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La Clave Festival on Saturday 3 August!

La Clave Fest is London’s FREE Latin music, dance and arts festival. Now in its 4th year, La Clave has developed a reputation for creating unique experiences, in stunning venues with quality artists.  This year we’re back, bigger and better on Saturday August 3rd in Finsbury Park – a fantastic location in central-north London – easily accessible on Piccadilly…

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Interfaith Tree Planting

The Friends of Finsbury Park organised an interfaith tree planting event together with the Finsbury Park Trust and Faiths Forum London on Friday 3rd May. The trees – a symbol of peace and hope were planted jointly by the Speaker of Hackney Councillor Clare Potter, Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Haringey Councillors Gina Adamou and…

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Book Launch: A Park for Finsbury

The Friends of Finsbury Park are planning to revise the very successful “A Park for Finsbury” to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the founding of Finsbury Park. Our Chair, Simon Hunt, is seeking your help to fund this exciting book. Writer Hugh Hayes is keen to add to the research he did and has found…

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TfL cycle lane: FoFP response

Following our discussion at our general meeting, the Friends have prepared a submission to Transport for London (TfL) setting out our position on a proposed cycle north-south cycle route. The FoFP support cycling infrastructure in general and Future cycle route 2 in particular. However, we cannot support any proposal that either reduces the land boundaries of…

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Notification of General Meeting On Tuesday, 26th March 2019

Dear All, This is a notification that the next General Meeting of the Friends of Finsbury Park will be on Tuesday 26th March 2019 from 7:00-9pm at the Finsbury Park Trust Offices, 225-229 Seven Sisters Rd, London N4 2DA.  We would like to discuss several things including TFL’s proposed cycle route through Finsbury Park and the Park’s upcoming…

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Haringey Council and Live Nation secure secret appeal deal in private meeting!

Haringey Council and Live Nation have secured a secret deal in a private meeting to ‘tweak’ the new licence conditions as applied by the Licensing Subcommittee and further amended at the Magistrates Court to the Live Nation licence. Live Nation appealed against the imposition of new conditions by the Licensing Committee (LSC) in its decision of…

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A Year in Finsbury Park – Chair’s Report 2018

It’s been another eventful and exciting year for the Friends of Finsbury Park. I think it’s a testament to the clout that the Friends have been able to build both in Finsbury Park and beyond, that even as a small group of a volunteers with a small budget, when we launch a campaign – as…

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Notification Of AGM – 11th December 2018

I would like to announce that our Annual General Meeting will be taking place on Tuesday, 11th of December at the MIND Building, 73c Stapleton Hall Road, London, N4 3QF from 7pm to 9pm.   At the AGM the Chair’s Report and the Finance Report will be presented, and the committee will update you on recent news…

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Wireless Licence Review Decision

We are pleased that the committee has taken into consideration the testimony of our witnesses and noise expert on the excessive and invasive noise that is produced by the festival and agreed with the Friends’ case that loud music from Wireless, including bass level noise, has caused a public nuisance.  We therefore welcome the decision…

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