Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Delicious fresh pizzas straight from the newly built pizza oven at Tottenham's San Marcos are wowing customers throughout the borough.
Now open on Sundays and with a full menu available to take home, you can enjoy a bit of Italy in the comfort of your castle while looking after all your screaming children.
Family run San Marco's was the location of a recent BBC drama exploring lost love starring Alan Rickman and Emma Thompson.
San Marco's Grazzi Parletta, who recently appeared in the news for unearthing a rare drawing of the Tottenham Dispensary, announced that 'the god of pizza' has arrived to work the new oven.
Go and check it out!
San Marco's online
Monday, November 15, 2010
Sunday, September 26, 2010
St Loy by Georgios Ioannou Byzantine Iconographer
Contemporary icon of Tottenham's St Loys by artist and Bruce Castle Museum staff Georgios Ioannou - as seen at the very successful, but only the second in its history, open day at All Hallows Church as advertised in the Independent where punters were treated to local arts and crafts, a raffle, tea and cake and a tour of the bell tower.
Thursday, September 16, 2010
Thursday, September 9, 2010
Sunday, August 29, 2010
All Hallows Church
Did you know that Bruce Castle's All Hallows Church boasts the largest peal of bells in the borough?
Some were first gonged back in 1696.
Why not try them out on Tuesday nights?
|Tottenham, Gr Lon |
|Bells Hide Details|
|1||4-3-14||F#||27.00"||1959||Mears & Stainbank|
|2||5-1-3||E#||28.00"||1959||Mears & Stainbank|
|3||5-3-4||D#||30.25"||1881||John Warner & Sons|
|6||9-0-21||A#||36.00"||1959||Mears & Stainbank|
|Source: GAD NBR spsheet; Dove tenor wt; CBC list; RW2007/p807; A Bull|
Contributed by: John Baldwin
Info from Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Monday, August 16, 2010
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Earth Wind and Fire...the 1970s Roman kiln project in Highgate Woods.
Bruce Castle Museum has blown the doors off its safe and released a 2000 year old Roman kiln back into the wild.
The project, which is the Museum's fantastic contribution to the 'Cultural Olympiad', has its roots in the earth loving 70s after archaeologists found the ancient cooker in Highgate Woods and wanted to have a go themselves.
On Monday the youth of Haringey led by archaeologist Nick Peacey and Local Potter Mooki Hurst strapped themselves in for a creative rollercoaster ride back through time.
The journey will see our merry band of travellers squidging up the Ancient Clay of Haringey to produce delicately turned masterpieces and raw expressions to rival that of the road loving Romans.
They'll build their own fire breathing kilns , while chroniclers from Exposure Youth Magazine will be on hand to record it all, and on Friday 16th July David Lammy MP will be there to cheer everyone on.
Friday, July 2, 2010
Thursday, July 1, 2010
"Following on from an intimate... performance in March at St Mary's, Lansdowne Road, Tottenham Community Choir will be performing their first major concert at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre on Saturday 10th July.
Joined on stage by theatrical showband "in The Meantime", the choir will be singing a diverse repertoire from classical to pop."
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Saturday, June 26, 2010
Monday, June 21, 2010
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Monday, May 24, 2010
Tottenham experts puzzle an age old question...the cockerel or the football?
Lovely Tottenham Football Club is to preserve and restore the lovely boarded up buildings along the High Road originally marked for demolition!
The new stadium development will have a massive lovely impact on the area breathing life back into that zombie deadzone on the High Road and rippling out in wonderfully benevolent waves of regeneration.
But it's also great for Tottenham's lovely architectural and visual heritage - won't it be lovely to stroll the High Road once more?
Of course great thanks go out to Spurs and the Council for the new plans.
But a special gigantic Mexican Wave has to go to Tottenham Civic Society who stuck to their guns!
And who devote so much hard work to the area - and who are always looking for new recruits and continue to host a great variety of interesting free walks and talks.
Monday, May 10, 2010
The Penny Black 1840
Bruce Castle Museum's Rowland Hill designed the Penny Black postage stamp 170 years and four days ago today - well he actually designed it a bit earlier but it was first used 6th May 1840.
Monsieur Roulin Le Postman by Vincent Van Gogh
To celebrate Bruce Castle Museum has invited 10 postie folks to chose something for its new exhibition 'Postal People' now on.
Thursday, May 6, 2010
Sunday, May 2, 2010
Thursday, April 22, 2010
The lesser spotted Anvil Cloud by Luke Howard (1772-1864) cloudiologist and campaigner.
Bruce Castle Museum is celebrating the life of Tottenham's namer of clouds Luke Howard.
In a wonderful new exhibition you can explore the cloudiologist's scientific achievements, his Quakerly civil rights campaigns and his influence on Turner, Constable and Goethe.
Luke Skywatcher, Keeper of Clouds
Have you voted on a new bookshop yet?
To make way for Spurs' brand new shiny stadium, Tottenham's Euroart Studios has moved...
They're throwing a ball this Friday 23rd of April to celebrate.
Meet the artistes, sigh at their garrets and consider a life change.
Doors open from 6 with fun till 10.
At 7 and 9 you can explore "religion, fear and predation" through drama poetry and the unconscious in "The Meal" a performance by poet Sarah Reilly.
"All are welcome!
Visit our purpose built studios – meet the artists – see their work – share a drink with us.
DRESS CODE – ECCENTRIC (optional).
Five mins walk from Seven Sisters tube right near Marfield Park
Units 5 & 6
The Nam N15 4QQ
Check the Map "
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Set in lovely Markfield Park and right next to a lovely adventure playground, skatepark, indoor bouncy land, and lovely cafe - Markfield Beam Engine Museum is a great day out for all the family.
Now that Spring is here the fully restored beam engine is ready for action.
You can get there from the Lee Valley Canal or across the marshes.
Take a look at their website for more info.
Markfield Beam Engine and Museum
Saturday, February 13, 2010
Bruce Castle Museum is hosting the Haringey History Fair today.
Chris Protz, local writer and historian, is first off the mark at 11.10 carrying the torch for Tottenham: A History.
Catching the baton at 11.50 will be Professor Gus John, Trustee of John Padmore Institute and Associate of New Beacon Books, talking over his shoulder on 'John La Rose: Reaching Out from Haringey Across the Five Continents in Pursuit of Change.'
At 12.30 the baton will be delivered poste haste to Hilary Flippance, expert on Postal History who will be Exploring Postal Heritage.
Local Historian and writer, Doctor Jim Lewis will collect the baton at 2pm from where it may be languishing among dinner plates, to reveal the 'Lee Valley's Electronic Secrets'.
The Reverend Glyn Jenkins is next off at the 2.40 mark with an illuminating discussion on the Missionary and Martyr John Williams (whose blue plaque you might have seen, just past Banksy's graffitti).
Keeping the torch alight as she takes us through Bowes Park Tunnel on the New River, Caroline Simpson of Bowes Park Community Association will meet us at the 3.40 yard arm.
Finally, Albert Pinching will lead us to the finish from 4.20 with an Appreciation of Joan Schwitzer and the Hornsey Historical Society.
During the day you might see the Friends of Tottenham Marshes, the Friends of Lordship Rec or the Tottenham Civic Society and Museum Staff who will be throwing open their archives for us to rifle through, even a mayor, or town councilor might appear who you can thank for the new play areas planned for Bruce Castle Park or gripe at for all those houses with broken windows which makes everyone feel bad.....