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London House Cats Choir

Every Monday, 7:30pm

This is a unique contemporary choir using House Music at its core. Industry standard vocal training is embedded into every session.

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Ballet Classes for Adults & Children

Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday during term time, resuming 25th April

Classical Ballet classes for children and adults at Bernie Grant Arts Centre with Anikó's Dance Academy.

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New Tottenham Singers

Every Tuesday (during term time)

The New Tottenham Singers is a non-audition choir that achieves a high musical standard, typically singing in four-part harmony and performing a very wide range of music. Open to new members of all ages whether you have previous experience of singing in a choir or it's just something you have always wanted to do.

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Steppaz Dance

Wednesdays and Fridays in the Enterprise Building studio.

Dance Classes with Steppaz, where young people are able to express their love for dance at all levels.

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Free Yoga Classes

Every Friday, resuming 12th May.

Esther Slattery will be holding weekly yoga sessions in the rehearsal studio at 18:30.

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Tottenham Public Speaking Club

1st, 3rd (and 5th) Monday of the month

Do you want to be a better communicator and leader? Attendees of the club get a chance to deliver impromptu or prepared speeches, receive and hear evaluations.

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My Mother's Maiden Name

On view during normal opening hours

An exhibition in the lobby area of the Main House featuring textile artwork by artist and designer Yemi Awosile.

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Comedy Workshops with Thanyia Moore

19, 26 September, 3 October

Come develop your funny skills with comedian Thanyia Moore.

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A Separation

Thurs 21 September 2017 - 7:30pm

In this acclaimed drama from director Asghar Farhadi, a couple cannot agree whether to leave Iran or stay.

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Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (To Sidney with Love)

Fri 22 September 2017 - 7:30pm

A wealthy white couple in San Francisco meet their daughter's fiancé... and he's black. Perhaps Sidney Poitier's best-known film.

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Whitney: Can I Be Me

Sat 23 September 2017 - 7:30pm

From her early struggles to the fraught phone call that alerted the world to her death, this incredible doc takes you inside the life and music of Whitney Houston.

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Natalie Lindi - Music on the Mezz

27 September @ 7:30 pm

An evening of live music on the mezzanine above the Cafe & Bar featuring sounds from singer-songwriter Natalie Lindi.

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The Salesman

Thurs 28 September 2017 - 7:30pm

An ingenious story-within-a-story about a pair of Iranian actors in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman.

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The Head Wrap Diaries

29 - 30 September @ 7:30 pm

Through an amazing fusion of House, Waacking, Voguing, African and Contemporary dance, this show tells stories about an all-important topic: hair.

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To Sir, With Love (To Sidney with Love)

Fri 29 September 2017 - 7:30pm

Sidney Poitier plays a schoolteacher confronting an unruly class of pupils in London's East End.

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Stories of Our Lives

Sat 30 September 2017 - 7:30pm

Stories of Our Lives is a Kenyan film, released in 2014. Created by the members of The Nest Collective, a Nairobi-based arts collective, the film is an anthology of five short films dramatizing true stories of LGBT life in Kenya.

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Zarafa - Film Africa Family Screening

Sat 30 September 2017 - 2pm

Zarafa: A Giraffe's True Story, from Deep in Africa to the Heart of Paris

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Subajah - Music on the Mezz

4 October @ 7:30 pm

An evening of live music on the mezzanine above the Cafe & Bar featuring sounds from Subajah, playing a hypnotic blend of reggae, soul, and West African musical styles.

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Tate presents Soul of a Nation: Art in the age of Black Power

Thurs 5 October 2017 - 7:30pm

The short films are presented alongside Tate Modern’s latest exhibition, Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power and shine a bright light on the vital contribution of Black artists during the civil rights movement.

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Killer of Sheep

Fri 6 October 2017 - 7:30pm

Set in the Watts area of Los Angeles, a slaughterhouse worker must suspend his emotions to continue working at a job he finds repugnant, and then he finds he has little sensitivity for the family he works so hard to support..

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Femmetamorphosis

7 October @ 7:30 pm

An original comedy about women coming together in the name of love and lingerie.

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Handa's Surprise

10 October @ 11 am, 1 pm and 2:15 pm

A blend of physical performance, puppetry, live music, and song, this delightful 35-minute children's theatre performance is ideal for ages 2-6.

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Seven Sisters of Comedy

10 October @ 7:30 pm

Kill yourself laughing with three nights of stellar comedy at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre, featuring a diverse mix of the most exciting new talent.

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The Story of M

12 October @ 1:30 pm and 7:30 pm

SuAndi's moving tribute to her mother, who raised her children to be proud of their African heritage in the face of prejudice in 1960s Britain.

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To Sleep with Anger

Fri 13 October 2017 - 7:30pm

A group of families on holiday by the Caspian Sea confront the disappearance of a child in this film by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi.

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Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin

Sat 14 October 2017 - 7:30pm

Documentary on Bayard Rustin, best-remembered as the organizer of the 1963 March on Washington.

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My Brother's Wedding

Fri 20 October 2017 - 7:30pm

A man who despises his upwardly mobile lawyer brother reluctantly agrees to be best man at his wedding..

