Sisters, Sirens and Saints is a special exhibition that explores the of portraits by Beatrice Offor (1864-1920).

Bringing together her artworks from the collections at Bruce Castle Museum alongside recently discovered paintings, this exhibition draws on new research, the influences in her life and the recent invigorated interest in her art.

Beatrice Offor is celebrated as being amongst the first women students who trained at The Slade, going on to become one of the few commercially successful Edwardian female artists. An unusually forward-thinking artist for her time.

How to book your visit: This exhibition is currently open Wednesday to Saturday for pre-booked visits only at specific sessions during the day.

For times, availability and how to book, please follow the link here: https://www.haringey.gov.uk/libraries-sport-and-leisure/culture-and-entertainment/visiting-haringey/bruce-castle-museum/whats/exhibitions

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Events and Activities

 

Thursday 2 June-24 September – Broomfield Summer Festival at Broomfield Park (just north of Bounds Green and the north circular). Live music, open air theatre, family events, a food festival and more in the Broomfield Bowl.

Saturday 25 June – Beginners Knitting at Stitch Crafts and Classes, 364 Green Lanes, (inside Post Office entrance) Palmers Green, 1-3pm.

Sunday 26 June – Famous local garden open for Charity at 5 St. Regis Close, Alexandra Park Road N10 (near St. Andrews Church), 2-6.30pm.

Sunday 26 June – Band in the Grove, 2-4pm. Alexandra Park.

Thursday 30 June – Macrame Knots for Pots workshop at Stitch Crafts and Classes, 364 Green Lanes, (inside Post Office entrance) Palmers Green, 6.30-8.30pm.

Saturday 2 July – Learn to make a summer skirt at Stitch Crafts and Classes, 364 Green Lanes, (inside Post Office entrance) Palmers Green, 10.30-2.30pm.

Sunday 3 July – Introduction to Bookbinding with the Idle Bindery at 1 Tetherdown, Muswell Hill N10 1ND, 10-1pm.

Sunday 3 July – Famous local garden open for Charity at 5 St. Regis Close, Alexandra Park Road N10 (near St. Andrews Church), 2-6.30pm.

Thursday 7 July – ABC Embroidery at Stitch Crafts and Classes, 364 Green Lanes, (inside Post Office entrance) Palmers Green, 6.30-8.30pm.

Saturday 9 July – Lunchtime Concert with V&J Ensemble: Gounod at St. Andrew’s Church, Alexandra Park Road N10, 1-2pm.

Saturday 16 July – Special Educational Needs - the rights of parents of SEND children, talk at Muswell Hill Library, Queens Avenue, 2-3pm.

Saturday 16 July – Fortismere Community Symphony Orchestra summer concert at St. Andrew’s Church, Alexandra Park Road N10, 7.30pm.

See here for Music and Art events at Karamel/MAAD, including Collage Kids performance events on Saturday mornings at 11.30am. At 4 Coburg Road, Wood Green N22 6UJ.

Courses

Free Video Production Course – Monday afternoons starting 20 June, mostly online, 3-5pm. Collage Arts.

Children’s Martial Arts classes - Saturday mornings starting 18 June at Alexandra Park School, 12-1pm (check time).

 

Ongoing courses and activities

Salsa with Sureka – live course on 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.

All Good Bookshop has many regular events - book groups of course, also music, writing, yoga .... at 35 Turunpike Lane.

Atelier Painting - Tuesday evenings starting 19th April in artist's studio in Alexandra Park, 7-9.30pm. 11 week course, not suitable for absolute beginners.

Painting for Adults - Thursdays starting 21 April, either mornings 10-12.30pm, or afternoons 1.30-4pm, at CUFOS Community Centre (the old railway station) Top of The Avenue N10. 11 week term.

 

* * * New series of Writing Courses from Collage Writing Room * * *

Finding the Poem 2 – Monday evenings for 6 weeks starting 6 June on zoom, 6.30-9pm. Collage Writing Room course.

Life Writing and Memoir Workshop - evenings – Wednesday evenings for 6 weeks starting 8 June for 6 weeks on zoom, 6.30-9pm. Collage Writing Room course.

Introduction to Creative Writing: Part 2 - Tuesday mornings for 6 weeks starting 7 June for 6 weeks on zoom, 10.30-1pm.

Flash Fiction Workout  – write short, short stories! Wednesday mornings for 6 weeks starting 11 May on zoom, 10.30-1pm. Collage Writing Room course. 

Prioritise your Writing - Wednesday mornings for 6 weeks starting 8 June for 6 weeks on zoom, 10.30-1pm.

Write a Novella – Wednesday evenings on zoom for 6 weeks starting 11 May, 6.30-9pm.

Novella Fever (shorter fiction workshop) - Wednesday evenings starting 11 May for 6 weeks on zoom, 6.30-9pm.

 

 

 

 


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