Exploring Tottenham's Heritage
A series of free events organised by the Tottenham Civic Society
The Society organises an annual programme of events which includes walks, led by ourselves or by architects and other experts, around conservation areas, parks and housing estates, as well as visits to various buildings of interest both new and old. A list of our past events for the eleven years 2006-2016 can be found here.
The first few events for 2020 have been agreed, and the details are below. Other events will be listed on this page in due course.Sunday 29th March
Walk from Alexandra Palace to Bruce Castle
A five-mile walk across Haringey which goes through nine parks and eight conservation areas, takes in various listed buildings and ends at Bruce Castle Museum at about 1pm. Bring a packed lunch if you wish. Tea and coffee will be available at Bruce Castle.
Meet 11.00am in front of BBC TV Tower at Alexandra Palace (W3 bus from Wood Green or Finsbury Park). Further information from 020 8347 7684 or 07951 905490 or email joyce dot rosser13 at gmail dot comSaturday 6th June
National Gardens Scheme -- gardens open for charity
Matthew Bradby's garden at 21 Gospatrick Road, N17 7EH (in the wonderful Tower Gardens conservation area) will be open from 2.00pm to 6.00pm.
Admission £4.00 (children free). Home made teas. Telephone no 020 8352 2354. Further information from the National Garden Scheme's website.Sunday 20th September (Open House Weekend)
Tour of Tottenham Green Conservation Area
External guided tour around the buildings of Tottenham Green, including 18th century Georgian houses, 19th century Jewish Hospital, Prince of Wales Hospital, Holy Trinity Church, ancient High Cross Monument, Edwardian Town Hall complex, housing developments and Bernie Grant Arts Centre.
Meet 11.00am outside Old Tottenham Town Hall, Town Hall Approach Road, N15 4RY. Further information from 020 8347 7684 or 07951 905490 or email joyce dot rosser13 at gmail dot com
Walks in Haringey
Visitors to this page may wish to note that Haringey Friends of Parks have published a number of booklets covering various walks in Haringey. These include the route of the (mostly culverted) River Moselle from Muswell Hill to the River Lea; a walk across the borough from Alexandra Park to Bruce Castle Park; the route of the old Palace Gates to Seven Sisters railway line; and a collection of walks around the borough's parks. These guides can all be downloaded from the HFP website.
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