£70,000 TARGET REACHED TO BUILD DINOSAUR BRIDGE IN CRYSTAL PALACE PARK!

The amazing community of Crystal Palace have reached their £70,000 target to  build a 'dinosaur bridge' in Crystal Palace park - with just one day to spare!. https://www.spacehive.com/bridges-to-the-crystal-palace-dinosaurs ON SOCIAL MEDIA THE MOVE HAS A VAST MAJORITY OF SUPPORTERS... Mandy Holloway I lived in Beckenham for most of my adult life and the Crystal Palace … Continue reading £70,000 TARGET REACHED TO BUILD DINOSAUR BRIDGE IN CRYSTAL PALACE PARK!

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GUNS N’ROSES STAR BACKS PARK DINOSAUR BRIDGE APPEAL 

Guns N'Roses star Slash is backing the appeal to help raise funds for a dinosaur bridge in Crystal Palace park - he has donated a signed top hat  which is currently being auctioned ONLINE. The online auction complements an earth-bound auction being held at the Tap Room, Hamilton Road, Gipsy Hill this Friday. Helena from … Continue reading GUNS N’ROSES STAR BACKS PARK DINOSAUR BRIDGE APPEAL 

FRIENDS OF CRYSTAL PALACE PARK ANNUAL MEETING

The Friends of Crystal Palace Park held their Annual General Meeting on Sunday 16th November at the Information Centre. They reported on their activities including the Information Centre and Secret Garden as well as other community projects in the park. There were also updates on park projects lead by the London borough of Bromley and … Continue reading FRIENDS OF CRYSTAL PALACE PARK ANNUAL MEETING

HELENA RUNS 135 MILES FOR DINOSAUR BRIDGE APPEAL

Helena Stroud, a trustee of the Friends of Crystal Palace Dinosaurs, has run 135 miles in the Rebellion Ultra Marathon  to help build a dinosaur bridge to the prehistoric monsters island in Crystal Palace park. Helena ran the 135 miles over three days along Glyndwr's Way National Trail covering remote paths 25,000 feet in elevation … Continue reading HELENA RUNS 135 MILES FOR DINOSAUR BRIDGE APPEAL

THEATRE IN THE PARK?

CP Park Theatre‏ @CPParkTheatre  Twitter post: We wanted to let you know we are working behind the scenes to make this theatre happen. We have been fine tuning our proposal for three investors that are interested and will be renegotiating with Bromley council in the coming weeks. Please do not hesitate to get in touch! (Editor's … Continue reading THEATRE IN THE PARK?

OPEN MEETING TO DISCUSS PARK PLANS 

The Crystal Palace Community Association are holding an open meeting at the Paxton Centre, Anerley Hill, at 7:30 pm on Thursday 11 October to discuss current developments, including Bromley council's plans for Crystal Palace Park. The CPCA's latest newsletter has all the details. Please Click here to view.

FIRST MAJOR EVENT AT NEW SKATEPARK (plus other Crystal Palace park news)

The Friends of Crystal Palace Park Skatepark hosted the first major event at the new skatepark in Crystal Palace Park on Saturday 25 August 2018. This community-led event was funded by the council’s Community Projects Fund for the park and featured demonstrations from professional skaters, skate lessons for all ages and abilities and competitions with … Continue reading FIRST MAJOR EVENT AT NEW SKATEPARK (plus other Crystal Palace park news)

A CHANCE TO VISIT DINOSAUR ISLAND IN CRYSTAL PALACE PARK

What the inside of an Iguanodon really looked like....!!!! On Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 September, a roaring good time can be had by all as dinosaurs take over Crystal Palace once again. Tours of the enchanting Dinosaur Islands, dinosaur street theatre, short films and talks by science, history and art experts will be held … Continue reading A CHANCE TO VISIT DINOSAUR ISLAND IN CRYSTAL PALACE PARK

SKATE PARK’S SUMMER JAM 

There will be a “Summer Jam” event next Saturday 25 August, 11.00-16.00, to celebrate the new skatepark in Crystal Palace Park. It’s going to be very much a family-friendly event, with: • Free skate lessons (11.00-13.00) by Learn to Skateboard. Boards and pads provided. • Prizes for best tricks and other random awards • Demos … Continue reading SKATE PARK’S SUMMER JAM 

BARBECUES BANNED FROM CRYSTAL PALACE PARK – Temporary move follows London Fire Brigade advice

Barbecues have been temporarily banned in Crystal Palace park following advice from the London Fire Brigade. The move follows concerns about grass fires. Barbecues and fires are not normally permitted in any of the other 150 or so parks and greenspaces across Bromley borough so there are no signs in these areas and the council … Continue reading BARBECUES BANNED FROM CRYSTAL PALACE PARK – Temporary move follows London Fire Brigade advice