You may have heard of or visited the iconic modernist Hornsey Town Hall closed for a decade while Haringey ponders its future. But did you know you could do an expert tour of the Town Hall on Sundays for the next couple of months, and hear about the personalities associated with the building.

Who fought a notorious by-election in Hornsey in 1941? Who won the architectural competition to design the Town Hall? Why did the Hornsey mayor cry during his own speech during the opening ceremony? When did Queen play the Assembly Hall?

Learn the answers with the Crouch End walks Oonagh and Paul and book at
£5 for the tour, dates 21 June and 26 July 2pm start

Also, fancy a walk around Alexandra Park? Crouch End walks are running one on Sunday 28 June at 2pm from the terrace outside Transmitter Hall. learn how the local authorities in North London stumped to save the park from being built over, and why there was a reenactment of the eruption of Vesuvius on the boating lake! £8 for 90 minute tour. See for details.

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