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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Cold weather can be seriously bad for our health. There are several things you can do, however, to keep you and your family well this winter. Get your flu jabThe flu jab is free if you’re aged 65 or over, or if you have a long-term health condition.…
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Hi EveryoneI am currently making a film about David Rennie and his Water Game, which is used in various festivals including Fins Feste and Palace Gates summer fete.David Rennie , alongside Sustainable Haringey, Haringey council and others, helped or…
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Stay well this winter

Cold weather can be seriously bad for our health. There are several things you can do, however, to keep you and your family well this winter. Get your flu jabThe flu jab is free if you’re aged 65 or over, or if you have a long-term health condition. If you have young children or are the main carer of an older or disabled person you may also be eligible. It’s safe and the best way to stay protected from the flu virus.Children can receive their vaccination as a nasal spray. Adults can get the…

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Events

Singing for Fun

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    Singing – a monthly event

    Folk songs, songs from musicals and 'the charts', songs you sang with others years ago… and would like to again.

    For people who like to sing… whether they have experience or not!

    Words provided.

  • Added By: Supporters APL

Wild Wolf Explorer Scout Unit's Community Fireworks Display

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    Coming Soon! One of London's best community and family orientated fireworks display event run by the Explorers of Wild Wolf ESU, attracting over 4.5 THOUSAND people every year!
     
    Our local explorer scouts (Wild Wolves Explorer Scout Unit) are once again hosting their annual family-friendly fireworks display and bonfire night. The display will take place on Saturday 2nd November at Scout Park, Bounds…
  • Added By: Steve Potts
  • Tags: bonfire night, fireworks

Copper Viper at Bowes Park Folk Club

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    Bluegrass vocal harmonies from London.

    Raffle and delicious Mediterranean-inspired Mum's Bistro menu.

    Bounds Green tube (Piccadilly Line) - 10 minutes' walk
    Bowes Park overground station - 1 minute's walk.

    £7 entry                                                                                                

  • Added By: Anne Heagney

Diwali Celebrations

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    Live Bollywood Dance performance by Bharti Sethia!

    Bollywood songs by Neeya Gulani and Narayan.

    singing along with live musical instrument

    on Violin, Bhavesh Parmar

    and

    on Keyboard, Mohammad Kassam.

     

    10 November - at the Community Hub.

    we are just behind Wood green Library, 

    great hall

    lovely food

    entertainment...

  • Added By: The Community Hub Haringey
  • Tags: #diwali #music #dance #entertainment #vegetarian

Christmas Craft and Gift Event

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    Crafts people and entrepreneurs are getting ready for our Christmas Craft and Gift Event Saturday 30th November 2019. Every stall is different.

    Our artist this year is Ann who works in mixed media and printmaking. She has original works to buy along with her own prints and card designs.

    The latest entrepreneur to join our group is Joy who has designed and produced a unique foldable wig hanger.

    Marcia returns with a new colourful stash of eco-friendly yarns and skeins for…

  • Added By: Lyn Weber

Pete Morton's 'So this is Christmas' at Bowes Park Folk Club

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    Pete brings his unique mix of social comment, humour, politics, love and personal insight - all delivered with a powerful voice and stage presence. Let's see what he sings about Christmas!

    Raffle and delicious Mediterranean-inspired Mum's Bistro menu.

    Bounds Green tube (Piccadilly Line) - 10 minutes' walk
    Bowes Park overground station - 1 minute's walk

    £7 entry                                                                                                

  • Added By: Anne Heagney

Singing for Fun

  • Description:

    Singing – a monthly event

    Folk songs, songs from musicals and 'the charts', songs you sang with others years ago… and would like to again.

    For people who like to sing… whether they have experience or not!

    Words provided.

  • Added By: Supporters APL

Items offered/wanted for sale/free = link to posts in this Forum category

Recommended Tradespeople = link to posts which have been tagged with e.g. 'builder' or 'window cleaner'

 

Events Calendar

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Talkies Community Cinema: Nosferatu - 19 Oct at 7.30pm - Christ Church, Waterfall Road, New Southgate. With live church organ improv.

