Tottenham’s parks and green spaces

Tottenham is home to a vast amount of parks and green space to visit, take a stroll in, grab a coffee or take part in events and fitness activities. Here’s our top picks. Bruce Castle Park, Lordship Lane, N17 Bruce Castle Park (see photo above by Joan Curtis) is home to Tottenham’s only museum where you’ll find a wealth of information about Tottenham’s history in … Continue reading Tottenham’s parks and green spaces

Wolves Lane: a collective of sustainable food and gardening organisations

Wolves Lane Centre is home to a group of sustainable food and gardening organisations including Crop Drop, OrganicLea, Wolves Lane Flower Company, Edible London, The Ubele Initiative and the Friends of Wolves Lane. Wolves Lane was previously a council-run horticultural centre that provided plants for all the parks in Haringey. It was also a garden centre and was used to provide training and work experience … Continue reading Wolves Lane: a collective of sustainable food and gardening organisations

Haringey Shed catch up: Inclusive theatre for young people

DT first interviewed Ashling Foat, Company and Volunteer Manager, for Tottenham-based charity Haringey Shed at the end of 2017. Back then we were lucky enough to attend their performance at Bernie Grant Arts Centre, The Dividing Line. We had a quick catch up over coffee to see what they’d been up to. Haringey Shed specialise in inclusive theatre for children and young people aged seven … Continue reading Haringey Shed catch up: Inclusive theatre for young people

Order back issues of Discovering Tottenham print magazine

Would you like to get your hands on a printed copy of Discovering Tottenham magazine? You can now order back issues from us, delivered straight to your door. We only charge for postage and packing. It costs £1 for postage and packing per copy or £3.50 for all 5 issues. Email us at magazine@discoveringtottenham.com for your copies. Issue 1: DT Food & Drink (March 2018) … Continue reading Order back issues of Discovering Tottenham print magazine

Moussa Amine Sylla: community organiser and youth worker

Towards the end of last year, DT caught up with Moussa Amine Sylla, community organiser, trainer, project coordinator and youth worker, based at Selby Centre, near White Hart Lane in north Tottenham. Selby Centre, run by Selby Trust, is a social action hub, home to a variety of social enterprises and charities, and a wide range of activities are available to the community. They also … Continue reading Moussa Amine Sylla: community organiser and youth worker

Ten 87: music production and artist studios in Tottenham

In partnership with Ten 87 DT had a sit down and chat with Rob Burn, founder and owner of Ten 87 Studios in South Tottenham. Ten 87 offer professional soundproof recording studios for producers, engineers and artists. They own studios in Gaunson House, 39a Markfield Road (which houses) Five Miles and recently opened a third space in The High Cross Centre on Fountayne Road. They … Continue reading Ten 87: music production and artist studios in Tottenham

Tottenham Refugee Alliance

By Amy Bush A local community group are working to raise funds and recruit volunteers to help a refugee family fleeing conflict find a safe home in Tottenham. The Tottenham Refugee Alliance (TRA) are applying to become community sponsors under the Home Office’s Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme (VPRS). The VPRS helps refugees who have been affected by the conflict in Syria, particularly women and children … Continue reading Tottenham Refugee Alliance

Satan’s Gravy: hot sauce made by musicians

2019 has flown by so far and we first met Karyo at Haringey Winter Festival on Tottenham Green back in December. It’s not often you encounter a group of musicians who have decided to produce their own hot sauce. We sampled it and can confirm it is indeed hot, but tasty! Duncan of Karyo told us all about their hot sauce Satan’s Gravy. How did … Continue reading Satan’s Gravy: hot sauce made by musicians