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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* * * COVID-19 in Alexandra Ward * * *

If you, or someone you know locally, would like help with getting shopping, dog walking, other errands or friendly phone-calls, please email Alexandra Ward Mutual Aid and you will be put in touch with the contact for your street (you can also email them if you do not live in this ward, and they will tell you who your ward contact is).

Or if you would like to volunteer to help as set out above, you can join the Alexandra Ward volunteers by entering your details, and a member of this group will get back to you and put you in touch with the contact for your street.
          Guidelines for volunteers for safe leafleting and safe deliveries.

Haringey Council is also organising help and volunteering, see their Haringey Together webpage.

For more detailed discussions, click on the category Covid-19 to display all the posts on this website within this category.

 

Latest Activity on the site

Annabel Gregory replied to Stephen Brice's forum post How to stop Hancock selling your medical health records
"Deadline is now a week before 1st September."
7 hours ago
Collage Arts posted a
 Join us on the 3rd of July for a very special evening as stars of stage and screen join together for the Karamel Revolution - a evening of music, poetry, theatre and fundraising. In support of Collage Voices' performing arts training for young…
10 hours ago
Carlos Sapochnik posted a
Local author Carlos Sapochnik has just published 'Wear & Tear (desgaste y lágrima)' [details here], his third bilingual volume of poems and drawings. W&T cover.pdf
yesterday
Susie Holden liked Ed Allen's forum post Alexandra Palace theatre re-openeing next month
yesterday
Susie Holden replied to Ed Allen's forum post Alexandra Palace theatre re-openeing next month
"This is such good news, Ed."
yesterday
Artists Walk posted an event

Jul 1, 2021 at 7:00am to Sep 30, 2021 at 8:00pm

Alexandra Palace Grounds

Monday
Artists Walk and Eleonore Lurie joined Alexandra Park Neighbours
Monday
Carmel Shortall posted an event

Jun 24, 2021 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Collage Writing Room online

Sunday
David Williamson posted an event

Jul 10, 2021 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Broomfield Park

Friday
Ed Allen posted a
The Theatre has announced a program from next month into next year!, see Whats On at Alexandra Palace Theatre The program includes the Crouch End Festival Chorus on 17th July, Christmas Carol and lots of gigs into 2022.
Friday
Ed Allen posted an event

Jul 18, 2021 at 7:30pm

London

Friday
John M left a comment on French Conversation Group
"Just an update. Because of personal circumstances of the members concerned it looks highly unlikely that the French Conversation Group will meet up again in the near future. Best wishes. JM"
Thursday
Collage Arts posted a
 The Brass Monkeys have just reformed with a mix of some of the UK’s most exciting players to explore the textures and timbres that a group of excellent improvisers can bring to this music. They have put together a great line-up that embraces an…
Jun 17
Ado replied to Alex King's forum post Unidentified flower
"How sweet!
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Jun 16
Ado replied to Admin's forum post Bounds Green Food Bank SHOE DRIVE
"Are you still collecting shoes? I amy have a pair or two (in good condition).
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Jun 16
Ado replied to Cllr Alessandra Rossetti's forum post Latest news on the refurbishment of Alexandra Park Library
"Thank you very much for this update.
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Jun 16
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Revolution at Karamel…

 Join us on the 3rd of July for a very special evening as stars of stage and screen join together for the Karamel Revolution - a evening of music, poetry, theatre and fundraising. In support of Collage Voices' performing arts training for young people facing economic challenges. Joining us will be: Bruce JohnsonNardia RuthLily AliceSimeon Hammond DallasVimala RoweDorian FordNikki YeohTanita TikaramDJ DubOmar MBEHosted by Che Walker Doors open at 6.30pm, and the show starts at 7.30pm. Karamel…

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Collage Arts presents live music at Karamel with The Brass Monkeys…

 The Brass Monkeys have just reformed with a mix of some of the UK’s most exciting players to explore the textures and timbres that a group of excellent improvisers can bring to this music. They have put together a great line-up that embraces an exciting mix of youth and experience. The Brass Monkeys are: Trumpets/FlugelsChris Dowding (Natural Causes, Rude 2.0)Charlotte Keeffe (Space Painters, Keeffe/Macari Duo) French hornJim Rattigan (Pavillon, Haden/Bley Liberation Music…

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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 and Activities

Monday 14 June - online event Meet the Diviner on the ancient tool of dowsing,7-7.30pm.

Thursday 17 June - volunteer day in Bluebell Wood. Advance sign-up is necessary.

Thursday 17 June - Henry Lowther and his band Still Waters will be performing live at Karamel (Coburg Road, Wood Green), from 8pm. Limited seats are available.

Saturday 19 June - Friends of Bluebell Wood Public Meeting to discuss how to preserve this piece of ancient woodland, 10.30am inside Bluebell Wood.

Thursday 24 June - craft meeting at the Crescent Road Triangle, 3-4pm. Bring your knitting or etc. - all welcome!

Thursday 24 June - Noah Stoneman and guests return to Karamel, 8pm. Limited seats are available.

Friday 25 June - Poetry and Poppadums - live spoken word and poetry performance returns to Karamel; doors open 6.30pm, show starts 8pm. Limited seats are available.

Saturday 26 June - Wild Flower Walks in Alexandra Park, 11.30-12.30am or 2.30-3.30pm.

Friday 9 July – join an evening Gel Printing Workshop, with

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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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