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WEA courses move online and most are now free

19 June 2020

WEA courses and activities have moved online and for the time being are free, so where you live becomes irrelevant. On the one hand, you now have the chance to enrol in courses run by WEA tutors throughout the country, but, on the other hand, people from other parts of the UK will now have a chance to grab places on your favourite Enfield & Southgate courses. So don't delay, enrol today!

Meet renowned street artist ATM

10 March 2020

The renowned street artist ATM will soon be creating a mural at Palmers Green Station, inspired by the New River and its wildlife. Palmers Green Action Team are offering free art workshops on Saturday 28th March, 9.15am and 2.15pm, to meet the artist and explore the ideas for its design.

Wanted: North London artists and makers for Art Fair N21

29 February 2020

Take part in an affordable Art Fair in Winchmore Hill, N21 on Thursday 14th May 2020. The event aims to celebrate the wealth of artistic talent in Enfield and neighbouring boroughs of North London, provide sales opportunities for artists and raise money for St Paul's Primary School.

Stories from the spectrum: Patrick Samuel, autistic artist

20 August 2019

The latest subject of the National Autistic Society's online series Stories from the Spectrum is Palmers Green resident Patrick Samuel, artist and musician.

An invitation from Palmers Green artist and musician Patrick Samuel

05 August 2019

Palmers Green artist Patrick Samuel is also pursuing a musical career. Tiergarten Records, which releases music by neurodiverse artists, will be issuing his first album, Distant Star, on 16th August, and it can be pre-ordered now. On 23rd August Patrick will be launching the album and his new exhibition at Starfish & Coffee in Aldermans Hill.

One-day still life drawing class

03 June 2019

Artist Edward Wills returns to Tottenham Art Classes with a new Still Life Drawing Course in July.

Breathing Again - in Broomfield Park

16 October 2018

Breathing Again follows Patrick Samuel, an artist with autism and ADHD, as he prepares for his sixth solo exhibition using his local park as inspiration. Shot on location in Broomfield Park, Patrick, accompanied by his emotional support dog Chase, shares what it’s like living and coping with autism, how art has changed his life and why going to the park is such an important part of his daily routine.

Art as Therapy exhibition opens today

03 July 2018

The Art is Therapy exhibition runs at the Dugdale Centre from 3rd to 15th July.

Ceramic leaf jewellery - made in Broomfield Conservatory

15 February 2018

Cathy Taylor of Friends of Broomfield Park ran a workshop last October to teach people how to use leaves from the park to make unique items of ceramic jewellery. Cathy has now fired the visitors' creations and, if you were one of the artists, you can now collect them from Broomfield Conservatory. The Conservatory is open on Wednesday and Sundays only, between 2pm and 4pm.  Just call in, admire the plants and collect your items of jewellery from the stewards on duty. Cathy took.......

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Palmers Green Art Group needs new members

28 January 2018

Palmers Green Art Group started 12 years ago to help a group of amateur artists nurture and develop their artistic skills in an informal and friendly environment. The group has changed over the years as different people have come and gone. Originally focused on watercolour, members now work in a variety of painting and drawing media, reflecting a diversity of individual styles and preferences. We do not offer formal tuition but enjoy an atmosphere of creativity, encouragement and support from.......

Palmers Green artist exhibits further afield

11 December 2017

Following two exhibitions nearer to home, Palmers Green artist Patrick Samuel's work goes on show this week at a cinema and gallery in east London. Clash of the IconsAn exhibiition by Patrick Samuel12 December 2017 - 16 January 2017Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Rd, London E1 4UJ Exhibition Launch 12 December 2017 at 7pm Patrick will also be showing a short film about his creative journey since he started his daily art therapy in December 2016, as well as playing music he composes when.......

