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Making Women Artists Visible – Violet Fuller and Joan Knoblock

This week has been London Art Week, when national art collections and leading commercial art galleries bring together an annual summer programme of events....

The Last Elm

Some of you might recall in July last year the premier of Bruce Grove Stories, to showcase a new short film by BBC documentary-maker...

Huff and puff up Highgate Hill

If you are a very keen cyclist, you may well have checked out the more challenging inclines in London. Although not known particularly for...

Pride Month in Haringey

June 30, is the last day of Pride Month, the month that our LGBTQ+ communities celebrate, protest and raise political awareness as well as...

Windrush Day 2020

Today is National Windrush Day – an annual celebration when we mark the arrival of the Empire Windrush to Britain on 22 June 1948...

Refugees during and after WWII

At the end of 2018 around 70.8 million people were forcibly displaced across the world. Of these, 25.9 million were refugees, whilst 41.3 million...

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...

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