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How did you spend your teenage years in Harringay?

I didn't grow up in Harringay but I know there are a fair few people on the site that did so I've got a question for you .How did you spend…

Started by Liz

2 May 9, 2010

Harringay in Poetry

Internationally acclaimed poet Katherine Gallagher spent a period as "poet in residence" at Railway Fields. During that time she wrote Summ…

Started by Hugh

6 May 5, 2010
Reply by matthew cuthbert

Finsbury Park - 140 Years Old on 7th August

I noticed over the weekend that Finsbury Park was opened on 7th August 1869 which means it will have its 140th birthday in just under two w…

Started by Hugh

4 Aug 4, 2009
Reply by Hugh

"Far Flung Wastes of Harringay"! Well, that's nice innit!

Following up a lead on a story about a two week visit of the Philadelphia Orchestra to Harringay Arena in 1949 (I know, sad git), I came ac…

Started by Hugh

1 Dec 6, 2008

Harringay Arena - closed 50 years ago today

Spare a moment for the old girl. Visit our Arena photos page. Have a look at these three old film clips- one two three. And have a quick…

Started by Hugh

16 Oct 31, 2008
Reply by Hugh

Miscellany of Harringay Newspaper Cuttings from 19th & early/mid 20th Centuries

The Guardian have just digitised their newspaer archive and put it on-line (Actually you can get one day's free use at the moment at Guardi…

Started by Hugh

0 Nov 6, 2007



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