Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Coming up over the next few days

First up, tonight (Tuesday 10th November) we have Brockley Society AGM. 8pm, Brockley Social Club, 230 Brockley Road, SE4 2SU (cnr Foxberry Road, next to Esso Garage).

An illustrated talk by John Coulter, Lewisham Local Studies Librarian: "THE BUILDINGS AND HISTORY OF LEWISHAM WAY" followed by the AGM. Broc Soc has several vacancies on the committee and wants local residents' ideas for the year ahead. All are welcome!

Tomorrow: Armistice Remembrance Under Moonlight: Up The Line, Wednesday 11 November, 7.15pm until 8.30pm, Brockley and Ladywell Cemeteries.

Arrive between 7.15pm and 8pm for the 20 minute walk, starting from either Brockley Road or the Ladywell Gate. Children's lantern procession at 7.30pm from the Brockley Road Gate.
Lanterns can be made at St Andrews Church from 4-6pm (£2 per child).

The event will take place regardless of weather conditions. Wear sturdy shoes, warm clothing and bring a torch.

Thursday (12th Nov): Action for Lewisham meeting, 7.30pm, the Tabernacle, Algernon Road. A meeting organised by local residents concerned at the impact of the Lewisham Gateway, Loampit Vale and other big Lewisham town centre developments will have on the area. Although the development has now been approved by Lewisham’s Strategic Planning Committee, the organisers of the meeting feel there are still avenues that can be followed in order to persuade the Council and developers to provide a plan more suited to the area, and more in keeping with future needs (eg low energy). They say they are not against high density developments per se, but want good quality housing to meet local needs.

Saturday (14th Nov) Transition Brockley is excited to present FLUX at Brockley Social Club on Saturday 14th November. It's a night of music, magic and dance, with a freecycle twist - bring your old unwanted stuff and let our resident magician transform it into something new.. There'll be a Wheel of Fortune, live band, magic, DJs and more. All ages welcome, come ready to play and have fun... and please let all your friends and neighbours know and help us make the night a success!
Saturday 14th November: Hedge whip planting session in the northern field, Ladywell Fields, from 1.30 p.m, organised by Ladywell Fields Users' Group.

Sunday 15th November: River clean-up in Ladywell Fields, Meet in the Park at the end of Malyons Road at 10am, organised by Thames21 in conjunction with Ladywell Fields Users' Group.

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