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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Deirdre Stowell-Smith posted an event
Would you like help conducting your own local history research? Then come along to our regular local history surgery.All members of the public, as well as members of the HHS and the Crouch End and District U3A who would like advice and assistant on…
21 hours ago
Justine added a forum post
Meet Bobby and Rosie, two Terrier Crosses that have come to All Dogs Matter as their owner had to move and was unable to take them with them. Rosie is approx 13 years, and Bobby is approx 10 years old.Bobby and Rosie are son and daughter and have al…
Friday
Susie Holden replied to Susie Holden's forum post Jam jars for anyone who wants them
"This latest lot have now gone.

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Friday
Susie Holden posted an event
Quantum Theatre presents A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare in the Albert Rec.
Friday
Admin added a forum post
Following the disruption faced by passengers by the introduction of the new timetable in Summer 2018, the Secretary of State for Transport has announced that Govia Thameslink will contribute £15m towards a passenger benefit fund to be used to provid…
Friday
Admin replied to Kate Franzmann's forum post Local girl moves to Ferryside, South Wales and opens B & B
"Thanks for posting, Kate. It would be helpful if you could provide a link to the B&B you recommend so others can find it."
Thursday
Susie Holden posted an event
Join us at Muswell Hill Library on Monday 24th June at 7pm for an important talk about Windrush.



Everyone is welcome and there is no charge.



Arthur's talk will focus on the history of Windrush and show how Caribbean men and women helped to rebuild…
Wednesday
Admin replied to Admin's forum post Wood Green Sorting/Delivery Office
"Thanks, Fiona. I thought that one was also earlier now, but will have another look.

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Jun 17
Admin commented on Alex King's event Summer Fete on the Triangle
"Sorry for lack of reply, Karen, we were all dashing round in circles getting things ready! They played on and off all afternoon - hope you got to see/hear them."
Jun 17
Karen Boxer commented on Alex King's event Summer Fete on the Triangle
"Do we know what time the band The Three Deuces are playing? Would love to see them but can’t be there all afternoon... thanks for any info"
Jun 16
Fiona C replied to Admin's forum post Wood Green Sorting/Delivery Office
"I posted something in the one on Crescent Road outside the mini-market the other day and that's still late afternoon in the week (5:30pm I think but could be wrong)."
Jun 15
Kate Franzmann added forum posts
Jun 15
Susie Holden replied to Susie Holden's forum post Jam jars for anyone who wants them
"OK so I've got yet another set of these to give away. Let me know if you want them (brilliant for jam-making)."
Jun 15
Susie Holden liked Admin's forum post Find out more at the Fete on the Triangle this Sunday ...
Jun 14
Birgitte Laursen-Jones replied to Ed Allen's forum post Rotatating Compost Bin for FREE
"I woluld love to give this a home perfect for my allotment, can I collect this weekend?"
Jun 14
Admin added a forum post
about the new Ward Boundary proposals (and how to make a response to them), and about the Neighbourhood Street Survey. Sunday 16th 12.30-5pm.

Fete on the Triangle 2018           Photo: Stephen Middleton
Jun 13
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Forum

Two Terriers Bobby and Rosie need a home together

Meet Bobby and Rosie, two Terrier Crosses that have come to All Dogs Matter as their owner had to move and was unable to take them with them. Rosie is approx 13 years, and Bobby is approx 10 years old. Bobby and Rosie are son and daughter and have always lived together, and really don’t like being separated from each other, so ADM are looking for someone who is able to give them a home where they can carry on living together. They are nice little dogs, even though a bit shy when they first meet…

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Govia Thameslink seeks help in spending its £15 million fine on passenger benefits

Following the disruption faced by passengers by the introduction of the new timetable in Summer 2018, the Secretary of State for Transport has announced that Govia Thameslink will contribute £15m towards a passenger benefit fund to be used to provide tangible improvements for passengers. As Tier 1 stations most effected by the timetable problems last summer, Alexandra Palace, Bowes Park, Hornsey and Harringay stations will all get £80,000 to spend on passenger benefits. Examples of passenger…

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EXHIBITION - We Made It! Haringey’s BAME creators and innovators

Until 14 July Weds-Sundays from 1-5pm. Bruce Castle Museum We Made It! salutes past and present-day BAME creativity and innovation – all from Haringey. Exploring the collections from Bruce Castle Museum and Haringey Archive, this exhibition celebrates the more recent artistic excellence of portraitist Kelvin Okafor and the creative storytelling of visual artist Agenda Brown of Visual Marvelry, alongside the early work of internationally-significant photographers David A. Bailey, Dave Lewis,…

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Two more SUMMER CREATIVE WRITING COURSES from Haringey Literature Live!

SHARE if interested to North Londoners who love writing....Monday evenings and Tuesday mornings until early July. 40 Cumberland Rd, Wood Green, London N22 7SG. We have some spaces available on both of these courses from Haringey Literature Live, 'Finding the Poem,' and 'Prioritise Your Writing Project' that start in June. "I did Paul's course this Autumn and I can honestly say that it was one of the best decisions I have made this year – I can’t believe I almost didn’t sign up! Having been…

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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

Zero Market N22

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    We will be back on Saturday, July 6th from 11am-3pm with a variety of stalls which will include fresh produce, street foods, arts & crafts and refills. 

    Don't forget to bring your carrier bags and containers!

    Entrance to our…

  • Added By: Ana Remigio

Park Life Arts Festival

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    A whole weekend of Arts activities in the beautiful setting of Broomfield Park, Palmers Green. The weekend, created by Friends of Broomfield Park, is a celebration of local talent with activities for grown ups, children and families, including…

  • Added By: David Williamson
  • Tags: arts, dance, music, festival

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

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Events Calendar

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Windrush Day - 24 June from 7pm to 9m - Muswell Hill Library N10

Singing for Fun - 28 June from 5-6pm - Alexandra Park Library N22

Talk to a member of our Safer Neighbourhoods Team (police) - 29 June from 6-7pm - Waitrose, Muswell Hill Broadway

Fortismere CSO and CC: Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro - 29 June at 7pm - St. Andrew's Church, Alexandra Park Road N10. Tickets can be purchased online.

Zero Market N22 - 6 July from 11-3.30pm - Heartlands High School N22 7ST (entrance via school's car park, opp. Park Avenue)

Alexandra Chorus and Chamber Chorus sing St Saëns, Gounod and Fauré - 6 July at 7.30pm - St. Andrew's Church, Alexandra Park Road N10.

Park Life Arts Festival - 12-14 July - Broomfield Park N13 4PL

Talkies Bowes and Bounds present Colette - 12 July at 7.30pm - Bounds Green Bowling and Tennis Club N11 2BS

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

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Regular Activities

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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

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

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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Palmers Green is tackling rat-running

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Just north of the lovely Broomfield Park in Palmers Green, there is an apparently quiet neighbourhood of substantial houses, mostly located on roads opening onto Aldermans Hill and parallel to Green Lanes. This is a very convenient route, however, for drivers wishing to avoid the congestion of Bourne Hill and Green Lanes, and a quick way to get to the North Circular.…

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