Beatrice Offor (1864 - 1920) was one of the first women who trained at The Slade and was a popular artist in her day - although, like many other women artists, she is overlooked in art history.Bruce Castle Museum will be holding an exhibition from 21 March 2020, her centenary year. To celebrate her work, there is a morning conference of free talks about her life and works, with the following programme: Sisters, Sirens and Saints: Imagining the Women of Beatrice Offor• 10.30am Beatrice Offor. An…See More
Join us at Bruce Castle for the launch of Women’s History Month in Haringey, with speeches and performances by local young women and a keynote speech by civil rights campaigner and community activist, Baroness Martha Osamor.The Roots of the NowSpecial guest Stella Dadzie - writer, educationalist and historian – will chair a panel discussion The Roots of the Now, which looks back on the great work of the Collective who created the Haringey Women’s Employment Project in the 1980s.Afternoon…See More
INTERESTED in a free art workshop at Bruce Castle Museum? Then here's another chance to book yourself on the 'Mapping My Story - A Free Creative Map Art Workshop', led by Siân Pattenden, book and map illustratorInspired by the 1619 map exhibition at Bruce Castle, we will be thinking about maps in this workshop to create your own personal map - based on the local area. Why not add your own style and your own history, stories and memories to your map?Using collage, lettering, colour and patterns,…See More
Join us for an evening with Clive Bloom (Emeritus Professor of English and American Studies of Middlesex University), best-selling author and publisher, as he leads us through the shadowy sub-culture of Russian anarchists and dissidents living in the East of London from 1890 to 1910.On a freezing day in January 1909, two Jewish, Latvian anarcho-communists - Paul Hefeld and Jacob Lapidus - attempted a wages snatch in Tottenham. They failed, and in the pursuit that followed - which became the…See More
Come and get the festive feel at the Festive Tottenham Flea Market....Browse the stalls for curios, collectables, retro furniture and kitchenalia, ceramics, vintage clothes and accessories, brocante, textiles, mid-century maps and advertising, toys, comics and ephemera, lampshades, homemade cards and crafts ...Just £1.50 entrance (accompanied kids free).See More
We Made It! salutes past and present-day BAME creativity and innovation – all from Haringey. Exploring the collections from Bruce Castle Museum and Haringey Archive, this exhibition celebrates the more recent artistic excellence of portraitist Kelvin Okafor and the creative storytelling of visual artist Agenda Brown of Visual Marvelry, alongside the early work of internationally-significant photographers David A. Bailey, Dave Lewis, Ingrid Pollard and Suzanne Roden. Emerging talent Marquel…See More
INTERESTED IN OLD FILMS? Piecing Together the Past: Tracing Lost FilmsBy Ian Christie, Professor of Film and Media History, Birkbeck CollegeDid you know that one of the early film pioneers Robert Paul built the first film studio in the UK on land which is now Sydney Road, N10? Many of his first films were filmed in different locations locally, including a re-enactment of the Boer War on Muswell Hill Golf Course!Most of the hundreds of films produced by Robert Paul before 1910 have disappeared.…See More
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