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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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Zero Classikal Basement sessions: Abi Sampa

Abi Sampa performs in the Karamel Restaurant Wednesday 27th July. Known for her Performance on the Voice, Multi-Talented Abi Sampa and her band of brilliant musicians presents a unique blend of sounds drawing in on inspiration from Qawwali, Carbatic and western music. make sure to book your ticket in advance ...
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Jason talks about apprenticeship success

Jason Doorbeejan:  “Before I was accepted for the Apprenticeship with Collage Arts I was in and out of dead end jobs, not knowing what I wanted to do with my life. I thought about going into the radio industry but had no way in. Then I heard about Collage Arts ...
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Michele Del Campo interview

interview by George Jackson Michele Del Campo was born in 1976 in San Nicandro Garganico, a small town in rural South Italy. When he was 18 he moved to Milan where he began his Fine Art studies, before moving to study further in Falmouth, Dundee and Madrid. He moved to London ...
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Kofi-Bzhezhinska-Iontcheva International Trio Plays Wed 22nd June

Kofi-Bzhezhinska-Iontcheva International Trio Wednesday 22 June @ 8pm @ Karamel, 4 Coburg Road, N22 6UJ BUY TICKETS IN ADVANCE HERE DOORS OPEN 7PM, MUSIC STARTS 8PM Award-winning jazz saxophonist Tony Kofi, internationally renowned harpist, Alina Bzhezhinska and a virtuoso percussionist Lilia Iontcheva star in this highly anticipated new show. Together ...
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Michele del Campo Exhibition at Karamel

An exhibition of Michele Del Campo's work has opened at Karamel in Wood Green and runs until 8th July 2016. ''Del Campo's vibrant, uplifting, energetic, expressive paintings are pure observations of people and the world they live in whether walking in the street or relaxing on a warm Mediterranean beach ...
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Lean Landings

Collage Arts are a partner of the new Interreg North Sea Region initiative called 'Lean Landings' and in May, we had an excellent opportunity to attend a meeting with other partners in Amsterdam. While there we saw so many spaces full of creative energy, with several buildings full of exciting ...
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Janan Sathiendran – live in the studio

Janan Sathiendran will perform at Karamel in Wood Green for the Zeroclassikal project on Wed 29 June. Listen to his live studio interview with Ashanti OMkar from BBC Asian Network last Sunday HERE (the interview starts from 01:17:10) and get your early bird tickets NOW ...
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Haringey Children’s Book Awards

This is a fantastic book prize organised by brilliant school librarians and voted for by young readers in schools all over Haringey, North London. The day itself was amazing. It was hosted by Heartlands High School, whose fantastic librarian Helen Swinyard organised the awards. Read more from SF Said, this ...
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Wood Green radio feature

Frank Hutson , co-Director running Karamel, our venue and restaurant at Chocolate Factory 2, was on the radio last Tuesday talking to Robert Elms about Wood Green's rise as a cultural destination and the work of Collage Arts who've created such a vibrant creative community in N22. Catch the interview just over halfway in at 01:39.15 Robert ...
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Family Fun Day

Come and join us at Karamel from 12pm on 21st of May to enjoy a day of fun activities with the some of the acts below... 12pm - Imagination Station Puppets' Pirate Party! Travel back in time with the Imagination Station Puppets back to the time of the Pirates, set ...
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Xantoné Blacq Presents: An Evening With Jason Rebello and Robert Mitchell

This musical performance is a remarkable event in the making. Jason Rebello and Robert Mitchell are pianists / keyboardists, musicians, composers and individual musical forces that constantly break new ground and prove the impossible to be possible. Jazz, Funk, Soul, Latin, Western Classical and Pop; in any of these genres, ...
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Success at 2nd Annual Haringey Children’s Book Awards

This year, Collage have sponsored several writing workshops for over 140 schoolchildren as part of the Haringey Children's Book Festival. We had the opportunity to visit the award ceremony this month. If the morning workshops were anything to go by, the 2nd annual Haringey Children’s Book awards ceremony promised to ...
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Winners announced from Community Artists competition

The Community Artists Competition invited local artists to submit work that focused on social, environmental and community themes imagining a better, greener, fairer future in Haringey and Enfield.  Conceived by the Enfield and Haringey Green Parties, with an exhibition of submissions hosted by Collage Arts at Karamel - vegan restaurant, gallery and venue in Wood Green, the winners ...
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Zero Classikal: Basement Sessions

The zerOclassikal project, a partnership between zeroculture and Collage Arts continues to offer a radical approach to south Asian classical music, aiming to provide British born and trained musicians the voice and platform to explore what their identity brings to the ‘ancient’ musical genre . The Project facilitates progressions, experiments ...
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2nd Annual Haringey Children’s Book Award!

2nd Annual Haringey Children’s Book Award Ceremony takes place at Heartlands High, Monday 18th April 200 children are set to attend the HCBA, which has been going from strength to strength in its campaign to promote literacy in the borough. Collage Arts have been working with the HCBA to sponsor ...
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Improving the environment – exhibition

What would Haringey and Enfield be like with less traffic and more cycle routes, more affordable housing and less income divide, less air pollution, more renewable sourced energy, fewer petrol and diesel vehicles and more locally connected community policing? Inspired by the Green Parties six policies of environmental, social and community change, ...
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