Now is the time to do your Christmas shopping in Tottenham

Over the next couple of weeks Tottenham will be treated to not one but six markets. The perfect opportunity to do your Christmas shopping! Christmas Extravaganza, 30th November – 2nd December, Thurs & Fri 1 – 6pm, Sat 11am – 5pm, 639 Centre Organised by the talented founder of local business Box of Prints, the 639 Centre will see its first three day long Christmas … Continue reading Now is the time to do your Christmas shopping in Tottenham

Crafty North Londoner tells us about Etsy Made Local Tottenham

Ahead of the upcoming Etsy Made Local Tottenham Christmas market on 2nd December, DT had a chat with the organiser, Nonia Jeroh, better known as Crafty North Londoner. Etsy Made Local is a national one day event that will see over 20 cities in the UK celebrating the makers, designers and collectors that make up the creative community selling on Etsy.com. Where did the idea … Continue reading Crafty North Londoner tells us about Etsy Made Local Tottenham

Haringey Shed: Inclusive theatre for young people

Tottenham based charity Haringey Shed specialise in inclusive theatre for children and young people aged seven to 25. Established in 2000, they are well embedded within the Tottenham and Haringey community. We spoke to their Company and Volunteer Manager, Ashling Foat, to find out what they’re about and what they’ve been up to. Haringey Shed were born out of a project that an inclusive theatre … Continue reading Haringey Shed: Inclusive theatre for young people

Inspiring Edge: the fundraising fashion show open to all (part 1)

Fundraiser fashion show, Inspiring Edge, are in their sixth year. We got an exclusive interview with Haylee Venus, the founder of Embrace U Empire, and the brains behind the event. DT also got the chance to sit in on their final rehearsal before the show which is on 11th November. 29 year old Haylee Venus was born and bred in Tottenham. As well as running … Continue reading Inspiring Edge: the fundraising fashion show open to all (part 1)

Mule: we talk to the Tottenham based design studio

Mule Studio are based in Greenhouse Studios on Markfield Road in Tottenham. They work across engineering and complex modelling, architecture, industrial design, teaching and consultancy. Harri Lewis and Jack Munro, who run the studio, met whilst grading and consulting on some grad students work at Westminster University. Harri comes from an engineering background and Jack has an architectural background. Although they work on many client … Continue reading Mule: we talk to the Tottenham based design studio

Chicken Town: healthy fried chicken in Tottenham

At the end of the summer, DT interviewed Dunya Kalantery, director at Chicken Town, who was joined by Tracky Crombie, previously a producer at Create London, who had a hand in getting the project kick started. Chicken Town are a not-for-profit social enterprise restaurant and aim to provide a healthier alternative to what’s already available at the chicken shops on the high street. Create incubates … Continue reading Chicken Town: healthy fried chicken in Tottenham

Tottenham Soundscapes: an alternative to a classical concert

DT spoke to Verity Lane, a music maker and sound artist from Tottenham. Verity spent ten years in Japan, studying music and learning about Japanese culture, before returning home to Tottenham a couple of years ago. She is also a producer for regular Tottenham Soundscape events. Recent performances have included an end of summer show with jazz legend Trevor Watts, Tottenham based multi-instrumentalist Sylvia Hallett … Continue reading Tottenham Soundscapes: an alternative to a classical concert

Discovering Tottenham is One! (Our first birthday)

On 13th September, at Five Miles, we were joined by members of the local community and a selection of performers and DJs, from Tottenham, to celebrate our blog turning one. Special thanks goes to all our DJs and performers. DJs Güneş Güven Mr. Dex Miss Velocity Performers Anusha Average Looking Male (Tyskiemc and Myles Tone) Lorraine Clarke Jack Miguel Haylee Venus The Compulsive Ensemble Check … Continue reading Discovering Tottenham is One! (Our first birthday)

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