Archive for January 2016

New Chair at The Friends of Finsbury Park

I’m very happy to say I was elected as the new Chair of the Friends of Finsbury Park at our AGM on Tuesday 19th January. It was a great evening with a fantastic turn-out. I have not been involved with the Friends for very long, compared to many people, but in the eight months since…

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Alarm Bells Ring Over Wireless Festival 2016

Is Wireless Festival 2016 Going To Be Even Bigger? On the evening of the 3rd December 2015 we received a notification from Haringey Council for Wireless Festival 2016. Much to our alarm they were proposing 6 days of events on consecutive weekends (1st, 2nd & 3rd July 2016 and 8th, 9th 10th July) involving a…

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Adidas PR Event – Update

Multi-million pound sportswear firm Adidas has backtracked on a plan to stage a 21-day PR event in Finsbury Park next month. We are aware that there were objections raised about the commercial nature of the event, and the scale of the disruption which would have been caused to both park users and those living nearby.…

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Adidas Plan Finsbury Park 21 Day PR Event

On Monday 4th january we received the following event application from Haringey Council for an Adidas product launch and PR event which would occupy large areas of Finsbury Park for 21 days in February. As you can see from the response date, we have less than two weeks to respond as the event is planned…

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AGM on Tuesday 19th January 2016

The Friends of Finsbury Park will be holding its AGM on Tuesday 19th January 2016 at 7pm in the Large Meeting Room, Finsbury Park Trust Offices, 225–229 Seven Sisters Road, London N4 2DA (a minute’s walk from Finsbury Park Underground Station’s Seven Sisters Road entrance). For a formal notice and agenda please click here. We…

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