DT music showcase (26/7/18): GIN

Ahead of our event at The Antwerp Arms on Thursday 26 July we had a chat with DJ, GIN, who is also co-founder of female led collectives Resis’Dance and Goldsnap. Reserve your free ticket on Eventbrite and see an array of musical talent from in and around Tottenham. When did you first get into DJing? I got into it properly about seven years ago. I … Continue reading DT music showcase (26/7/18): GIN

DT music showcase (26/7/18): Bahar Dopran

Ahead of our event at The Antwerp Arms on Thursday 26 July we had a chat with one our performers, Bahar Dopran. Reserve your free ticket on Eventbrite and see an array of musical talent from in and around Tottenham. When did you first get into music? I’ve always loved music. I came out the womb and music would be playing I’d be doing this … Continue reading DT music showcase (26/7/18): Bahar Dopran

Haringey Council votes to cancel Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) deal

On 17 July, the recently elected Haringey Council voted to cancel the Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) which has been strongly opposed by part of the local community. The HDV, worth £2billion, was Haringey Council’s plan for a 50:50 deal with private developer Lendlease. The deal would have seen the council giving some of its existing land to Lendlease for development which would see Lendlease match … Continue reading Haringey Council votes to cancel Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) deal

DT music showcase (26/7/18): CR Fredro

Ahead of our event at The Antwerp Arms on Thursday 26 July we had a chat with one our performers, CR Fredro. Reserve your free ticket on Eventbrite and see an array of musical talent from in and around Tottenham. When did you first get into music? I’ve always written. From year 3 I’ve been writing poetry, publishing books and stuff. It was just a … Continue reading DT music showcase (26/7/18): CR Fredro

DT music showcase (26/7/18): Amahla

Ahead of our event at The Antwerp Arms on Thursday 26 July we had a chat with one our performers, Amahla. Reserve your free ticket on Eventbrite and see an array of musical talent from in and around Tottenham. When did you first get into music? I started playing the guitar when I was aged 15 and I started playing the piano from the age … Continue reading DT music showcase (26/7/18): Amahla

DT music showcase (26/7/18): Kayes Mensah

Ahead of our event at The Antwerp Arms on Thursday 26 July we had a chat with one our performers, Kayes Mensah. Reserve your free ticket on Eventbrite and see an array of musical talent from in and around Tottenham. When did you first get into music? Probably in secondary school, maybe around year 7 or 8. A lot of my fellow peers used to … Continue reading DT music showcase (26/7/18): Kayes Mensah

Discover life drawing with Tottenham Art Classes

By Annie Rew Shaw As a musician and writer, I’ve always been a pretty creative soul. Art was a subject I loved at school but never seriously pursued, so I was a little nervous to attend my first life drawing class, hosted by Tottenham Art Classes at the Beehive pub. I needn’t have worried; as soon as I walked into the back room of the … Continue reading Discover life drawing with Tottenham Art Classes

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)

Bernie Grant: Legacy with a future

By Hannah Place, founder of PLACE A, local community artists’ network In 1987 a man entered into parliament enveloped in striking African robes. 24 years after arriving in the UK from Georgetown, Guyana, Bernie Grant had become Tottenham’s Labour MP and made a name as a leftwing campaigner, fighting on issues affecting all members of society. His image as a parliamentarian was clear. It was … Continue reading Bernie Grant: Legacy with a future

Abstract Data: modular synths and electronic musical instruments

Earlier this month we popped in Justin Owen’s studio in Gaunson House on Markfield Road which is fast becoming known as Tottenham’s creative district. Justin runs Abstract Data, which he started from home eight years ago. Abstract Data design and build electronic musical instruments and produce modular synthesizers in the Eurorack-format  – ‘you build your own.’ When did it all start? Like a lot of … Continue reading Abstract Data: modular synths and electronic musical instruments