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09 August 2017

Calling violin, viola, cello, bass and brass players! Good amateur musicians needed for the North London Symphony Orchestra. NLSO is a friendly hard-working amateur orchestra which performs a wide range of symphonic music to a high standard under a professional conductor and leader. Recent concerts have included works by Berlioz, Brahms, Dvořák, Elgar, Mahler, Mendelssohn, Rimsky-Korsakov, Shostakovich, Sibelius and Stravinsky. Upcoming season includes works by Beethoven,.......

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08 August 2017

North London Samaritans are now 70 per cent of the way towards raising the £15,000 they need to be able to afford to rebuild Bowes Park's "Tin Tabernacle", turning it into a centre for their life-saving activities and a hub for the local community.  Funds received a big boost on Sunday, when Myddleton Road Market stallholders and shopkeepers raised a total of £925 for the project. Future fundraising events include two concerts taking place in September. The plan.  To turn.......

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26 June 2017

This year the Palmers Green Festival organisers are planning to use the former bowling green in Broomfield Park to stage "Classics on the Green" - an afternoon of local musicians playing classical music. This innovation will depend on finding a local volunteer who would put together a line-up of locally based musicians.  They would be supported by the Festival Team, but would be responsible for administering and stage managing on the day. If you are local, have a few hours a month and are.......

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26 April 2017

Everyone's Climbing Tree - described as "magical" by the young people who benefit from its workshops and wonderful encouraging spirit - is working towards raising £10,000 to refurbish and expand its base close to Alexandra Park Station. ECT, as it's known, is running a fundraising event this coming Sunday, from 3pm to 9pm, featuring its unique mix of events for people of all ages.  You can just drop in or reserve places in workshops online. For more about ECT, read this article from.......

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14 March 2017

Talkies Community Cinema has never been known to rest on its laurels.  This month the locally based "pop-up" cinema will be launching its third HERE film festival with a special event featuring for the first time a live orchestra.  The film in question is of great historical importance and was itself a groundbreaking achievement when it was first shown just over a hundred years ago. Talkies' screening of The Battle of the Somme on 22nd March at Heartlands High School will form part.......

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10 February 2017

Palmers Green and Southgate are blessed with the presence of one of London's best Blues clubs. Every Friday night St Monica's social club on Cannon Hill is transformed into "St Harmonica's" and plays host to some great musicians, some local, others from further afield, who play for free - the only money they take home is what goes into the collecting hat. Entry to the club is also free - you just need to pay a membership fee of a mere £2.50 a year.  And prices at the bar are as cheap.......

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26 January 2017

Enfield Community Singers are performing a very special concert at the URC, Fox Lane Palmers Green, entitled Spring Awakening, on Saturday 25th March at 7,30 pm and will be to raise aware and funds for the London Air Ambulance Service, whilst Entry and Refreshments are free. The concert with feature the youthful and dynamic singers from Eastfield School Enfield Items from our repertoire will include selections from Les Miserables and Rodgers & Hammerstein, memories of The Beatles,.......

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22 August 2016

Singing Lessons North London offers one to one vocal tuition taught in a home recording studio in Edmonton........

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21 August 2016

That (Bigger) Blue Patch (Photo: Colin Younger)After two successive blazing hot Sundays in the park, things weren't looking too good for the third week of Broomfield Blues.  Heavy rain on Saturday and a very dull start to Sunday.  But the weather gods must have been sufficiently mollified by the sacrifices people made last week (the money collected in Ralph Hutching's bright red top hat) and eventually laid on a warm afternoon with long enough sunny spells to bring out the audience and.......

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02 August 2016

  The Friends of Broomfield Park with The Vintage Blues Music Association present Broomfield Blues Sunday 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th August 2015 1.30pm - 5pmThe Bandstand, Broomfield Park, Aldermans Hill, Palmers Green, London N13 4RB FREE EVENTS The best Blues Music brought to you every Sunday afternoon in August on the Bandstand. The Friends of Broomfield Park have teamed up with The Vintage Blues Music Association, who run the highly acclaimed St Harmonica's Blues Club in.......