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Conversations with Community Heroes

Thu 26 October 2017 - 6:30pm

Come and hear how Reggae Heroes Dennis Bovell, Fatman Sound System and Body Music [Fitzroy] discuss how they navigated being artists in Britain in the 70's and 80's, struggling to ensure that the music was heard, purchased and danced to. ..

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

26 October - 4 November, various times

A glitzy musical caper about two conmen on the French Riviera presented by the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

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The Glass Shield

Fri 27 October 2017 - 7:30pm

In this powerful drama, young J.J. is the first black police recruit to come into the L.A. Edgemar station, located in one of the toughest inner-city areas. Through J.J., the film examines several incidents of racist behavior amongst the cops and within the legal system..

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Makibefo + KanyeKanye

Sat 28 October 2017 - 2pm

Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

Accompanied by short film KANYEKANYE

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London Symphony

Sat 4 November 2017 - 7:30pm
Sat 18 November 2017 - 7:30pm

Honouring and recognising the city of London through the power of images set to a beautifully orchestrated score, London Symphony - the crowdfunded documentary film from critic and filmmaker Alex Barrett - is an ode to a bustling, diverse and ever-changing capital. - Cinevue

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Seven Sisters of Comedy

7 November @ 7:30 pm

Kill yourself laughing with three nights of stellar comedy at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre, featuring a diverse mix of the most exciting new talent.

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Bedtime Stories

8 and 9 November @ 1:30 pm and 4:30 pm

Tucked up with your family in a bedroom installation, take this chance to unwind and be dazzled with circus, theatre, dance and projections from circus pioneers Upswing in a show suitable for ages 3-10.

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Dakan

Sat 11 November 2017 - 7:30pm

Two young high school boys, Manga and Sory, are gay and in love in Guinea. This is their story.

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The Music Room

Thurs 16 November 2017 - 7:30pm
Sat 25 November 2017 - 7:30pm

Depicts the end days of a decadent zamindar (landlord) in Bengal, and his efforts to uphold his family prestige even when faced with economic adversity.

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Ignatius Inspires

16 and 17 November @ 7 pm

Acclaimed composer and musician Juwon Ogungbe presents Ignatius Inspires, a concert featuring young musicians and dancers from Haringey, inspired by the music and life of Ignatius Sancho (1729-1780).

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Up on the High Road

20 November @ 7:30 pm

Take one square mile in Tottenham’s N17 and you’ll find the richest mix of people in London. Working with local residents, Tottenham Theatre has created this play as a celebration of survival and joy in our community.

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Idiot-Syncrasy

23 November @ 7:30 pm

Nominated for the National Dance Awards 2015 and the Total Theatre Awards 2015, Idiot-Syncrasy is an extraordinary dance performance by Igor and Moreno.

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Ouvrir La Voix est

Thur 23 Nov 2017 - 7:30pm
Fri 24 Nov 2017 - 7:30pm
Thu 30 Nov 2017 - 7:30pm

Open The Voice is a documentary about black women from European colonial history in Africa and the Caribbean..

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Adama

Sat 25 November 2017 - 2pm

12 year-­old Adama lives in a remote village in West Africa, sheltered by the Cliffs. Out, beyond, lies "the land of breaths", the kingdom of wicked spirits hungry for war. When Samba, his elder brother, suddenly vanishes from the village, Adama decides to set off in search of him. Accompanied first by Abdou, a tragically lucid griot, then by Maximin, a street urchin who is his own negative twin, he crosses a Europe in the grip of war. We're in 1914. Borne by the energy of desperation and the poetry of childhood, Adama travels to the hell of the frontline in order to free his brother. Ultimately, Adama's love for his brother will open an unexpected way to his initiatory journey.

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The Watermelon Woman

Fri 1 December 2017 - 7:30pm

In this powerful drama, young J.J. is the first black police recruit to come into the L.A. Edgemar station, located in one of the toughest inner-city areas. Through J.J., the film examines several incidents of racist behavior amongst the cops and within the legal system..

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James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket

Sat 2 December 2017 - 7:30pm

Profiles the life and work of author/civil rights activist, James Baldwin..

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Seven Sisters of Comedy

8 December @ 7:30 pm

Kill yourself laughing with three nights of stellar comedy at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre, featuring a diverse mix of the most exciting new talent.

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The OWLs

Fri 8 December 2017 - 7:30pm

Two middle-aged, lesbian couples accidentally kill a younger lesbian and hide the body, without reporting it to the authorities. Their guilt and long-kept, dark secret comes back to haunt them, as an unexpected stranger shows up in their lives, bringing tension and discord. Little do they know that this mysterious stranger has a plan which includes all four of them..

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Mother Goose

13 - 20 December, various times

The MTA returns with Mother Goose, a delightful panto.

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Mommy Is Coming

Fri 15 December 2017 - 7:30pm

A lesbian couple with a sizzling sex life finds their emotional needs unfulfilled, but finds their bitter break-up complicated by the unexpected arrival of a nosy parent in this sexy urban romantic comedy..

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