Blighty Arts: Empowering women out of poverty

Blighty Arts: Empowering women out of poverty

Blighty Arts Women’s Project, part of registered charity Finsbury Park Arts, helps women in India and Rwanda out of poverty by giving micro-finance or ‘good faith’ loans to women to start their own business. Blighty also run two cafes in Tottenham and Finsbury Park which are separate to the charitable project. We had a chat with Surinder Dohar and Paul Eyres from Blighty. The micro-credit … Continue reading Blighty Arts: Empowering women out of poverty

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

Tottenham Cafe Connect in Down Lane Park

Tottenham Cafe Connect is a project in Down Lane Park to turn a disused bowling green and club into a multi-purpose community hub and indoor and outdoor cafe for Tottenham. Local charities Living Under One Sun (LUOS) and HAIL partnered for the project and won the lease from Haringey Council. The transformation is already well underway but they are on the look out for volunteers … Continue reading Tottenham Cafe Connect in Down Lane Park

Glory, Glory Lane: The Extraordinary History Of Tottenham Hotspur’s Famous Home For 118 Years

By Mike Donovan Imagine White Hart Lane Stadium had been able to talk. Its bricks, mortar, metals, woods, plastics, glasses, furnishings and other manmade solids transformed into a living, breathing entity. With the full set of human senses. What tales it would have told and emotions it would have felt of highs and lows while shedding tears of joy and sadness. Of conflict and contentment. … Continue reading Glory, Glory Lane: The Extraordinary History Of Tottenham Hotspur’s Famous Home For 118 Years

Discovering Tottenham Food & Drink print magazine – stockists

We’re excited to announce that we now have our very own print magazine! There will be four issues available throughout the year. Our first issue, which is available now, has a focus on all things food and drink in Tottenham. You can pick up your free copy from the following locations: 639 Enterprise Centre Antwerp Arms Balabam Bernie Grant Arts Centre Blighty India Cafe Bruce … Continue reading Discovering Tottenham Food & Drink print magazine – stockists

LOVENBakery

Sponsored: LOVENpresents pizzeria and LOVENbakery community cafe

LOVENpresents pizzeria and artspace is based in Norman Road, N15. They sell neopolitan style pizzas from a wood fire oven along with local beer, wine and cocktails. They opened a second venue in Hale Village at the end of last year, LOVENbakery, which is a cafe during the day selling great coffee and breakfast pastries, a selection of pizza-metro is sold by the slice at … Continue reading Sponsored: LOVENpresents pizzeria and LOVENbakery community cafe