Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Haringey Local History Fair: Saturday February 23, 2013

Saturday February 23, 2013
11am to 4:30pm
Bruce Castle Museum, Lordship Lane N17

Find out more about Haringey’s history
  •  Stalls
  •  Experts
  •  Speakers
  •  Childrens Activities
Want to find out more about Haringey’s history but don’t know where to start? Well, this is the Fair for you.

Talks programme (each lasts 20 – 30 minutes):
11.15am The Discovery of a Harringay Estate Map by Bethany Burrow Atherton, (Harringay Online)
11.55am The Chinese Workforce Heritage Project by Robert Waite, Deputy Curator (on behalf of Ming-Ai, Institute, Bounds Green)
12.35pm Famous Sons & Daughters of Tottenham By Alan Swain (Summerhill Road website)
1 - 2pm Lunch break
2pm Alexandra Palace Theatre - a history by Marlene McAndrew (Friends of Bruce Castle)
2.40pm As Alan Saw It: Alan Woodward – An Appreciation of his Life and Work by members of Radical History Network for North East London
3.10pm Tea break
3.30pm The Moselle and Other Watery History by Albert Pinching & David Dell, Hornsey Historical Soc
4.10pm Picture This! The Public Catalogue Foundation by Deborah Hedgecock, Curator

The Search Room will be open 11am - 4pm
See a special small display of archives celebrating 100 years of Risley Primary School of Tottenham. Ask our staff about researching local history and family history. Please note: this is an introduction to the service and a chance to ask questions, and not a time for research.

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