Herne Hill Square Collection for Calais Refugees, Sept 6, 2015

Herne Hill Square saw an incredible turnout with goods donated for the refugees in Calais on Sunday Sept 6th. Some of us still feel like we're sorting, boxing, bagging and labeling! But it was nice to have the Festival and Forum bandstand music on earlier and the operation was cleared before 6pm. The Cal-Aid vans are probably coming to collect on Thursday, so in the meantime, everything is being stored in the arches with preventative measures taken for food to ensure the rodents don't have a feast beforehand! Here's a very short video featuring historian and former Friends of Brockwell Park Committee Member (and now Life Member) Robert Holden who was mainly handling the food boxes and is rarely without a sense of humour! If you ever have a chance to do a walking tour of Herne Hill with Robert - grab the chance ...