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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Justine replied to Justine's forum post Local rescue cats and kittens needing homes
"I've updated all the photos above to show some of Stokey's current rescue cats needing permanent homes. Please email Stokey with any enquiries as they would love to hear from you! stokeycatsndogs@gmail.com
Stokey Cats and Dogs also urgently need mor…"
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Jesse updated their profile
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Cllr Alessandra Rossetti added a forum post
Hi all, this has just being published and contains important information about incoming EU Elections for British nationals and EU residents living in Haringey:https://www.haringey.gov.uk/news/important-information-about-europe...;
Friday
Admin added a forum post
At the climate protest on Tuesday, neighbour Lucy Craig was arrested and taken to Kingston-on-Thames police station, later being set free at one in the morning! Luckily her daughter turned up to take her home. Here she is on Sky News with her grandc…
Friday
Admin added a forum post
Over 50 people played dead on Muswell Hill’s St James Square last Saturday 13th April, to the sounds of a tolling bell and sombre music composed for the occasion. This symbolic action called on the Government to declare a Climate Emergency, and hera…
Thursday
Jill Brice replied to Jill Brice's forum post Dog Boarder Wanted
"Hello Indijana
Did you receive my private message?
Jill
 
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Wednesday
Jill Brice replied to Jill Brice's forum post Dog Boarder Wanted
"Hello Lucy. Did you receive my PM?
Jill
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Wednesday
Anne Hutchings posted an event
Beethoven - Missa SolemnisIn our biggest concert of the year, Fortismere Community Choir and Symphony Orchestra come together to perform Beethoven’s glorious Missa Solemnis. A major work of the western classical canon, this is our most daring and am…
Wednesday
Jill Brice replied to Jill Brice's forum post Dog Boarder Wanted
"Thank you.  I've private messaged you."
Apr 15
Jill Brice replied to Jill Brice's forum post Dog Boarder Wanted
"Thank you.  I've sent you a private message.
Jill"
Apr 15
Annabel Gregory replied to Cllr Alessandra Rossetti's forum post Shuttle Buses to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
"Do you have an idea of roughly how many buses there were, Rachel?
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Apr 14
Annabel Gregory replied to Cathy Daniels's forum post haberdashery
"So glad they are still operating! They had such an amazing range of stock. Thanks for the details."
Apr 14
Lucy Craig replied to Jill Brice's forum post Dog Boarder Wanted
"Certainly interested, Jill.  Miss our old lurcher terribly (the beautiful Luka) but no longer want the full-time responsibilty of a dog at our age.  Very happy however, to take on a couple of weeks.  We live opposite the AP Library.
Lucy Craig"
Apr 14
Cathy Daniels added a forum post
The Cloth Shop which used to operate in the Wood Green covered market has gone on line.  They are operating from their Facebook page and on eBay. They are trading as theclothshoplondon and their phone number is 02088886000.  They are as friendly and…
Apr 14
Rachel Taylor replied to Cllr Alessandra Rossetti's forum post Shuttle Buses to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
"The shuttle buses yesterday(13th April) were causing a tailback and congestion all the way back to Palace Gates Rd and Crescent Rd. The traffic lights for the works on Station Rd also added delays and congestion. I do not think the size and number o…"
Apr 14
Indijana Harper replied to Jill Brice's forum post Dog Boarder Wanted
"We will be home most of August but not in June and July. Had dogs in the past and would be happy to baby sit one. "
Apr 14
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Die-In on Muswell Hill Broadway in the Ham&High

Over 50 people played dead on Muswell Hill’s St James Square last Saturday 13th April, to the sounds of a tolling bell and sombre music composed for the occasion. This symbolic action called on the Government to declare a Climate Emergency, and heralded the Climate Rebellion taking place this week in central London. The Ham&High has more details: https://www.hamhigh.co.uk/news/environment/die-in-in-muswell-hill-broadway-highlights-global-warming-impact-1-6002669 Further details on the Muswell…

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Events

Singing for Fun

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    Singing
    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

The Mantic Muddlers at Bowes Park Folk Club

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    A soundscape that pays tribute to the rich history of Roots music, while pushing forward into new territory. Songs that walk a tightrope between fiction and reality played on searing violin,…

  • Added By: Anne Heagney

Pascha of Romiosini musical performance

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    Pascha of Romiosini orginated from the time when Byzantium was the eastern part of the Roman Empire. The performance which will be given on Sunday 5th May and entitled "The Pascha of Romiosini" entails songs from the different musical cultures of…

  • Added By: soulla Katsiani

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 provided.

  • Added By: Supporters APL

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 provided.

  • Added By: Supporters APL

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Events Calendar

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AC's Singing Workshop for Men - 25 April at 8pm - Owen's Cafe, Alexandra Park Road

Singing for Fun - 26 Apr from 5-6pm - Alexandra Park Library

Mustard Events Pop-up Dinner - 26 and 27 Apr at 8pm - Knidos Bar & Grill, 4 Cheapside Fortis Green, N2 9HP

Talk: Preserving our rare Local Hedgehogs -  30 April from 5-6pm - Alexandra Park Library

The Mantic Muddlers at Bowes Park Folk Club - 2 May at 8pm - Mum's Bistro, 143 Myddleton Road, Bowes Park N22

Pascha of Romiosini musical performance - 5 May at 6.30pm - Gracepoint Theatre, Islington

Zero Market N22 - 1 June - Heartlands High School

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Regular Activities

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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

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

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

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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