Operation Marlin sees additional police support in Northumberland Park Photo: shutterstock.com

Operation Marlin sees additional police support in Northumberland Park

At the end of January 2018, Operation Marlin was set up by Haringey Police in order to target knife and gun crime, violent crime, general ASB (anti-social behaviour) and robberies in Northumberland Park. The last few months have seen an increase in police officers in the ward including some plain clothes police watching CCTV. Prior to the launch of Operation Marlin, Haringey police teamed up … Continue reading Operation Marlin sees additional police support in Northumberland Park

Spoken: a night of poetry, music and spoken word from Tottenham locals

Spoken: a night of poetry, music and spoken word from Tottenham locals

By E L Brown DT’s correspondent arrived late to the second Spoken of 2018, and was soon very sorry that they had. As the last rays of sun blessed the courtyard of The Old Brewery, the host Lana V Symone was ushering people inside for the second half of the programme. What followed was an intimate and, at times, moving evening of spoken word, live … Continue reading Spoken: a night of poetry, music and spoken word from Tottenham locals

The Bluecoats: A new pub for Tottenham

On 7 June we were invited to the private launch of The Bluecoats pub on Tottenham High Road. The Bluecoats have taken over from The Pride of Tottenham, gutted the building and given it a total revamp. They’ve moved the bar to the back of the main space, with an events room and kitchen (which will be the home of popular burger restaurant Lucky Chip) … Continue reading The Bluecoats: A new pub for Tottenham

StART Haringey update: GLA purchase land on the St Ann's Hospital site

StART Haringey update: GLA purchase land on the St Ann’s Hospital site

Last week it was announced that the two thirds of the land on the St Ann’s Hospital site has been purchased by the GLA (Greater London Authority). This will be the first time that the Mayor of London’s new £250million Land Fund has been used. Community land trust StART Haringey have been working on a proposal for genuinely affordable housing on the site since 2015, … Continue reading StART Haringey update: GLA purchase land on the St Ann’s Hospital site

Playlist: Ten artists out of Tottenham

Playlist: Ten artists out of Tottenham

We selected ten artists who have a strong connection to Tottenham. First seen in our Music & Performance print special. We recommend you put on a good pair of headphones or blast these through your speakers… Adele – Rolling in the Deep A playlist about Tottenham musicians wouldn’t be complete without one of the biggest selling artists of recent times. Adele recently appeared on The … Continue reading Playlist: Ten artists out of Tottenham

National Garden Scheme bringing open gardens to Tottenham and beyond

National Garden Scheme bringing open gardens to Tottenham and beyond

By Matthew Bradby (Chair, Tottenham Civic Society) Think of Tottenham and you don’t immediately think of gardens. But in fact, Tottenham has a wealth of private gardens, providing refuges for urban wildlife and places for people to relax and unwind, especially now summer is here. The National Garden Scheme is a national charity that opens private gardens to the public, raising around £3.5m every year. … Continue reading National Garden Scheme bringing open gardens to Tottenham and beyond

LIFT biennial festival of international theatre comes to Tottenham

This June, LIFT are holding their biennial festival of international theatre across London. Half way through their six year Tottenham programme, LIFT have commissioned three Tottenham Original pieces: SESSION, Nightwalks with Teenagers and Small Wonders. LIFT work with the Tottenham UpLifters, a group of 30 teenagers from Duke’s Aldridge Academy and The Vale School based on the Northumberland Park estate, who are taking part in … Continue reading LIFT biennial festival of international theatre comes to Tottenham

Euroart Studios Tottenham: Lorraine Clarke, Euroart Co-founder & Art Director

DT interviewed a number of local artists based in Euroart Studios on Markfield Road, N15. This is the final episode in our nine part series. In this episode we talk to Lorraine Clarke, co-founder and art director at Euroart Studios. She is also a visual artist and poet. Euroart are holding their open studios between 1 and 3 June 2018.   Continue reading Euroart Studios Tottenham: Lorraine Clarke, Euroart Co-founder & Art Director

Chris and Alex from The High Cross, Tottenham

A sneak peek of The High Cross pub in South Tottenham

Last Thursday 26 April, DT was invited to an exclusive opening of The High Cross pub along with a small selection of Tottenham businesses. The High Cross is based in the old public conveniences on Tottenham High Road, at the junction with Monument Way. The High Cross is co-founded by Chris Johnson and Alex Beeston and is open to the public from Thursday 3 May … Continue reading A sneak peek of The High Cross pub in South Tottenham

Our night out at The Cause

By E L Brown On Friday 13 April, DT went along to The Cause’s crowdfunding launch party at Down Lane Studios, to see how things had progressed since our last visit. The smell of fresh cement lingered in the air, the cloakroom was an MDF construction, and the windows into the toilets had been boarded up with couch cushions – but there was nothing pretentious about … Continue reading Our night out at The Cause