Whilst visiting an artist local to the community, her daughter came running out of the kitchen excitedly offering me a piece of cake her mother told me she had baked the night before. The enthusiasm this little girl showed towards her creation inspired me and got me thinking, why not arrange a Christmas Creation … Continue reading IT’S THE GREAT LIBRARY BAKE-OFF – FOR KIDS!!!!!
FREE PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION - BECKENHAM PLACE PARK We’re encouraging keen young photographers aged 18 or under to capture what they feel best sums up the beauty and uniqueness of Beckenham Place Park. Your pictures could be of the flora and fauna found in our largest park, a snapshot of your family and friends having fun, … Continue reading FREE PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION – BECKENHAM PLACE PARK / HANDMADE PALACE IN THE SUBWAY / CHRISTMAS AT THE HORNIMAN
We are really happy to welcome some new local talent this Saturday. Terra Ferment makes natural lacto ferments such as kimchi and sauerkraut in South Norwood. Sesame City makes tahini based products in Thicket Road, and GoDo NaturalMarzena makes 100 per cent natural cosmetics in kraft paper packaging, all handmade in Crystal Palace. We … Continue reading FOOD MARKET’S GOT TALENT!
P. Honey: Percy and his honey As we move towards the end of the year, we'll be listing the local places that are asking for our help. BRIXTON AND NORWOOD FOODBANK Brixton and Norwood Foodbank: Manager Elizabeth says, "We're having another of our supermarket collections on the 30th November and the 1st/2nd December to help … Continue reading A TASTE OF HONEY AT THE FOOD MARKET – IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM NORWOOD FOODBANK FOLLOWS….
Between 1st April and 30th September 2017, 4404 three day emergency food supplies were provided to local people in crisis by The Norwood and Brixton Foodbank, compared to 3248 the same period in the previous year. Of this number, 1791 went to children. The foodbank, a member of The Trussell Trust’s network which has today … Continue reading NORWOOD FOODBANK REPORT INCREASE IN NUMBERS OF EMERGENCY FOOD SUPPLIES; EXPRESS FEARS OVER UNIVERSAL CREDIT INTRODUCTION
Author event for expecting parents On Saturday 25th November, Jackie Kietz, author of I'm Expecting a Baby will be at the Library Hub to talk about her book and host a relaxed meet-up and chat about labour and birth. She will help expectant parents think about what makes for a positive birth experience and get … Continue reading EVENTS AT UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY / HUB
Image credit: Tove Jansson, Cover for a comic book, 1957. Moomin Museum, Tampere Art Museum Moominvalley Collection. Photo: Jari Kuusenaho / Tampere Art Museum. © Moomin Characters™ Exhibitions and Displays Tove Jansson The first UK retrospective of one of the most celebrated illustrators of the 20th century, Tove Jansson (1914–2001). Known internationally as the creator of the Moomin characters and books, … Continue reading DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY DECEMBER EVENTS
THE NOSTRADAMUS OF SOUTH NORWOOD HILL - and other fascinating residents The next Norwood Society Local History meeting is on Thursday 16th November at 7.30 pm at the Upper Norwood Library, Westow Hill, SE19 1TJ. - Stephen Oxford has thoroughly researched the South Norwood Hill area and in this talk relates the amazing prophesies … Continue reading THE NOSTRADAMUS OF SOUTH NORWOOD HILL – and other fascinating residents / UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY BOOK CLUB
FILM|PERFORMANCE|MUSIC|EVENTS|COMEDY Gilmore Roberts Sat 11 Nov, 7:00 PM Contemporary folk/acoustic duo Gilmore & Roberts combine award-winning songwriting with astounding musicianship and their trademark harmonies to create a powerful wall of sound. Nominated three times at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Katriona Gilmore (fiddle, mandolin) and Jamie Roberts (guitar) met while studying at … Continue reading STANLEY HALLS SOUTH NORWOOD – EVENTS
HUNT THE LINCOLNSHIRE POACHER AT THE FOOD MARKET........ Saturday 4th November Brett & Bailey: Lemon cheesecake bomboloni Breakfast/lunch - Meru Galettes Made by Gabriel & Michelle. Find them in the courtyard. Breakfast/lunch & smoked goodies - London Smoke and Cure Ross says "We're back to full strength this week with an amazing deli offer. We've … Continue reading HUNT THE LINCOLNSHIRE POACHER AT THE FOOD MARKET…….. / MP’s FIRST EVER BATWALK – AT WEST NORWOOD