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Memories of the High Road at Bruce Castle Museum - Have you ever ridden a ‘jigger’? Ever been scrumping? Gone swimming in the Moselle? A new exhibition at Bruce Castle Museum explores just these kinds of shared experiences about Tottenham. Based on interviews with residents past and present, Memories of the High Road traces the contours of community life in Tottenham over the last 90 … Continue reading Memories of the High Road at Bruce Castle Museum
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
THI restoration works to begin - Exciting news for North Tottenham’s High Road! Twenty eight historic buildings and shopfronts will be restored to their former glory with the start of the Townscape Heritage Initiative’s (THI) restoration work next month. As part of the £2.3m project, Heritage Lottery Fund in partnership with Haringey Council are offering an 85% works grant to businesses, … Continue reading THI restoration works to begin
Heritage Champions learn to Guide - You may have been on a guided walk or tour before – but what about leading one? Our Heritage Champions have been learning how to do just that in their latest training session. Over the course of three days, Champions discovered what makes a good guide and the features of a entertaining and informative walk. Alongside practical tips and … Continue reading Heritage Champions learn to Guide
Students film the High Road - North Tottenham Townscape Heritage Initiative is commissioning Chocolate Films (external link) to create a short video with BTEC media students from Haringey Sixth Form. The film will tell the story of the High Road and the community it sustains. It will draw on three interviews with local people from different backgrounds to discover their thoughts on the social and built heritage … Continue reading Students film the High Road
Residents Learn about Protecting Tottenham’s Heritage - On Tuesday 21 February, Heritage Champion volunteers and Haringey Planning staff participated in a full day seminar about conservation areas and planning enforcement at Bruce Castle Museum. Attendees heard talks from a range of experts, including speakers from Historic England (external link), Haringey Council’s conservation and enforcement teams and Tottenham Civic Society (external link). We … Continue reading Residents Learn about Protecting Tottenham’s Heritage
Haringey Local History Fair 2017 - We are very excited about Haringey Local History Fair this Saturday 18 February. Haringey's annual local history fair is a great opportunity to discover more about our history and community heritage – you can visit the Archive Search Room and talk to Archive Staff, enjoy the all-day talks programme or browse stalls from local organisations showcasing … Continue reading Haringey Local History Fair 2017

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