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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Latest Activity on the site

Lucy Nabijou posted an event

Apr 17, 2024 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Karamel Restaurant/McQueens Theatre, 4 Coburg Road, N22

yesterday
Suzanne Kelly posted an event

May 4, 2024 from 12:30am to 12:30pm

2 Hazelwood Lane, Palmers Green N13 5EX

Friday
Admin replied to Admin's forum post Consultation on shaping the Grove in Alexandra Park
"I've just checked and this consultation is ONGOING so there is still time to take part. Also, the family day planned for 5th April has been postponed to the summer."
Friday
Supporters of APL posted a
Join Supporters of Alexandra Park Library at the Annual General Meeting to understand how the community can promote, protect and utilize local libraries. Supporters of Alexandra Park LibraryAnnual General Meeting12 April 20245 pm at Alexandra Park…
Thursday
Supporters of APL posted an event

Apr 12, 2024 from 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Alexandra Park Library

Thursday
Rachael Booth posted an event

Apr 20, 2024 from 10:30am to 5:00pm

St James Square, Muswell Hill, London, N10 3HS

Wednesday
Suzanne Kelly posted an event

Apr 27, 2024 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

2 Hazelwood Lane, Palmers Green N13 5EX

Wednesday
Admin posted a
Due to speed table installation and surfacing works, there will be a temporary road closure of Durnsford Road starting on Wednesday 10 April, and concluding on Friday, 12 April, operating between the hours of 9:30am-3pm on each of the three days.…
Wednesday
Collage Arts posted an event

Apr 18, 2024 from 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Karamel, 4 Coburg Road N22 6UJ

Apr 9
Kathryn Dean posted an event

Apr 17, 2024 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Hornsey Parish Church Hall, Cranley Gardens, N10 3AH

Apr 9
Collage Arts posted an event

Apr 13, 2024 at 7:00pm to Apr 14, 2024 at 12:00am

Karamel, 4 Coburg Road N22 6UJ

Apr 9
Collage Arts posted an event

Apr 13, 2024 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Karamel, 4 Coburg Road N22 6UJ

Apr 9
Lucy Nabijou posted a
How can we reclaim a city of affordable and inclusive housing?Join Haringey Welcome for a debate on homelessness and housing in the capital.6pm Wednesday 17 April @ Karamel/McQueens Theatre, Coburg Road, Wood Green N22With expert speakers from:The…
Apr 7
Fortismere Music Centre posted an event

Apr 27, 2024 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

St Andrew's Church, Alexandra Park Road, N10 2DD

Apr 7
Ado posted a
Broomfield Park - various plants sales in April. Details at:  https://www.fobp.uk/conservatory.php
Apr 5
Suzanne Kelly posted an event

Apr 20, 2024 from 10:30am to 12:00pm

2 Hazelwood Lane, Palmers Green N13 5EX

Apr 4
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We need to continue to support Alexandra Park Library

Join Supporters of Alexandra Park Library at the Annual General Meeting to understand how the community can promote, protect and utilize local libraries. Supporters of Alexandra Park LibraryAnnual General Meeting12 April 20245 pm at Alexandra Park LibraryPiano Recital and Refreshments to immediately followThe Supporters of Alexandra Park Library (SAPL) are local people interested in supporting the library and raising its profile in the community. It supports groups using the library, the…

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Durnsford Road TEMPORARY CLOSURE Wednesday 10th to Friday 12 April

Due to speed table installation and surfacing works, there will be a temporary road closure of Durnsford Road starting on Wednesday 10 April, and concluding on Friday, 12 April, operating between the hours of 9:30am-3pm on each of the three days. Diversion signs should be in place during the closure hours which can be followed, or you may wish to use your own alternative routes if you are making any journeys through the area during this period. The 102 and 299 buses will still be running to…

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Is London Dying? London Assembly election 2024 hustings

