Sensing a place. Life in Haringey, yesterday and today

Activities for people living with dementia & carers
at Bruce Castle Museum, Lordship Lane, Tottenham N17 8NU

Come and join us for a series of talks and activities over August and September
to learn and share your experiences of living in Haringey

Tuesday 17 August 2021 from 2.00 – 3.15pm
Talk: Celebrating Haringey Life & Community
Speaker: Cllr Sheila Peacock
Join Sheila to hear about Tottenham Carnival and community activity in the borough over the years.

Activity: Mask making & collage inspired by Tottenham’s carnival.
Tuesday 31 August 2021 from 2.00 – 3.15pm
Talk/Walk: Bruce Castle Park: its trees, wildlife & history
Speaker/guide: Stephan Middleton
Join Stephen for a walking tour of Bruce Castle Park, looking at its trees, wildlife and history.
Activity: Nature collages inspired by Haringey’s many vibrant green spaces and using leaves collected on
the walk.

Tuesday 14 September 2021 from 2.00 – 3.15pm
Talk: Our Streets: High Streets of Haringey
Speaker: Valerie Crosby
Join Bruce Castle’s Heritage Assistant and long-time Tottenham resident, Val Crosby, to learn about some
of Haringey’s landmark shops and the streets she grew up in.

Activity: Stencilling shop front signs (of our favourite corner shops & department stores) & collage.
Tuesday 28 September 2021 from 2.00 – 3.15pm
Talk: Mapping our Haringey: the journeys we have taken
Speaker: Ruth Hutchinson
Join the poet, speaker and artist, Ruth Hutchinson, as she talks us through some of her significant spaces,
places and moments in Haringey.

Activity: Mapping our Haringey: using maps, stickers and golden threads
Afternoon tea is provided and the creative activities will be inspired by Bruce Castle Museum & Archive collections.
To ensure a safe and comforting environment for all, spaces are limited so bookings are essential.
For more information or to book please:
email Katy at
or call Julie on 07929 781 605