Welcome to the latest news from Alexandra Park Neighbours 2 October 2021
Discussions and Snippets
Stephen comments on the proposed Bounds Green LTN.
There is praise for the recent Haringey Welcome event, with a pic of the performance by LegalAliens Theatre.
Stephen mentions a consultation (now finished) for new flats near Woodridings Court.
There are further discussions around traffic and pavement parking, and a visual reminder of the lack of space for active travellers.
Haringey Council has partnered with Streets for Trees to make it easier for people to sponsor trees in their streets or local parks.
There was a good turnout for the family-friendly Big Walk and Bike Ride last weekend.
We have a picture of fabulous giant sunflowers on Muswell Road.
Giuseppe puts out a call for other licensed ham radio operators in the area – do get in touch!
Debra is looking for a builder to do some pointing, as well a metal fabricator to make a handrail and posts.
Some suggestions for installers of loft insulation.
Spotted on Victoria Road, a blue two-seater sofa, free to whoever wants it.
Events, Exhibitions and Courses
Thursday 7 October - Phoebe Rees at Bowes Park Folk Club at Mum's Bistro, 143 Middleton Road N22, 7.45pm.
Thursday 7 October - Pigfoot at Karamel*, 8pm. Please book.
Friday 8 October – Rio Kai and guests at Karamel*, 8pm. Please book.
Saturday 9 October – the Rooftop Sessions final episode at Karamel*, 8pm. Please book.
Tuesday 12 October – Enfield and Haringey COP26 Hub Online Launch event, 7.30pm, via Zoom.
Thursday 14 October - The Jon Onabowu Trio at Karamel*, 8pm. Please book.
Friday 15 October – Ann Liebeck: Locked Down Sonnets CD Launch, at Karamel*, 8pm. Please book.
Friday 5 November - School strikes for climate action across UK and rest of the world.
Saturday 6 November - Haringey Climate Rally at Crescent Gardens N22 (opposite Haringey Civic Centre), 11am.
Until 30 September - Artists Walk 2021 in Alexandra Park and Palace. A pandemic-friendly, healthy way to take in art produced by local artists outside the traditional gallery space.
Weaving Tales of Resilience at Bruce Castle Museum from 22 September to 26 February 2022. How diverse communities in Tottenham pulled together the community threads of resilience; created from textiles and film media.
We have always been here: Black, Asian and Minority LGBTQ+ history in Haringey from 1970s to the 1990s, at Bruce Castle Museum from 22 September to 31 October.
Sisters, Sirens and Saints – imagining the women of Beatrice Offor, at Bruce Castle Museum, from 22 September – 23 December.
Courses and Activities
Movers and Shakers - Thursdays at Karamel*, 11.30-12pm. Music and movement for babies and toddlers.
Free Martial Arts Classes for Women (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) Saturdays in October at Alexandra Park School, 1pm.
Salsa with Sureka – live course on Wednesday evenings starting 27 Oct at Bounds Green School, Bounds Green Road N11 2QG, 7-8pm.
Finding the Poem Set 1 – Monday evenings starting 13 Sept on zoom, 6.30-9pm. Collage Writing Room course.
Creative Writing Foundation part 1 – Tuesday mornings starting 14 Sept on zoom, 10.30-1pm. Collage Writing Room course.
Life Writing and Memoir – Tuesday mornings starting 14 Sept on zoom, 10.30-1pm. Collage Writing Room course.
Prioritise your Writing! – Wednesday mornings starting 15th Sept on zoom, 10.30-1pm. Collage Writing Room course.
Write into Childhood – Tuesday evenings starting 2 Nov on zoom, 6.30-9pm. Collage Writing Room course.
Short Fiction Workshop – Wednesday evenings starting 3 Nov on zoom, 6.30-9pm. Collage Writing Room course.
*Karamel Restaurant is in Coburg Road, Wood Green.
This week’s feature pic is of the tug-of-war during the recent Outram Road street party.
With warmest wishes
Susie Holden and Annabel Gregory