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 published events
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Isha added a forum post
The opening times and contact details for Haringey pharmacies open over the August bank holiday are located on the Haringey CCG website. We've also included opening times for some pharmacies located in neighbouring boroughs for residents who live on…
yesterday
Wild Wolf ESU is now a member of Alexandra Park Neighbours
yesterday
Susie Holden posted a photo
yesterday
Supporters APL published events
yesterday
Supporters APL is going to Singing for Fun
yesterday
Sureka Fernando commented on Sureka Fernando's event Salsa Wednesdays in North London
"SALSA WITH SUREKA - EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT!

Just a reminder that the deadline is TOMORROW to get your Early Bird Discount for our Autumn Term Salsa Course!

Get 14 weeks for just £95 if you book by 21 August

Course Dates: 4 Sept - 11 Dec (no class on…"
Tuesday
Susie Holden replied to Annabel Gregory's forum post The Abolition of Alexandra Ward – why it is proposed by the Local Government Boundary Commission, and ways of responding
"51 responses from Alexandra is excellent - if you find out anything else-please post. V encouraging that the nonsense plans for Harringay have been dropped. "
Tuesday
Annabel Gregory replied to Annabel Gregory's forum post The Abolition of Alexandra Ward – why it is proposed by the Local Government Boundary Commission, and ways of responding
"Apparently there were 51 responses from Alexandra ward, or 20% of the total Haringey responses (258). Well done Alexandra ! 
Fully 64% of responses were from Harringay ward (so only 16% from the rest of the borough), and it looks like the proposals…"
Tuesday
Stephen Middleton posted photos
Monday
Annabel Gregory replied to Tessa Thomas's forum post Fete follow-up
"Yes, curious, I must say I didn't see a great many upside-down people ...
Thanks Tessa. I was surprised so many people turned up, given the dire forecast!"
Monday
Tessa Thomas added a forum post
Despite its various curses, the Palace clearly has the good spirits shine on it at times - and never more surprisingly than on Saturday's great fete, sandwiched as the sunny day was between two dull and dire ones. Despite its various curses, the Pal…
Sunday
Tessa Thomas replied to Admin's forum post The Great Fete in Alexandra Park
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Sunday
Anne Heagney published events
Sunday
Anne Hutchings posted an event
Come and sing Vivaldi's Gloria on Saturday 7th September at St Andrew's Church, Alexandra Park Road, N10 2DD. All welcome!  The day is £5 for non-members. So we know how many to expect, please book your space at fortismeremusiccentre.co.uk.  Schedul…
Sunday
Admin added a blog post
The slope in front of the Palace was full of people on Saturday, including lots and lots of babies !

 
Lots of Kids' activities under the trees; making ladybird crowns:

 
Re-designing the Park (see Stephen's picture in the Gallery of the designs d…
Sunday
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Forum

Opening times for Haringey pharmacies over August bank holiday

The opening times and contact details for Haringey pharmacies open over the August bank holiday are located on the Haringey CCG website. We've also included opening times for some pharmacies located in neighbouring boroughs for residents who live on the Haringey borders.For more information about pharmacies and their services, as well as help to locate a local pharmacy, please see the Pharmacy Services NHS Choices webpage. Don't forget if you urgently need medical help or advice, but it's not a…

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Fete follow-up

Despite its various curses, the Palace clearly has the good spirits shine on it at times - and never more surprisingly than on Saturday's great fete, sandwiched as the sunny day was between two dull and dire ones. Despite its various curses, the Palace clearly has the good spirits shine on it at times. I don't remember people sitting upside down though - and will post more pics when I've worked out how the scene has been inverted!

