College learners take part in Tottenham's Medley Market, part of BIG weekend
The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East Londonâ€™s creative and media learners are helping Haringey Council to put on and promote Tottenham Medley Market, which takes place on Saturday 29 September, from 11.30am â€“ 5pm. Part of BIG weekend, which is a fun-packed weekend for Tottenham â€“ with Project Tottenham film festival - the Medley Market is the first ever to be held on Tottenham Green East.
College learners are producing posters and promotional materials for the Medley Market and will be showing their films and animations on the day. They’ll also be recording the day by filming and photographing the event.
The one-day market, launched in response to calls from local residents, will play host to a variety of stalls, many manned by local businesses and residents. Priority has been given to stalls that offer the best products to meet Tottenham’s local needs.
The festivities over the final weekend of September are part of Haringey Council’s 12 in 2012 pledges to deliver improvements and activities to Tottenham throughout the year.
Natasha McDonald, Creative Media Production Level 3 tutor said: “The Medley Market gives our learners a wonderful opportunity to develop their work skills and for to get involved in their local community.”
Medley Market stallholders have been able to take up stalls at a discounted rate thanks to backing from sponsors including Veolia Environmental Services; Volker Highways; Building Depot and Tesco. The council has arranged the event in partnership with MAKE-ROOM and the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London.
Cllr Alan Strickland, Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Social Inclusion, said: "Bringing together Project London and the first ever Tottenham Medley Market means a truly unique and exciting weekend is on the cards for Tottenham.
"This is a chance for local people to celebrate their neighbourhood and for visitors to find out more about the very best that Tottenham has to offer – from talented film makers to creative market traders.
"It also offers people the chance to visit venues they may otherwise pass by and to learn more about some of the different community groups that make Tottenham so special."
Project Tottenham runs from Friday 28 to Sunday 30 September. For more information click here. To find out more about the College’s Creative and Media courses and how to enrol browse our website here or call 020 8442 3055.
- Last Updated: 25 September 2012