WHERE TO FIND VINTAGE FILMS ABOUT THE CRYSTAL PALACE – AND LOADS OF COMMUNITY EVENTS

VARIOUS VINTAGE - AND MORE MODERN - FILMS ABOUT THE CRYSTAL PALACE .....can be found at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpJq3oqrlDg&feature=youtu.be (Prepare to be amazed - Ed.) TONIGHT (WEDNESDAY) CRYSTAL PALACE TRANSITION TOWN Christmas Palace Transition Town Party & Green Drinks ! The Paxton Centre, 52 Anerley Hill,  SE19 2AE 8.30pm, Wed 6th December Time to party ! Come … Continue reading WHERE TO FIND VINTAGE FILMS ABOUT THE CRYSTAL PALACE – AND LOADS OF COMMUNITY EVENTS

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NEW HERITAGE AT RISK REGISTER ISSUED BY HISTORIC ENGLAND

A new Heritage at Risk register issued by Historic England features several areas of Crystal Palace park; various mausoleums and graves in West Norwood cemetery and Beltwood, a house on Sydenham Hill  with a very colourful history. BROMLEY Crystal Palace park SE19 DESIGNATION: Registered Park and Garden grade II*, 8 LBs, part in CA CONDITION: … Continue reading NEW HERITAGE AT RISK REGISTER ISSUED BY HISTORIC ENGLAND

1930’S PUBLIC HEALTH FILM MADE AFTER BERMONDSEY COUNCIL GOT ‘OPPIN MAD / DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY- WHAT’S ON NOVEMBER 2017 / LAMBETH LIBRARIES – CHILDRENS PROGRAMME

1930'S PUBLIC HEALTH FILM MADE AFTER BERMONDSEY COUNCIL GOT 'OPPIN MAD  Southwark council’s local history library is airing a public health film that has not been seen since the 1930s. The film, ‘Oppin, focuses on the interwar period, when most of the country’s beer hops were grown in Kent. At harvest time people from Peckham … Continue reading 1930’S PUBLIC HEALTH FILM MADE AFTER BERMONDSEY COUNCIL GOT ‘OPPIN MAD / DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY- WHAT’S ON NOVEMBER 2017 / LAMBETH LIBRARIES – CHILDRENS PROGRAMME

PLANS TO 'RESTORE AND IMPROVE' WEST NORWOOD CEMETERY

PLANS TO 'RESTORE AND IMPROVE' WEST NORWOOD CEMETERY Help create a winning bid to shape the future of West Norwood Cemetery Deadline for responses: Saturday 30 September 2017 11pm Get involved and help us improve West Norwood Cemetery, by bidding for Heritage Lottery Funding. West Norwood Cemetery is a very significant Grade II* listed site … Continue reading PLANS TO 'RESTORE AND IMPROVE' WEST NORWOOD CEMETERY

MUSIC HALL MATTERS

MUSIC HALL MATTERS Written by: Adrian Barry, Founder and Director, The Music Hall Guild of Great Britain and America/ The Theatre and Film Guild of Great Britain and America (Registered Charity: 1014674) The Music Hall Guild of Great Britain and America and The Theatre and Film Guild is a cultural heritage charity that seeks to … Continue reading MUSIC HALL MATTERS

CROYDON’S TOWN CENTRE WAR MEMORIAL UPGRADED BY HISTORIC ENGLAND / RARE ROMAN SARCOPHAGUS FOUND IN SOUTHWARK

CROYDON'S TOWN CENTRE WAR MEMORIAL UPGRADED BY HISTORIC ENGLAND / RARE ROMAN SARCOPHAGUS FOUND IN SOUTHWARK One of Croydon’s best-known and most-loved landmarks has seen its worth recognised with an upgrade to its listed status. The cenotaph, in Katharine Street, has been upgraded by Historic England from Grade II to Grade II* for reasons including … Continue reading CROYDON’S TOWN CENTRE WAR MEMORIAL UPGRADED BY HISTORIC ENGLAND / RARE ROMAN SARCOPHAGUS FOUND IN SOUTHWARK

SCHOOLS COMPETITION TO DESIGN SCULPTURES FOR LONDON BRIDGE PLINTHS

SCHOOLS COMPETITION TO DESIGN SCULPTURES FOR LONDON BRIDGE PLINTHS During World War Two hundreds of women were involved in the rebuilding of Waterloo Bridge, but their contribution was not publicly recognised for over half a century. Now the campaigners who secured that recognition are taking the story into London’s schools by revitalising a decades old … Continue reading SCHOOLS COMPETITION TO DESIGN SCULPTURES FOR LONDON BRIDGE PLINTHS

LAMBETH'S LOST BUILDINGS

One of Norwood’s lost buildings was the Technical College on Knight’s Hill Norwood Society's next local history meeting is on Thursday 18th May at 7.30. The author and expert on Lambeth architecture and heritage advisor to the Mayor of London Edmund Bird will speak on the subject of Lambeth’s Lost Buildings. The meeting will be held, … Continue reading LAMBETH'S LOST BUILDINGS

CROYDON’S TREASURE TROVE OF HISTORY ACCREDITED

CROYDON’S TREASURE TROVE OF HISTORY ACCREDITED Croydon's treasure trove of historical documents has today received Archive Service Accreditation for its high standards and care in preserving the borough’s heritage. Croydon council’s archive was awarded the status from the National Archives in recognition of good practice in collecting, preserving and ensuring access for all through the … Continue reading CROYDON’S TREASURE TROVE OF HISTORY ACCREDITED

UPPER NORWOOD WAR MEMORIAL 'LISTED'

UPPER NORWOOD WAR MEMORIAL 'LISTED' The main War Memorial in Westow Street, Upper Norwood has been 'listed' by Historic England. War Memorials in the grounds of  All Saints church, Upper Norwood and in the portico of St Luke's church at West Norwood have also been 'listed'. Historic England say the War Memorial at Westow Street, … Continue reading UPPER NORWOOD WAR MEMORIAL 'LISTED'