Wednesday 6th March 2019 8.00 pm to 10.00 pm 10A South Grove London N6 6BS A talk by Ruth Hazeldine on “The Hellfighters”. This and other military bands of black musicians were the first to introduce the music of ragtime and early jazz into Europe. The talk will be be enhanced by recordings of their music.
Sunday 3rd March 2019 4.00 pm 10A South Grove N6 6BS The team behind Village Raw, the new independent culture magazine for our area, will share their story of the magazine’s journey: From the initial idea; through the crowdfunding campaign; to the successful delivery of five issues. The magazine is a positive celebration of our unique local culture, […]
In August, at the instigation of the Events Committee, 30 members of the Highgate Society were invited to an exclusive hard hat sneak preview of the newly refurbished Victorian Theatre at Alexandra Palace. We were shown round the magnificent building, still very much a “work in progress” and following the visit the Society has now […]
Saturday 9th February 2.00 pm 10A South Grove London N6 6BS An Illustrated Talk by Professor Jeff Duckett. Professor Jeff Duckett is a local resident and professional botanist who has spent many decades researching the evolution of land plants and history of London’s vegetation. He can often be seen walking across Hampstead Heath or through the […]
The Highgate Society’s Events Committee has arranged a First Aid Course run by an instructor from The British Red Cross on Tuesday, February 5th starting at 2pm at The Highgate Society. The 2 hour workshop is designed to build upon existing knowledge and instincts and will give you more confidence to help in a crisis. The session is […]
Monday 4th February 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm 10A South Grove London N6 6BS Join the Society’s Poetry Group Respond to the Group’s challenge to write a poem about a grandparent. Contribute to the open mic event that follows. £2 on the door. Tea, coffee, biscuits thrown in.
10A South Grove N6 6BS Sunday 3rd February 3.30 pm to 9.30 pm An afternoon for people of all ages to come to 10A to enjoy either old favourite board and card games (including bridge, canasta, chess, monopoly, scrabble) or new ones (under the supervision of games enthusiast Patrick Laing). Bring along a board […]