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Harringay marketHarringay Market, South Harringay School, Mattison Road, N4 1BD

A mix of produce, street food and crafts

Sundays 11am-3pm



North London Artisan MarketNorth London Artisan Market

A local market offering the best quality seasonal produce and a piece of London’s vibrant street food scene

1st & 3rd Saturdays 10am-2pm Avenue House, The Stables, 17 East End Road, Finchley, N3 3QE

2nd & 4th Saturdays 10am-2pm School Yard, Bounds Green School, Bounds Green Road, London N11 2GQ



Muswell Hill MarketMuswell Hill Market 258 Muswell Hill Broadway, N10 3SH

A bustling and atmospheric market at the ‘The Village’ in the heart of Muswell Hill Broadway. Stalls selling crafts, collectables, vintage, local designers maker produce, home-made treats and more.

Every 2nd Saturday 12noon-5pm



The Can’t Buy Me Love Pop-Up Vintage Jumble Market Boogaloo 312 Archway Road, London N6 5AT

Vintage clothes, records, books, jumble, curios, homewares, cakes, bric-a-brac + DJs spinning Soul and Rock & Roll in the bar at the Boogaloo (near Highgate Tube)

Last Saturday of the month 12.30-5.30pm




Hornsey Music FestivalHornsey Festival 13-15 September

The Great Northern Railway Tavern (Harry Oakwood Folk and Americana stage)

13th Sept: Dan Raza and The Shrouds, Jamie Freeman Agreement, Jenny Lindfors, The Bonfire Band, (Late night Slot- Martyn Bonanza DJ set )

14th Sept: Felix Fables, Simon J Alpin, Jamie Lawson (tbc), Hallelujah Trails, Case Hardin, Me And Deboe, Society, Gabriel Moreno, Under 16’s showcase gig, (Late night Slot- The Cuginis ska band)

15th Sept: Simon Stanley Ward, Son Of Jack, Foghorn Leghorn, Eva Abraham, Aser, Jazz and a short Opera!

The Three Compasses

13th Sept: Big Band Swing – Swing Patrol and The English National Jazz Orchestra Swing Ensemble (including a free swing dance lesson)

14th Sept: Rock and Blues – The Clean Cut Kids, The Daddios,  The Odyssey Blues Band,  Blues Prescription, The Kings Of Oblivion

15th Sept: Mellow Sunday and Big Band Finale – The Swingtime Serenaders, The Lazy Rhythm Boys, Tam Ward as Frank Sinatra, The Urban Big Band.

Brand New Start

Sat 14th – 12.00-23.00: 500 Years of Music & Local History – medieval opening through to 1900 music, live performances by various individuals and groups supported with local history timeline and in conjunction with world history sound bites.

Sunday 15th – 12.00-23.00:  1900s to present day music and local history both live performances , a record historian showing the greats on 78s and a decade by decade representation of music and technology. Followed by locally made short film screenings and montage history compilation video blending landmark social and arts events that shaped the world we live in today.

Ending with an extra special local film all about BRAND NEW START GALLERY, and the live work teach back project that has been conceived in Harringey, in 2004, the 9 years of its survival and the now 1 year old gallery spearheading the organisation that gives creative’s and local community a BRAND NEW START  from the heart of Hornsey.

The Garden Shop – Festival Within A Festival

14-15th Sept: Music From The Lantern Society – The Lantern Society is a unique and exciting event in the London singer-songwriter Music Scene. Home to some of the most original and talented singer-songwriters in London who meet up every two weeks to perform three songs to an attentive, enthusiastic and friendly audience. During the night there are also slots for newcomers who are given a chance to showcase their talent and meet other musicians as well as having a wonderfully magical time. The Lantern Society has hosted some of the best upcoming singer-songwriter talents in town and continues to provide a platform for new and established artists and their songs.

There will also be a variety of Stalls and Face Painting/Henna Tattoos for the kids.

Food and Drink Stalls outside the Great Northern Railway Tavern

An eclectic mix of fine food and drink will be available at the east end of Hornsey High Street.

Hornsey Village Green Stage

The space outside St Mary’s will play host a variety of performances including The Kaos Signing Choir and St Mary’s School Choir and Rock Around The Clock open mic session.

There will also be children’s activities and stalls taking place on the Green.

An increasing number of other venues and organisations are now holding events including St Mary’s Tower, The T.A. , The Scouts, Italica Cafe and Tomo’s Pizzeria.

Muswell Hill Festival 8 September: Cherry Tree Wood, London, N2 9QH 12.00-18.00

An amazing array of stalls, a fun filled kids’ zone packed with bouncy castles, children’s slides, donkey and steam train rides. Take part in the monster veg competition and pray for good weather for the Pimms Tent!

