Assemble and Matthew Raw, Clay Station, for Art on the Underground, 2017. Photo by Benedict Johnson

New kiosk by Assemble and Art on the Underground at Seven Sisters station

If you ever use the entrance to Seven Sisters station on Seven Sisters Road, you’ve probably noticed that the kiosk outside the station, which had been neglected for many years, has had a dramatic revamp. Now named Clay Station, the plan is to turn the new space into a coffee shop. Clay Station was part of the Art on the Underground project by TfL. Art … Continue reading New kiosk by Assemble and Art on the Underground at Seven Sisters station

The up and coming local creatives behind The WHO Gallery’s first exhibition

At the end of 2017, we caught up with two talented up and coming creatives. Richard Dixon, photographer and curator and Makesa Kaizen, art director, both grew up on an estate in South Tottenham. We spoke about their first pop up exhibition as The WHO Gallery, Fixation, held at a gallery in Islington, their work and their thoughts on the changes happening in Tottenham. Richard: … Continue reading The up and coming local creatives behind The WHO Gallery’s first exhibition

Tottenham Walks: discover Tottenham’s hidden history

Did you know Tottenham has its very own book of walks? We chatted to Mareeni Raymond, one of the authors of Tottenham Walks, about the book and where the idea came from. Mareeni and her husband, Edward Richards, produced the book together which was released in early 2017. Where did the idea to write a Tottenham walks book come from? I was pregnant at the … Continue reading Tottenham Walks: discover Tottenham’s hidden history

Pan Nation: Tottenham’s steel pan orchestra

DT caught up with Chris Storey from local steel pan orchestra Pan Nation. Chris has been teaching and arranging steel pan since he was a teenager and also works for the Haringey Music Service. We were lucky enough to sit in on the main band’s rehearsals and our editor had a go at playing some steel pan at the beginners class. It was lots of … Continue reading Pan Nation: Tottenham’s steel pan orchestra

In conversation with ROAD Entertainment founder Teriy Keys

We caught up with Teriy Keys, who was joined by his sister Cat Kiiza, about ROAD Entertainment, his career so far and his life in Tottenham. ROAD formed in 2014 and stands for Righteous Organised Always Determined. Teriy: ‘Righteous first, get organised and then just keep going. Be always determined.’ Teriy describes ROAD as a creative hub. They cover everything from label services, artist services, … Continue reading In conversation with ROAD Entertainment founder Teriy Keys

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

Welcome To Tottenham: GUAP exhibition and documentary

Earlier this Autumn, DT attended a local exhibition at Five Miles organised by Kelliesha White. The proceeds from the event were donated to the 639 Centre in Tottenham. The evening saw an exclusive screening of the documentary, Welcome To Tottenham, which explores the area and the threat of gentrification within it. Organised by GUAP’s Art and Culture Editor, Kelliesha White, the event included an art … Continue reading Welcome To Tottenham: GUAP exhibition and documentary

Q&A with Güneş Güven, Tottenham based artist and educator

Multi-talented hip hop artist and educator, Güneş Güven, created a mix for and performed at our launch party back in February 2017. She also DJed at our first birthday party in September. She has a weekly radio show on Itch FM and is one of the local artists working on a five year long project with local school children with LIFT. Güneş and her parents … Continue reading Q&A with Güneş Güven, Tottenham based artist and educator