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Memories of Weston Park Shopping Parade

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There's a new feature on the Hornsey Historical Website, a Memory blog what we're hoping will encourage everyone to contribute their memories on different topics.The latest posting is on the Weston…Continue

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HORNSEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY : Monthly Local History Surgery at The Old Schoolhouse

November 23, 2018 from 10:30am to 2:30pm
Would you like help conducting your own local history research ?  Then come along to our monthly local history surgery.All members of the HHS and the Crouch End and District U3A are invited to attend.  Telephone 07531866714 or email hornseyhistoricalsurgery@gmail.com to book a half hour appointment.Further details at hornseyhistorical.org.uk/whatson.See More
Nov 23
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Oct 17
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HORNSEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY : More Music Hall and Vaudeville on Film by Keith Fawkes and Richard Norman at Union Church Hall

January 9, 2019 from 8pm to 9pm
Keith Fawkes and Richard Norman share a lifelong interest in the history of music hall and variety entertainment and they have come together to produce illustrated talks on the subject. This talk will include examples of music hall and variety entertainment captured on film.Keith is chairman of Hornsey Historical Society. For many years he was involved with the management of the world famous Players’ Theatre in Villiers Street, Charing Cross that presented traditional Victorian Music…See More
Oct 15
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HORNSEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY : Local History Surgery at The Old Schoolhouse

October 6, 2018 from 10:30am to 2:30pm
Would you like help conducting your own local history research ? Then come along to our regular local history surgery.All members of the public as well as members of the HHS and the Crouch End and District U3A are invited to attend.Telephone 07531 866714 or email hornseyhistoricalsurgery@gmail.com to book a half hour appointment.Further Details at hornseyhistorical.org.uk/whatsonSee More
Sep 21
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HORNSEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY : Beneath the Clocktower at Union Church Hall

October 10, 2018 from 8pm to 9pm
A showing of Harvey Marcus's film which takes a candid and poignant look at some of the longest serving independent businesses on the Crouch End high street. Faced by the threat of rising costs, big business and an ever-changing world, Marcus unearths stories of struggle, survival and success told by the often overlooked characters who’ve served Crouch Enders for years.Doors open at 7.30pm for the sale of refreshments and publications and close at 8pm. The main doors have to be closed at that…See More
Sep 9
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HORNSEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY : A History of Street Photography at Union Church Hall

September 12, 2018 from 8pm to 9pm
Stefan Dickers, Special Collections and Archives Manager at the Bishopsgate Institute, presents a History of Street Photography in London through the Institute's world-renowned collection. The Bishopsgate Institute, established in 1895, is a cultural institute in the City of London that offers a cultural events programme, courses for adults, historic library and archive collections and community programme.  The Special Collections and Archives hold important historical collections which contain…See More
Sep 5
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HORNSEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY : PUBLIC LOCAL HISTORY SURGERY at THE OLD SCHOOLHOUSE

September 1, 2018 from 10:30am to 2:30pm
Would you like help conducting your own local history research ? Then come along to our regular local history surgery.All members of the public as well as members of the Hornsey Historical Society and the Crouch End and District U3A are invited to attend.Telephone 07531866714 or email hornseyhistoricalsurgery@gmail.com to book a half hour appointment.See More
Jul 29
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HORNSEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY : Public Local History Surgery at The Old Schoolhouse

July 7, 2018 from 10:30am to 2:30pm
Would you like help conducting your own local history research?  Then come along to our regular local history surgery. All members of the public, as well as members of the HHS and the Crouch End and District U3A who would like advice and assistance on their own personal local history research are invited to attend. Just telephone (07531866714) or email hornseyhistoricalsurgery@gmail.com in advance to book a half hour appointment  and let…See More
Jun 21
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HORNSEY CHURCH TOWER OPEN DAY at HORNSEY CHURCH TOWER

June 16, 2018 from 2pm to 5pm
The oldest building in Hornsey, the Grade ll* listed Hornsey Church Tower, will be open between 2.00pm and 5.00pm on Saturday June 16th.  Bring your friends and family and discover the unique history of this 500 year old tower. Take a tour up to the roof and see the changes happening in Hornsey and beyond. In each stair window, artist Grace Adam has placed a small sculpture made from fragments of overlooked objects from the Tower.Also games, kids' art, bouncy castle, Tomb Trail, Tree Trail,…See More
Jun 14
Deirdre Stowell-Smith posted a discussion

Memories of Weston Park Shopping Parade

There's a new feature on the Hornsey Historical Website, a Memory blog what we're hoping will encourage everyone to contribute their memories on different topics.The latest posting is on the Weston Park Shopping Parade.  HHS member David Winskill has kindly shared his early memories of what it was like to live there in the 1960s.  Did you grow up there or live there then or at a different point before or after?  We'd be really interested in hearing from you.  Come and have a look at David's…See More
Jun 3
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HORNSEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY LECTURE : The Deer Park of the Bishops of London in Highgate at Union Church Hall

June 13, 2018 from 8pm to 9pm
Malcolm Stokes has had a long-time interest in the Bishop o London's connection with Highgate and he's also the HHS expert on ancient boundaries.  He will tell the story of the Deer Park in Highgate, founded in the twelfth century, which has given the area such a rich inheritance of open, green spaces.The park extended westwards from the sites of the Gatehouse Inn to the Spaniards and northwards to East Finchley Station. At the centre was a moated hunting lodge still discernible at Highgate…See More
Jun 3

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