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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Ben Rometsch posted a
There has finally been some movement within Haringey council! We are to meet with Councillor Mike Hakata, Cabinet Member for Climate Action, Environment, and Transport, next Tuesday 23rd of July. Mike wrote to us last week with the following…
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Antonio Favata posted an event

Sep 21, 2024 from 7:00pm to 11:55pm

Karamel Club, 4 Coburg Road

Tuesday
Nancy Rossi is going to NEW DATE Alexandra Park Neighbours summer gathering at the Triangle MONDAY 15 July
Monday
Fortismere Music Centre posted an event

Jul 13, 2024 from 4:00am to 4:00pm

Fortismere Music Centre, Fortismere School

Jul 11
Nancy Rossi posted a
My old black-and-red tiles leading to the garden need relaying.  Any suggestions?Thanks. Nancy
Jul 11
Alex King posted an event

Jul 13, 2024 from 11:00am to 1:00pm

Crescent Rise/Albert Road roundabout

Jul 10
Fed R posted an event

Sep 12, 2024 at 7:30pm to Oct 17, 2024 at 7:30pm

Alexandra Park School

Jul 10
Cllr Alessandra Rossetti replied to Cllr Alessandra Rossetti's forum post Council to consult on a proposed Zebra Crossing on Palace Gates Road, N22
"We now also have a link on the Haringey website for the online survey: https://online1.snapsurveys.com/interview/14dffdf1-56d0-409e-856e-3...
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Jul 10
Collage Arts posted an event

Jul 18, 2024 from 8:00am to 10:00am

Karamel N22, 4 coburg road, N22 6UJ

Jul 9
Collage Arts posted an event

Jul 11, 2024 from 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Karamel N22, 4 coburg road, N22 6UJ

Jul 9
Collage Arts posted a
Thursday Night Jazz!8PM START!£5 (advance), £10 OTDhttps://www.musicglue.com/karamel/Venue: 4 Coburg Road, Wood Green, N22 6UJ  Thurs 11th July: zerOclassikal - Free Flow ClassikalLine-up: this time with Sulekh Ruparell, Alexander Dmochowski and…
Jul 9
Alex King posted a
The south slope in the park now has been fenced off now, so if you want to go north/south through the park you have to head for the Alexandra Park Garden centre end, or the path below the rose-garden slope and the golf course. Alexandra Park Way and…
Jul 8
Suzanne Kelly posted an event

Aug 3, 2024 from 10:30am to 2:30pm

Arbeit Studio & Gallery Space, Rear of 310 Green Lanes, London N13 5TT

Jul 8
Suzanne Kelly posted an event

Jul 20, 2024 from 11:00am to 12:30pm

Pearsons Department Store, Ground Floor, cards and gift wrap department near the escalators, Enfield, EN2 6LJ

Jul 8
Suzanne Kelly posted an event

Jul 10, 2024 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The Fox Pub, 413 Green Lanes, N13 4JD

Jul 8
Suzanne Kelly posted an event

Jul 13, 2024 from 10:30am to 10:30pm

Ruth Winston Centre, 190 Green Lanes, Palmers Green, N13 5UE

Jul 8
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Healthy Streets Alexandra - we need your input!

There has finally been some movement within Haringey council! We are to meet with Councillor Mike Hakata, Cabinet Member for Climate Action, Environment, and Transport, next Tuesday 23rd of July. Mike wrote to us last week with the following message:We know of course that you know the area better than anyone and that residents and community groups have raised a number of transport issues already. We want to hear your ideas on how we can improve transport in Alexandra. What would make the buses…

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July Jazz at Karamel!

Thursday Night Jazz!8PM START!£5 (advance), £10 OTDhttps://www.musicglue.com/karamel/Venue: 4 Coburg Road, Wood Green, N22 6UJ  Thurs 11th July: zerOclassikal - Free Flow ClassikalLine-up: this time with Sulekh Ruparell, Alexander Dmochowski and Boris Latinov as part of the lineup Thurs 18th July: Kaiyo 3 with Karen SharpLine-up: Karen Sharp (sax), Simon Purcell (piano), Amy Baldwin (bass), Mark Taylor (drums). Thurs 25th July: Tomorrow's Warriors Junior BandLine-up: Tomorrow's Warriors Junior…

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Events and Activities


July 2024

July Jazz at Karamel - every Thursday evening at Karamel, 4 Coburg Road N22, 8pm. 

Saturday 6 July – Student Piano Recital at Alexandra Park Library, 3-4.45pm.

Saturday 6 July – Fortismere Community Symphony Orchestra concert at St. Andrew’s Church, Alexandra Park Road N10 2DD (corner of Windermere road), 7pm.

