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Signs for bakers their shops in Haringey

Old signs for bakers and their shops can be found on our local streetscapes today - alongside new ones. Here’s a familiar sign in...

Did you know …. Haringey was where cinema first started?

Haringey residents visiting their local cinema or, for some, working in film and screen today, may not realise that they have to thank a...

The Great Panorama

Did you know that between 1881-1883, in the Alexandra Palace grounds, adjacent to the upper lakes, there once stood an enormous wooden rotunda? Well,...

Thumb’s Up for the (Penny) Posties

We’re going to wander about with our postal workers on their rounds and give a BIG thumbs up to our posties, - a thank...

Basil Lewis OBE (1928 – 2020).

Basil was born in Clarendon, Jamaica in 1928, and came to London in 1954 aged 26. He was not only Haringey’s first Black Council...

Chiming with History

‘As the chimes of the “grandfather” or long-case clock standing in the entrance hall resound around the museum at Bruce Castle, most visitors will...

The oldest, littlest house…

Lets step back in time to look at the Woodside area of Wood Green, which is tucked up by the Enfield border on its...

Pedal Power in Haringey

During our present lock-down, cycling is one form of exercise that has been allowed by the government, with all due care and attention for...

Room with a View

As our everyday experience of the world has suddenly become smaller and we view the outside from our homes, from our windows or balconies,...

Holidays at home and bank and public holidays 2020

We’re going to look at Holidays at Home and bank and public holidays. In these trying times, with the sun shining, our minds are...

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