Brockley Stickers 2019

Some stickers around Brockley photographed yesterday. We have:Jewish Antifascist ActionNever Seek Permission - pigeon-themed, artist is on insta as @neverseekpermissionExtinction Rebellion - climate change rebelsesse -SE London crew who did a zine I think3 Hangers - retro clothes sellersI should not be here - photo zine and t-shirts, image is from 1984 Sisters of Mercy ...

our batty day

Join us for bat themed craft and junior yoga. This Monday, 21st October, by the stone circle.

Cemetery tour at 2pm on Sunday 20th October led by Jeff Hart

Jeff Hart will be leading a General Tour of the Cemeteries on Sunday 20th October, starting at the Ladywell gate at 2pm. Find out about some of the "residents" as well as a bit of nature in the two Cemeteries as Jeff takes a whistle-stop tour.

British cinema pioneer Leslie Eveleigh is the subject of the 7th podcast by Mike Guilfoyle

Leslie Eveleigh was a pioneer of British cinema but is largely forgotten now. This new podcast episode of London Epitaphs brings to light for the first time a fascinating career that helped mould the early days of this country's film industry.London Epitaphs is made by Tempest Productions and is presented by FOBLC local historian Mike ...

Street Trees for Living becomes an independent charity

This weekend Street Trees for Living is submitting its annual planting order to the council. Residents can expect nearly two hundred new street trees to appear on the streets this winter, the result of a fantastic amount of work over the last six months by our Committee members, Area Reps, Street Reps, Sponsors, Lewisham council and other ...

Guided Walk – Rounding off the Great War – Sunday 15th September 2pm-3.30pm

FOBLC historian Peter Mealing will be leading this guided walk (assisted by Mick Martin and Mike Guilfoyle) bringing together the strands of the First World War reflected in the memorials to some of those who fought and perished in the conflict, military and civilian, in the two Cemeteries as well as looking at its profound ...

Famous Jamaican tenor Louis Drysdale is the subject of the 6th podcast by Mike Guilfoyle

The famous Jamaican tenor Louis Drysdale is the subject of the 6th podcast by Mike Guilfoyle.  Louis came to England from Jamaica with little more than a love of music and a great voice. After training at the Royal College of Music he went on to become an internationally admired singing tutor, sought out by ...

Extinction Rebellion on Blackheath

Last weekend (17-18 August) saw local supporters of the climate change movement Extinction Rebellion stage a series of protests, workshops and other events in Greenwich and Blackheath.The weekend started on Saturday morning (17/8/2019) with a  couple of hundred people joining a procession from the Cutty Sark in Greenwich, up through Greenwich Park and on to ...

Deptford Island Disco

At APT Gallerty, Creekside SE8, 'Deptford Island Disco' includes 'Deptford Island Discs', inviting people to select their own songs and tell us why.Careless Whispers, Being Boring, Yeah!, I was Dancing in the Lesbian BarFor what you dream of, Push the ButtonRiver by Joni Mitchell

Southbank skateboarding saved – exhibition

Great exhibition at the Bermondsey Project Space (183 Bermondsey St SE1) on the history of skateboarding on London's Southbank from its origins in the 1970s through to the successful 'Long Live Southbank' campaign to see off a recent threat to redevelop the space.Some cool flyers from 80s/90s: