Finsbury Parke Life

may - june 2015

Making the most of N4's small businesses and independent spirit

What's On in Finsbury Park. Please check event details with the venue.

wireless festival finsbury park

Sunday 28th June

Wireless Festival Finsbury Park

'The party on June 28 includes an iconic lineup including Rita Ora, Katy B, Chance The Rapper, Big Sean + Kid Ink and …Drake'

Finsbury park

Details and

Stroud Green festival: Creative Writing Workshop

Saturday 27th June

Stroud Green Festival pop-up

'The workshop will explore the power of poetry to create fictional voices, drawing on our imagination, history, myth and some great poems. No experience of writing poetry required, just a willingness to have a go and discuss ideas.'

Venue: Stroud Green Library


ska fell pike at world's end

Friday 26th June

Ska Fell Pike at World's End Poster

'Ska Night: The amazing Ska Fell Pike will be playing on Friday 26th June to start your weekend off on a high!'


The World's End
23 Stroud Green Road
Finsbury park

The World's End

Stroud Green festival: free pop-up Events

Saturday 20th June

Stroud Green Festival pop-up

Various artists are playing short sets from noon

At the Deli@80, Stroud Green Road and Hettie Holland, Charter Court

Details: Stroud Green Festival Pop-Up Events

Stroud Green festival

18th-28th June

Stroud Green Festival

"The Stroud Green Festival is a community event, with most events taking place at Holy Trinity Church, Stroud Green.
The 10 day event…includes a range of classical, early music and jazz…It features some of the UK’s most respected artists, many of whom live right here in… Stroud Green, Finsbury Park, Crouch End and Muswell Hill! "

Stroud Green Festival

Holy Trinity Church
Granville Road, N4 4EL

Stroud Green festival: free pop-up Event

Tuesday 16th June

Stroud Green Festival pop-up

Gwendolen Martin (soprano) and Toby Carr (lute)
Haunting lute songs by Dowland and others.

Stroud Green Festival Pop-Up Events

Hornsey Library
Haringey Park, London, N8 9JA

monday night movies: selma

Monday 15th June

Selma movie

"Selma is the story of Martin Luther King..."

8pm - 10.30pm


Stapleton Tavern
2-4 Crouch Hill, N4

Finsbury Park festival of Cycling

Sunday 14th June

Finsbury Park Festival of Cycling

"Launching Bike Week (15-23 June) the free festival runs from 12 noon to 6pm with something for everyone bike-related with a wide range of cycle stalls and events"

Sunday 14th June 12pm-6pm

Near the Finsbury Gate, Seven Sisters Road opposite Blackstock Road

Finsbury Park Festival of Cycling

Finsbury Park Mosque open day

Sunday 14th June

Finsbury park Mosque Open Day

"We would like to invite you all to join us in this special day to know each other more and build bridges between our communities. Last year, we had a fantastic event when groups, families and individuals visited our centre and enjoyed our exhibition, films and tour in the mosque as well as henna and graffiti (name written in Arabic style) "

Sunday 14th June 12pm-6pm

Finsbury Park Mosque
7 – 11 St. Thomas’s Road, N4 2QH

020 7281 5159

Stroud Green Primary School Summer Fair

Saturday 13th June

Stroud Green Primary School Summer Fair, poster

"BBQ, Stalls, Gardening and Seed Planting, Cakes and Crafts, Outdoor Games, Amazing Raffle Prizes, Music & Much More… "

Saturday 13th June 12.30pm-3.30pm

Woodstock Road, N4 3EX

Holloway big day out

Saturday 13th June

Holloway Big Day Out

A walk away from Finsbury Park:

"An afternoon of fun activities for everyone in Whittington Park. With music, free workshops, performances and many stalls"

Sat 13 June 2015

12.30 – 5.30pm

Whittington Park
Holloway Road
N19 4RS


ngs Garden open day

Sunday 7th June


"The National Gardens Scheme invites you to celebrate the great variety of its gardens during the third National Gardens Festival Weekend on the 6th & 7th June… 400 gardens across England and Wales throw open their gates to the public to raise over a quarter of a million pounds for charity."

160a Stapleton Hall Road, N4 4QJ

Sunday 7th June 1pm - 5pm

Admission: £3.50
Children: free

National Gardens Scheme:

160a Stapleton Hall Road:

John J Sheehy exhibition

30th May - 27th June

John J Sheehey, Atom Gallery

"John is a genuinely driven artist, as he says, he has to do it...It has been a great pleasure choosing work from the thousands of pieces. - Mark Perronet"

Opening reception: 6pm, 29th May
Exhibition: 30th May to 27th June

Atom Gallery
77 Stroud Green Road, N4 3EG

020 7281 5159

islington in bloom entries

Deadline 29th May

Islington in Bloom

Call for entries:

"This year’s Islington in Bloom competition is now open for entries! If you have a front garden, a community garden, a window box, or other sort of planting space, you will find a category to suit you."

Deadline: 29th May 2015.
Pick up a leaflet at your local library.

Enter online at:

A (Second) Evening with Alan Partridge

7.30-10pm, Mon 25th May

Alan Partridge, Stapleton Tavern

"Alan's Partridge is bouncing back! After the success of our inaugural Partridge bonanza 'An Evening with Alan Partridge', we decided to do another one. 'A (Second) Evening with Alan..."

Stapleton Tavern

2-4 Crouch Hill, N4

Bank Holiday Funfair

Sat 23rd-Sun 31st May

Funfair, Finsbury Park Poster

" London Funfairs are perfect for families with small children because we offer a wide variety of suitable rides and amusements. "

Weekdays: 2pm to 8 pm
Weekends: 12 noon to 8 pm (and B H Monday)

park studios open

16th-17th May

park road studios open 2015

Park Studio Artists Open 2015

Saturday 16th, Sunday 17th May 1-6pm

Park Studios, 34 Scarborough Road, N4 4LT

Hurling Rubble at the Moon

15th May - 6th June

by Avaes Mohammad

Park Theatre
Clifton Terrace, N4 3JP

Previews: 14 May 2015
Press Night: 15 May 2015 (7pm)
Plays until: 6 Jun 2015 - See more at:

VE day celebrations

8th May

Stapleton Tavern, VE Day

All Day. 1940s music – WW2 films Wartime cocktails, £5"

Stapleton Tavern

2-4 Crouch Hill, N4

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