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March 1969: Led Zeppelin play The Bluesville '69 Club at The Hornsey Wood Tavern

I used to drink in this pub opposite Finsbury Park on Seven Sisters Road all through the late 90s and early 00s. We had lock-ins that ran…

Started by Liz

0 9 hours ago

Potted History of the Hawes and Curtis SIte

Looking north towards the Hawes & Curtis site (behind the trees) c1920 I don't have a detailed history of the Hawes & Curtis site.…

Started by Hugh

10 on Monday
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'Harringay' used to describe neighbourhood 180 Years Ago

I'm used to thinking of the name Harringay only having been used to describe our area sicnce the late 19th century. So I was surprised to c…

Started by Hugh

4 Mar 15
Reply by Richard Woods

Rubens found in Harringay Second-hand Shop

This from the North London Mercury and Crouch End Echo on September 22, 1900. 353 Green Lanes is a few shops down from The Beaconsdfield an…

Started by Hugh

5 Mar 15
Reply by Richard Woods

Building between Beresford and Effingham

Just looking on Google Maps I can see what seems to be a big warehouse between the houses on Beresford Rd and Effingham Rd and was wonderin…

Started by Andrew

15 Mar 11
Reply by Hugh

"Living at Harringay" in 1903

An interesting voice from the past, waxing lyrical about our parks and praising the Council for their role in making the parks. The parks m…

Started by Hugh

0 Mar 8

"In Wet Weather, books must be protected"

At Stroud Green and Harringay library today, I picked up an old book that had been retrieved from Reserve Stock for display. Upon opening i…

Started by Liz

3 Mar 8
Reply by Kate Currie

Valentine's Day gig for the Rolling Stones in Manor House...

...in 1963 This is all the info I have, taken off a Stones fan site IT WAS 56 YEARS AGO TODAY! Feb. 14, 1963: Manor House Pub, Harringay J…

Started by Liz

8 Feb 15
Reply by Mavic Starfish

Pubs, Ponds and Power

Just finished on BBC 4 but presumably available on catchup - interesting documentary on the development of London from its medieval village…

Started by John D

4 Feb 6
Reply by John D

Latest plans for Conscientious Objection Remembered project

The following from Valerie Flessati, on behalf of Haringey First World War Peace Forum. This is the year when Haringey First World War Pe…

Started by HoL Site Admin

0 Feb 4



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