Haringey libraries will be closed during the whole of the Easter bank holiday weekend - Friday 19 April to Monday 22 April.

Easter holiday fun! There is an extensive programme of activities running in Haringey for children and young people during the Easter holidays.

Black History Month

October is Black History Month

Black History Month 2018

Haringey Black History Month 2018 logoWe celebrated Black History Month 2018 with a spectacular line up of events and activities to recognise the huge contribution the black community have made, both to life in Haringey and the UK.

See our Black History Month programme (PDF, 468KB) for a record of the events that took place in 2018. These included:

  • Black Georgian Londoners exhibition at Bruce Castle Museum (runs until 30 June 2019)
  • Black History Month quiz at Green Rooms hotel
  • A BHM talk on The Black Presence in Haringey/Black Haringey Heroes

Black in Haringey

In 2016 we produced ‘Black in Haringey’ - a groundbreaking documentary about the history of black people in Haringey. The documentary features interviews with actress Judith Jacobs, David Lammy MP and the owners of Haringey businesses including Body Music, Blooming Scent Cafe and Uncle John’s Bakery.

Watch the documentary now:

Note for iPhone users and Youtube. There is a known bug with iOS and Youtube, Two buttons are read before the player but provide no functionality. We advise that you skip these to access the content.

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15 March 2019

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