Comedy night starts at 7pm tonight, Cross Kings, York Way just behind King’s Cross Station. To avoid disappointment, get your tickets now – sales stop soon!!!
Lisa Pontecorvo was a well loved local activist tragically killed earlier this year when a lorry ran into her on a dangerous crossing. The Tolpuddle 1834 demonstration mural on Copenhagen Street has Lisa pictured holding the banner on the right hand side. Her image was very recently added following requests from local people. Lisa would have been the leading light in making TolpuddleKX a community led success and would have worked hard to involve local young people and school children. We miss her terribly.
The walk starts at the P & O site in King’s Cross at 4.30 p.m. The starting point will be where Bravington Walk meets Pentonville Road and we will leave the site at about 5 o’clock, pausing at the entrance to King’s Cross station opposite Wharfdale Road. We will then proceed along Wharfdale Road to admire the shop fronts in Caledonian Road, making our way slowly up Caledonian Road as far as Richmond Avenue and thence into Matilda Street to the Mews and the chimney at 6.15. Finally we will return south to Edward Square arriving at 7 o’clock. This will give time to reach “Comrades” at Islington Green.
If you had problems downloading the leaflet with details of events happening on the 25th April, it might be down to our pdf problems – sorry. So, with a new scanned in version we think we’ve corrected that. Have a go at downloading here. And…. see you at comedy night on Monday, make sure you’ve got a ticket by clicking here!
Click on Events above for the updated detailed listings.
King’s Cross recently saw the Guardian/Observer move into a new canalside building just behind the station. Earlier today, Graunie/Obs staff had their own personal invitation to TolpuddleKX via their internal staff intranet. Welcome to all at Guardian News Media, even if we don’t see you at TolpuddleKX (and hopefully we will, especially at the festival’s main fundraising event: comedy night), welcome to King’s Cross from your local community!
Starting at 11am at Edward Square, King’s Cross on 25 April and finishing at the latest at 7pm (for those who are extra committed!), can you spare a few hours to help on the big day? We are particularly interested to hear from people who have previous stewarding experience, perhaps at trade union events, and from people who live or work in the King’s Cross area – but we are happy to hear from anyone who can assist. Email us here.
Of all the events in the week long TolpuddleKX 2009 festival, comedy night is the only one that will help raise money to pay for all the free events taking place. We bring you poetry and politics not to be missed! 7pm, Monday 20 April at the Cross Kings, on York Way behind King’s Cross Station, a fantastic intimate venue serving a good pint and great food. Click here to book your tickets and join us to kick off TolpuddleKX 2009.