Tottenham Civic Society – events January 2013

Monday 28th January

Film: The Story of Barratts Sweet Factory

12.15pm, Bruce Castle Museum, Lordship Lane, N17 8NU (123 and 243 buses) www.haringey.gov.uk/brucecastlemuseum.htm

Monday 28th January

London Forum Open Meeting: Update on planning changes

6pm for 6.30pm, The Gallery, 75 Cowcross Street, EC1M 6EJ (Farrington station) www.londonforum.org.uk

Wednesday 30th January

A Remarkable Journey

Frank Godson of the Sukkat Shalom Reform Synagogue, Wanstead, talks about the history of the synagogue and the transfer of items from the Tottenham Jewish Home and Hospital.

7.30pm Bruce Castle Museum, Lordship Lane, N17 8NU (123 and 243 buses) www.haringey.gov.uk/brucecastlemuseum.htm

Thursday 31st January

Film: Sobibor Octobre 14 1943 16 heures

Claude Lanzmann’s 2001 documentary about uprising at Nazi extermination camp. For Holocaust Memorial Day. French/Hebrew with English subtitles.

7.15pm, West Green Learning Centre, West Green Road, N15 (next to Downhills Park). £4/£3.

Haringey Independent Cinema www.haringey.org.uk/hic

Plus two events in February

Monday 4th February

Tottenham High Road: Heritage and Restoration

Tottenham High Road – Roman Ermine Street – was an important route in and out of the City of London. In the Middle Ages the area was owned by aristocratic families, from the seventeenth century rich merchants built their homes there.  There are 300 nationally and locally listed buildings in the High Road. This presentation will show some of these buildings – Georgian grand houses, the Town Hall complex, housing redevelopments, Victorian and Edwardian terraces, and places of worship, as well as discuss the Spurs redevelopment and rebuilding after the 2011 riots.

Presentation by Joyce Rosser, Secretary of Tottenham Conservation Area Advisory Committee.

8pm, Moravian Church Hall, Priory Road, N8 7HR (W3, 144 and W7 bus routes)  Warner Estate Residents Association www.wera-n8.co.uk

All welcome. Free.

Note: this is the second time I’ve done this presentation in the west of the borough – I’d be happy to do it in the east.

Saturday 9th February WAIT

Tour of Hale Village  

This follow up visit is fully booked.

Hale Village is the massive development by Lee Valley Estates and the Newlon Group at Tottenham Hale which will provide 1,200 homes (private, shared ownership and affordable) and over 1000 student units, plus retail, leisure and workspace facilities. It has a Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant. This CHP could be part of an energy saving scheme across the Upper Lee Valley. Morning tour followed by optional visit to the Ferry Boat Inn for lunch.

There is a limited number of places for this tour.

www.tottenhamcivicsociety.org.uk  http://sustainable-haringey.wikispaces.com

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