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

Stephen Middleton posted a
Just seen that this consultation has finished about new flats at the Eastern end of Albert Road.
https://www.haringey.gov.uk/sites/haringeygovuk/files/section_105_w...
Stephen Middleton
 
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Collage Arts posted an event

Oct 2, 2021 from 11:30am to 12:30pm

Karamel London, N22

2 hours ago
Collage Arts posted an event

Oct 2, 2021 from 8:00pm to 10:30pm

Karamel London, N22

2 hours ago
Collage Arts posted an event

Oct 1, 2021 from 8:00pm to 10:30pm

Karamel London, N22

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Collage Arts posted an event

Sep 30, 2021 from 8:00pm to 10:30pm

Karamel London, N22

6 hours ago
Annabel Gregory replied to Cllr Alessandra Rossetti's forum post Events this weekend
" Many thanks for this info., Alessandra. It has been added to the Events Calendar in the sidebar."
Friday
Cllr Alessandra Rossetti posted a
Hi all,just want to flag two events this weekend on our doorsteps:The Artists Walk 2021 in Alexandra Park , that will close next Thursday :  https://www.alexandrapalace.com/whats-on/artists-walk-2021/The Crouch End Open Studios Art Trail this…
Friday
Cllr Alessandra Rossetti replied to Annabel Gregory's forum post Repaving of Crescent Road and Palace Gates Road pavements, and consultation on pavement parking
"Hi Ade,
policy making is done by the Council Cabinet. Here is the link to the Haringey Cabinet: https://www.haringey.gov.uk/local-democracy/how-decisions-are-made/.... You will also find the list of cabinet responsabilities and portfolios.
Jon Burke…"
Friday
Sureka Fernando posted an event

Oct 27, 2021 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Bounds Green School, Bounds Green Road, N11 2QG, London, UK

Thursday
Lisa Meek and Mr Leslie Ames joined Alexandra Park Neighbours
Thursday
Ade replied to Annabel Gregory's forum post Repaving of Crescent Road and Palace Gates Road pavements, and consultation on pavement parking
"Hi Alessandra,
Who is actually in charge of formulating and carrying out an Emergency Transport Plan in Haringey?
Is it councillors - as in Hackney where Jon Burke formulated the ETP - or is it Highways Officers? 
Who decided that parking removal…"
Thursday
Ade posted a
Thursday
Annabel Gregory posted an event

Sep 26, 2021 at 10:30am

Finsbury Park, Manor House entrance

Wednesday
Cllr Alessandra Rossetti replied to Annabel Gregory's forum post Repaving of Crescent Road and Palace Gates Road pavements, and consultation on pavement parking
"Dear Ade, apologies for the delay in answering, I have been away and for some reason the browser did not allow me to access the site from abroad. In the meantime though I have received teh following update on the pavement parking removal:

Highways…"
Wednesday
Collage Arts posted a
 Next week Live at Karamel…Karamel.London  Thursday 30th of September at 8pm  Tomorrow's Warriors Presents: Emily RobertsThe Emily Roberts Sextet mixes groove, electronic music and jazz. Under the artistic leadership of the guitarist Emily, the band…
Wednesday
Annabel Gregory posted an event

Sep 25, 2021 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Edmonton Green Station

Tuesday
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Events this weekend

Hi all,just want to flag two events this weekend on our doorsteps:The Artists Walk 2021 in Alexandra Park , that will close next Thursday :  https://www.alexandrapalace.com/whats-on/artists-walk-2021/The Crouch End Open Studios Art Trail this weekend only : https://crouchendopenstudios.org.uk/ Do take part and help supporting our creatives !!Alessandra 

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Next week at Karamel…

 Next week Live at Karamel…Karamel.London  Thursday 30th of September at 8pm  Tomorrow's Warriors Presents: Emily RobertsThe Emily Roberts Sextet mixes groove, electronic music and jazz. Under the artistic leadership of the guitarist Emily, the band reworks jazz standards in this context and explores Emily’s original compositions. Among other artists, her writing is influenced by the Brecker Brothers, Schoenberg and John Scofield, and the debut EP of the project is set to be released later this…

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Events and Activities

Until 30 September - Artists Walk 2021 in Alexandra Park and Palace. A pandemic-friendly, healthy way to take in art produced by local artists outside the traditional gallery space.

Wednesday 29 September - Haringey Welcome event at Karamel restaurant*, 7pm. An evening of food, drink, exciting performances, and inspiring stories!

Wednesday 29 September – Online History Talk: Picture Shows before Cinema, 7.30pm. By Zoom.

Thursday 30 September - Movers and Shakers on Thursdays at Karamel*, 11.30-12pm. Music and movement for babies and toddlers.

Thursday 30 September - Tomorrow's Warriors present Emily Roberts at Karamel*, 8pm. Please book.

Friday 1 October Obafunke Fusion at Karamel*, 8pm. Please book.

Saturday 2 October - Collage Kids present Aunty Sarah: the Mouse on the Moon at Karamel*, 11.30am. Please RSVP.

Saturday 2 October - Zantogola at Karamel*, 8pm. Please book.

Thursday 7 October - Phoebe Rees at Bowes Park Folk Club at Mum's Bistro, 143 Middleton Road N22, 7.45pm.

 

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.

We have always been here: Black, Asian and Minority LGBTQ+ history in Haringey from 1970s to the 1990s, at Bruce Castle Museum from 22 September to 31 October.

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

 

Courses and Activities

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

Free Martial Arts Classes for Women (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) Saturdays in October at Alexandra Park School, 1pm.

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

Finding the Poem Set 1 – Monday evenings starting 13 Sept on zoom, 6.30-9pm. Collage Writing Room course.

Creative Writing Foundation part 1 – Tuesday mornings starting 14 Sept on zoom, 10.30-1pm. Collage Writing Room course.

Life Writing and Memoir – Tuesday mornings starting 14 Sept on zoom, 10.30-1pm. Collage Writing Room course.

Prioritise your Writing! – Wednesday mornings starting 15th Sept 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.

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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