LIFT Tottenham: theatre performances and artist gatherings

After seeing their ‘Calling Tree’ performance, part of LIFT Tottenham’s project in Bruce Castle Park this summer, we spoke to the LIFT team to find out more. Erica Campayne, LIFT Senior Producer, told us about their work in Tottenham and some of their upcoming events. LIFT Festival ran from 1st June to 2nd July 2016. How did LIFT Festival start? LIFT (London International Festival of … Continue reading LIFT Tottenham: theatre performances and artist gatherings

Tottenham regeneration walking tour – what we found out

As part of the Open House London weekend, Haringey Council ran a walking tour on the Tottenham regeneration. Suzanne Johnson, Area Regeneration Manager, from Haringey Council, led the tour along with Alicja Borkowka, Director, from You & Me Architecture. Suzanne and Alicja explained some of the existing work and some of the upcoming plans for Tottenham and the High Road. We went along to get the lowdown on … Continue reading Tottenham regeneration walking tour – what we found out

Crutch Haringey – helping people in crisis or hardship

Crutch Haringey is a four year project that has been set up by Citizens Advice Haringey to help people in crisis or financial hardship. It is primarily based in Tottenham and over the four years they will cover N17, N15 and N22. Dean Wigzell is Project Team Leader for Crutch Haringey and is responsible for managing and overseeing the development of the project and building … Continue reading Crutch Haringey – helping people in crisis or hardship

Tottenham takes part in Open House London 17-18 September 2016

On 17th and 18th September 2016, a number of spaces and buildings in Tottenham will be open to the public as part of Open House London. We’ve listed the five locations you could check out along with two tours of the area. 639 Tottenham High Road. Sat 10am-1pm. Last entry 1pm. http://listings.openhouselondon.org.uk/listing/639-tottenham-high-road/?_sfm_boroughs=Haringey Bruce Castle Museum. Sat/Sun 1pm-5pm. Half-hourly tours from 1.15-4pm. You will also get to … Continue reading Tottenham takes part in Open House London 17-18 September 2016

DT Presents: the Voices of Tottenham podcast #1 – Marika Gauci (Tottenham Green Market)

Discovering Tottenham presents our first Voices of Tottenham podcast. Marika Gauci the market manager for Tottenham Green Market talks about the local Sunday market, her tips for local start ups, pies and the Haringey Food & Drink Festival. Tottenham Green Market is on Tottenham Green every Sunday 11am until 4pm. They put on local stalls with produce, international street food, crafts and community events and … Continue reading DT Presents: the Voices of Tottenham podcast #1 – Marika Gauci (Tottenham Green Market)

13 great things about Tottenham

Read on to discover 13 great things about Tottenham. We explore some of the most exciting things about the area and give you a hint of Tottenham flavour. We have 2 stations on the night tube! Tottenham Hale and Seven Sisters. We have the 639 Enterprise Centre supporting local 16 – 25 year olds to set up their own businesses and hire free event space. The … Continue reading 13 great things about Tottenham

Bridges to Birkbeck: free workshops and HE advice in Tottenham

In mid August we checked out a free workshop on Community Development run by Birkbeck University in conjunction with Haringey Council at the 639 Enterprise Centre. We spoke to the Head of Widening Access and Retention at Birkbeck, Caroline McDonald, and Haringey Council’s Tottenham Outreach Officer, Faith Williams, to find out more about the project and what’s on offer for local Tottenham residents. As Head … Continue reading Bridges to Birkbeck: free workshops and HE advice in Tottenham

London Rollergirls fundraiser at Tottenham Green Pools and Fitness

On Saturday 13th August, London Rollergirls held a fundraiser at Tottenham Green Pools and Fitness. Six teams took part in the games. There were twists to the standard jams that they play in a Roller Derby match which audience members could purchase via donations. This included dance jams and backwards jams and was a lot of fun! The following teams competed in the games: Suicide … Continue reading London Rollergirls fundraiser at Tottenham Green Pools and Fitness

DT Presents: the Voices of Tottenham podcast series

In our Voices of Tottenham podcast series we’ll speak to key figures in the Tottenham community to get insight into their projects, inspiration and ask questions that address local issues. We’ll announce some of our upcoming podcast interviews ahead of time so that you can have a say on some of the questions we ask. Continue reading DT Presents: the Voices of Tottenham podcast series