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→
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→
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?→
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: email@example.com 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→
The film takes the viewer on a trip up the bustling street, stopping to interview shopkeepers, workers and residents along the way. As one local says: “When you saw it in the old days it was a privilege to walk along here.” Using photos from the Haringey Archive (external link), this short film underlines the road's treasured heritage, and reflects the shared desire to make it a source of community pride once more.
Heritage Champions donned hard hats, steel-tipped boots and high-vis vests and stepped inside Percy House and Warmington House for tours of their ongoing renovation by Tottenham Hotspur Foundation. Percy House, 796 High Road N17 First, we had a sneak peak at Percy House. This Grade II* listed Georgian building is being restored by … Continue reading Behind the scenes at Percy House and Warmington House→
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→
Sexton’s Cottage, a proud feature of tinted postcards gone by, stood in Church Lane, next to All Hallows Church, on the site of what is now the vehicle entrance to the mortuary. It was a typical weatherboard Middlesex cottage, and is thought to have been demolished in the late 1950s-early 1960s. Sexton’s Cottage housed the village official … Continue reading Sexton’s Cottage→