2010 Community Festival in Lordship Rec a huge success!

4,000 attend event to showcase the talents and concerns of Tottenham’s communities, and the potential of Tottenham’s largest park, on the eve of Lottery funding decision (due Sept 28th)

The 2010 Lordship Rec Community Festival, Lordship Lane, Tottenham on Sat 13th Sept was a huge success. Around 4,000 attended and took part in the activities which went on from 11am to 5pm. The event was organised and co-ordinated by the Lordship Rec Users Forum, the community-led stakeholders organisation driving forward the regeneration of the park. This year, in addition to the usual activities, the event incorporated a ‘Make A Change’ sports participation extravaganza (co-ordinated by the Council’s Leisure Services team) and the ‘Tottenham Green Fair’ (co-ordinated by the Back 2 Earth local charity).

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Tottenham Shelter Tragedy Commemoration Day – 70th anniversary

For the 40+ Tottenham Civilians killed in 2nd World War Air-Raid Shelter Tragedy in Lordship Recreation Ground on September 19th 1940

Sunday 19th September 2010

2pm – 5pm @ Lordship Rec

By Lordship Wood, at the southern end of Lordship Recreation Ground (by the Downhills Park Road entrance), London, N17

Information display + refreshments available. All welcome.

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The Lordship Rec Community Festival 2010

Incorporating the ‘Make A Change’ sports extravaganza and the ‘Tottenham Green Fair’

Lordship Rec, Lordship Lane, Tottenham N17
Saturday Sept 11th

1pm-5pm (sports from 12noon)

Activities include: Tottenham Flower & Produce Show, Dog Agility Show, Cycling Activities & Dr Bike, Fun Run, Performances & DJ, Community Cafe, Skateboarding/BMXing, Football Tournament, Netball, Tennis, Aerobics, Martial Arts, Rugby, Arts and Crafts for Under-5s and for older children, Pedal-powered Stage, History Displays, Pond-Dipping & Bug Hunt, Adventure Play, Children’s Procession, Picnics and Community Stalls.

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June is Haringey Sustainability Month

– packed with exciting, informative, relevant, useful, empowering and fun-tastic green community activities throughout all corners of the borough!

This year’s annual Haringey Sustainability Month, coordinated by the Sustainable Haringey network, promises to be the most extensive programme of local green events and widespread publicity ever held in the borough. Throughout the whole month, local residents and community groups, environmental organisations and the Council have organised dozens of events in all corners of Haringey including film shows, festivals, nature walks and talks, practical seminars and workshops, skills sharing, information stalls, social events, bike rides and Dr Bike, visits to eco-homes and plant growing sites, games, meetings, protests, foraging trips, and healthy eating! These events will promote the positive green policies and practices our society urgently needs to adopt to deal with mounting environmental concerns and climate change. Tens of thousands of leaflets are being distributed to publicise the activities.

The full programme of events is set out below, and can be accessed from the home page of www.sustainableharingey.org.uk (please publicise!). By accessing the website, people can get the full details of the events planned, and can also sign up for regular Sustainable Haringey updates.

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Go wild and batty in the park this month…

LORDSHIP REC
Kids Go Wild this Easter
Thursday, 8 April (2-4pm),
half-term nature fun with arts & crafts, meet: park playground – OPEN TO ALL FAMILIES

DOWNHILLS PARK
Kids Go Wild this Easter
Friday, 16 April (2-4pm),
half-term nature fun with arts & crafts, meet: park playground – OPEN TO ALL FAMILIES

DOWNHILLS AND LORDSHIP
Go Batty about Bats
Friday 30 April (8pm +),
hear and see real bats with BTCV and the Bats Conservation Trust, meet: Philip Lane gate, Downhills Park – OPEN TO ALL NITE OWLS!

Food, glorious food!

FRIDAY DECEMBER 18th:  1pm-3pm

A mid-winter celebration of food growing and delicious home cooking in Haringey @ the Commmunity Cafe, Broadwater Centre, 1 Adams Rd, N17

Three Parks Cycle Ride

Sun 13th Dec from 12 noon – Short 3 Parks Cycle Escorted Cycle Ride for Local Families & children

To Everyone living in the vicinity of Chestnuts Park/Downhills park/Lordhip Rec ..and beyond !!

A bit late notice but just thought I’d let you know that ‘Pedal Power London’ with support from the LCC Community Cycling Fund and Seven Sisters NDC is running a short cycle ride this coming Sunday 13th December.

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