Persuasion at the Alexandra Palace Theatre

Alexandra Palace

A new adaptation of Jane Austen’s Persuasion is running at the Alexandra Palace Theatre until 30th April. It’s adapted by Jeff James, with James Yeatman, and directed by Jeff James.  Switching …

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Bruce Castle Museum Restoration Funding

Bruce Castle

Fantastic news this week from Bruce Castle Museum & Archive – they’ve been awarded £588,900 by the Arts Council England (ACE) MEND Fund, part of the government’s Cultural Investment Fund. This …

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Volunteering with the HHS

Telling the Past, Building the Future

We are currently looking for volunteers to help with the many different things we do. If you have some spare time and are interested in the history of the area we would love to hear from you. 

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Tribute to Albert Pinching

Albert Pinching

Many of us were familiar with the work of our colleague Albert Pinching who sadly passed away in July. It was really interesting to read more about his life in …

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The Reopening of the Old Schoolhouse

the old schoolhouse

We’re delighted to announce that the shop at the Old Schoolhouse will reopen on Thursday 13th May.  We’ll be observing the usual COVID restrictions – social distancing, a limit of …

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Paul the Paper Leaves Crouch End

Paul Saxton

In a fast changing world, elements of stability and continuity are treasured. Crouch End lost one of its favourite and most enduring landmarks at the end of February 2021 when …

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