Discovering Tottenham is One! – 13th Sept 2017

Join us for our second event and to celebrate our first birthday! We’ll be celebrating at Five Miles on 13th September, 7pm til late. Free entry. We’ll be joined by a great selection of local performers, artists and DJs from Tottenham. Please let us know if you can attend via our Facebook event page. You will also be able to keep an eye on the … Continue reading Discovering Tottenham is One! – 13th Sept 2017

DT Presents: Discovering Tottenham Launch Party – the highlights

On 22nd Feb at Styx bar in N17 we held our very first event – our launch party. Over 100 locals came through the doors to enjoy hearing from local speakers and to see our Tottenham performers showcase. Check out some of the highlights from the night in our first ever video! Can you spot yourself? If you didn’t manage to make it down – … Continue reading DT Presents: Discovering Tottenham Launch Party – the highlights

Who are Access UK? We talk to Co-founder & Director Nana Agyeman

We interviewed Nana Agyeman the Co-founder and Director of Access UK. He explained the ideas behind the charity, some of the current work they are doing and their plans for the next year. Access UK are based on the ground floor of the 639 Centre on Tottenham High Road. The organisation was started by Nana Agyeman and Chris Ankobia, the Operations Manager, in 2013. The … Continue reading Who are Access UK? We talk to Co-founder & Director Nana Agyeman

Your thoughts on the regeneration of Tottenham

Last summer Discovering Tottenham ran a survey asking Tottenham locals what they thought about the regeneration of Tottenham. We collected over 160 responses which gave us a snapshot into the community’s views. Here’s what we found out: Out of the 167 respondents we heard from 86.7% agreed with the idea of some regeneration in the area. The top three reasons to support regeneration were the … Continue reading Your thoughts on the regeneration of Tottenham

You & Me Architecture’s Alicja Borkowska talks Tottenham Shopfronts

We interviewed Alicja Borkowska, Co-founder and Director of You & Me Architecture, about the Tottenham Shopfronts project she worked on in 2014/15. This was part funded by Haringey Council’s Growth on the High Road project and focused on improving the look of independent shops on West Green Road and the High Road. What role did You & Me Architecture play in the Tottenham Shopfronts project? … Continue reading You & Me Architecture’s Alicja Borkowska talks Tottenham Shopfronts

DT Presents: the Voices of Tottenham podcast #2 – Klearjos Papanicolaou (Seven Sisters Market Film)

Discovering Tottenham presents our second podcast in our Voices of Tottenham series. We spoke to Klearjos Eduardo Papanicolaou the Director of the Seven Sisters Market film. Hear us discuss the key themes and characters of the film, thoughts on gentrification, tips on film making and how the film has been received so far. The Seven Sisters Market film was a project of Papanicolaou’s and producer … Continue reading DT Presents: the Voices of Tottenham podcast #2 – Klearjos Papanicolaou (Seven Sisters Market Film)

Discovering Tottenham launch party – 22nd Feb 2017

Discovering Tottenham invites you to join us for our launch party on 22nd Feburary 2017 7pm – 10.30pm at Styx bar. Network with locals, hear from local speakers and watch our Tottenham performers showcase. Speakers Discovering Tottenham, West Green Connection, The Record Shop, Access UK, Godwin Lawson Foundation. Performers Wondr Womn, Apocalypse Jazz Unit, Güneş Güven (Itch FM), Annie Rew Shaw 7pm – 8pm – … Continue reading Discovering Tottenham launch party – 22nd Feb 2017

An interview with Tottenham resident and Cocoon Home business owner Angela Constantinou

We met Angela Constantinou, the owner of Cocoon Home, based in a live/work studio on Laurence Road, N15. Angela told us about how she started her soft furnishings business, her love of Tottenham and her plans to launch a new business in 2017. Angela was one of 6 children born into a Greek Cypriot family and grew up on a council estate in Enfield. Her … Continue reading An interview with Tottenham resident and Cocoon Home business owner Angela Constantinou

West Green Connection launch night – in pictures

Thursday 17th November saw the launch of, monthly open mic night, the West Green Connection. A new Tottenham based open mic night in the Fountain on West Green Road. Run by Sarah Johnston and Jimmy Dolan who have lived in Tottenham just over a year and have made it their home. The West Green Connection is open to local musicians across all genres. They are … Continue reading West Green Connection launch night – in pictures

Upcoming podcast interviews – Seven Sisters Market film and Styx bar

November will see the release of two new podcasts as part of the Voices of Tottenham series. We’ll be interviewing the following people: Klearjos Papanicolaou – Director of the Seven Sisters Indoor Market film (featuring Wards Corner and the Seven Sisters Market) Felix Mortimer and Josh Nawras – managers at Styx bar in Tottenham Hale and co-owners of the RIFT theatre company. Got a question … Continue reading Upcoming podcast interviews – Seven Sisters Market film and Styx bar