EVENTS: GIPSY HILL AND GIPSY ROAD – HISTORY TALK / PAXTON CENTRE THIS MONTH / DULWICH ARTISTS OPEN HOUSE / MP STEVE REED AT BUSINESS BAGEL et cetera

THURSDAY MAY 17th GIPSY HILL Local history talk ‘Gipsy Hill & Gipsy Road’ Alun Thomas has researched the history of the roads. Norwood Society local history,. Upper Norwood Library, Westow Hill, SE19 1TJ 7.30pm Admission free. Refreshments at interval, donations welcome. PAXTON CENTRE IN MAY The Paxton Centre Springs into May and June as local winners … Continue reading EVENTS: GIPSY HILL AND GIPSY ROAD – HISTORY TALK / PAXTON CENTRE THIS MONTH / DULWICH ARTISTS OPEN HOUSE / MP STEVE REED AT BUSINESS BAGEL et cetera

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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

RESEARCH YOUR FAMILY HISTORY – MEETING IN UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY / LAMBETH LIBRARIES EVENTS JANUARY 2018

RESEARCH YOUR FAMILY HISTORY - MEETING IN UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY We start the New Year with a meeting to encourage you in your research. On Thursday January 18th at 7.30 at the Upper Norwood Library, Westow hill, SE19 1TJ Sylvia Dibbs of the East Surrey Family History Society will be explaining how to undertake family … Continue reading RESEARCH YOUR FAMILY HISTORY – MEETING IN UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY / LAMBETH LIBRARIES EVENTS JANUARY 2018

THE NOSTRADAMUS OF SOUTH NORWOOD HILL – and other fascinating residents  / UPPER NORWOOD LIBRARY BOOK CLUB

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

BY ELECTION RESULT /  LAMBETH HERITAGE FESTIVAL  / DECORATE AND CELEBRATE AT CARNEGIE LIBRARY /NORWOOD HISTORY TALK / DOWN TO EARTH TALK / CROYDON'S FIRST FESTIVAL OF PEACE 2018 REACHES CROWDFUNDING TARGET

BY ELECTION RESULT /  LAMBETH HERITAGE FESTIVAL  / DECORATE AND CELEBRATE AT CARNEGIE LIBRARY /NORWOOD HISTORY TALK / DOWN TO EARTH TALK / CROYDON'S FIRST FESTIVAL OF PEACE 2018 REACHES CROWDFUNDING TARGET BY ELECTION RESULT Labour held South Norwood ward in last week's Croydon council by-election. New Cllr Patsy Cummings replaces Cllr Kathy Bee. BONHAM, … Continue reading BY ELECTION RESULT /  LAMBETH HERITAGE FESTIVAL  / DECORATE AND CELEBRATE AT CARNEGIE LIBRARY /NORWOOD HISTORY TALK / DOWN TO EARTH TALK / CROYDON'S FIRST FESTIVAL OF PEACE 2018 REACHES CROWDFUNDING TARGET

OVERGROUND FESTIVAL OPENS MONDAY – BUT YOU CAN JOIN IN THE FUN BY FOLLOWING THE BLUE PLAQUES TRAIL TODAY!

You'll find the Tomlinson and Cooper plaque on one of the buildings featured in this postcard. Image: Norwood Society OVERGROUND FESTIVAL OPENS MONDAY - BUT YOU CAN JOIN IN THE FUN BY FOLLOWING THE BLUE PLAQUES TRAIL TODAY! This year's Crystal Palace Overground Festival kicks off on Monday morning - but if you want to … Continue reading OVERGROUND FESTIVAL OPENS MONDAY – BUT YOU CAN JOIN IN THE FUN BY FOLLOWING THE BLUE PLAQUES TRAIL TODAY!

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

NORWOOD SOCIETY HISTORY MEETING / THAMES WATER WORKS SET TO CONTINUE FOR MONTHS

February 16th Bromley Archives. Lucy Allen, Archivist Bromley Council talks to Norwood Society Local History. All meetings held at 7.30pm on the third Thursday of the month at: Upper Norwood Library, Westow Hill, SE19 1TJ Admission free, non-members welcome. THAMES WATER WORKS SET TO CONTINUE FOR MONTHS Works by Thames Water are set to continue in … Continue reading NORWOOD SOCIETY HISTORY MEETING / THAMES WATER WORKS SET TO CONTINUE FOR MONTHS

MR AUBIN’S SCHOOL – AND 900 CHILDREN BURIED AT ALL SAINTS CHURCH / THIS WEEK AT THE FOOD MARKET

MR AUBIN'S SCHOOL - AND 900 CHILDREN BURIED AT ALL SAINTS CHURCH   Stephen Oxford has been researching both the churchyard of All Saints, Upper Norwood and of Mr Aubin's School that stood in the 'Triangle'. The research has uncovered that 900 children lie in All Saint's churchyard.   At Norwood Society's next local history … Continue reading MR AUBIN’S SCHOOL – AND 900 CHILDREN BURIED AT ALL SAINTS CHURCH / THIS WEEK AT THE FOOD MARKET

MOONLIGHT WALKERS RAISE £20,000 FOR ST CHRISTOPHER’S / NORWOOD SOCIETY LOCAL HISTORY

MOONLIGHT WALKERS RAISE £20,000 FOR ST CHRISTOPHER'S / NORWOOD SOCIETY LOCAL HISTORY    MOONLIGHT WALKERS RAISE £20,000 FOR ST CHRISTOPHER'S   St Christopher’s hospice family bereavement services received an estimated £20,000 boost on Saturday night as hundreds of walkers turned out late into the night to participate in the hospice’s Moonlight Walk.  on Saturday 8 … Continue reading MOONLIGHT WALKERS RAISE £20,000 FOR ST CHRISTOPHER’S / NORWOOD SOCIETY LOCAL HISTORY