Community organisations

Community, non-profit and voluntary organisations and groups in East Finchley.

Arts & Entertainment
East Finchley Arts Festival
A one week festival of music, performance and art, which takes place in All Saints Church, Durham Road, N2.
East Finchley Festival
Free volunteer-run one-day community festival in Cherry Tree Wood, attracting thousands of visitors, with two music/performance stages, bar, good food, kids’ activities, 80+ stalls.
East Finchley Open Artists
A collective of creatives from N2 and beyond, staging events and exhibitions.
Area Projects
A charity to create and care for a community garden on Tarling Road, N2.
Friends of Cherry Tree Wood
A charity established to protect and enhance this beautiful park and ancient wood in East Finchley.
Friends of Coldfall Wood
A group of volunteers protecting and enhancing Coldfall Wood and Muswell Hill Playing Fields.
Grange Big Local
Lottery funded community project covering a small pocket at the northernmost end of East Finchley, between Church Lane, East End Road, the High Road and NCR.
Campaigning & networking
Informal inclusive free community and business network, providing an influential voice for residents, community organisations, businesses and traders of East Finchley.
East Finchley-based anti-plastics/sustainability campaigners.
News & Magazines
The Archer
Volunteer-run community newspaper, delivered free to 10,000 homes in N2. Founded 1993.
Village Raw
Non-profit free arts and community magazine for East Finchley, Muswell Hill, Highgate and Crouch End.
Social & Learning
East Finchley Book Club
N2-based book club meeting every three weeks (currently online).
Five Bells Computer Club
Support for those who want to learn how to get connected. Email for more information:
A group of runners who combine exercise with helping communities.
East Finchley Altogether Better (EFAB)
Volunteer group aiming to reduce isolation by creating opportunities. Previously ran Silver service, Cookery club, Talk and Walk.
East Finchley Community Trust
Charity established to support East Finchley’s community. Previously involved with East Finchley Festival and many other local initiatives.
East Finchley Neighbourhood Support
Grassroots community group formed in 2020 to assist neighbours across N2 during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Currently running The Food Project.

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