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Great news from Tim - new book shop opening in Wood Green

Hi everyone, I, Tim am writing this from inside our brand new shop after picking up the keys today. I’m excited, but I’m hiding it well. Okay, both of those are lies. I’m not in the shop right now (as we don’t have anything in it just yet) and I’m really not hiding how exciting this is.So, here are the headlines: 1 – We have the keys to a new shop in our new home in the Blue House Yard in Wood Green! 2 – We’ll be opening on Tuesday next week. We’re going to do an official launch soon, but…

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1 Reply · Reply by Annabel Gregory Aug 16

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…

  • Added By: Supporters APL

Talkies' Outdoor Cinema - The Jungle Book (2016)

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    Talkies Community Cinema presents once more its annual picnic in the park in the dark - this year with the 2016 version of The Jungle Book from Disney Studios. 

    Film critic Peter Bradshaw (Guardian) writes about…

  • Added By: David Williamson

Palmers Green Community Festival 2019

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    Join us for a day out on Sunday 1st September from noon until 7pm.  

    The Palmers Green Festival takes place every year in Broomfield Park, N13. It is not-for-profit and organised by local volunteers.…

  • Added By: karl brown

Golf Course Allotments Annual Show and NGS Open Day

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    Golf Course Allotments (next to Alexandra Park School) is having its annual show and NGS Open Day on Sunday Sept. 1st between 1-4.30pm (entrance in Winton Avenue). There will be delicious tea and cakes, plants and produce for sale, and you can…

  • Added By: Annabel Gregory

Join AC to sing | learn | perform

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    Hello! hello!

    AC will be resuming for its season 2019-2020 on Wednesday 4 September, 7-9pm, at the music room MP3 in Alexandra Park School (Rhodes Avenue's entrance, only) starting our new programme with some beautiful…

  • Added By: Veronica Royet-Chacon

MacQueen and Friends at Bowes Park Folk Club

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    Julian MacQueen, daughter, Georgia MacQueen Black, and friends bring us country-flavoured local music in a global world. Bounds Green tube (Piccadilly Line) - 10 minutes' walk Bowes Park overground station - 1 minute's walk £6 entry Come early…

  • Added By: Anne Heagney

Zero Market N22

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    We will be back on Saturday, September 7th from 11am-4pm with a variety of stalls which will include fresh produce, street foods, arts & crafts and refills. Keep an eye on this event page for updates and a complete list of stalls more near…

  • Added By: Ana Remigio
  • Tags: zero waste market, farmers market, saturday market

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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Safer Neighbourhoods Team (Police) - next drop-in surgeries are shown at the bottom of this page.

Singing for Fun - 30 Aug from 5-6pm - Alexandra Park Library

Talkies' Outdoor Cinema: The Jungle Book 2016 - 30 Aug at 7.30pm - Broomfield Park, on the old bowling green.

Palmers Green Community Festival - 1 Sept from 12-7pm - Broomfield Park N13.

Golf Course Allotments Annual Show and NGS Open Day - 1 Sept from 1-4.30pm - Golf Course Allotments, corner of Winton Avenue and Blake Road

Join Alexandra Chorus to sing/learn/perform - Wednesday evenings starting 4 Sept from 7-9pm - Alexandra Park School, MP3 music room

Macqueen and Friends at Bowes Park Folk Club - 5 Sept at 7.45pm - Mum's Bistro, 143 Myddleton Rd, Bowes Park N22

Zero Market N22 - 7 Sept from 11-4pm - will from now onwards be located in Blue House Yard, River Park Rd, off Station Road (near Wood Green station)

Come and Sing Vivaldi's Gloria - 7 Sept from 2-7pm - St. Andrew's Church, Alexandra Park Road N10

XR North London Uprising - 7-8th Sept - Ducketts Common (Turnpike Lane) and Downhills Park

Four 6-week creative writing courses from Haringey Literature Live - starting Sept and Oct - the Writing Room, Floor 3 Wood Green Works, 40 Cumberland Rd N22.

Singers' Night at Bowes Park Folk Club - 3 Oct at 7.45pm - Mum's Bistro, 143 Myddleton Rd, Bowes Park N22

 

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Regular Activities

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

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

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

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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