Make a date for Sunday 5th May for the Bruce Castle Heritage Quarter Open Day 11am – 4pm

Make a date for Sunday 5th May for the Bruce Castle Heritage Quarter Open Day 11am - 4pm

Coming up soon .. explore this very special historical quarter at Bruce Castle! We’re all opening our doors on Sunday 5 May from 11am onwards …


Here is the programme for the Bruce Castle Heritage Quarter Open Day.

As well as tours of Castle on the Open Day, we will be joined by All Hallows Church, The Priory (gardens only), Tottenham Cemetery Chapels (with the Friends of Tottenham Cemetery), two walks and the Antwerp Arms pub for their special birthday afternoon.

Read on for the full programme of events.

Spurs Secret History Walk (organised by the Antwerp Arms Association)


This walk will show how the birth and growth of Tottenham Hotspur FC from 1882 right up to the present day, is inextricably linked with the local history of Tottenham. It will connect with links to the Antwerp Arms community pub, the area around Bruce Castle Park and nearby All Hallows church in this fascinating historic village area.

Meet at 10.15am for a 10.30 am start at Northumberland Park Overground Station, at the Park Avenue Road entrance. Ends: Antwerp Arms by 1.30pm I time for the pub’s 9th birthday celebrations at 2pm. Read further details and book your free ticket here on Eventbrite.



Tottenham Cemetery Chapels


  • Free. No booking required.

Enjoy a rare opportunity to explore the hidden beauty of the chapels in Tottenham Cemetery! Designed by George E Ptichett (1824-1912) in decorated Gothic Style, the two identical chapels are a stunning asset to the cemetery, which was opened in 1858. With thanks to the Friends of Tottenham Cemetery.



Bruce Castle Tours (outside)

11am, 12noon

  • Free. No booking required.

Join an outside guided architectural tour with stories around the magnificent Grade I listed former 16th century manorhouse of Bruce Castle – a truly special architectural gem in Tottenham.



Church Road Walk: Through the Eyes of the Two William Atkinsons


Join Andy and Peter Thomas, grandsons and great-grandsons of the two William Atkinsons (senior and junior), as they lead you on a historical guided walk of Church Road, Tottenham. With beautiful photographs by William Junior of how Church Road looked over 100 years ago.

Meet outside Bruce Castle Museum (clocktower entrance) at 11.15am for 11.30am start.

Ends: Tottenham Cemetery



Bruce Castle Museum

Exhibitions, 1-5pm

  • Free. No booking required.

If you enjoyed the Church Road walk, then pop in to see the exhibition of The Two Williams.

Tours (inside and outside), 1-4pm, approximate every hour from 1pm.

  • Free. No booking required.

Join guided tours all afternoon of Bruce Castle when we will share stories and show you corners of this extraordinary building that you don’t always get to see! You can hear and see more too about the planned major works that are about to start here.



All Hallows Church


  • Free. No booking required.

A chance to come in and discover over 700 years’ of fascinating history of All Hallows church – from its architecture and beautiful art and memorials in Tottenham’s oldest building.



The Priory Gardens


  • Free. No booking required.

Hidden behind the ornate gates of this 17th century former farmhouse dating from 1620, an opportunity to see the gardens of The Priory. If you have ever peered through the gate and wondered what lies behind, on this important day the gates will be open! Enjoy exploring the beautiful grounds of this Grade II listed building.



Antwerp Arms Birthday Party

2pm onwards (‘til late!)

The community owned Antwerp Arms is going to be 9 years old!

Celebrate with The Annie as they host stalls, poetry, live music, salsa dancing, DJ and of course food, fizz, cake and ale!

For more details visit the Antwerp Arms website