Sunday 7 July – GeekstraVEGANza at Karamel, 4 Coburg Road N22, 1-7pm.

Sunday 7 July – Railway Cottages – gardens open for charity in Dorset Road (near Ally Pally station), 2-5.30pm.

Sunday 7 July – Music in the Gardens at Muswell Hill Methodist Church, 2-5pm.

Sunday 7 July – Palace Band in the Grove in Alexandra Park, 2-3pm.

Thursday 11 July – Singers’ Night/open mic at Mum’s Bistro, 143 Myddleton Road, 7.45pm.

Thursday 11 July – BPCC Choir Summer Concert: Joyful Joyful! At Alexandra Park School, 7.45-9.15pm.

Saturday 13 July – Lunchtime Concert St. Andrew’s Church, Alexandra Park Road N10 (corner of Windermere Road), 1pm. V&J Ensemble.

Sunday 14 July – Music in the Gardens at Muswell Hill Methodist Church, 2-5pm.

Monday 15 July – Alexandra Park Neighbours Summer Gathering at the Triangle, 7.30-9.30pm. NB change of date - the previous one was the same night as the Euros semi-finals!

Tuesday 16 July - TreeHouse School Summer Art Exhibition at TreeHouse School, Woodside Avenue, N10 3JA, 4-7pm.

Wednesday 17 July – Talk: Inspiring Women of Crouch End at Hornsey Parish Church Hall, Cranley Gardens, N10 3AH, 1.30-3pm.

Sunday 21 July – Music in the Gardens at Muswell Hill Methodist Church, 2-5pm.

Sunday 28 July – Music in the Gardens at Muswell Hill Methodist Church, 2-5pm.


Ongoing courses and activities

Movement and Ease: Alexander Technique with Tanya every Wednesday morning at CUFOS, Top of the Avenue N10, 11-11.55am.

Geekstraveganza – regular boardgame meetup on the FIRST Sunday of every month at Karamel, 4 Coburg Road, Wood Green, 1-6pm. NB change of date.

After School Sewing Club on Fridays at Stitch crafts, 2 Hazelwood Lane Palmers Green, 4.30-6pm. Term time.

Em Power fitness classes – Monday, Thursday and Friday mornings in OR Tambo Rec, 9-9.30am (term time only). The main focus is on core and legs.

Bowes Park Community Choir - Thursday evenings during term time at Bounds Green School, 7.15-9.15pm.

Life drawing sessions – alternate Saturday mornings at Rhodes Avenue Primary School, 10-12pm.

Salsa Wednesdays – Wednesday evenings at Bounds Green School, Bounds Green Road N11 2QG, 7-8pm. 

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.

Enjoy your painting – Thursdays at CUFOS Community Centre (the old railway station), Top of The Avenue N10, 10-12.30pm or 1.30-4pm.

 

All Good Bookshop has many regular events - book groups of course, also music, writing, yoga - and special events .... at 35 Turunpike Lane.

Many Music and Art events are held at Karamel, including Collage Kids performance events on Saturday mornings at 11.30am. At 4 Coburg Road, Wood Green N22 6UJ.

 

 

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A team from Lotus descended on some garages behind Alexandra Park Road yesterday with a little modified Austin 7, which turned out to be a replica of the original Lotus Mark 1. They were celebrating 75 years since it was built by Colin Chapman in one of these same garages, owned by his girlfriend's parents. Their son and daughter are pictured, about to set off on a repeat of its…

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Yesterday afternoon I went to the Estorick Collection in Canonbury Square, just a few minutes walk from Highbury and Islington station. It is a lovely place to visit and has six galleries over three floors plus a cafe with tables in a quiet garden area. The Estorick Collection is housed in a Grade II listed Georgian townhouse overlooking Canonbury Square, and it opened in 1998 with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund. There…

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Wood Green Hopping Brew Day


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Hops ready to be picked for the Wood Green Hopping Brew Day at the Goodness Brewery, this afternoon, Sunday18 September.

Local growers contribute their hops, which are picked only shortly before brew day because the 'green hopped' pale ale is brewed while the hops are still fresh. Dried hops are used for most other ales, lagers and beers. The hop plant is…

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Friday nite at the ArtsFest - intriguing cabaret


Yesterday evening at the All Good Bookshop - artists making evocative sounds with strange instruments, film, poetry and story-telling. The idea - described by our MC and theremin (what?) player - came from the outrageous Cabaret Voltaire: Zurich 1916, where artists got together to work out what they should still say while the world burned in the First World War. The question remains relevant.

The acts used projections, music and words in various combinations which are not easy to…

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