A Community Network for Bowes Park and Bounds Green
Here's a link to a short post I made about the celebratory weekend at the RAF Museum, Hendon. In particular, tonight the North London Brass are playing there are 7 0clock as are their swing band.…Continue
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I've just been down to the Sunshine Garden Centre and noticed that they have a little art exhibition in one of their indoor spaces. There are some lovely pieces of art work by some pupils from North Harringey Primary School. Worth checking out if you are down there this weekend.
There are two lovely big paintings - one of Alexandra Palace and the other looks like another part of the local area, and some smaller art projects. Really good!
Today I went on an organised tour around London's Alexandra Palace - 'back stage'.
The most interesting place for me was the old Victorian theatre which is jaw-droppingly stunning. It is not open to the public normally, and few people are even aware that it exists.
The deep, rich colours of the peeling paintwork give it a romantic feel. There is talk of 'sensitive' restoration if the lottery bid is successful. …Continue
Last Saturday I played my first public gig with North London Brass! It was at Parliament Hill Fields Lido where the Outdoor Swimming Society was holding it's annual winter dip in the outdoor pool. It was a privilege to be present at a great celebration of true British eccentricity. And that includes the…Continue
It's all your fault, Bowes & Bounds Connected! If I hadn't clicked on a post by Martin Stogden - who was shamelessly touting for complete beginners for the North London Brass - then I would still be curled up in front of the telly on Wednesday nights relishing the life of an OAP.
Instead, I have to get on a bus no…Continue