New Chieftains: Tottenham chapter exhibition launch (29/7/18)

Ahead of the exhibition launch of the Tottenham chapter of the New Chieftain photography project at The Cove on 29 July, we popped into Blighty India Cafe and had a cuppa with Agenda Brown, the man behind it all. Can you give us a brief overview of the New Chieftains project? The New Chieftains are a tribe defined by their tenacity; they are non-conformists and … Continue reading New Chieftains: Tottenham chapter exhibition launch (29/7/18)

Tottenham Now Arts Projects: a quick chat with Susan Ibreck

We had a quick chat with Susan Ibreck, the lady behind Tottenham Now Arts Projects. They are responsible for the newly decorated air duct near Paige Green just across from Seven Sisters station (see feature image by Ulrike Leyens). They have also just finished an exhibition at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre in collaboration with some local schools. Can you tell me a bit about … Continue reading Tottenham Now Arts Projects: a quick chat with Susan Ibreck

DT music showcase (26/7/18): GIN

Ahead of our event at The Antwerp Arms on Thursday 26 July we had a chat with DJ, GIN, who is also co-founder of female led collectives Resis’Dance and Goldsnap. Reserve your free ticket on Eventbrite and see an array of musical talent from in and around Tottenham. When did you first get into DJing? I got into it properly about seven years ago. I … Continue reading DT music showcase (26/7/18): GIN

DT music showcase (26/7/18): Bahar Dopran

Ahead of our event at The Antwerp Arms on Thursday 26 July we had a chat with one our performers, Bahar Dopran. Reserve your free ticket on Eventbrite and see an array of musical talent from in and around Tottenham. When did you first get into music? I’ve always loved music. I came out the womb and music would be playing I’d be doing this … Continue reading DT music showcase (26/7/18): Bahar Dopran

Haringey Council votes to cancel Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) deal

On 17 July, the recently elected Haringey Council voted to cancel the Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) which has been strongly opposed by part of the local community. The HDV, worth £2billion, was Haringey Council’s plan for a 50:50 deal with private developer Lendlease. The deal would have seen the council giving some of its existing land to Lendlease for development which would see Lendlease match … Continue reading Haringey Council votes to cancel Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) deal

DT music showcase (26/7/18): CR Fredro

Ahead of our event at The Antwerp Arms on Thursday 26 July we had a chat with one our performers, CR Fredro. Reserve your free ticket on Eventbrite and see an array of musical talent from in and around Tottenham. When did you first get into music? I’ve always written. From year 3 I’ve been writing poetry, publishing books and stuff. It was just a … Continue reading DT music showcase (26/7/18): CR Fredro

DT music showcase (26/7/18): Amahla

Ahead of our event at The Antwerp Arms on Thursday 26 July we had a chat with one our performers, Amahla. Reserve your free ticket on Eventbrite and see an array of musical talent from in and around Tottenham. When did you first get into music? I started playing the guitar when I was aged 15 and I started playing the piano from the age … Continue reading DT music showcase (26/7/18): Amahla

DT music showcase (26/7/18): Kayes Mensah

Ahead of our event at The Antwerp Arms on Thursday 26 July we had a chat with one our performers, Kayes Mensah. Reserve your free ticket on Eventbrite and see an array of musical talent from in and around Tottenham. When did you first get into music? Probably in secondary school, maybe around year 7 or 8. A lot of my fellow peers used to … Continue reading DT music showcase (26/7/18): Kayes Mensah

Discover life drawing with Tottenham Art Classes

By Annie Rew Shaw As a musician and writer, I’ve always been a pretty creative soul. Art was a subject I loved at school but never seriously pursued, so I was a little nervous to attend my first life drawing class, hosted by Tottenham Art Classes at the Beehive pub. I needn’t have worried; as soon as I walked into the back room of the … Continue reading Discover life drawing with Tottenham Art Classes