News
Full Steam Ahead
Full Steam Ahead

A wonder of Victorian engineering celebrates its 130th anniversary this month.

The Markfield Beam Engine was commissioned in 1888 to provide a crucial public health role of treating sewage in Tottenham. The engine and site closed in 1964 but in 2009 the Markfield Beam Engine and Museum opened to the public with the magnificent engine pride of place.

Wed 18 Jul 2018
Pitch your community ideas to Crowdfund London
Pitch your community ideas to Crowdfund London

Crowdfund London gives you the opportunity to pitch new ideas - big or small - for community-led projects to make your local area even better.

The best could attract a pledge of up to £50,000 from the Mayor, who wants to back crowdfunding campaigns that demonstrate local support. If you get a pledge and then hit your target, the Mayor of London will support you to bring your idea to life.

Wed 18 Jul 2018
Tottenham goes to the Pensioners’ Parliament
Tottenham goes to the Pensioners’ Parliament

Tottenham has sent its largest ever group of older people to the Pensioners’ Parliament.
The annual three-day event takes place in Blackpool and is organised by the National Pensioners Convention (NPC) as a forum for finding out the concerns of pensioners at a grassroots level.

Fri 6 Jul 2018
Tottenham Now
Tottenham Now

A celebration of Tottenham is taking place in a feast of displays, murals, installations and a special procession involving primary school children.

Called Tottenham Now the event focuses on the theme of migration, journeys and home and is centred around two local spots: Page Green Common – around the junction of Broad Lane and the High Road – and just up the road at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre.

Thu 5 Jul 2018
Growing Love Festival
Growing Love Festival

A day of performances, open mic, workshops, music, poetry from around the world, in aid of Tottenham’s Café Connect, inspired by the life of Aqeelah Alam. Join them on Saturday 7 July 3pm - 8pm at Cafe Connect in Down Lane Park.

Tue 3 Jul 2018
Selfie with an indie
Selfie with an indie

July 4 is Independence Day and Independent’s Day – a national campaign to celebrate small, local businesses. We’d like you to take a picture of yourself with your favourite Tottenham business and tweet it using the hashtag #tottenhamandieday

Thu 28 Jun 2018
SESSION wows audiences at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre
SESSION wows audiences at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre

SESSION is an exhilarating night of al fresco dance and music outside the Bernie Grant Arts Centre.

In the Centre's courtyard, 25 youngsters fuse hip-hop and contemporary dance in front of a live band and a packed audience of residents.

Tue 26 Jun 2018
Small Wonders...
Small Wonders...

We are led to a bright blue door in a street somewhere in Tottenham and one of the children is asked to ring the doorbell for ‘No.17’. A young woman called Bella answers it and invites us into a living room stuffed full of interesting objects in the middle of which sits Bella’s mother, Nanny Lacey...

Tue 26 Jun 2018
Foody World Cup
Foody World Cup

Hundreds of residents have been flocking to the reopened Eric Allin Community Centre for the opening games of the World Cup. There's still a chance to get involved in the Foody World Cup. Head down to the Eric Allin on Friday at 1pm for Brazil vs. Costa Rica.

Wed 20 Jun 2018
A “battle cry and a love song” – SESSION comes to Tottenham
A “battle cry and a love song” – SESSION comes to Tottenham

A powerful celebration of youth, dance, music and Tottenham will be electrifying the Bernie Grant Arts Centre from Friday (June 22). Described as a “battle cry and a love song”, SESSION is a collaboration between local young dancers and musicians, drawing on the identity of the performers.

Wed 20 Jun 2018
Events
Jun2018Euroart Open Studios 2018

The annual Open Studios event welcomes visitors to explore studios, gallery spaces, and exhibits.Artworks and crafts are available to purchase at affordable rates. But the real draw of this event is the opportunity to meet and speak with artists in t...

12May2018Haringey Shed Presents 'along the lines of...'

We have teamed up with Lorenco House, a supported residents home next to us here at Haringey Shed. The residents have shared their stories and our children's theatre company have brought them to life. They will be performing next Saturday 12 May at 3...

20May2018Turnip the Music

Sunday 20 May 2018, 11.30am-4pm.Carrot you believe it - the London Vegetable Orchestra (LVO) are coming to Tottenham. Join them at Tottenham Green Market on Sunday 20 May 2018 from 11-30am-4pm to make some swede sounds.

May - Aug2018Pattern Cutting Workshop

Every first and third Thursday of the month, 12 noon-2pm.For adults 16+ - all skill levels welcome, perfect for beginners!Learn the basics of Pattern Cutting in a two hour workshop with a qualified Fashion Designer.Within the 2 hours, you will:Learn ...

May - Jul2018Latin Fitness

When:Every Wednesday 1-2pmWhere:Lordship Hub Co-Op, Lordship Recreation GroundClass description:Adults only - beginners welcome.Lose weight and get fit with lovely Latin-American dances: Salsa, Cha Cha, Jive, Bachata, Merengue.Two new routines every ...

12May2018Ancestors: Tracing African Jamaican Ancestry with Paul Crooks

Trailblazing family historian Paul Crooks (author of Ancestors) traced his family back 6 generations to Ami Djaba who was living in the Krobo Mountain, Ghana.Paul’s acclaimed novel and appearance on Who Do You Think You Are? (Moira Stuart) inspired a...

12May2018Little Explorers at Bruce Castle Museum

Come dressed up as a knight or princess for Stories and Craft on the lawn outside the Tudor Tower.At 2.15pm see inside the Tower and make a jewelled crown. Repeated at 3.15pm.In the event of wet weather, the session will take place inside the Museum....

Apr - Aug2018New Cha Cha Class

When:Every Wednesday, 8-9pmAdults only - beginners welcomeEach lesson lasts 60 minutesWhere:Lordship Hub Co-op, Lordship Recreation Ground, N17You can learn:Cha ChaSalsaRumbaBachataMerengueRueda de casinoPrices:1 Pass: £54 Passes: £20 (valid 1 month)...

Apr - Jul2018Family Fitness

Every Monday, 5.30-6.30pm.Fun games and efficient whole bodied dance workout. 

May - Aug2018Kids Fashion Design Workshop

The Kids Fashion Design Workshop will be every second Saturday of the month, 11.45am-1.15pm.Creative, informative and fun workshops for kids aged 8-12 years.Learn how to create a fashion design moodboardDesign a mini collectionAdd a colour paletteAdd...