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Admin posted an event

Dec 4, 2021 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm

All Good Bookshop, 35 Turnpike Lane, Wood Green

9 hours ago
Monica Dobson is now a member of Alexandra Park Neighbours
yesterday
Birgitte Laursen-Jones replied to Emma Metcalfe's forum post Florists' buckets
"Hi there what are the measurements - height, diameter?"
Monday
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Monday
Veronica Royet-Chacon commented on Veronica Royet-Chacon's event Singing Carols for Shelter with V&J Ensemble
"CORRECTION:
The correct time is 11am, like on the flyer :)"
Monday
Cllr Alessandra Rossetti replied to Cllr Alessandra Rossetti's forum post Leaf Fall
"Hello Jackie, thank you for let me know, I will add Palace Gate Road to the list of roads, can you please let me know what house number so I can ask Veolia staff to help with the bins? You can drop me an email at alessandra.rossetti@haringey.gov.uk,…"
Monday
Alex King might be going to The Babel Message: A Love Letter to Language
Sunday
Alex King posted a photo
Sunday
Vicky West replied to Vicky West's forum post Industrial whistling noise
"I am in touch with the landlord but resolving the problem is not proving as straightforward or as fast as hoped.  Thank you for getting in touch."
Sunday
Jackie S-McLoughlin replied to Tessa Thomas's forum post Caterpillar requires rehoming
":)"
Sunday
Keith Kahn-Harris posted an event

Dec 4, 2021 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm

The All Good Bookshop, 35 Turnpike Ln, Harringay Ladder, London N8 0EP

Sunday
Jackie S-McLoughlin replied to Cllr Alessandra Rossetti's forum post Leaf Fall
"Palace Gates Road.  Have tried but cannot keep up with the heavy leaf fall onto narrow path, bins, and all along at front of house adjacent to and on pavement.  Comes from tree above (nextdoor), but no one clears it.  May I request help from Veolia…"
Sunday
Helen Myers replied to Vicky West's forum post Industrial whistling noise
"I've been hearing this too all the way from Thorold Road. It only lasts for a second or two but I guess I am just hearing some of the noise from all this way. It has been going on for a while now so I am wondering why something hasn't been done yet.…"
Sunday
Stephen O’Farrell liked Tekla Cukierek's forum post Burglary warning
Sunday
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Sunday
Veronica Royet-Chacon posted an event

Dec 11, 2021 at 12:00am

Owen's

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What's on at Karamel

What’s on at Karamel..Karamel.London Collage Kids at Karamel  Tuesday’s from 10am-11.15am (Free)Collage Kids presents: Rhythm & Song Session with Collage VoicesSessions start at 10am (doors open at 09.45am). Come along with your young ones!All Welcome – FREE admission Thursday’s from 11.30am-12pm(booking available for 25th November & 2nd, 9th, 16th December)Movers and Shakers – Mixed Class for babies and toddlers togetherPlease find further Info & Booking Details here Saturday 11 December at…

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Events and Activities

 

 

Thursday 2 December – Bowes Park Folk club: Christina Alden and Alex Patterson at Mum's Bistro 143 Myddleton Road N22 8NG, 7.45pm.

Thursday 2 December – Yaz Fentazi at Karamel*, 8pm.

Friday 3 December – Rio Trio at Karamel*, 8pm.

Saturday 4 December – Book Event: Keith Kahn-Harris talks about his new book The Babel Message at All Good Bookshop, 35 Turnpike Lane, Wood Green.

Saturday 4 December – Bach's Magnificat and Christmas Carols at St Andrew's Church, Alexandra Park Road, N10 2DD, 7.30pm. Fortismere Community Choir's Christmas concert.

Sunday 5 December – Revolution: a night of theatre, music and poetry at Karamel*, 6.30pm.

Monday December 6 - Green Open Homes online tour and advice event. Muswell Hill Sustainability Group.

Thursday 9 December - Meet the Children's Agent: a talk with Christabel McKinley of David Higham Associates on Zoom, 10.30-11.30 am.. From Collage Writing Room.

Friday 10 December – Learn to Sew a personalized cushion cover! at Stitch Crafts and Classes, 364 Green Lanes, N13 5 XL (inside Post Office main entrance), 11-1pm.

Saturday 11 December - Muswell Hill Creatives Winter Fair in St. James Square N10 (outside Planet Organic), 10.30-4pm.

Saturday 11 December - Singing Carols for Shelter with V&J Ensemble at Owens Food Store 90 Alexandra Park Road N10, 11am.

Saturday 11 December - Collage Kids: Baden Prince's African Stories at Karamel*, 11.30-12.30pm. Free, but please book.

 

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.

Sisters, Sirens and Saints – imagining the women of Beatrice Offor, at Bruce Castle Museum, from 22 September – 23 December.

Lockdowns and Landscapes at Hornsey Library, Haringey Park N8, from 29 November - 11 December.

 

Courses and Activities

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. 

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

Finding the Poem Set 2 – Monday evenings starting 1 Nov on zoom, 6.30-9pm. Collage Writing Room course.

Creative Writing Foundation part 2 – Tuesday mornings starting 2 Nov on zoom, 10.30-1pm. Collage Writing Room course.

Life Writing and Memoir – Tuesday mornings starting 2 Nov on zoom, 10.30-1pm. Collage Writing Room course.

Write into Childhood – Tuesday evenings starting 2 Nov on zoom, 6.30-9pm. Collage Writing Room course.

Prioritise your Writing! – Wednesday mornings starting 3 Nov on zoom, 10.30-1pm. Collage Writing Room course. 

Short Fiction Workshop – Wednesday evenings starting 3 Nov on zoom, 6.30-9pm. Collage Writing Room course.

 

 

*Karamel Restaurant is in Coburg Road, Wood Green.

 

 

 


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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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The prospect of going back to work on public transport – used in normal circumstances by most working people in AP, I believe – must be daunting  for many as we come out of lockdown, and not only for those who are in some respects vulnerable, or who have vulnerable relatives at home. With TfL limiting passenger numbers to 15% of the usual volume, how are all these people going to travel? And there'll be more parents joining the commuters in a couple of weeks time as…

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