Crimestoppers for Herne Hill? Twitter page established this week for Herne Hill is @HHmuggings (https://twitter.com/HHmuggings) … in the past few hours thefts have been reported on this page (as yet no muggings). First post, Aug 1st, mission statement: "There is a group of muggers terrorising Herne Hill. This account will highlight their activities and warn when they are out and about." Real deal or passing fancy? Time will tell. In any case, be aware.
The Diamond Jive Club are a collection of local Rock N Roll enthusiasts who teach jive/rock n roll classes at the Prince Regent on a Monday night and put on monthly clubs on the second Friday of the month at the Railway in Tulse Hill. They have recently been nominated as one of four finalists for 'the Best London vintage event' in the Vintage Guide to London 'BEST OF 2013'! Now they need your vote to win. The link to the voting page is found here:http://www.thevintageguidetolondon.com/london-vintage-awards-2013-final-votes/
Tickets now on sale for Opera At Home's production of Mozart's The Abduction from the Seraglio (1781) which will be staged on 12th October at the Half Moon for the Herne Hill Music Festival. This rendition is set in a distorted present time. Personal freedom, the control over female sexuality and the tyranny of love appear as recurrent themes through the opera, with a delightful surprise end turning around our preconceptions. Get further info about tickets & background: http://at.orpheusweb.co.uk/Festival/?page=programme&id=2013-10-12&id2=38
Tickets are now on sale for Opera At Home's production of Mozart's The Abduction from the Seraglio, (1781) which will be staged on 12th October at the Half Moon. This rendition of The Abduction is set in a distorted present time. Personal freedom, the control over female sexuality and the tyranny of love appear as recurrent themes through the opera, with a delightful surprise end turning around our preconceptions. There will be a chance for local people to take part, and two training workshops will be organised. See further info about tickets and background: http://at.orpheusweb.co.uk/Festival/?page=programme&id=2013-10-12&id2=38
The Herne Hill Forum have agreed to fund shortfall in money for the bandstand music schedule, so HH Music Fest can now also put on music for Sunday, September 1st. Great stuff! HHFM MD Alan Taylor has been in touch with the Crystal Palace Brass Band about appearing and will be asking them to confirm for this date. Support acts in the works.
Alongside JazzFactor we're also putting on Young JazzFactor this year ... so if you're under 18 and play jazz, are a soloist or a band or anything in-between, enter the competition!
The First Round takes place Sat July 13th from 3-5pm @ St Saviour's Hall, Herne Hill Road, SE24. Come along, perform your best stuff, and win yourself a place in the Semi-Finals! Decisions will be made by a panel of experts plus an audience vote – so bring along your friends too!
IMPROVEMENT WORKS – Replacement of Croxted Road, Rosendale Road and Village Way Bridges
We are writing to inform you that Network Rail is required to undertake essential improvement works near your property from late 2013. These improvements are a vital aspect of our strategy to provide a safe, reliable and efficient railway fit for the 21st century.
Two Easter activities upcoming at the Carnegie Library - Fri April 5th 10:30am-noon for under 5s and Fri April 12th 2-4pm for kids of all ages. Easter egg hunt in the library garden, arts & crafts, stories and more! 188 Herne Hill SE24 0AG, 0207 926 6050