What’s On at BGC in May

What’s On at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre

COMING UP OVER THE NEXT 10 DAYS

Monday 23rd May
Classes: Messy Mornings Pre-School 10.30-11.30am MORE
Classes: London House Cats Choir 7.30-9.30pm MORE

Tuesday 24th May
Julius Caesar (Theatre) 7.30pm BOOK
Classes: Messy Mornings Pre-School 10.30-11.30am MORE
Classes: New Tottenham Singers 7.30-9.30pm MORE
Classes: Ballet 5-8pm MORE  Continue reading

Friends of Tottenham Green Community News, May 2016

Friends of Tottenham Green Community News, May 2016
produced for the weekly Tottenham Green Market, Sundays through summer, 11-4pm.
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Friends of Tottenham Green events

Gardening the Green – Every Wednesday afternoon: weekly work sessions, 2-4ish on Tottenham Green. All hands welcomed!

Sat 21 May: Clean the Green! Clean-up litter-picking day, noon through to 3pm

Sun 5 June – Next FOTG stall at Tottenham Green Market: World Ocean Day focus, plants for sale, community info. We’re aiming to be at the market once a month through the summer. Drop by and say hello! (PS: empty plant pots, esp small ones, welcome!) Continue reading

Grainger gets sticky hands on Apex House

Last night 9th May the Planning sub-committee of Haringey Council gave planning permission to the uber-rich developer Grainger to build a 23-storey tower at the junction of Seven Sisters Road and Tottenham High Road.  This will be blight on all the people who will live in its enormous shadow, and the millions who use the tube every year who will never again experience that sparkling moment as you come out of the tube station after a long sticky journey to step into sunlight. Forget that.

Watch the whole shameful episode in glorious 2D. http://www.haringey.public-i.tv/…/webcast…/223972

There are ten on the cttee plus chair.
Councillor Peray Ahmet (Chair)
Councillor Vincent Carroll (Vice-Chair)
Councillor Dhiren Basu
Councillor David Beacham (LD)
Councillor John Bevan
Councillor Clive Carter (LD, voted against)
Councillor Natan Doron
Councillor Toni Mallett
Councillor James Patterson
Councillor James Ryan
Councillor Elin Weston

Remember their names.

Our three ward councillors made a decent fist of it, some of them struggling to support us without losing their Cabinet positions. Isidoris branded it a monstrous oversized KingKong of a building, so now we’ll have competition for the Fagpacket Tower name.

And of course Cllr Strickland the people’s friend, waxed lyrical. He really loves Grainger.

 

 

 

Bernie Grant Centre film fortnight

Fortnight of Films @BGACinema – www.bgacentre.eventbrite.com

April 7th – 10th
Rams – 15 | 1h 33min | Drama – http://bit.ly/1Vaalr8
– April 7th – 7:30pm | 10th – 4pm

Mavis – 1h 20min | Documentary, Biography, Music – http://bit.ly/1XhXdhK
– April 8th – 7:30pm | 9th – 7:30pm

April 14th – 17th
Prince Among Slaves – bit.ly/21WUnQh
– April 15th – 7:30pm

Nefarious: Merchant of Souls – bit.ly/1RuaWSb
– April 16th – 7pm

The Here After – 15 | 1h 42min | Drama – http://bit.ly/1SBj7IN
– April 14th – 7:30pm | 17th – 4pm

The Propaganda Game – 15 | 1h 38min | Documentary, History – http://bit.ly/1q7pjkH – April 17th – 7:30pm

Launch of Wards Corner Action Plan

The N15 Development Trust Wards Corner Community Plan Action Plan Launch

25th February 2016 – 7pm

At Zumbale, 263 High Rd, London N15 4RR (just north of Seven Sisters tube, past Costas)wc1.jpg

 Who is the N15 Development Trust?

The N15 Development Trust is an organisation formed of members of the local community to deliver the Community Plan for Wards Corner in Seven Sisters. This proposal was granted planning permission by the council in May 2014.

Why is this plan best for the local community?

It will restore the historic Wards Corner building and provide a genuinely distinctive landmark at the entrance to Tottenham.

  • It will realise the potential of this hidden treasure for the benefit of the local population.
  • It will promote social inclusion and sustainable restoration, instead of demolition.
  • It will represent inclusive regeneration and conservation of heritage and diversity.
  • The Community Plan will promote independent businesses rather than corporate interests.

What are the advantages of the community plan?

In 2008, Seven Sisters Market was hailed by the BBC as a “mini-United Nations.” Despite decades of neglect, the hard work and perseverance of the market traders has preserved this unique space for use by people of all nationalities. However, the site is in urgent need of redevelopment and enhancement. The Community Plan will deliver this in a cost-effective way, within a relatively short timescale and primarily for the benefit of the public.

How do i find out more and get involved?

The N15 Development Trust is always looking for more support from volunteers. Join us to celebrate the launch of our action plan to deliver the Community Plan for this iconic building.