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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 evening of carefully curated independent music and live visual art. Presented and curated by Jatanil Banerjee Music, a non-profit venture to promote independent music. Collage Nights launched earlier this year at Karamel, Wood Green with monthly events. If you can't make it, perhaps you'll be able to catch ...
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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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Far From The Western Front

25th November- 14th January 2017   Far From The Western Front is a free exhibition exploring the untold stories of South Asians whose crucial contributions shaped the First World War.  The exhibition follows the stories of eight people across the globe, using previously unseen images, digital media, and individuals' experiences ...
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Collage Community Classes

As part of new initiative Collage Arts have set up Collage Community with the aim of getting the community involved in classes run by local artists whilst offering reasonable prices. For more info on this initiative please contact Lauren via email: lauren@collage-arts.org or the artists directly: ...
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PramDepot – the people’s project

PramDepot is an Arts-led recycling project located at Chocolate Factory 1 that provides recycled baby clothes and equipment to vulnerable new mums. Pioneered by artist, Karen Whiteread, there will be a vibrant PramDepot display at the Open Studios this year. Find out about what PramDepot has achieved so far with support ...
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N22 Open Studios arts trail

Join the Open Studios art trail this November from Chocolate Factory 1 to Chocolate Factory 3, including Chocolate Factory 2, Karamel and the Green Rooms www.n22openstudios.com #N22openstudios   ...
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Hot off the press – Quarter issue 8

Collage Arts are pleased to present the 8th edition of the Quarter - a special edition focusing on the Wood Green Cultural Quarter. With all the regeneration and development currently being discussed for the area, it is an opportune moment to look at the successes, new and exciting developments, hear ...
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Liz Sutherland Exhibition

Exhibition running in Karamel from 23rd September to 28th October (Private View: 13th October from 6pm) In the last three years local artist, Liz Sutherland, has been exploring the theme of Alexandra Palace and Park and has built up an impressive body of work which includes the iconic building of ...
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INDIGO WORLD PRESENTS SHAHID KHAN

Shahid Khan live and unplugged Sufi with Kaykay Chauhan Shahid Khan is a born and bred Londoner, he comes from a family of renowned tabla players and classical singers from the 'Patiala Gharana' based in Pakistan. He started singing from the age of three and from the age of ten ...
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Eastern Eye gigs of the week

We're looking forward to Indigo World's return next week to Karamel with bollywood hits by Unnati, picked up by Eastern Eye newspaper in their Gigs of the Week. Make sure to catch Unnati this Wednesday 3rd August at Karamel, tickets only £8 online from www.wegottickets.com/collagearts Read about Unnati in her ...
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Supporting Local Theatre Alexandra Palace!

Make sure to check out The Guardian's latest piece on our local theatre venue, Alexandra Palace. The abandoned 'frozen in time' theatre is set to have a refurbishment with the help of the public's donations.The fundraising campaign hopes to redevelop the theatre by 2018 - just another addition to the ...
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The Voice Contestant Abi Sampa Visits Karamel

On Wednesday 27th July, we were treated to the fabulous voice of Abi Sampa and her band, as part of our Zeroclassikal nights. A sell out show, Karamel was packed full of fans old and new. A great end to the season – we’re looking forward to its return in ...
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Ben and Max interview

interview by George Jackson Ben and Max are the Olivier-nominated sound-designing brothers behind a multitude of West End hits including the Ladykillers, Piaf and Richard III. As part of our interview series with Chocolate Factory based artists, we spoke to Max Ringham about music, Moog's and sound machines.  What inspired you to move ...
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Gigging and Getting Paid

This event is to help any musicians who are struggling to get out and gig within the city of London and beyond and/or are making the leap between doing free shows to being paid. If you feel like you'd like to hear it from 2 musicians who have been in ...
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Wonder Works interview

interview by George Jackson There's always a buzz at the Chocolate Factories in Wood Green with over 200 artists and companies working creatively every day. Take a peek inside the world of Wonder as we speak to Piers Sheppard, founder and director of Wonder Works Ltd. (more…) ...
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Indigo World: Hits of Bollywood by Unnati

Join us for a special evening of classic and new bollywood songs by Unnati Dasgupta at Karamel. Unnati literally means prosperity” in Hindi. Blessed to have been surrounded by the gift of music from a young age, her father was the late Shri Nitai Dasgupta, Indian Classical vocalist. Unnati is ...
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End of Season Jazz

End of season jam with many of the musicians who have performed at Karamel through the year, and a rhythm section of Pete Whittaker, Steve Watts and Stu Butterfield. Invitations have been extended to The Count Basie Orchestra, The Dagenham Girl Pipers, The Luton Girls Choir, The Red Arrows and ...
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