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26 July 2016

London People's Orchestra rehearses on Thursday evenings during academic term time between 8.00pm and 10.00pm at Oakwood Baptist Church, Merrivale, Southgate, London N14 4TE. All music is provided, as are interval refreshments, all you need bring is yourself, your instrument and a music stand. Our regular members support the running costs of the orchestra by paying subs, currently set at £70 per Calendar Quarter. For more infomation please complete the form on our Contact Us.......

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22 July 2016

The Enfield Choral Society is holding a one-day workshop on the Rachmaninov 'Vespers' on Saturday 10th September 2016, 10am-4pm at the Church of St Mary Magdalene, Windmill Hill, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 7AJ.   The workshop will be led by our Musical Director Mark Sproson. We are inviting local singers who are interested to join us. The workshop will cost £12 to non members, and will include the music score for the day and a 'bring and share' lunch provided by our members.  To.......

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09 July 2016

Palmers Green plays host to one of North London’s top Blues clubs – St Harmonica’s hosted at the St Monica’s Parish Centre. Together with The Vintage Blues Music Association, our sponsor Winkworth, and a host of supporting friends, The Friends of Broomfield Park are delighted to bring you another August full of the best in Blues. Broomfield Blues is our annual celebration and showcase of what can be found every Friday evening at St Harmonica’s. Each Sunday.......

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26 April 2016

For the third year running All Saints Church in Edmonton will be hosting the Lamb Festival, celebrating local literary celebrities Charles and Mary Lamb. The Festival will run from Saturday 18th June to Friday 24th June, starting with a Fair on the Saturday afternoon.  Other highlights will include the young performers from Iconic Arts, jewellery making with Zinfinity, a guided walk with Joe Studman, the Carers UK poetry evening, and music from the Tottenham Community Choir, and.......

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22 February 2016

Da Capo Concert Band was established in 1997 with the principal objective of providing amateur adult woodwind, brass, and percussion players with a friendly, dynamic and challenging environment in which to play. We rehearse every Wednesday at St John the Baptist, Barnet Church, Junction of High Street and Wood Street, Chipping Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 4BW and normally perform 3 major concerts at the church each year.  Our contact details are   and we.......

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26 September 2015

On 1st October London People's Orchestra are holding an open evening to recruit new string players. All coaching received from London People's Orchestra will be from professional string players, you will also receive technique classes and a chance to play with a full orchestra. As you will see from our Vacancies Page, we have quite a few spare seats that need filling, especially violins and violas. As mentioned we are a friendly group that welcome all levels of players. If you have played an.......

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04 September 2015

Enfield Chamber Orchestra starts rehearsals for its November concert on 28th September.  The concert, in Enfield Baptist Church, will include the Brahms Double Concerto and Saint-Saens Symphony No 2. The Orchestra is always on the lookout for more violins and violas.  If you're interested in joining, you can email or visit.......

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01 September 2015

Chickenshed's autumn theatre workshops for over 50s start on 7th September and the Chickenshead Community Choir workshops also start this month.  See below for details. 50+ Theatre Workshops - Autumn 2015 07 September 2015 - 12 October 2015 Venue:  Chickenshed Tickets:  £45 for 6 weeks of workshops A series of theatre workshops for the over 50s which also provide a great opportunity to meet new people with a shared passion for theatre and the.......

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04 August 2015

As we confidently forecast in the weekly newsletter, last Sunday was hot and sunny and people turned out in droves to listen to the Broomfield Blues in Broomfield Park.  They also stopped by at the Community Orchard to admire the wildflowers, see how the apples were coming on, drink home-made apple wine and observe the insects in their bug hotel, the Bugsingham Palace.  A few visitors even tried their hand at croquet on the former bowling green.  And there were chilli plants on.......

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15 July 2015

The first of this year's Proms in the Park was hot and sunny, the second - held last Sunday - was overcast with occasional drizzle.  But the weather didn't deter over a hundred people gathering to listen and dance to musicians from Bowes Park Folk Club and local singer/songwriter Luke Carey - as you can see from the cutting below, taken from the Enfield Gazette.  Click on the picture for a bigger version As the Gazette also points out, this weekend will see a change of style: .......

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