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Hands-on History at Bruce Castle Museum - High Street Heritage: hands-on history at Bruce Castle Museum Bruce Castle Museum is now offering extended ‘High Street Heritage Days’ as part of its education programme following a successful pilot scheme in 2017. Through object handling, role play, and art and design pupils can explore the heritage they see every day and learn about the … Continue reading Hands-on History at Bruce Castle Museum
Our Trip to Bruce Castle -   Trainees Mark and Charlie visited Bruce Castle Museum, to see a different side of the heritage industry. Here they describe their first impressions of the Museum, and what they discovered there. Charlie The first thing I noticed upon arrival was the round tower next to Bruce Castle. I found out that this may have … Continue reading Our Trip to Bruce Castle
Trainees learn to restore Haringey’s buildings - Architects, bricklayers, curators, labourers, tour guides and everything in between – the heritage industry encompasses a rich variety of roles and career opportunities for young people today. Two local lads have been learning just what it takes to work on exciting heritage projects in Haringey. Mark and Charlie were recruited as trainees by the North … Continue reading Trainees learn to restore Haringey’s buildings
Shopfront restoration in full swing - Work continues apace on North Tottenham Townscape Heritage Initiative with scaffolding up at two sites on the High Road.   Cuttle Construction (external link), along with the architectural firm Survey & Design (external link), are undertaking specialist repairs and restorations to a dozen buildings, some of which are Grade II listed, returning them to their … Continue reading Shopfront restoration in full swing
Who was Bobby Buckle? - How much do you know about Spurs history? Do you know who founded the club or who its first captain was? Who was the club's first Treasurer? Secretary? Director? Who scored its first recorded goal? Fortunately there is one easy answer to all these questions: Bobby Buckle. Yes, Bobby Buckle was not just one of the … Continue reading Who was Bobby Buckle?
Young people learn from Tottenham’s built heritage - We recently supported MOLA (external link) in delivering a Built Heritage Youth Engagement Programme which aims to reach out to disadvantaged young people in Haringey. MOLA worked in partnership with Haringey Council Youth Justice Service to offer 10 young people the chance to participate in a two week programme of tours, talks, workshops, site visits and … Continue reading Young people learn from Tottenham’s built heritage
Oral History Project at Woodside High - Tottenham Then and Now: Oral History Project at Woodside High, White Hart Lane This summer term students in Year 9 were involved in an exciting Oral History pilot project.  Students who were intending to do History GCSE met with local older residents to explore Tottenham then and now linking to the historical theme of Change … Continue reading Oral History Project at Woodside High
A Walk through Spurs’ Secret History - The following is an extract from the Spurs' Secret History Tour, a fascinating walk through Tottenham Hotspur Football Club's proud 135-year history. For enquiries, or to book this walk, please contact Martin Burrows of Antwerp Arms Association – email: mab.prospect@tiscali.co.uk The Spurs' Secret History Walk was originally written by Julie Welsh and Rob White, and adapted by … Continue reading A Walk through Spurs’ Secret History
Tottenham High Road: a short film - Last March, Media students from Haringey Sixth Form, working with filmmakers from Chocolate Films (external link) and their course leader Colin Johnson, storyboarded, shot and edited a short video about Tottenham High Road (or at least the northern end of it!) and the diversity of the communities that live, work and play there.   The film … Continue reading Tottenham High Road: a short film
Local School Children create Heritage Banners - Heritage Banners created by local school children are flying high above the High Road as the first set of conservation works begins on The Bricklayers Arms. Lara and Zoe ran a series of workshops with local students from Harris Primary Coleraine Park and Risley Avenue Primary that explored Victorian typography: stencilling and monoprinting words and phrases … Continue reading Local School Children create Heritage Banners

 

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