Exhibition by Palmers Green artist to launch Enfield's bid to be London's Borough of Culture

28 October 2017

Patrick Samuel - one of the artists involved in Enfield's bid for cultural recognition An exhibition of work by Palmers Green artist Patrick Samuel will launch Enfield Council's bid for the borough to become a "London Borough of Culture". Patrick's show, Escape and Return, runs at the Dugdale Centre from 7th November until 2nd December.  Earlier this year we published an article written by Patrick - a moving story of how taking up art turned his life around. The London Borough of Culture.......

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What's on at the PG Festival? The Palmers Green Art Festival

20 August 2017

There'll be so many things going on at the Palmers Green Festival on 3rd September that you might miss some of them, so over the next couple of weeks we'll be highlighting a few that you might enjoy, This time we look at the 2nd Palmers Green Art Festival. A new feature at last year's PG Festival was the Art Festival, run by Starfish & Coffee.  More than 35 artists exhibited their work along Aldermans Hill. The Art Festival will be back this year in the same place.  Aykut Hilmi.......

Would you like more art in Broomfield Park?

04 August 2017

Anna Gaudia has posted this message on our Facebook page: We are group of people who would like to see more art in Broomfield Park and we would like your input. Ps. Check out the bonus question if you would like to get involved. <?php$ogImage = ' ';include 'php/article_metadata.php';?>.......

Calling local artists and teachers: Create a schools art project to help the Broomfield House Trust

27 July 2017

The Lanscroon Murals in Broomfield House before the fires. The staircase at the Beaumont Care Home in Southgate also has murals by the same artist. The Broomfield House Trust is hoping to work with local artists, teachers and schoolchildren on a project that would promote a lifelong love of art and learning while at the same time contributing to the Trust's multipronged efforts to raise funds to restore Broomfield House. The project would be be run along similar lines to Take One.......

Patrick's story: Art therapy as a coping mechanism

22 July 2017

Hello everyone at Palmers Green Community, My name is Patrick, I live in Palmers Green (since 2004) and I am autistic. My condition is challenging and complex but over the past 6 months I have been finding a lot of peace and happiness in art and art therapy. It's been reducing the irritability and aggression, along with the effects of marked anxiety and low mood, which I am also diagnosed with. I am supported by Enfield Complex Care, the Maudsley Hospital and the National Autistic.......

Drawing Myddleton Road

28 April 2017

Artist Gabriela Schutz has been working on two detailed panoramas of shopfronts and houses in Myddleton Road, Bowes Park, executed in pencil, and each 7.2 metres long.  They will go on show at Bruce Castle Museum in May. In the meantime, watch this video in which Gabriela talks about the project and you can see it taking shape........

Sketching Day in Broomfield Conservatory

20 February 2017

The Friends of Broomfield Park launch their 2017 season of special events in Broomfield Conservatory this Sunday, starting with a Sketching Workshop. The workshop is suitable for people of all ages and there'll be paper and pencils available, or you can bring your own coloured crayons or pastels.  If you need any help, artist Cathy Taylor will be along to advise and assist. Later special Conservatory events include live music, a children's event - Plant a Turf Head, various plant sales, a.......

Enfield Art Circle is looking for new members

08 July 2016

Enfield Art Circle is a friendly group running an annual programme of art-based talks, demonstrations, practical evenings, art classes, art workshops and outings, and organises exhibitions where members can display and sell their work. We welcome amateur and professional artists and others interested in our activities.  There is a modest annual subscription. Further information:  Anne Meakins, Secretary, 07961 861199 or Enfield Art Circle's 84th Annual.......

Finishing soon: The Spirals of Life final exhibition

23 June 2016

The Spirals of Life final show of ceramic sculptures is now on in Broomfield Park conservatory. Most of the previous sculptures are back, with a few new ones (look out for the Venus baby-trap!). A ceramic sculpture of a pitcher plant hanging among real pitcher plants in Broomfield ConservatoryIn addition, the work from the two ceramics workshops are being displayed. (Participants can collect their work next month from 3rd to 24th July, during normal opening hours.) There are also a couple of.......