Tag Archives: Bruce Castle Museum

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

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

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

Restoring North Tottenham’s Rich Heritage

James Mole, cheesemaker, who kept a herd of cows… Edward Chard, piano maker… Harry Smith, farrier (a smith who shoes horses)… John Davy, artificial tooth fitter… Just some of the many varied and interesting individuals and businesses that once populated north Tottenham’s High Road, and are now being rediscovered as part of a new project … Continue reading Restoring North Tottenham’s Rich Heritage