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Go Ape!

from Tessa Thomas:

The only way is up when you're one of the Go Ape team - and several were out testing the wires, walkways and ladders last week in preparation for the public opening today (March 18th 2017) of the new Ally Pally facility. Pictured is Charlotte, a 28 year old aerialist who worked at Disneyland and Up At The O2 as well as the Orbit at the Olympic Park (80m up in the air!) before joining Go Ape. Rest assured, it's all fun to watch if you're not as at home in the air as she is...

Go Ape website and booking: https://goape.co.uk/days-out/alexandra-palace

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A 45 mins class for children aged 0-6 including singing, drama dancing, games, craft, workbook activity and stories all in Spanish or French.

Spanish starts at 10.15 and French starts at 11.00 on Wednesday and Saturday morning ta the Woodman in Highgate.

Classes are interactive and fun, yet based on sound educational research. A colourful support booklet with language-based ideas for activities to do at home is included. Following our carefully tried and tested methodology, your child could leave the very first class responding to French or Spanish! 

Learning is through songs, stories, games, drama and play. We teach the adults who attend at the same time as the children and you don't have to have any prior knowledge of a language. We will never put you on the spot or ask anyone to speak until they are ready!

 There is an easy access from Highgate Tube Station or by bus from Crouch End and Muswell Hill. Free parking is available on the Woodman's car park.

You can also book one-to-one or small group classes with us,at a time convenient for you.

414 Archway Road , Highgate , London , N6 5UA

See you there! 

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A night of notable jazz, by talented musicians from the UK jazz scene tonight, paying tribute to the blue note era of jazz. Established as one of the finest exponents of the era is Geoff Mason on trombone, acclaimed saxophonist Rob Townsend and veterans of Jazz at Karamel Pete Whittaker on organ and Stu Butterfield on drums.

Rob Townsend (tenor sax) Geoff Mason (trombone) Pete Whittaker (organ) Stu Butterfield (drums)

Doors open 7pm, Music starts 8pm

Tickets £8 earlybird from www.karamel.london or £10 on the door.

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Bulb planting in the Community Gardens

On Saturday 3rd Dec. there will be the regular PGRA Community Gardening session to plant bulbs in the Albert Road flower beds.

Can you spare some time on Saturday December 3rd to help us plant a HUGE quantity of spring bulbs?

We are hoping to repeat the splendid display of colour that we achieved last year.  We have a large number of beautiful hyacinth, daffodil, narcissi tulips and new perennial's to plant so we would appreciate the help of as many as possible.  Don't worry if you can only help for a short time - all help will be appreciated.

 Please meet at Albert Road/Crescent Rise beds between 11.00a.m.-1.00p.m 

Alternatively, come and help to complete bulb planting at Palace Gates Road/Crescent Road Triangle on Wednesday 30th at 10.30, for about an hour. Although we have already planted some bulbs in The Triangle beds, we have now received the bulbs supplied free to community groups from Haringey.

 Further details at Palace Gates Community Gardening

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Please join us this Saturday at the Palace Gates/Crescent Road Triangle between 11.00a.m-1.00p.m

We will be planting spring flowering bulbs and bedding.

We always need the help of as many volunteers as possible - however much or little time you have to spare please come along.

For more details of what we do look at: Palace Gates Residents Association street gardens. If you don't know us, come and find out what we do.

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Hello All,

Do join the Friends of Ally Pally Station this Sunday from 4pm. We'll be sprucing up the beds, pruning, weeding and replanting, and planting bulbs, as well as discussing plans for the future. It'll be light, extremely satisfying work, followed by drinks in the Gate from about 6pm. 

Do join us, whether or not you're already a Friend (easy to become one - just bring a small plant or throw in a fiver!). 

Michael 

www.friendsofallypallystation.co.uk

P.S. If you're concerned about the ticket barriers/station access etc, all the more reason to join us! As a Rail User Group, Great Northern WILL listen to our/your concerns. 

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Please join us this Saturday at the Albert Road/Crescent Rise beds between 11.00a.m-1.00p.m

We will be clearing and cutting back the beds and adding compost in preparation for next month's winter planting.

We always need the help of as many volunteers as possible - however much or little time you have to spare please come along.

