• Draft Local Plan consultation: have your say
    Enfield Council are running a consultation which will shape local planning until 2036. Update 24th Jan: LBE have announced a series of drop-in sessions. Further details here. Closing date for replies is 5pm 28th February 2019.

Calendar

Feb
22
Fri
The Owners of Broomfield Park @ Palmers Green Library
Feb 22 @ 1:30 pm

talk by Ivor Evans. Free.

Feb
26
Tue
The history of quilling @ Jubilee Hall
Feb 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Talk by Judith and Christine Hughes. Quilling is an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. Judith and Christine will describe the history of quilling from when paper was first invented through to the modern day. They will talk about some of the famous people who have been involved in this art form and show examples of quilling that they have produced. There will be an opportunity to buy items they have made.

Feb
27
Wed
Charles Lamb in Enfield and Edmonton @ Jubilee Hall
Feb 27 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Talk by Joe Studman. The most genial of the local literati and his love/hate relationship with this area. £3 per person.

Mar
12
Tue
Lunchtime taster talk: Suffragists and Suffragettes in Enfield, Edmonton and Southgate @ Dugdale Centre
Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm
Mar
26
Tue
Endangered Wildlife: urban biodiversity and our disappearing living heritage @ Jubilee Hall
Mar 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

A talk by Michael Priaulx, Swift Conservation. The wildlife with which we’ve shared our towns and cities for centuries is disappearing fast. Swifts, sparrows, and starlings are all now officially “endangered” in the UK as we deck our gardens and convert our lofts. But find out how we can easily help these and other species, especially relevant now London is the World’s first National Park City.

Trees in Broomfield Park @ Palmers Green Library
Mar 26 @ 1:30 pm

talk by David March. Free.

Mar
27
Wed
The New River @ Jubilee Hall
Mar 27 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Talk by Joe Studman. It has made a significant contribution to the topography of Enfield for 400 years but its importance goes way beyond our area. £3 per person.

Mar
29
Fri
The Lanscroon Murals @ Palmers Green Library
Mar 29 @ 1:30 pm

talk by Dr. Mark Banting. Free.

Apr
9
Tue
Lunchtime taster talk: WW1 Airship Raid over Enfield @ Dugdale Centre
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm

Talk by David Marks.  On 3rd September 1916 Lieutenant William Leefe Robinson flying his BE22 aircraft tracked the SL11 airship over Enfield and fired on it, bringing it down in a field in Cuffley.

Apr
24
Wed
The Lost Buildings of Southgate @ Jubilee Hall
Apr 24 @ 2:30 pm

Talk by local history speaker and guide Joe Studman. It is said that The Taylors and Walkers had a policy of buying up property and demolishing it as they couldn’t stand to see another mans chimney from Arnos or Grovelands. Was it wanton destruction or the first greenbelt? £3 per person.

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