How can we reclaim a city of affordable and inclusive housing?Join Haringey Welcome for a debate on homelessness and housing in the capital.6pm Wednesday 17 April @ Karamel/McQueens Theatre, Coburg Road, Wood Green N22With expert speakers from:The Museum of HomelessnessLondon Renters Union - Haringey branchMigrants Organise housing campaignPlus London Assembly candidates:Cllr Benali Hamdache (Greens)Joanne McCartney AM (Lab)Guy Russo (Lib Dem)Free entry but must register on Eventbrite here for…

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Events and Activities


from 13 April 2024

 

Plant sales in April at Broomfield Park.


April Jazz every Thursday evening at Karamel, 4 Coburg Road, Wood Green.

Saturday 13 April – Learn how to do scrappy patchwork at Stitch crafts, 2 Hazelwood Lane Palmers Green, 1.30-3pm.

Saturday 13 April – Collage Kids presents: Old McDonald and the Three Pigs Plus at Karamel, 4 Coburg Road Wood Green, 2-4pm.

Saturday 13 April – London Vegan Mixer at Karamel, Coburg Road Wood Green, from 7pm.

Wednesday 17 April – Movement and Ease: Alexander Technique with Tanya at CUFOS, Top of the Avenue N10 2QE, 11-12pm.

Wednesday 17 April – Talk/discussion: Seniors: Lively up yourselves! at Hornsey Parish Church Hall, Cranley Gardens (bottom) N10.

Wednesday 17 April – Is London Dying? London Assembly Election Hustings at Karamel/McQueens Theatre, Coburg Road Wood Green, 6.30-9pm.

Thursday 18 April to 2 May – Your Community Choir needs You! Try some taster sessions at Bounds Green School (upstairs hall), 6.45pm. Bowes Park Community Choir rehearses every Thursday, 7.15pm.

Thursday 18 April – Learn to use a sewing machine at Stitch crafts, 2 Hazelwood Lane Palmers Green, 7-9pm.

Thursday 18 April – Kaiyo 3 with Helena Kay at Karamel, 4 Coburg Road Wood Green.

Saturday 20 April – Sewing machine confiedence-boosting workshop at 2 Hazelwood Lane Palmers Green, 10.30-12pm.

Saturday 20 April – Patchwork workshop: learn to sew a Dresden plate at Stitch crafts, 2 Hazelwood Lane Palmers Green, 10.30-2.30pm.

Saturday 20 April – Muswell Hill Creatives Spring Makers Fair at St. James Square Muswell Hill, 10.30-5pm.

Sunday 21 April – Geekstraveganza: regular boardgame meetup on the third Sunday of every month at Karamel, 4 Coburg Road, Wood Green, 1-6pm.

Sunday 21 April – Crows at Bowes Park Folk Club, Shaftesbury Hall, N11 2QN, 2.30-5pm.

Saturday 27 April – Granny Squares workshop at 2 Hazelwood Lane Palmers Green, 1-3pm.

Saturday 27 April – Fortismere Community Choir and Orchestra Concert – All-Mozart Programme, at St. Andrew’s Church, Alexandra Park Road N10 (corner of Windermere Road).

Saturday 4 May – Introduction to blackwork embroidery at Stitch crafts, 2 Hazelwood Lane Palmers Green, 10.30-12.30pm.

Saturday 4 May – Learn to make a crochet basket at 2 Hazelwood Lane Palmers Green, 10.30-12.30pm.

Saturday 11 May – Puppet making workshp at Stitch crafts, 2 Hazelwood Lane Palmers Green, 12-3pm. 

Ongoing courses and activities

Geekstravaganza – regular boardgame meetup on the third Sunday of every month at Karamel, 4 Coburg Road, Wood Green, 1-6pm.

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.

Zumba and fitness classes – Zumba is on Wednesday evenings, 7-7.50pm. All classes are at Bounds Green Bowls and Tennis Club, Goring road N11.

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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