Antwerp Arms Association third birthday and Spurs Secret History Walk (06/05/18)

Antwerp Arms Association third birthday and Spurs Secret History Walk (06/05/18)

On Sunday 6 May 2018, a Spurs Secret History Walk (SSh! Walk) will be kicking off at Tottenham Hale station at 10am and will cover Tottenham Hotspurs’ story from its early days in 1881 to the present day. The two and a half hour charity walk will be raising funds for the Mayor of Haringey’s charity Mind In Haringey. The walk will finish at community … Continue reading Antwerp Arms Association third birthday and Spurs Secret History Walk (06/05/18)

What Tottenham candidates said at the husting by Stop HDV, Wards Corner Community Coalition and Save Latin Village (23/04/18)

On Monday 23 April, we went along to a husting with local councillor candidates from across Tottenham, organised by Save Latin Village, Wards Corner Community Coalition and Stop HDV and held at the vibrant latin bar Zumable near Seven Sisters. The below summarises the opinions of the candidates and the audience, not necessarily that of Discovering Tottenham. The scene was set by talking about the … Continue reading What Tottenham candidates said at the husting by Stop HDV, Wards Corner Community Coalition and Save Latin Village (23/04/18)

What Tottenham candidates said at the housing, health and environment husting (20/04/18)

On Friday 20 April, we went along to a husting with local councillor candidates from South Tottenham, organised by community led housing scheme StART. Local people from across Tottenham put their questions on housing, health and environment to the panel. The below summarises the opinions of the candidates and the audience, not necessarily that of Discovering Tottenham. There were a handful of outbursts from a … Continue reading What Tottenham candidates said at the housing, health and environment husting (20/04/18)

Tottenham’s Trojan Horse: a tale of stadium-led regeneration

DT interviewed Dr Mark Panton about his and Amanda Lillywhite’s book, Tottenham’s Trojan Horse, which explores the use of sports stadiums in regeneration and the impact it might have on an area. The illustrations and bite sized explanations makes the story accessible to all. Let us know your thoughts on the Spurs development in the comments. What gave you the idea to research Tottenham and … Continue reading Tottenham’s Trojan Horse: a tale of stadium-led regeneration

An interview with Jennifer Brown, author of Front Door to the Past

Jennifer Brown and her partner lived in South Tottenham in a fantastic house on Vartry Road for around 30 years, eventually moving to Barbican in 2014. During their time in Tottenham, Jennifer decided to write a book, Front Door to the Past, which covers the history of the house and the surrounding area. We were lucky enough to get an interview with Jennifer, and she … Continue reading An interview with Jennifer Brown, author of Front Door to the Past

Down Lane Studios: creative hub, nightclub and workspace in Tottenham Hale

DT got a look around new multi-use creative hub and event space Down Lane Studios based in an old car mechanics depot on Ashley Road, N17. With redevelopment plans for the entire road in Tottenham Hale, it’s predicted that they have around 18 months to run their creative hub including a nightclub (named The Cause), studio and workspaces. They are also neighbouring with gardening and … Continue reading Down Lane Studios: creative hub, nightclub and workspace in Tottenham Hale

A chat with Makimayo, the newest food spot on West Green Road

By Jeanne Kessira @jeannegkay The latest culinary opening on West Green Road is offering pan-Asian street food to local residents with bold flavours and generous portions. Makimayo has its origins on Brick Lane, but its founders are locals of N15. It’s a family affair – run by Gary and his mom Ah Mooi Luh. Known in the East End for their instagrammable popcorn chicken served … Continue reading A chat with Makimayo, the newest food spot on West Green Road

Euroart Studios Tottenham: Vivienne Austin, Fashion Designer & Business Consultant

DT interviewed a number of local artists based in Euroart Studios on Markfield Road, N15. This is the third of a nine part series. In this episode we talk to the artist Vivienne Austin, who is a Fashion Designer and Fashion Business Consultant specialising in sustainable fashion. vrising.wordpress.com Continue reading Euroart Studios Tottenham: Vivienne Austin, Fashion Designer & Business Consultant