Monthly Archives July 2013


Save the Antwerp Arms pub


A community campaign is aiming to keep open the Antwerp Arms pub (near Bruce Castle). They are holding a meeting this Monday which is being supported by CAMRA. It will also be attended by local Tottenham brewers, Redemption.

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Tottenham bus garage centenary


Saturday marks one hundred years since the opening of Tottenham bus garage.

A fun day is planned on Tottenham Green including music, stalls and vintage vehicles. Routemasters will be running on the 76 route down to Waterloo and back (fare: donation to North London Hospice).
Saturday 20 July, 11am to 4pm, Free, Tottenham Green (Town Hall Approach).

More details on the Arriva website.

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Murals on the Marshes


This weekend and next, MuralOnTheMarsh is coming to Walthamstow Marshes.

This art project replaces tagging on railway arches with uplifting art from local artists and illustrators, taking inspiration from the marshes & nature.


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Steampunk Victorian Mayhem this Sunday

Markfield Beam Engine

A “Victorian Mayhem Steampunk Convivial”.

That is what is promised on Sunday in celebration of the 125th anniversary of the commissioning of the Victorian Beam Engine in Markfield Park.

Markfield Victorian Mayhem

As well as music and markets, the free event will apparently feature “snail racing, tea duelling and costumed ostrich racing”. The Engine itself will also be steaming.

Sunday 14 July, 11am to 8pm, Free, Markfield Park. See Markfield Beam Engine and Museum or Friends of Markfield Park.

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Tottenham Marshes Natural History Walk


Join the walk around Tottenham Marshes this Sunday organised by Tottenham Civic Society and the Friends of Tottenham Marshes:

“Some of the wildflowers we could find in the meadows include Bee Orchid, St.John’s Perforate Wort, Field Scabious and several species of Crane’s-bill, and butterflies feeding on them might include Common Blue, Large Skipper, Meadow Brown and Gatekeeper. Let’s hope for a warm day to bring out the dragonflies such as Black-tailed Skimmer, Southern Hawker, Banded Demoiselle and Red-eyed Damsel, a variety of hoverflies and various grasshoppers and crickets.

“Our summer visiting bird species such as Blackcap, Common Whitethroat and Sedge Warbler will be on family duties whilst our resident species such as Song Thrush, Goldfinch, Chaffinch and Long-tailed Tits may well ...

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