Friends of Tottenham Green Community News, May 2016
produced for the weekly Tottenham Green Market, Sundays through summer, 11-4pm.
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!)
Sat 11 June: Big Lunch on the Green: bring food to share, meet neighbours and local community members
Sun 2 October: local community gardens walk, starting and ending at Tottenham Green Market, 12 noon start. Part of the first Haringey Walking Weekend.
Other local events and activities
Friday mornings: Maysie Memorial Garden, cnr Philip Lane and Jansons/Napier Rd: looking after this tiny but colourful patch of nature, 10am-12ish. http://www.facebook.com/maysiegarden/
Sun 15 May: Compost Give-away, organised by Page Green Residents Association: Bernard Rd N15, 2nd corner.
Tues 24 May: Green Gardeners Lunchtime, 12.30-2p, at Eco-Hub cafe, Lordship Rec, followed by Lordship Rec Wildlife Group activities. Fourth Tuesday each month through summer.
Sun 29 May: Riverfest, Lordship Rec, 11-6pm: including Tottenham Ploughman’s market, and range of community stalls, events, entertainments
Sat 16 July, ‘Art in the Park’ at Downhills Park
Some interesting+useful local networks:
Environment – Sustainable Haringey: umbrella network for environmental groups and activities across the borough: see website http://sustainable-haringey.wikispaces.com/
Tottenham Civic Society – protecting local heritage and character, walks and events programme: http://www.tottenhamcivicsociety.org.uk/
Our Tottenham – community-led regeneration and planning coalition, debates and campaigns about development, housing and future shape of this area: http://www.ourtottenham.org.uk/
Haringey Federation of Residents Associations: http://hfra.wikispaces.com/