Markfield Park

Willow weaving at Markfield Park with Twisted Stocking & TCV

Willow Weaving at Markfield Park #2

Thursday, 7 February 2013 - 10:30am to 2:30pm

Completing a willow sculpture during this unique workshop with professional willow weaver Angela Baker, putting the finishing touches to a large sculpture in the picnic area of the park that will...

Crafts, Events, Friends of Parks in Haringey, Markfield Park, Sculpture, TCV, Willow, Workshops

Willow weaving at Markfield Park with Twisted Stocking & TCV

Willow Weaving at Markfield Park #1

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Learn the traditional art of willow weaving during this special workshop with professional willow weaver Angela Baker, we will be preparing the ground and creating a large sculpture in the picnic...

Crafts, Events, Friends of Parks in Haringey, Markfield Park, Sculpture, TCV, Willow, Workshops

Beam Engine (1886) - Copyright: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

Beam Engine, Markfield Park

"Sewage was the worst problem arising from Tottenham's mid-19th-century expansion. In 1843 the riverside lands were generally malarial and by 1848 some 800 houses discharged their waste into the...

Beam Engine & Museum, Clean Water, Local History, Markfield Park, Markfield Project, Pollution, River Health, River Lea, River Moselle, Sewage, Tottenham, Typhoid, Victorian

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Portrait of William Hobson by Henry Raeburn © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

William Hobson

"The occupant of Markfield House was William Hobson who was a very important figure in the London building and property world. He had been prominent in the rebuilding of St Luke’s Hospital and...

All Hallows' Church (previously All Saints), Hobson Family, John Constable, Local History, Markfield House, Markfield Park, Martello Towers

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