Events at Bruce Castle this week

Not quite within the SoTo boundary but an easy bus ride away.


We’ve got a whole host of free activities going on at Bruce Castle Park in Haringey this summer. Come and plant seeds, build bird boxes and brush up on your circus skills – all sessions are free to attend and open to all! #LoveParksWeek

Coming up this week at Bruce Castle Museum:

From tomorrow, Wednesday 29th July,  the free Summer Holiday Family Activities Programme will start at the museum, 2 – 4pm. Full details of the dates and topics can be found on the attached PDF or via the link here:

In addition – as it is Love Parks Week – check out the free family activities that are being provided by Groundwork in Bruce Castle Park – see above.

Also, tomorrow is the monthly evening talk at Bruce Castle:

Wednesday 29th July, 7.30pm

Alexandra Park in the Great War

Join Margaret Scholes, of the London Parks and Gardens Trust, as she shares her research of Alexandra Park (the grounds of Alexandra Palace) and its changing landscape during the 1914-1918 war.

Doors open for refreshments at 7pm.
Kindly supported by the Friends of Bruce Castle

And coming up this Saturday 1 August, 12 – 6pm in Bruce Castle Park

Haringey@50 in the Park

For a programme of what’s on and activities to explore, look at:

Behind Sacred Doors

Exhibition and video on Haringey Churches

and it starts with the Seven Sisters trees – though their origin could well be from an older religion…<< see the 25minute video.

An Exhibition at Bruce Castle Museum, Tottenham.
700 years of Art, Crafts & Architecture from Haringey Churches.

Displaying rarely seen items created through the devotion of artists, crafts-people and local patronage.

The exhibitions runs from 11 July to October 2015. Entrance Free.


Vintage Fair for Magna Carta 800 at Bruce Castle, 14th June


This vintage fair at the wonderful Bruce Castle Museum salutes the 800th Anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta. Tea will be served outside on the lawn and the London Screen Archives will be bringing back their Kino Van. This mobile cinema will be showing vintage films, news-clips and home-movies from 12.30pm – 3.30pm.
Traders will be selling vintage fashion, jewellery, homeware and more.
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Tottenham Active Family Festival – Bruce Castle Park

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Next Sunday the 7th June from 12 noon to 5pm we are having the Tottenham Active Free Family Festival in Bruce Castle Park. The festival is promoting physical activity and sport and there will be lots of fun, interactive activities available for all the family.

The festival will be located at and around the tennis courts and old Bowling Green/Pavilion in Bruce Castle Park.

Music, face painting, Bouncy Castle also feature.