BOB MARLEY PLAQUE PLANNED FOR PARK’S CONCERT BOWL (and if you were at his 1980 gig there, organisers would like to hear your memories of the occasion)

A crowdfunding campaign for a Blue Plaque to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Bob Marley and the Wailers gig in Crystal Palace park's concert bowl has been officially launched today (Tuesday). June 2020 marks 40 years since Bob Marley & the Wailers played the park on their 'Uprising Tour.' Organisers say: "To celebrate this … Continue reading BOB MARLEY PLAQUE PLANNED FOR PARK’S CONCERT BOWL (and if you were at his 1980 gig there, organisers would like to hear your memories of the occasion)

CREATIVE IDEAS WANTED FOR ‘CHERISHED’ CONCERT PLATFORM

The following was posted on social media - Ed. Bromley council are looking for creative and community-minded business proposals to reactivate what they describe as the "cherished" concert platform in Crystal Palace Park. The council recognises the value of the concert platform as a community building, and within the context of the wider regeneration plan, … Continue reading CREATIVE IDEAS WANTED FOR ‘CHERISHED’ CONCERT PLATFORM

NEWS IN BRIEF: CRYSTAL PALACE PARK / FREE ENERGY BILL SAVING ADVICE / DISCO AT THE LIBRARY HUB / SCHOOL STREET PROGRAMME COULD EXPAND….and more

CRYSTAL PALACE PARK: The park Regeneration Plan has seen some delays but every cloud has a silver lining. It's good news for the caravan club who have had their lease extended for another year.  Meanwhile, the new café build is nearly complete and we can’t wait to see the inside and taste the lovely treats the Brown & Green crew are going to … Continue reading NEWS IN BRIEF: CRYSTAL PALACE PARK / FREE ENERGY BILL SAVING ADVICE / DISCO AT THE LIBRARY HUB / SCHOOL STREET PROGRAMME COULD EXPAND….and more

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

NEW TRUST FOR CRYSTAL PALACE PARK JUST WEEKS AWAY  

A new Crystal Palace Park Trust is just weeks away, the first meeting of the Crystal Palace Park Community Forum has heard. Laurie Handcock, local resident who chairs the existing shadow trust board which is set to morph into the trust, said its formation would see the start of a series of proper discussions about … Continue reading NEW TRUST FOR CRYSTAL PALACE PARK JUST WEEKS AWAY  

“MANY PEOPLE NOT AWARE OF REGENERATION PLAN FOR PARK”  (but they love the ‘rusty laptop’)

Bromley council and the Mayor of London agreed in 2014 to invest £2.4 million in improvements to Crystal Palace Park.   These improvements include: the building of a new cafe (set to open next year) and skatepark (already opened), landscaping and the removal of some disused structures, and the conservation of the Grade I listed … Continue reading “MANY PEOPLE NOT AWARE OF REGENERATION PLAN FOR PARK”  (but they love the ‘rusty laptop’)

EVENTS – PEOPLE’S AUDIT LAMBETH / URBAN FOOD HEROES AT THE MARKET/ CRYSTAL PALACE BUSINESS BAGEL / CRYSTAL PALACE PARK COMMUNITY FORUM /

SATURDAY MARCH 24th URBAN FOOD HEROES AT THE MARKET Crystal Palace food market say they are honoured to be chosen as an Urban Food Hero "using food for good" in this month's Jellied Eel (part of Sustain).  Not only has the market been listed but also Patchwork Farm and its stall at the market.  Thank … Continue reading EVENTS – PEOPLE’S AUDIT LAMBETH / URBAN FOOD HEROES AT THE MARKET/ CRYSTAL PALACE BUSINESS BAGEL / CRYSTAL PALACE PARK COMMUNITY FORUM /

DEMOLITION PLANS SHOCK FOR NURSERY OPERATORS – and a new building for ‘significant events’ on park’s terrace

The manager of Diddy Dinos nursery on Crystal Palace Park Road had no idea the building had been scheduled for demolition around 10 years ago as part of the controversial MasterPlan for Crystal Palace park. Barbara Boisard who was visiting an information exhibition on the Crystal Palace park regeneration plan in the booking hall of … Continue reading DEMOLITION PLANS SHOCK FOR NURSERY OPERATORS – and a new building for ‘significant events’ on park’s terrace

EVERY SATURDAY IN DECEMBER IS CHRISTMAS AT THE FOOD MARKET…… – AND WHAT'S ON

CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET Saturday December 3rd EVERY SATURDAY IN DECEMBER IS CHRISTMAS AT THE FOOD MARKET...... Every Saturday in December is a Christmas market so we can cater for as many stall-holders as we can, and give everybody the chance to stock up for Christmas, no matter which market you can get to. Open … Continue reading EVERY SATURDAY IN DECEMBER IS CHRISTMAS AT THE FOOD MARKET…… – AND WHAT'S ON

FILM FESTIVAL OVER – BUT THE SHOW GOES ON FOR SHELTER

FILM FESTIVAL OVER - BUT THE SHOW GOES ON FOR SHELTER   CPIFF A.D.2016 ends on a big HIGH! Now please support Shelter! THE CPIFF AWARDS & GALA FINALE atmosphere has to be experienced to be believed. Comedian Mark Steel was on awesome form, film makers were buzzing, the comedy films were great, the food … Continue reading FILM FESTIVAL OVER – BUT THE SHOW GOES ON FOR SHELTER