This year the arena will host a number of thrilling displays from the Karate Academy and London Academy of Gymnastics and Dance. The dog show and agility course will also feature in there along with some fun races for the family to enjoy.

The music will feature performances from: The Palpitations, Keith Airey, The NLPAC Dance Troupe, The Popchoir and the Fabulous Lounge Swingers to name but a few.

All proceeds from this event go to The London Centre for Children for Cerebral Palsy. LCCCP uses a specialist and life-changing approach, Conductive Education, to provide early intervention classes for babies and toddlers; give advice and training to parents and carers; provide primary education for three to eleven years old children and deliver external training for other professionals working with children with cerebral palsy. It also provides holiday schemes for children with cerebral palsy and other motor disorders.

If you would like to book a stall or support us in any other way, please contact Daisy Mathebula:  [email protected] or call 020 8444 7242


Finsbury Park theatrePark Theatre Clifton Terrace, London N4 3JP

21st Aug-22nd Sept: Thark by Ben Travers, adapted by Clive Francis, starring Clive Francis & James Dutton. A rip-roaring revival of the rarely-seen Aldwych Farce, re-imagined for Park200.



Highgate arts venueJacksons Lane – 269a Archway Road, London, N6 5AA

14 Aug: Echoes – Echoes explores how the tiny decisions we make alter the course of our lives. Featuring professional dancers and circus artists, the piece integrates contemporary dance, Chinese pole, acrobatics and hand to hand.

23 Aug: A Cosy Murder – With confusion, plot twists, lightning quick character changes and a life-sized game of Guess Who, Jilted Pig interweave comedy, interactive board games and circus as they attempt to unravel a murder mystery.

5 Sep: Strike – Strike takes place in a strange and absurd retro-futuristic world. Inspired by Terry Gilliam’s Brazil and Kafka’s The Trial, it explores man’s desire to break free from bureaucracy and work constraints.  With multi-disciplined performers merging theatre and circus, Strike invites audiences to delve into its world.

7-8 Sep: The Snail & the Whale – After a successful preview last season, Tall Stories are bringing their interactive, moving and fun production of The Snail and The Whale back to Jacksons Lane. Expect storytelling, live music and lots of laughs from the people who brought you The Gruffalo.  Ages 3+

11 Sep: The Disappearing Woman – Forty years ago it seemed that women were about to take their rightful place in the world, in parliament, in the church, in the judiciary, in the workplace but now when you open a newspaper you find that news is still made by men in suits.  Journalist, feminist icon and author of The Female Eunuch, Germaine Greer attempts to explain this state of affairs and suggest some strategies for change.




venue Crouch EndMoors Bar 57 Park Road, Crouch End, London N8 8SY

Blues Jam every Thursday all musicians and singers welcome FREE ENTRY

Feast on Film short film Night – last Tuesday of every Month FREE ENTRY



Clissold ArmsClissold Arms  – 105 Fortis Green  London N2 9HR

Sunday 25 Aug – Motown Night Charity event in aid of Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice 7pm

Tickets £20 in advance or £25 OTD – includes glass of fizz and canapés



Kiss The Sky Bar – 18-20 Park Road, Crouch End N8 8TD

A celebration of all things Folky presented by Softly Softly

Last Sunday of the month 2.45-5pm £3 OTD

The King’s Head – 2 Crouch End Hill, London, N8 8AA

Barboot and Crouch End Record Club

First Friday 7-10.30pm

Crouch End’s biggest vintage, crafts and bric-a-brac market mixes with the Crouch End Record Club – eat drink play listen relax

Regular Comedy Listings:

Mondays Fortnight Club £5 OTD Doors 8pm

Thursdays The legendary Comedy Try Out Night Admission £4/3 Doors Open 8pm

Saturdays Comedy Cabaret . Doors open 6.00pm (tickets checked from 7.30pm) Admission £11/7

Sundays April Comedy Variety Cabaret   Adm £7/5 Doors Open 8pm

Wednesdays Quiz Nights Doors open 8pm onwards Adm £1

First Wednesday is a charity pub quiz in aid of Haringey MIND – contact pub for details Adm £2 Doors Open 8pm



19 August: Party in the Park! Stroud Green WI will be having fun in the park in August; we will meet at our usual venue then decamp to Finsbury Park for a pot-luck picnic and a game of rounders (sports participation optional…). All women are welcome, and please bring food to share! 7.30pm, The Hideaway, Ennis Road, N4 3HD.

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