EVENTS: FANCY RESEARCHING THE HISTORY OF YOUR ROAD? Some people already are! / CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET

FANCY RESEARCHING THE HISTORY OF YOUR ROAD? Some people already are! The Norwood Society's latest project 'MyHouseMyStreet' continues to grow. Locals are now researching the histories of the following roads: Rockmount Road Vermont Road Harold Road South Vale Woodland Road Coopers Yard / Froggatt’s Cottages off Westow Hill (left of Iceland store) Cintra Park Woodland … Continue reading EVENTS: FANCY RESEARCHING THE HISTORY OF YOUR ROAD? Some people already are! / CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET

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PUTTING DIVER BILL ON THE SOUTH NORWOOD MAP – saved Winchester cathedral from collapse

The Dean of Winchester, Catherine Ogle, is coming all the way up to South Norwood to unveil a special plaque on the exterior of 118 Portland Road, once the home of William Walker (1869–1918) tomorrow (Saturday). The plaque, the latest addition to the PPR (People for Portland Road) heritage trail, is being unveilked around 2.30pm. … Continue reading PUTTING DIVER BILL ON THE SOUTH NORWOOD MAP – saved Winchester cathedral from collapse

VICAR’S OAK HERITAGE LEAFLET BEING LAUNCHED AT ANERLEY TOWN HALL OPEN DAY 

Join us at the Anerley Town Hall Open Day for the launch of our heritage leaflet about the Vicar’s Oak, an historic tree that once marked the boundaries that met at the top of Anerley Hill. We will also be showing the design for the new path and planting close to the Vicar's Oak site, … Continue reading VICAR’S OAK HERITAGE LEAFLET BEING LAUNCHED AT ANERLEY TOWN HALL OPEN DAY 

THE MAN WHO BROUGHT RECORDED SOUND TO ENGLAND – PLUS STAR MAKERS AND BLUEBELL WALKS

THE MAN WHO BROUGHT RECORDED SOUND TO ENGLAND - AND ADVANCE NEWS OF NORWOOD SOCIETY'S NEW PROJECT: 'MYHOUSEMYSTREET' The subject of Norwood Society’s next local history meeting is Colonel George Edward Gouraud, the man who brought recorded sound to England, with our speaker, Howard Hope. Howard is a lifetime specialist in the history of recorded … Continue reading THE MAN WHO BROUGHT RECORDED SOUND TO ENGLAND – PLUS STAR MAKERS AND BLUEBELL WALKS

SECRET LAMBETH WALKS (You’ll find them all….)

Lambeth council's sustainable transport team have partnered with walking app Go Jauntly to enable iOS smartphone users to self-guide our fabulous walks around the borough. The app allows you to find walks based on your location. Simple photo guides help you navigate while nifty tips point out things of interest and places to eat and … Continue reading SECRET LAMBETH WALKS (You’ll find them all….)

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

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