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

DT (Fashion & Beauty) // Idris Barbering Co Launch Party highlights

On Thursday 6 September, DT teamed up with Idris Barbering Co to throw a party. We handed out copies of issue 3 (Fashion & Beauty), beer by Brewheadz was flowing, hair was being cut and beards were being trimmed. Mr. Dex spun some tunes and we saw performances from Nicky Earl, Seki Lynch and Kayes Mensah. Check out some of the highlights from the night. … Continue reading DT (Fashion & Beauty) // Idris Barbering Co Launch Party highlights

Red Box Project Tottenham

We spoke to Jenalyn Rawes, one of the women managing Red Box Project in Tottenham that provides free sanitary products to young women. Can you give an overview of the project and work that you’re doing? The Red Box Project is a community led project – we are run by local communities all across the UK. We provide easy access and free sanitary products to … Continue reading Red Box Project Tottenham

Women Rise: health and wellbeing activities and workshops

In partnership with Jackson’s Lane Women Rise explores new ways of increasing physical, social and mental well-being through fun and creative events such as circus workshops, yoga classes, self-defence classes and theatre workshops that explore the issues women face. Aimed at women over 55, the activities are based in different locations across Haringey and we offer the option of setting up workshops wherever you need. … Continue reading Women Rise: health and wellbeing activities and workshops

Brewheadz: a friendly Italian run brewery in Tottenham

Brewheadz is run by a friendly team of four Italian friends (the only Italian run brewery in London). Vincenzo Conte (Sales & Marketing), Gianni Rotuno (Head Brewer), Stefano Rotuno (Brewer) and Giovanni Massa (Brewer) all grew up together in Fondi, on the Italian coast in between Rome and Naples. Tottenham has the highest density of breweries in London after Bermonsey (there are now seven!) and … Continue reading Brewheadz: a friendly Italian run brewery in Tottenham

Wellness in the music industry: a conversation with Elroy ‘Spoonface’ Powell

Hannah Place caught up with Elroy ‘Spoonface’ Powell, author of How To Think Beyond A Chart Position. ‘Elroy ‘Spoonface’ Powell recounts from personal experience his own journey of elation and despair while finding fame within the music industry… Covering five key areas, including mental health and wellbeing along with finances, it’s a revealing insight into an industry which many of us today still view with … Continue reading Wellness in the music industry: a conversation with Elroy ‘Spoonface’ Powell

Open House London comes to Tottenham

Open House Weekend London is the world’s largest annual architecture festival giving free public access to 800+ buildings, walks, talks and tours over one weekend. This year, the activities will be taking place on 22 and 23 September. On Sunday 23 September you can help to celebrate Ferry Lane Estate’s 40th anniversary by paying it a visit. Considered high-density housing when built in 1978, the … Continue reading Open House London comes to Tottenham

A walk down Fountayne Road for Open Warehouse Day

By E L Brown On Saturday 18 August the studios of Fountayne Road threw open their doors for Open Warehouse Day. The organisers – all volunteers, who live in the warehouses themselves – invited the artists and makers of the community to share their latest projects with the wider public. The pulse of music could be heard from afar, as DT’s correspondent strolled down the … Continue reading A walk down Fountayne Road for Open Warehouse Day