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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Admin commented on Peter Thompson's event The Broadway Supper Club
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Peter Thompson commented on Peter Thompson's event The Broadway Supper Club
"That would be great. How would I do that or is that something you could do for me?"
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Admin replied to Indijana Harper's forum post St Saviour's Court
"The loss of the community hall is a real shame.
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Emma Burridge published events
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Admin replied to Indijana Harper's forum post St Saviour's Court
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Admin commented on Peter Thompson's event The Broadway Supper Club
"Hi Pete, I can't read your poster - would you like to add it as an image inside the post, as well as where it is at present? This version would appear larger. (I know, it is a clumsy system ...)"
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Peter Thompson is going to The Broadway Supper Club
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Peter Thompson posted an event
The Broadway Supper Club is all about providing a wonderful dining  experience, with a relaxed ‘urban bistro’ vibe. This means a well judged and creative menu, which uses the very best seasonal produce and is packed full of big, delicious flavours.…
16 hours ago
Mark Crooks replied to Indijana Harper's forum post St Saviour's Court
"Yes 268 AP Road was the Vicarage, the current owners are friends and confirmed this when they bought it about 16years ago."
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Freya Ingva published events
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Cllr Alessandra Rossetti added a forum post
Haringey is consulting residents on the new Draft Local Implementation Plan (LIP), which sets up how the borought will be achieving the London Mayor’s Transport Strategy goals up to 2041.All London boroughs are required to prepare a Local Implementa…
Cllr Alessandra Rossetti posted an event
A Public Meeting will be held by the Haringey police on Friday 22nd February, it will cover several wards and will be at Hornsey Town Hall between 7pm and 9pm. Is a good opportunity to meet the local team, raise concerns and hear more on what is bei…
Caroline Fletcher is now a member of Alexandra Park Neighbours
Indijana Harper replied to Indijana Harper's forum post St Saviour's Court
"Oh, we were told by our neighboyurs that it was the local parish church - therefore Anglican. 
The springs are all over the side of the hill, which itself is the great morain from a glacier that came to halt here at the end of ice age. Our house sit…"
Ralph Hinton replied to Indijana Harper's forum post St Saviour's Court
"B..M. is Bench Mark and is a surveyed height X feet above sea level. There would have been a line and up arrow incised in the wall which could be used for surveys."
Ralph Hinton replied to Indijana Harper's forum post St Saviour's Court
"I understood that St Saviours was fairly well attended but they needed a significant amount of work doing because of the spring which rises there grounds.  They coudn't afford the work and decided to sell.  It was a catholic church.
I think there wa…"


Haringey consultation on Local Implementation Plan

Haringey is consulting residents on the new Draft Local Implementation Plan (LIP), which sets up how the borought will be achieving the London Mayor’s Transport Strategy goals up to 2041. All London boroughs are required to prepare a Local Implementation Plan outlining their proposals to implement the London Mayor’s Transport Strategy locally. The LIP covers both physical renewal and improvement of the Haringey’s transport infrastructure alongside softer measures to promote behaviour change and…

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Please support PWA at Haringey Civic Centre: 22 January at 6.30pm and 31 January at 7pm

From the newsletter of the Pinkham Way Alliance: Your support through this exhausting journey has been wonderful. There are about to be two key Haringey meetings in quick succession – if you can get to one or both, you know we’ll really appreciate it. First, it's next week, at 6.30pm on Tuesday 22 January. Second, it's the following week, at 7pm on Thursday 31 January. Both are at Wood Green Civic Centre (N22 8ZW). We assume that Haringey Cabinet will ignore the advice of its own Regulatory…

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Household thermal imaging - call in the heat loss detectives...

This winter Muswell Hill Sustainability Group volunteers are offering thermal imaging surveys of local homes.  These show where heat is being lost and can suggest where insulation or draughtproofing will save money on fuel bills and cut carbon emissions.    What’s involved? Surveys take a couple of hours, both outside and inside the home.  They are carried out on winter evenings when outside temperature drops well below the inside temperature.  During the survey we’ll discuss what the camera is…

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Everything, but the Ants

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    The Friends of Alexandra Park have monthly talks in the Winter usually on wild life themes. On Wednesday, 20th February, Haringey's new Conservation Officer, Ed Santry will be giving a talk.

    This coming Wednesday (blowing my own trumpet),…

  • Added By: Stephen Middleton

Hatha Yoga

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    Every Wednesday evening a 90 minute Hatha Yoga class.  Relax and unwind body and mind with a gentle, mindful, hatha yoga practice. Improve flexibility and sense of wellbeing, as you find your breath and release into your body.

    £54 for a 6…

  • Added By: Emma Burridge

Singing for Fun

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    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

Life Drawing Classes

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    Cost £15 (£10 for students) with a glass of wine included!

    This is an opportunity to share a life model, it is not a fully taught session, but some guidance will  be given if requested.

    Janey Hagger will be running the session, she…

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Experience the Art of Tea Leaf Reading

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    A quiet Tea Leaf Reading session is available with a choice of high quality loose leaf teas, just bring your own question.

    For your enjoyment a selection of refreshments is available to be purchased separately.

    Private sessions…

  • Added By: Freya Ingva

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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Talk: Everything, but the Ants - 23 Jan at 7:30pm - Alexandra Park

Launch of new book by local author Stephen Cox - 24 Jan at 6.30pm - Big Green Bookshop

Singing for Fun - 25 Jan from 5-6pm - Alexandra Park Library. A SAPL free event.

Talk: Transport at a time of climate breakdown - 5 Feb at 7.30pm - St Mary's Junior School, Rectory Gardens, N8

Quiz Night: Friends of Albert Road Rec - 8 Feb from 7pm - Albert Road Rec

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The Alexandra Park Neighbours website is run by community volunteers, and we have no funds to pay for the software and other costs, apart from what we get from advertising (see box at top right).
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Regular Activities

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

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

Alexandra Chorus - Wednesdays 7-9pm at Alexandra Park School

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

Make, Play and Prosecco - free drop-in craft and social sessions on Wednesdays 7.30-9.30 at Pavilion Cafe, Albert Road Rec.

Three Reading Groups at Big Green Bookshop - at 7pm on the last Monday in the month, the second Tuesday in the month, and the Short Story group on the first Thursday in the month

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

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…

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