HORNIMAN MUSEUM AND GARDENS LISTINGS JUNE TO SEPTEMBER 2019: Including a minibeast safari, online tea trail and a bat walk for adults

Please check the website http://www.horniman.ac.uk for updates. Exhibitions and Displays Brick Wonders Until Sunday 27 October Discover amazing wonders from around the world made entirely from LEGO® bricks. From an ancient Egyptian pyramid to Old London Bridge, and from the natural wonder of a coral reef to the modern marvel of the international space station, … Continue reading HORNIMAN MUSEUM AND GARDENS LISTINGS JUNE TO SEPTEMBER 2019: Including a minibeast safari, online tea trail and a bat walk for adults

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COOPERS YARD SCREENING OF ‘O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?’

CPIFF Presents an Outdoor Screening of: 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?' for Crystal Palace Festival Thurs 20th June at Cooper's Yard, SE19 1TN BUY TICKETS HERE! Crystal Palace International Film Festival presents the Coen brothers classic! An outdoor screening of 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?' with bar, 'hooch' and snacks on sale. Bar opens 8PM, … Continue reading COOPERS YARD SCREENING OF ‘O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?’

A LIBRARIAN’S LOVE SONG: A disturbing number of young people don’t actually know how book-lending at the library works. / We’re funded based on footfall. I’ve seen staff cry because we lost a youth group to a private hall that has fancier facilities like a cafe. We need all the footfall we can get. We even put lightbulbs in./ Library staff can overcome many challenges but Book Gods help you if you deprive us of caffeine. You don’t want to see what happens then………………

The following has been Re-Tweeted by Defend the Ten Twitter*. (So please, next time you visit a library.......Ed.) Secret Library Gorgon  🐍‏ @grumpwitch Things I have learned about the general public whilst working at the library:  1. A huge number of people under 20 can't read face clocks, having grown up with only digital one.  … Continue reading A LIBRARIAN’S LOVE SONG: A disturbing number of young people don’t actually know how book-lending at the library works. / We’re funded based on footfall. I’ve seen staff cry because we lost a youth group to a private hall that has fancier facilities like a cafe. We need all the footfall we can get. We even put lightbulbs in./ Library staff can overcome many challenges but Book Gods help you if you deprive us of caffeine. You don’t want to see what happens then………………

…IN JUNE: CRYSTAL PALACE FESTIVAL – HERE’S THE MAP

It's here !! Our map for the Festival Park Event ! Small but beautifully formed free non-ticketed event 12-9pm 15 June & 12-8pm 16 June. Sign up to our email newsletter to get first dibs on the programme coming soon!! https://buff.ly/11gbd0z 

ATTIC ARTS CLUB BACK IN THE LIBRARY!

Attic Arts Club returns to transform Upper Norwood Library Hub with a two-week festival of comedy and theatre between June 7th and 22nd.  Their programme of arts, theatre and comedy, has shows and activities for all ages. The 2019 programme features even more stand-up comedy and family theatre, and this year is expanding to include … Continue reading ATTIC ARTS CLUB BACK IN THE LIBRARY!

MARK STEEL FUNDRAISER FOR UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY HUB / THIS WEEK’S EVENTS

Upper Norwood Library Hub hosts a night of fun and frivolity – all in the best of causes! The Trust needs to raise £225,000 a year to secure a home for the library service and its 38 regular activities so we are delighted to announce the first in a series of fundraising nights – needed to keep the doors open and the … Continue reading MARK STEEL FUNDRAISER FOR UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY HUB / THIS WEEK’S EVENTS

LAMBETH READERS AND WRITERS FESTIVAL 2019 – FOR KIDS….

Sequel to ‘parrots don’t live in the city’ Wildlife in the City Storytime & Craft Join Herne Hill author, Lucy Reynolds & illustrator Jenna Herman, for Hedgehogs Don’t Live in the City! (sequel to Parrots Don’t Live in the City!)  Make your own prickly creations and learn how you can help hedgehogs. For ages 3 to 8.Tuesday … Continue reading LAMBETH READERS AND WRITERS FESTIVAL 2019 – FOR KIDS….

….AND LAMBETH READERS AND WRITERS FESTIVAL 2019 FOR ADULTS: “Come and join us and express yourself!” – Cllr Sonia Winifred

The 2019 Lambeth Readers and Writers Festival includes photographic and illustration exhibitions in Lambeth libraries as well as more than a month of readings and activities. The 2019 Lambeth Readers and Writers Festival includes pictures as well as words. Home to Home: Polish community portraits by Urszula Sołtys and Anna Dawid Photos of the Polish … Continue reading ….AND LAMBETH READERS AND WRITERS FESTIVAL 2019 FOR ADULTS: “Come and join us and express yourself!” – Cllr Sonia Winifred

CRYSTAL PALACE ARTISTS OPEN HOUSE CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND

Crystal Palace Artists Open House continues this weekend. Fancy a trip that's a bit off the beaten track? From the Paxton centre on Anerley Hill (venue 27 in the official brochure) take a walk down Anerley Road turning into Hamlet Road. A left into Belvedere Road will find venues 29 and 28 in the brochure; … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE ARTISTS OPEN HOUSE CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND

HUNDREDS OF VISITORS FLOCK TO FIRST-EVER CRYSTAL PALACE ARTISTS OPEN HOUSE

Hundreds of visitors flocked to the first-ever Crystal Palace Artists Open House at the weekend - and there's more to come!   Coopers Yard off Westow Hill (down the side of the Iceland store) had at least 500 visitors. Similar numbers 'invaded' the yellow house on Church Road opposite the Queens hotel where Anna Jacobs … Continue reading HUNDREDS OF VISITORS FLOCK TO FIRST-EVER CRYSTAL PALACE ARTISTS OPEN HOUSE