For more details of what we do look at: Palace Gates Residents Association street gardens

You can contact Molly Doran by personal message on this site for more about this.

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If you live in the Palace Gates area, you have probably noticed the raised beds around the Triangle, and the beds around the Albert Road mini-roundabout, because they are full of flowers - not the usual boring evergreen bushes typical of local authority planting!  This is because they are maintained by local people, who meet generally at 11am on the first Saturday in the month to weed, plant, prune, mulch ... Do come and join in (and meet some more neighbours while you are about it). Even if you can only spare half an hour, this would be very welcome - no experience necessary, and kids welcome. Details of exactly which beds they will be working on at the next meeting are posted on this website.  For more information, reply to this post, or send a personal message to Molly Doran.

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Lingotot French and Spanish Classes for Babies and Toddlers @ the Maid of Muswell on Friday and Saturday mornings.
Bonjour! ¡Hola!

My name is Lily and I am a creative and successful teacher with Qualified Teacher Status. With almost a decade’s experience of teaching Modern Foreign Languages  to adults and children in the UK, Belgium, France and Spain, multilingual education has become a way of life for me. I grew up in a bilingual French/Spanish household both in Belgium (Brussels) and Spain (Santander), and my partner is British – our son is himself being raised to be trilingual. 

After the birth of our son, I have become more and more interested in multilingual education for little ones, and convinced of its efficiency. I then decided to join Lingotot to share this exciting journey with more families and children!

All research into language development shows that in the first years of life children “learn” (or acquire) different languages with very little effort. In fact, with the right amount of exposure they can acquire a second language almost in a mother-tongue-way, far faster than any adult. Therefore, giving children the opportunity to learn a second language early in life seems to be nothing but beneficial for them.
I believe in introducing children to languages at early age through play,songs and fun!
Would you like to try it out ? Book your free taster now by sending a mail to lily@lingotot.com
 
Come and have great fun learning with your baby, toddler or pre-school child in a super-friendly Friday or Saturday morning class...
Spanish 10.15 to 11.00
French   11.00 to 11.45
Please check our website for more information: http://www.lingotot.com/about/alexandra-palace-and-muswell-hill
Sessions last for 45 minutes. First Lesson is FREE. Write to lily@lingotot.com or phone 07864 658389.

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Hello Dear Guests, Visitors, Curious Ones... Dear Singers!

 

Alexandra Chorus is getting ready to resume sessions on Wednesday 7 September at 6.45pm if you want to warm up. Our sessions start at 7pm and we welcome anyone who would like to take the plunge and attend 2 FREE trials with us !

 

In order to make your visit and your whole experience event more pleasant,

we thought you would like to get familiar with the first piece of music we will be working on this season :

Hymne à la Nuit by Rameau,

arrangement for 3 parts inspired by the version of the French movie ‘Les Choristes’.

So please, visit the page we specially edited for you on our website 

- it will be updated during the whole first term which is open door.

 

Do not hesitate to come,

spread the word, invite a friend if you prefer not come alone or just want to share the joy :)

We are looking forward to seeing you soon !

In the meantime, if you have any question, do not hesitate to get back to me.

 

Best wishes…

 

Veronica:)

Alexandra Chorus' Musical Director & Conductor

 

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SALSA WITH SUREKA presents fun and friendly classes every Sunday in Southgate.

Our fun and friendly classes will help you get fit, make new friends, develop a new passion and help you look great on the dance floor!
PLUS: Join us for drinks after class and Salsa parties in authentic Salsa Clubs.

BEGINNERS SALSA COURSE
You will learn the basic steps of Salsa, the rhythm of Salsa music, the techniques of leading and following and the style and body language to look good and feel confident on the dance floor.
Prerequisite: No previous dance experience necessary and those with 2-left-feet are warmly welcomed!

INTERMEDIATE SALSA COURSE
Now that we've got you dancing, you will learn new routines using the basic steps you've mastered. There will be greater emphasis on the techniques of leading and following, musical interpretation and styling so you can start to really express yourself on the dance floor.
Prerequisite: Our 12-week Beginners Salsa course or equivalent experience. (Individual evaluations available on request).

