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Family events in Wood Green.

Now that winter's relentless harshness has finally dissipated into blossoming trees and soothing sunshine, we've prepared a feast of family events for yourself and the kids to enjoy. In the Quarter, we like to place emphasis on cultural events which are accessible and enjoyable for all members of the family to get your ...
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Haringey Childrens Book Award

The Haringey Childrens Book Award, now in it’s 3rd year, was established in order to promote literacy and literature amongst the borough in Haringey organised by the librarian community. The award aims to inspire and encourage reading and writing amongst the borough's children and young people in an attempt to curb ...
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Heartlands Highschool poet in residence Paul Lyalls

Haringey Literature Live has been gifted the opportunity with winning an award by the Art Council of England which has allowed Heartlands High School in Haringey to work alongside children's poet in residence, Paul Lyalls (who was also poet in residence to the Roald Dahl Museum and Arsenal FC) to ...
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Collage Nights comes Full Circle.

Collage Nights will be hosting another fantastic evening at Karamel (North London's "premier" music venue) in Wood Green on Wednesday the 12th April. This time, we've got artists to titillate your eardrums and to soothe your mid-week troubles with a handful of the best artists to offer. Prepare for an ...
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Jazz at Karamel; April.

This April we've got another exciting exhibition of jazz music, from our tribute benefit concert for our friend Jim Mullen, to the incredible and sought after Dave Whitford Quartet we've got an event for all your musical needs. Starting off on April 5th, we'll be hosting a benefit gig for legendary ...
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All change at Wood Green

Last week, artists, creative companies, young people and apprentices, colleagues and local residents attended a meeting at the Chocolate Factory in regards to the new development plans for Wood Green and the Cultural Quarter. Two local authority officers attended and were greeted with many questions regarding the future of Wood Green’s ...
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Help PramDepot win the Big Lottery People’s Project Awards!

Local project PramDepot has been selected for The Big Lottery People's Projects awards in London and is up for a public vote to win £50,000.   The group will provide high quality recycled baby clothes and equipment for women who are vulnerable or facing financial difficulties, including asylum seekers, victims of ...
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Surma

"The young multi-instrumentalist combines her guitar and bass hooks with an unusual mix of different electronic sounds via the help of loop pedals. The result is wonderful music somewhere between pop, jazz and ambient. Her beautifully fragile voice is at the very centre of her first single 'Maasai'. ” The ...
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Celebrating International Women’s Day

On Wednesday night at Karamel in the heart of the Wood Green Cultural Quarter, Collage Arts launched the Create Your Future programme, where we hope to inspire women from ethnic minority and refugee communities to reach for the stars. The project aims to provide advice and support, improve skills, offer work experience and develop further ...
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Minister of State for Employment visits Collage Arts!

Most Tuesdays tend to be quite casual, the same, inane and mind numbing stretch of the week, however the first Tuesday of March was unusually bustling - especially for a place like Collage Arts. A special visit had been arranged for Damian Hinds MP for East Hampshire who is also ...
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Haringey Literature Live

Our Haringey Literature Live writing and reading workshops are continuing to enrich people's lives, giving them real skills to take their writing forward, and providing a community of writers and readers to share ideas and practice with. We are excited to be launching three new courses for May/June and bringing ...
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Create Your Future launches on International Womens Day 2017

The Collage Arts team launch Create Your Future, new 3-year project for ethnic minority women from Haringey and Enfield who are out of work and looking to develop the next step.  The project aims to help women build better opportunities and progress to brighter futures and is a partnership with Community Links, ...
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The Collage Confection

A review by Carol Cooper. Collage Nights at the Karamel Club – a tasty new showcase of sweet sounds, augmented by heady visuals, leaves Carol Cooper caramelised with wonder at Wood Green’s Chocolate Factory cultural zone. Wednesday, 8th Feb, saw the launch of Collage Nights, a new fusion of sound ...
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Dorance Lorza & Sexteto Cafe – Salsa / Latin Jazz

Wed 1st March at Karamel. Doors open 7pm. Live music from 8pm. Advance tickets £10 available from www.musicglue.com/Karamel Dorance Lorza & Sexteto Cafe have been one of the leading bands in the vibrant and exciting London salsa scene since they formed in 1996. Pioneering the worldwide “salsa con vibes” revival ...
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zerOclassikal: Keertan Rehal & Srutti Suresan

  This double bill features two upcoming female artists bringing unique sounds to classical music. Multi-talented artist, Srutti Suresan performs a Carnatic concert on Vocals and an instrument mostly unknown within the UK, the Lapsteel Guitar. Using the raga Kalyani as a basis, she experiments in the way both can ...
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Green Rooms

Haringey Lit Live’s New Read-In Venue!

Green Rooms is one of our favourite new places in N22 - if you haven't been along already, it's a wonderful place to while away some time with a coffee, cake or meal, surrounded by books, paintings, lovely old Danish furniture and the buzz of chat and music. Our Tuesday ...
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Penny Elder Exhibition

Solo exhibition of works by Penny Elder, launched at Karamel, Chocolate Factory 2. "Travelling has always inspired my painting, whether in India with its vibrant rich colours or Antarctica with its cold icy wastes.  The images in this exhibition reflect this, with memories emerging from these experiences.  I found doorways ...
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Create your future BAME womens project

New Job Opportunities

New project for women from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority communities launches in Haringey and Enfield, Waltham Forest, Hackney and East London boroughs.  Create Your Future is a project for unwaged BAME women to help them get closer to the job market, supported by the Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund ...
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Collage Nights

Collage Nights - an eclectic monthly evening of carefully curated independent music and live visual art, streamed live on Facebook.  Presented and curated by Jatanil Banerjee Music, a non-profit venture to promote independent music.  Below are some of the artists, singer-songwriters, musicians and bands who performed throughout 2017. Watch this space for news ...
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zerOclassikal: Eeshar Singh and Praveen Prathapan

Eeshar Singh is a young emerging Leeds-based Santoor player bringing a rare blend of traditional and new techniques to this unique instrument. The santoor, belonging to the ‘tuned percussion’ family of instruments and with over 90 strings, Eeshar portrays how the Santoor has been adapted within Hindustani classical music to ...
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Prodigy Music Presents

An emerging music night from a collective of artists, musicians, singers, poets and songwriters launching on 15th February at Karamel.  Tickets available here  ...
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Once Upon a Time in North London

Once Upon a Time in North London - a film about Tottenham, its people, cultures and creativity. From youth clubs, estates and pirate radio stations - to hardships, artists and civil unrest - the area is one where things start, fall apart, are nurtured and eventually flourish. This film uncovers ...
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