And all the Christmas Roundup of events and activities at Bruce Castle Museum & Archive

Forage and wreath making workshop

Bruce Castle Museum & Archive will be ho-ho-hosting a variety of activities and events throughout the festive season – and it all starts this weekend!

Festive Tottenham Flea @ The Castle

Festive tottenham flea @ the castle

  • Saturday 26 November, 10:30am-4:30pm

Visit the Castle and enjoy browsing a range of stalls for collectables, retro furniture and enamel kitchenalia, ceramics, glassware, vintage clothes and accessories, jewellery, brocante, textiles, mid-century maps vinyl and advertising, comics and books, and much more besides!

Entry £2 – accompanied children go free

Assistance dogs welcome.

NB Card payment is available but cash please for majority of stallholders.


Forage and Wreath-Making Workshop

Forage and wreath making workshop

  • Saturday 26 November, 1 – 4pm

There are still a few places available to attend our traditional wreath-making workshop, led by our wonderful willow-weaving artist Angela Baker.

£35 – all materials included, plus tea and mince pies! You can pay on the day


Museum Shop Sunday @ The Castle

Museum shop sunday @ the castle

  • Sunday 27 November, 1 – 5pm

Bruce Castle will be taking part in this year’s international #museumshopsunday to promote support for arts, heritage and cultural institutions around the world. Come to our Little Museum Shop @ The Castle and find unique stocking fillers, cards, games and more. There will be 10% off on selected games and puzzles and some prints in the shop.

Card and cash payments accepted.


And if you are interested in buying something unusual and shopping online, then check out prints of our paintings in our collections at Bruce Castle via the online shop on Art UK:


Book Sunday @ The Castle

Book sunday @ the castle

  • Sunday 4 December, 1 – 4.30pm

Pop along to Bruce Castle and see what local heritage books we have on offer and find a special gift – all celebrating and telling stories about our local area.

With signed copies of books for sale from authors – including the folks who wrote the book about Bobby Buckle will also be there in person.


Check out the crafty fun stuff of kids at the Castle with …

Christmas Craft Festive Fun

Check out the crafty fun stuff of kids at the castle with …

  • Wednesday 7 December, Thursday 8 December, Wednesday 14 December, Thursday 15 December – just drop in between 3:30-4:30pm

Come along to Bruce Castle after school to enjoy our beautiful Christmas trees on display all around the Museum, learn about a Victorian Christmas and take part in some lovely festive craft activities.

Free – suitable for children aged 4-12 years.

Christmas @ The Castle

Christmas @ the castle

  • On display throughout December – just drop by Wednesday – Sunday, 1 – 5pm

Come and wonder at all things sparkly as you wander around the galleries at the Museum –  all brought to life by beautifully decorated Christmas trees, inspired by the Museum’s collections and the history of Haringey.


It’s a Topper! The Crouch End & District U3A Crochet Group presents ….

It’s a topper! the crouch end & district u3a crochet group presents ….

  • Throughout December, drop in Wednesday – Sunday, 1 – 5pm

A big THANK YOU to the fantastically talented Crochet Group at CEDU3A who have crocheted over the past few weeks a unique topper for one of the red post boxes at Bruce Castle – now on display in the Courtyard. The artwork celebrates all things Haringey, including crocheted Tottenham cake, clock tower, football stars and even the Alexandra Palace transmitter! What other stories inspired by Haringey’s wonderful heritage can you spot?

Just pop along to the Museum to take a look – and why not start off this weekend at the Festive Tottenham Flea @ The Castle

Find out more about the wonderful Crochet Group of the Crouch End & District U3A see their website and Facebook group.

You can get more of the festive feel in the build up to the holidays with our …


Twelve Days of Christmas @ The Castle

  • On display from 12 December

Bruce Castle will be decorating its windows with a display and very special interpretation of the 12 days of Christmas – each day exploring a different aspect of Haringey and its history. Make sure you follow our instagram to see each day being revealed and try to spot the unique local references!

Further details about these events can be found via the following links:

Christmas | Bruce Castle

Special events | Bruce Castle