TIMES:
Beginners with Patrick: 4-5pm
Intermediates with Sureka: 4-5pm

VENUE:
St Andrew's Church, Chase Side, Southgate, N14 5PP


Book online at www.salsawithsureka.com or save £5 by booking via bank transfer. Call 07984 136 961.

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Muswell Hill Creatives at Aleion - 3-31 Dec from 10-6pm - Downstairs at Aleion, 346 Muswell Hill Broadway (near Boots)

APN gathering at the Starting Gate - 3 Dec from 7.30pm - Starting Gate pub, opposite Alexandra Palace station

Harry Bolt - 5 Dec from 7pm - Karamel Restaurant, Coburg Road N22

Pete Morton's 'So this is Christmas' at Bowes Park Folk Club - 5 Dec at 7.45pm - Mum's Bistro, 143 Myddleton Road, Bowes Park N22

Singing for Fun - 6 Dec from 5-6pm - Alexandra Park Library. A Free SAPL event.

Pavilion Handmade Christmas Fair - 7 and 8 Dec from 10-4pm - Pavilion Cafe, Albert Road Rec

Community Gardening - 7Dec from 11-1pm - Palace Gates Road/Crescent Road trangle flower beds.

Storytelling with Janina!- 7 Dec from 11.30-1pm - Karamel Restaurant, Coburg Road N22

Ceramics with Claudia Claire: how to mend a broken pot - 7 Dec from 12-4pm - Collage Artspace 4, Library Mall N22

It's a Wonderful Muswell ! - 7 Dec from 12-5pm - St James Square (outside Planet Organic) N10

Highgate Society: Indoor Brocante market - 7 Dec from 1-6pm - 10a South Grove, Highgate Village

Fortismere Community Choir Christmas Concert - 7 Dec at 7.30pm - St Andrews Church, Alexandra Park Road/Windermere Road N10

Bowes Park Ceilidh - 7 Dec from 7.45pm - Bounds Green Bowls & Tennis Club, Goring Road (off Brownlow Rd) N11

Friends of Ally Pally Station Christmas Party - 9 Dec from 6-8pm - Ally Pally Station

Experience the art of tea leaf reading - 11 Dec from 2-3pm - Lakeside Cafe, Alexandra Park

Film: It's a Wonderful Life - 11 Dec from 4-5.45pm - Alexandra Park Library. A free SAPL event.

 Coffee and Computers - 13 Dec from 10.30-12.30pm - Alexandra Palace East Court

Contemporary Wreath-making workshop - 13 Dec from 6-9pm - Alexandra Palace Garden Centre, Alexandra Palace Way

Carol Service at St Andrews - 15 Dec at 6pm - St Andrews Church, Alexandra Park Road/Windermere Road N10. Also Christmas services.

Jazz Jam with Noah Stoneman - 18 Dec from 7pm - Karamel Restaurant, Coburg Road N22

Safer Neighbourhoods Team (Police) - for next drop-in surgeries, see bottom of their webpage.

 

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Farmers Market in Alexandra Park - every Sunday 10-3pm - Hornsey Gate (bottom of Muswell Hill) except when at Campsbourne school dates here

Introductory martial arts course - Saturdays 12-1pm for 4-weeks, starting 20 July - Alexandra Park School, entrance in Rhodes Avenue

Salsa Wednesdays - beginners and intermediate classes 7-8pm, Bounds Green School, Bounds Green Road N11 2QG

Kids Gardening Club - Saturdays (starting 25 May) from 11.00-11.45am - Alexandra Palace Garden Centre, Alexandra Palace Way N22

Course: Finding the Poem - Monday evenings  till July 8 - the Writing Room, Floor 3 Wood Green Works, Cumberland Road N22

Course: Prioritise your Writing Project - Tuesday mornings till July 16 - the Writing Room, Floor 3 Wood Green Works, Cumberland Road N22

Course: Novella Fever - Wednesdays (starting 15 May) from 6.45-9.15pm - the Writing Room, Floor 3 Wood Green Works, Cumberland Road N22

Course: Inspire your Writing -Thursdays (starting 16 May) from 10.30-1pm - the Writing Room, Floor 3, Wood Green Works, Cumberland Road N22

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

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

St. Andrew's Parish Church - Sunday services: 10am Sung Eucharist with Footsteps for children; 6pm Evening Prayer

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