Brockwell Park

Friends of Brockwell Park Carboot Sale for August

Clear out your sheds and cupboards, or come seeking recycling bargains and neighbours to talk to! The monthly Friends of Brockwell Park Carboot Sale is back in the Lido carpark on August 6th! See other Friends' events at: http://www.friendsofbrockwellpark.org/events/

Brockwell Park Dog Show 2017: The Mystery of the Brockwell Park Dog Show

The theme for this year’s Brockwell Park Dog Show is ‘Mystery of the Brockwell Park Dog Show’. What’s that all about we hear you ask … is it a detective theme? We asked Lily, show organiser, to explain!

Mystery of the Brockwell Park Dog Show (2017)!

Who was Thomas Lynn Bristowe?

Who was Thomas Bristowe?

Yes, we live in contentious times so "public servant" scrutiny is always a good idea. Was he in it for the dosh?

But this is much more. This is about the man who may well be Mr Herne Hill. 

Third son of John Syer Bristowe, a doctor of Camberwell, Thomas Lynn Bristowe was an English stock broker and Conservative Party politician and MP for Norwood.

He is also the father of Brockwell Park!

A Brockwell Boy

This delightful memoir recalling Brockwell Park, in particular as it was in the 1930s and 40s, has long been out of print but has now been revised and is published by the Herne Hill Society on Wed 17 May.

Brockwell Park WI accepting new members

Newly established in 2016, Brockwell Park WI is welcoming new members from Herne Hill, West Norwood, Dulwich, Tulse Hill, Brixton and the area around Brockwell Park.

We have an excellent calendar of events planned for the remainder of the year and beyond which you can view on our website: www.brockwellparkwi.com You can also find us on Facebook and Twitter.

Volunteers needed to help plant Lido wildflower slope, Brockwell Park. Jan. 22nd

Renewing the pollnator-friendly planting in the Lido wildflower slope, Jan 22nd from 11am-3pm. Volunteers needed to dig and plant shrubs, even for just an hour or two. Spectacular beauty when these bloom. Please wear stout shoes and warm clothing. Tools and hot soup for lunch provided. Contact susy.hogarth@btopenworld.com

Brockwell Park Community Partner's event post: https://www.facebook.com/events/1856049831307715/

Feast on our Edible Jungle at Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses

Time for an Autumn harvest feast - with a difference.

On Sunday 23rd October at 1pm, we invite you to come and help us Feast on all the wonderful fruits and roots that we have been growing in our Edible Jungle in the lower Greenhouse.

Yes, we are going to EAT UP OUR JUNGLE! On the menu are sweet potato bake; pumpkin curry; Ghanaian bean "red red", yam, papaya and mango salad, Jim's special chilli, and for pudding, baked quinces collected from our orchard. All for £3 only but do book so we know how much to cook!
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Brilliant Shakespeare at 400 Tribute; Festival continues in the Park with Indian classical

The Mock Tudor Band and The Friends' Music joined forces in St Paul's Herne Hill last night for period costumed Spoken Word, singing and playing to commemorate 400 years since Shakespeare's death (1564-1616)! Madrigals and crumhorns, drinking songs and performances from The Bard's works by renown talents  Michael Loughnan and Bernard Lawrence. The Festival restarts on Sunday at 1:30pm in Brockwell Hall to lead three performances in Brockwell Park.

16 Feet to offer Panto for Schools & Community Venues this Christmas

Ever innovative, Sixteenfeet - producers of theatre productions within Brockwell Park and elsewhere in Lambeth - are offering pop-up panto this Christmas season with a fun & funky reimagining of SNOW WHITE. This is a contemporary pantomime created specifically for primary schools and community venues. If you're a local school or community centre interested in hosting live performance for the fraction of the cost of a group theatre visit between 1st December – 21st December, get in touch.

Sixteenfeet founder Caroline Funnell on 'The Jungle Book' in Brockwell Park

Every year, Brixton-based theatre company Sixteenfeet brings a production to Brockwell Park, usually performed in promenade fashion. For Summer 2016 it is  'The Jungle Book'. Opening weekend July 23rd was a sellout. Company founder Caroline Funnell talks about bringing Kipling to The Walled Garden through August 1st. http://www.sixteenfeet.co.uk/portfolio/the-jungle-book/

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