Residents and friends are invited to come along and discover more about Haringey’s wonderful history and community heritage at the annual Haringey Local History Fair at Bruce Castle Museum and Haringey Archive.

The event on Saturday 16 February will run from 11am to 4.30pm with a full programme of talks throughout the day.

Programme of talks

11.15am: The Land Under Our Feet: the Dorset Survey 1619 map of Tottenham
11.50am: Black Georgian Londoners: Priscilla Wakefield’s Sancho
12.15pm: 50 years Ago: Haringey-Koblenz,1969

Break: 1-2pm Reflections – a special tribute

2.00pm: Half a century of the Victoria Line,1969
2.35pm: Celebrating 150 years of Finsbury Park

3.10-3.30pm Tea break

3.35pm: Haringey Vanguard - an exploration of Haringey's Black and Minority Ethnic LGBT heritage

Lots to see and do

History lovers can get involved, network and browse stalls from various local organisations as they showcase the area's heritage.

You’ll also be able to visit the Archive Searchroom to see special displays from the archive collections and talk to archive staff to find out how to use the service and undertake research.

Find out more

For the full programme of talks and participating heritage community groups visit Haringey Council's events page (external link).