruce Castle Museum from Sept 22 to May 28 2022. Special exhibition that explores the portraits of one of the first women students who were trained at the Slade, going on to become one of the few successful commercial Edwardian female artists.

 

Courses and Activities

Introductory martial arts course on Mondays and Thursdays starting 8 January at Alexandra Park School, 1pm. 6 week course.

* * * Writing Courses with Collage Writing Room * * *

 Finding the Poem Set 3 – Monday evenings for 5 weeks starting 10 Jan on zoom, 6.30-9pm. Collage Writing Room course.

NEW!! Flash Fiction Workout  – write short, short stories! Wednesday mornings for 6 weeks starting 26 Jan on zoom, 10.30-1pm. Collage Writing Room course. 

Life Writing and Memoir – Wednesday evenings starting 5 Jan for 6 weeks on zoom, 6.30-9pm. Collage Writing Room course.

Prioritise your Writing and finish your work-in-progress – Wednesday mornings starting 5 Jan for 6 weeks on zoom, 10.30-1pm. Collage Writing Room course. 

 

Ongoing courses

V&J Ensemble: Vocal group for ALL Singers on Wednesdays at St. Andrew's Church, Alexandra Park Road N10 (corner of Windermere Road), 6.50-8.30pm.

Collage Kids: Rhythm and Song Sessions - Tuesdays at Karamel*, 10-11.15am. Free.

Movers and Shakers - Thursdays at Karamel*, 11.30-12pm. Music and movement for babies and toddlers.

Salsa with Sureka – live course on Wednesday evenings at Bounds Green School, Bounds Green Road N11 2QG, 7-8pm. 

 

 

*Karamel Restaurant is in Coburg Road, Wood Green.

 

 

 


Safer Neighbourhoods Team (Police) - for next drop-in surgeries, see bottom of their webpage.

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Digital Support Volunteers Needed

Public Voice delivers a Digital Support Project in Haringey, through it's Healthwatch Haringey project and with funding from the NHS. This is an exciting opportunity for volunteers to get involved with this valuable local project focussed on tackling digital exclusion. Volunteers will support people to learn new digital skills, enabling them to access services and information across a range of areas including health and wellbeing, employment,…

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The Water Game film - a year on.

Hi APN

First of all happy Xmas and New Year to you all. And wishing you all a better 2022. This too shall pass…

I am sure a lot of you will remember David Rennie of Crescent Road (now living with his daughter in Southend) who created the Water Game, which he ran for many years at the Palace Gates Summer Fete and Fins Feste (plus others).

About a year ago I completed a film about David and his invention. It was uploaded on to Youtube and a website for it was created (see…

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The Hornsey Enclosure Act, by David Frith

This slim, larger format book is very well produced, like all Hornsey Historical Society's books, and well illustrated with maps, portraits of the bigwigs involved, and landscape paintings. There is a list of all those receiving land allocations at the end, with an indication of the locations of the plots. The advert in the right column of this website gives a link to the HHS webpage, with more details.

Although many of us don't live in quite the area covered by Hornsey Historical…

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