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Ghost Signs of Bowes Park

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Ghost Signs - the fading relics of hand painted advertising signs - can occasionally be glimpsed around London on older buildings.The signs can provide an insight into local history and help locate…Continue

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Sign-up to support the Bowes Park Community Association

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The Bowes Park Community Association exists to improve and preserve our interesting and historic…Continue

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Donald Smith commented on Richard McKeever's page Transport
"The New tube map incorporating services transferring to  LOROL from 31st May 2015 is AVAILABLE HERE An experimental animated version of the tube map is AVAILABLE HERE For details of the new fares, see the DISCUSSION HERE For…"
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Ghost Signs of Bowes Park

Ghost Signs - the fading relics of hand painted advertising signs - can occasionally be glimpsed around London on older buildings.The signs can provide an insight into local history and help locate historic traders and businesses - yet like lots of quirky remainders of London's past they attract a very particular "fandom" - with enthusiasts visiting, photographing and debating their origins. The "Ghost Signs" website and …See More
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Richard McKeever replied to Danny Brewer's discussion Moving to the area end of the year, good roads to consider
"Hi Danny Good luck with the impending move! I've not much to add to Mat's eloquent soliloquy … it is lovely round here! For a more independent view, both The Guardian "Let's move to ..." feature and - a few years…"
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Elizabeth George liked Richard McKeever's discussion Shaftesbury Hall "Tin Tabernacle" rebuilding: how you can help
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1953 Coronation Party at Bounds Green School

"I remember this very well my younger sister won the fancy dress competition dressed as the Queen of Hearts, if there are any more  photographs out there it would be lovely to see them perhaps she will feature in one of them fingers crossed."
May 15
Laura Lorente-Cronin replied to Richard McKeever's discussion Shaftesbury Hall "Tin Tabernacle" rebuilding: how you can help
"Done! And shared on Facebook. I've offered to run yoga classes once a month and give all the money donated to help with the fundraising. I just need a nice, big space so lots of people can come. Anyone have any connections to large halls we can…"
May 15
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1953 Coronation Party at Bounds Green School

"Hi Richard - I'm making a short film about Bounds Green School in the 50's and 60's - do you happen to have any more photos like this? Thanks Lucy"
May 15
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Finsbury Gardens Festival 2015 at Finsbury Gardens

July 18, 2015 from 2:30pm to 6pm
The Finsbury Garden Festival,has always been much enjoyed and appreciated by the community.   This year the Festival date is Saturday 18th July 2015.There will be music and dance, food and refreshments and a chance to spend an enjoyable afternoon with your neighbours.If you want to be part of the organising team - or have an idea to suggest please get in touch.Here is a video of the…See More
May 14
Richard McKeever replied to Peter Williams's discussion Pedestrian footbridge at Wilmer Way - Bowes Road.
"I have tweeted a request for explanation from the Bowes and Bounds Twitter account with a link to this post. See https://twitter.com/BowesandBounds/status/598443352841953281"
May 13
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Talkies Community Cinema: 1000 LONDONERS AND PALMERS GREEN TALES at Baskervilles Tea Shop

May 15, 2015 from 7:30am to 10:45pm
Baskervilles Tea Shop  is hosting the final event of the Here Festival of Suburban Cinema,INTRODUCED BY DANIEL ONYIA, from Chocolate Films, 1000 Londoners is a unique digital portrait of our city. It offers an insight into the lives of people who consider themselves to be Londoners, taking in all ages, religions, race, income, interests and opinions.INTRODUCED BY JENNY…See More
May 11
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Southgate Green May Fair 2015 at Southgate Green

May 4, 2015 from 11am to 4pm
Christ Church Southgate's 37th annual May Day Fair will take place on Monday May 4th from 11am – 4pm.See More
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Southgate May Fair 2015 at Southgate Green

May 4, 2015 from 11am to 4pm
Christ Church Southgate's 37th annual May Day Fair will take place on Monday May 4th from 11am – 4pm.See More
May 2
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Killick Stores

"It really gets the thumbs up from me - Emma has done a fantastic job putting all the products together and then creating a wonderful environment to showcase them. There's something special happening in Bowes Park now and it is something far…"
Apr 30

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Spouters Corner - A local tradition of political free speech.

Posted on April 12, 2015 at 16:30 1 Comment

We have become used to Election Campaigns conducted via broadcast media: leader debates live on TV, party Twitter feeds and viral videos on YouTube. Very different from earlier days when politics relied much more on face-to-face discussions, public meetings and rallies; campaigning “on the stump”.…

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Remember, remember, the fifth of November. Enfield's local history associations with Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot

Posted on November 2, 2014 at 16:56 0 Comments

Remember, remember, the fifth of November, Gunpowder Treason and Plot” so goes the children’s rhyme assocated with “Guy Fawkes night” which we commemorate with fireworks and bonfires on November 5th each year.

But many things about the Gunpowder Plot have not been remembered - many…

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Richard Attenborough in Palmers Green

Posted on September 4, 2014 at 22:00 0 Comments

The recent press coverage of the death of Richard Attenborough includes a couple of references to Palmers Green.

At the age…

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Celebrating Volunteers week in Bowes Park and Bounds Green

Posted on June 6, 2014 at 11:26 0 Comments

Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. In our area so many of the things we report on on this site have significant input from volunteers committed to improving our communities - so it's worth considering for a moment the impact that  volunteer-run organisations…

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At 19:56 on March 22, 2015, Deborah Holder said…

Thanks Richard for the warm welcome

At 13:11 on March 6, 2015, Cecily McNamara said…

Hi Richard,

Thanks very much. I look forward to having an explore - what a great site for a lovely part of town!

At 16:23 on March 2, 2015, elena alessia said…

Thank you Richard and thanks to the Bowes and Bounds,

Kind regards,

Elena

At 21:51 on February 16, 2015, Mark prince said…
Thanks Richard. Could use your help adding an event. I've tried the link I was sent but it just goes straight the already listed page?
At 1:28 on February 16, 2015, Sheila said…
Thank you Richard for your kind wellcome to the Bowes and Bounds community, Looking foward to meeting one and all, hope we can all meet up so we new members can put a face to a name.

Sheila
At 22:26 on February 11, 2015, Alia F said…

Many thanks for the welcome Richard! I'm new to the area so it's great to see so much community spirit.

At 20:25 on January 5, 2015, Chris Merrick said…
Hello Richard, thanks for the welcome!

Looking forward to getting involved with the community and the site!

Chris M
At 12:12 on December 29, 2014, Wendy Beauchamp-Ward said…

Hallo Richard, Thanks for your welcome in November - I've only just seen it! Couldn't even remember whether I had a password, so just started over, the reason being that I wanted to find local poets for an event at Alexandra Park Library on 21st January 5.30-7.00.

At 3:57 on November 6, 2014, Geoff watts said…

Thanks for the welcome Richard, I was born and bred in Hornsey and Wood Green, worked at barratts Sweets Mayes Road as a van boy and then as a lorry driver until I emigrated to Australia in 1969 with my parents I think bowes and bounds is a great site I still like to keep up to date with the news in the area, keep up the good work  Regards Geoff Watts

At 22:03 on October 22, 2014, Sally Hunter said…
Hi Richard, thanks for adding me. We met at AP& Beyond and it's taken me a while but I've finally made it here! Looking forward to sharing info about our lovely local area. Sally
 
 
 

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