Tottenham Creates: Discovering Tottenham Music Showcase (26/7/18)

On Thursday 26 July, Discovering Tottenham is teaming up with The Antwerp Arms to bring you a music showcase with five young emerging artists. Our gig is kicking off a four day festival, Tottenham Creates, taking place across the area. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be bringing you a series of interviews with our five young talented artists. Reserve your free ticket on Eventbrite. … Continue reading Tottenham Creates: Discovering Tottenham Music Showcase (26/7/18)

Our guide to the Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV)

Over the last couple of years, Haringey Council’s plans for the Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV), where they intend to partner with the developer Lendlease, has been a topic of heated discussion across the Tottenham community and beyond. Here’s our guide to the controversial plans. Comment below to add your thoughts. What is the HDV? The Haringey Development Vehicle is Haringey Council’s plan for a 50:50 … Continue reading Our guide to the Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV)

Operation Marlin sees additional police support in Northumberland Park Photo: shutterstock.com

Operation Marlin sees additional police support in Northumberland Park

At the end of January 2018, Operation Marlin was set up by Haringey Police in order to target knife and gun crime, violent crime, general ASB (anti-social behaviour) and robberies in Northumberland Park. The last few months have seen an increase in police officers in the ward including some plain clothes police watching CCTV. Prior to the launch of Operation Marlin, Haringey police teamed up … Continue reading Operation Marlin sees additional police support in Northumberland Park

Spoken: a night of poetry, music and spoken word from Tottenham locals

Spoken: a night of poetry, music and spoken word from Tottenham locals

By E L Brown DT’s correspondent arrived late to the second Spoken of 2018, and was soon very sorry that they had. As the last rays of sun blessed the courtyard of The Old Brewery, the host Lana V Symone was ushering people inside for the second half of the programme. What followed was an intimate and, at times, moving evening of spoken word, live … Continue reading Spoken: a night of poetry, music and spoken word from Tottenham locals

The Bluecoats: A new pub for Tottenham

On 7 June we were invited to the private launch of The Bluecoats pub on Tottenham High Road. The Bluecoats have taken over from The Pride of Tottenham, gutted the building and given it a total revamp. They’ve moved the bar to the back of the main space, with an events room and kitchen (which will be the home of popular burger restaurant Lucky Chip) … Continue reading The Bluecoats: A new pub for Tottenham

Discovering Tottenham Music & Performance print magazine – stockists

Discovering Tottenham Music & Performance print magazine – stockists

Discovering Tottenham issue two has landed. This time we’re exploring music and the performing arts. In this issue you’ll find: Forgotten Circus School, Greenaway & Greenaway, Playlist: Ten artists out of Tottenham, Tottenham’s music venues, Tottenham Community Choir, New Tottenham Singers, LIFT Festival and more… We’ll popping into the Holcombe Market Family Funday on Saturday 26 May. You’ll also find us at Tottenham Green Market … Continue reading Discovering Tottenham Music & Performance print magazine – stockists

Video: Greenaway & Greenaway

Video: Greenaway & Greenaway

Tottenham-based Jude Greenaway is half of Greenaway & Greenaway, which he runs alongside his brother, Jolyon, who is based in Berlin. They specialise in both commercial and artistic audio-visual work. They cover a range of skills including motion graphics, filming, editing and post production across different media including huge screens, projection and LEDs. Jude also runs two vinyl and digital record labels, Yellow Machine (‘experimental … Continue reading Video: Greenaway & Greenaway

StART Haringey update: GLA purchase land on the St Ann's Hospital site

StART Haringey update: GLA purchase land on the St Ann’s Hospital site

Last week it was announced that the two thirds of the land on the St Ann’s Hospital site has been purchased by the GLA (Greater London Authority). This will be the first time that the Mayor of London’s new £250million Land Fund has been used. Community land trust StART Haringey have been working on a proposal for genuinely affordable housing on the site since 2015, … Continue reading StART Haringey update: GLA purchase land on the St Ann’s Hospital site

Piquant Collections: a new furniture & homeware shop in Tottenham

Piquant Collections: a new furniture & homeware shop in Tottenham

By E L Brown DT stopped by Piquant Collections – the newest arrival at Gaunson House on Markfield Road – to check out their selection of furniture, gifts and homeware, and have a chat with founder Claire Nurden about her venture. DT: Hello Claire! What do you do here at Piquant? Claire Nurden: The whole focus of what I do here is accessible design: taking … Continue reading Piquant Collections: a new furniture & homeware shop in Tottenham