Seed Swap at Wolves Lane - 20 Oct from 12-3pm - Wolves Lane Plant Nursery (off White Hart Lane) N22 5JD

Singing for Fun - 25 Oct from 5-6pm - Alexandra Park Library

Wild Wolf Explorer Scout Unit's Fireworks Display - 2 Nov from 4-9pm -  Scout Park, Gordon Road N11

Copper Viper at Bowes Park Folk Club - 7 Nov at 7.45pm - Mum's Bistro, 143 Myddleton Rd N22 8NG

Christmas Craft and Gift Event - 30 Nov from 12.30-4.30pm - Union Church community centre, Weston Park, Crouch End

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

 

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Regular Activities

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Farmers Market in Alexandra Park - every Sunday 10-3pm - Hornsey Gate (bottom of Muswell Hill) except when at Campsbourne school dates here

Introductory martial arts course - Saturdays 12-1pm for 4-weeks, starting 20 July - Alexandra Park School, entrance in Rhodes Avenue

Salsa Wednesdays - beginners and intermediate classes 7-8pm, Bounds Green School, Bounds Green Road N11 2QG

Kids Gardening Club - Saturdays (starting 25 May) from 11.00-11.45am - Alexandra Palace Garden Centre, Alexandra Palace Way N22

Course: Finding the Poem - Monday evenings  till July 8 - the Writing Room, Floor 3 Wood Green Works, Cumberland Road N22

Course: Prioritise your Writing Project - Tuesday mornings till July 16 - the Writing Room, Floor 3 Wood Green Works, Cumberland Road N22

Course: Novella Fever - Wednesdays (starting 15 May) from 6.45-9.15pm - the Writing Room, Floor 3 Wood Green Works, Cumberland Road N22

Course: Inspire your Writing -Thursdays (starting 16 May) from 10.30-1pm - the Writing Room, Floor 3, Wood Green Works, Cumberland Road N22

Girls' Cricket Practice - every Sunday (except Easter day 21st) from 9-10.20am - North Middlesex Cricket Club, Park Road N8

Pavilion crafts - every Thursday 11.30-1.00 - free drop in crafting group - Pavilion Cafe at Albert Road Rec. We bring our own projects, get advice and share ideas 

Alexandra Chorus - Wednesdays 7-9pm during term-time at Alexandra Park School

Life Drawing classes - second Monday of every month, 7.30-10pm - Pavilion Cafe at Albert Road Rec

Hatha Yoga - Wednesday evenings, 7.30-9pm - Pavilion Cafe at Albert Road Rec

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

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

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

Gentle monthly walk - the last Wednesday in the month, 12.30-2.30pm, starting from Alexandra Park Library. A free SAPL activity

Friends of Ally Pally Station Gardening Parties - last Sunday of every month between 3-5pm - Ally Pally Station

Jazz@Karamel - every Thursday evening, music from 8-10.30pm - Karamel Restaurant, 4 Coburg Road, Wood Green

Hornsey Historical Society: local history surgery - first Saturday of every month between 10.30-2.30pm - The Old Schoolhouse, 136 Tottenham Lane N8

Beginners Pilates Class with Clare - Wednesdays from 6.45-7.45pm - South Harringay Junior School, Mattison Rd entrance off Green Lanes

Pilates class for mixed abilities - Fridays from 10.15-11.15am - South Harringay Junior School, Mattison Rd entrance off Green Lanes.

Alternative Art Club for 10-15yr olds - Thursdays from 6-7.30pm during term time - Highgate Wood School

Adults and Kids Fitness Classes in Albert Rec - Saturday mornings from 9.30-11am - Albert Road Rec

Fashion Courses: learn how to make your own clothes, pattern-cutting or more advanced - Saturday all day or 6-week courses - near Manor House tube station

Alexandra WI - meetings are held in CUFOS (the old train station at the top of The Avenue) on the first Tuesday of every month, 8-10pm.

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

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

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Around the World with HGO on August 3rd!

We're tremendously excited to welcome back four stars of HGO for our Summer Concert on August 3rd at St. Michael's Highgate - 'Around the World with HGO'. Our objective at HGO is 'advancing young singers' - supporting the next generation of opera stars. And our four soloists on Saturday are already making their way. Luci Briginshaw (soprano) was Donna Anna in our 2015 production of mozart's 'Don Giovanni'; Beth Moxon (mezzo-soprano) was…

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