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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Annabel Gregory commented on Grant Gahagan's event Haringey Living Streets - First Public Meeting
"Great, thanks, Grant."
9 hours ago
Grant Gahagan commented on Grant Gahagan's event Haringey Living Streets - First Public Meeting
"Hi Annabel. I understand the organisers are hoping to film it. I'm happy to feed back afterwards, otherwise there will be future meetings!"
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Sheila Holloway is now a member of Alexandra Park Neighbours
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Veronica Royet-Chacon posted an event
2 hours to experience singing in a choir with Veronica and Jerome's unique approach!It's a one off!We want to give a chance to men who’d like to try a choir but never have had the opportunity to,  to have a good time singing! £10 per person: you can…
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Stephen Brice added a forum post
Barnet Furniture Centre, your local furniture reuse charity, has reductions all over the warehouse.This will last at least until 29th March.All sorts of bargains - so very unlikely you'll leave the Centre 'with no deal'.Brigid and the team look forw…
Thursday
Annabel Gregory commented on Grant Gahagan's event Haringey Living Streets - First Public Meeting
"Really sad I can't get to this meeting - if anyone could record the talk (audio or video) - or indeed all of it - I would be very grateful."
Wednesday
Annabel Gregory commented on Admin's event All welcome! APN gathering at the Maid of Muswell pub, Wednesday 20 March from 7.30pm
"Good thinking! Will check what I have got - may be able to bring some morning glory, at least."
Wednesday
Grant Gahagan posted an event
 First public meeting of the Haringey Living Streets Group, more details and register for the event here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/haringey-living-streets-public-meeti...
Wednesday
Nancy Rossi added a forum post
I am recommending Filippo Sciabetta -- he did my boiler maintenance in October, efficient and low cost.Yesterday I called for a difficult problem with cold water in bathroom---thought it was the taps but he checked everything and said it was a syste…
Wednesday
Alex King and Annabel Gregory are going to All welcome! APN gathering at the Maid of Muswell pub, Wednesday 20 March from 7.30pm
Wednesday
Admin’s event was featured
Time for another chance to meet up with neighbours and have a chat over a pint. This time we thought we'd gather at another excellent local, the Maid of Muswell on Alexandra Park Road. All welcome!
Wednesday
Susie Holden commented on Admin's event All welcome! APN gathering at the Maid of Muswell pub, Wednesday 20 March from 7.30pm
"What a great idea! I've got some cardoon seeds to share and probably more if I had a look. See you this evening Wendy."
Wednesday
Wendy Beauchamp-Ward commented on Admin's event All welcome! APN gathering at the Maid of Muswell pub, Wednesday 20 March from 7.30pm
"Would anyone like to bring seeds and do a seed swap at the meeting?"
Wednesday
Wendy Beauchamp-Ward might be going to All welcome! APN gathering at the Maid of Muswell pub, Wednesday 20 March from 7.30pm
Wednesday
Susie Holden liked North Middlesex Cricket Club's event Girls Cricket Practice
Wednesday
North Middlesex Cricket Club posted an event
North Midd's girls teams continue to grow after a successful 2018, and run indoor practices over the winter. In 2019 the girls teams will have their practices at North Midd's ground on Sunday mornings from 9.0am to 10.20am starting on 14th April (bu…
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BARNET FURNITURE CENTRE - REDUCTIONS UNTIL BREXIT (???) DAY!

Barnet Furniture Centre, your local furniture reuse charity, has reductions all over the warehouse. This will last at least until 29th March. All sorts of bargains - so very unlikely you'll leave the Centre 'with no deal'. Brigid and the team look forward to seeing you.   Here's a link to our FB page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/barnetfurniturecentre/posts/   Opening Hours: 9am - 5pm Monday - Saturday. 4, Queen's Parade Close, N11 3FY (near the top of Colney Hatch Lane in Friern Barnet) Tel:…

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good plumber

I am recommending Filippo Sciabetta -- he did my boiler maintenance in October, efficient and low cost. Yesterday I called for a difficult problem with cold water in bathroom---thought it was the taps but he checked everything and said it was a system problem, maybe an old blockage or old pipes ... somewhere...? It took persistence and imagination to diagnose and rectify it;  am very glad with his work which avoided major disruption of floors, ceilings, loft, etc.  Excellent.  Phone 07931 849…

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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

Zoe Wren at Bowes Park Folk Club

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    A gifted songwriter and exceptional singer, Zoё Wren brings a welcome perspective and impressive originality to traditionally-inspired music.…

  • Added By: Anne Heagney

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Events Calendar

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Muswell Hill Creatives Spring Market - 23 Mar from 10.30-4.30pm - St. James Square (outside Planet Organic), Muswell Hill

Spring Craft and Gift Event - 23 Mar from 12.30-4.30pm - Union Church Community Centre, Weston Park Crouch End

Crouch End Extinction Rebellion Street Party - 24 Mar from 12-4pm - Crouch End Broadway

Haringey Living Streets: First Public Meeting - 24 Mar from 7-8.30pm - The Green Rooms, Station Road N22

Haringey Welcome event: Bringing our Community Together to resist the Hostile Environment policy - 26 Mar from 7-9pm - the Engine Room, Hale Village N17 9FU

Talk: Swift Conservation Trust - 28 Mar from 7:30pm, Alexandra Park N10

Singing for Fun - 29 Mar from 5-6pm - Alexandra Park Library

Free 'Introduction to Cricket for Children' session - 30 Mar from 11.45-1.15pm - Hornsey School for Girls, Inderwick Rd, Crouch End

Spring Seed Swap Festival - 30 Mar from 12-4pm - Living Under One Sun Cafe, Down Lane Park, Park View Road N17 9EX

Zoe Wren at Bowes Park Folk Club - 4 Apr at 8pm - Mum's Bistro, 143 Myddleton Road, Bowes Park N22

Universal Credit Workshop - 9 Apr from 2-4pm - The Community Hub, 8 Caxton Road, N22 6TB

Talk: The Other N4: Islington's Stroud Green and Finsbury Park - 10 Apr at 8pm - Union Church Hall, Corner of Ferme Park Road and Weston Park N8. Organised by Hornsey Historical Society.

Talk: A Spring in your Step - 11 Apr at 7.30pm - North Bank, Pages Lane N10.

Talk: Preserving our rare Local Hedgehogs - 12 April from 5-6pm - Alexandra Park Library

Girls' Cricket Practice - 14 April from 9-10.20am - North Middlesex Cricket Club, Park Road N8

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

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

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Regular Activities

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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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