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Welcome This week we've got 3 unique trips to take you outside of Finchley, and the amazing Club bringing women together. 🥳 3 Unique Day Trips Outside Of Finchley Looking to venture outside of Finchley for a day? Sometimes, a change of scenery is all it takes to recharge. Here are our top 3 picks. 1: Step into a Living Painting at Painshill. Painshill Just an hour and a half from Finchley lies Painshill, a stunning 18th-century landscape garden in Cobham, Surrey. Imagine walking through a...

Welcome This week we've got our top 4 cycle routes and the most historic roads in North London. Also check out the Pinner chess prodigy (not quite Finchley, but local enough for us to get excited, right?). And Happy Birthday to Marilyn K for last Thursday, July 11th 🎂 🚲 Pedal Power: 4 Finchley Cycling Routes Are you looking to revamp your weekend with a dose of adrenaline? Are you a seasoned cyclist seeking thrilling new landscapes? Or maybe you're a beginner ready to take on a challenge?...

Welcome This week we've got 3 Finchley sporting legends - including Wimbeldon, way back when - North London's new beach, and a deep dive in local secret Our Yard at Clitterhouse Farm. We may have a new government, and a new local MP, but you've still got the same fabulous Finchley Now; weekly news, events and insights, with a good-vibes angle. 🎾🥊🏉 3 Finchley Sporting Legends In Finchley, we have been quietly cultivating champions across different sports disciplines. We wanted to spotlight 3...

Welcome This week we've got tons of quirky, free or low cost activities to do along the Northern Line and upcoming Edinburgh Previews at artsdepot. Also, a North Finchleyite with great local restaurant recommendations. Don't forget to vote on Thursday - you'll need your ID. 🎹 16 Quirky/Free things to do on the Northern Line from Finchley Sir Rod crooning to Elton's piano in KX You’ve got a quiet weekend day and fancy exploring. You want interesting, off-the-beaten-track experiences that don’t...

Welcome This week we've got Taylor Swift's take on Finchley (OK, north London), a cool roundup of Crouch End and Muswell Hill restaurants and a book ahead for the iconic Tiger Who Came for Tea. 👩🍳 Foodie Alert: More Muswell Hill & Crouch End Favourites Here’s a follow-up to our much-enjoyed April story on Muswell Hill and Crouch End eateries. Whether you fancy Italian, Spanish, Sushi, Bangladeshi or Caribbean, there’s lots of options - here's 6 that have been recommended. 1: La Porcetta...

Welcome This week we've got 5 Top Toddler Activities and the secret fire station launch, plus some great event listings for you. Don't forget the East Finchley Festival on Sunday 23rd. See you there. 🧒 Discover Finchley's 5 Top Toddler Activities Skip the tantrums, just go for the fun | Image from NCT If you're raising a toddler, you know the joys (and challenges) of keeping them engaged. Luckily, Finchley is a treasure trove of toddler activities. Here’s a roundup of 5 fantastic local...

Welcome This week we've got 3 of the best Finchley charities and some theatre performances not to be missed. We want to keep Finchley Now free for you, you can help us out by clicking on links like this and this. 🚀 Finchley's Forces of Good: 3 Local Charities Finchley Foodbank Finchley has plenty of charities to support the community . Whether providing emergency food, preserving history, or offering a safe haven for the elderly, these organisations exemplify how local action creates impact....

Welcome This week we've got dog walks (also good for humans) and an aircraft museum just up the M1 in the Hertfordshire countryside. Plus a great roundup of events, including Finchley Now's Sasha's humous cookery demonstration at the Finchley Sharing Space's Let's Cook Together event. 🐶 3 Finchley-centric Dog Walks Image | Jamie Street Scorcher of a day yesterday, and the possibility of a sunny week. There may be a little drizzle, but I'm sure many of us will head outdoors, with dogs in tow....

Welcome Happy bank holiday weekend - May is the month that truly goes on giving, double bank holiday love. Hope you get to enjoy the sun this morning (looks like it may rain in the afternoon). Today we've got local beer gardens, another pianist Finchleyite, and an outdoor swimming update. 🍻8 Brilliant Beer Gardens, Best Brews Beer garden at the Spaniards Inn, Hampstead A long weekend, the promise of sunny weather (till lunchtime today), what’s not to like? Maybe you’ll find time for a great...

Welcome Here's our first weekly edition. We listened to your feedback, and today's edition has the same great content, with more events. We've enjoyed our overflowing email inbox these past few weeks - keep 'em coming. 👩👩👧👧 Discover North Finchley Town Centre Pop-ups are coming... North Finchley Town Centre is buzzing with fresh energy under the guidance of a new Town Centre Manager. Over the next few weeks, there will be series of pop-up events designed to celebrate and enrich our local...