Hannah Azieb Pool to join Bernie Grant Arts Centre as Artistic Director

Hannah Azieb Pool, author and jouranlist, is due to become Artistic Director at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre from February 2019. Most recently Senior Programmer for Contemporary Culture at the Southbank Centre, Hannah curated Africa Utopia, the annual festival celebrating arts and ideas from across Africa and the diaspora, and was key programmer for the WOW Women of the World Festival. Hannah said: ‘This is … Continue reading Hannah Azieb Pool to join Bernie Grant Arts Centre as Artistic Director

Gladesmore Studios

It’s amazing what you come across in Tottenham. Earlier this month, DT visited Loren Wood who has decked out his rented home in South Tottenham with an array of vintage finds and antiques. Named Gladesmore Studios, the house has appeared in numerous high end fashion shoots and a handful of music videos. Before moving to Tottenham eight years ago, Loren was based in Bristol. We … Continue reading Gladesmore Studios

New Tottenham Singers free Concert of Remembrance (10/11/18)

The New Tottenham Singers, who appeared in our Music & Performance issue released earlier this summer, are holding a free Concert of Remembrance on Saturday 10 November 2018, 7.30pm at St Ignatius Church, Stamford Hill. New Tottenham Singers rehearse every week at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre and the choir is led by musical director Tom Fowkes. To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War … Continue reading New Tottenham Singers free Concert of Remembrance (10/11/18)

So Wrong It’s Nom: a chat with Annem Hobson

Name, profession: Annem Hobson, blogger, food presenter and comms professional (I wear many hats!) Favourite food: Cheese! Favourite drink: Currently: banana milkshake. Weirdest food you’ve ever tried: Lamb testicles in a curry. How long have you been in Tottenham? Seven years When did you first become interested in food blogging? I’d say 70% of the time, I’m thinking about food. I’ve been raised revolving my … Continue reading So Wrong It’s Nom: a chat with Annem Hobson

Living Under One Sun: we are all equal

Living Under One Sun (LUOS) became a registered charity in 2011. They currently have projects at three locations: a Neighbourhood Resource Centre in Northumberland Park, a community allotment, which they created from a bit of vandalised land on the Lea Valley in 2008 and a new project, Cafe Connect. They are partnered with HAIL (a charity that supports people with learning difficulties and autism) and … Continue reading Living Under One Sun: we are all equal

Crop Drop: the not-for-profit changing the way we think about fruit and vegetables

How did Crop Drop get started and what was your inspiration? Around 2009 Rachel Dring, our founder, became really conscious of the how unsustainable, unfair and unhealthy our food system is. She was already pretty obsessed with food (she’d changed her career from a community arts manager to a vegan chef) but she decided she wanted to set up a business that would make a … Continue reading Crop Drop: the not-for-profit changing the way we think about fruit and vegetables

Shiso Delicious: DT chats to Sara Kiyo Popowa

Sara Kiyo Popowa of Shiso Delicious creates Japanese influenced bento boxes with whole, raw and plant based foods. Sara and her husband Andy, moved to South Tottenham three years ago and she runs her business out of their home. Sara started posting pictures of her bento lunch box creations on Instagram when she first moved to Tottenham and has built up a huge following from … Continue reading Shiso Delicious: DT chats to Sara Kiyo Popowa

Prestige Patisserie: made with love

The story behind Prestige Patisserie is both inspiring and heart warming. Husband and wife team George and Geanina Ursache, originally from Romania, moved to London in 2009. They moved to Tottenham in 2011 and have been part of the community ever since. The couple opened Prestige Patisserie in October 2016 when they moved into the newly refurbished Holcombe Market. Geanina has been interested in baking … Continue reading Prestige Patisserie: made with love

The Tottenham Theatre: a chat with artistic director Lynda Brennan

We had a chat with Lynda Brennan, the artistic director of The Tottenham Theatre. She works alongside many local people and Lynda Jessop is executive director. Earlier this year, the Tottenham Theatre put on a show telling stories of people from the local community, Up On The High Road. This was performed at The Bernie Grant Arts Centre, The Antwerp Arms and in a pub … Continue reading The Tottenham Theatre: a chat with artistic director Lynda Brennan

Yung Club: immersive fashion fitness with Rebecca Russell-Turner

DT first met Rebecca Russell-Turner at a Yung Club pilates and yoga class, held at The Cove on Markfield Rd, during the summer. Unlike other exercise classes you are fully immersed in music reactive, colourful projections. What’s Yung Club all about? Yung Club is stepping out of the real world into a space that’s immersive. You exercise, but you’ll be transported by the immersion so … Continue reading Yung Club: immersive fashion fitness with Rebecca Russell-Turner