Campaign for the Abolition of Residential Leasehold – AGM

CARL is hosting its AGM on Saturday 29th September at Kensington Library at 14.15. BLA members are more than welcome to attend to share their experience of the PFI arrangement Lewisham Council has put in its place. More information is available in their latest newsletter. 

Apps We Love

Lewisham Council have released a nifty app for smart phone users that can help in the battle to keep on top of the work that needs doing to protect the local environment. So on your journeys around the area, use it to report issues relating to the local street trees.Brockley Central reported on this some ...

Now you see it …

This is the post that prompted us to launch the Brockley Street Trees blog. A beautiful flowering cherry that had graced our street for many decades is removed in an hour and the stump tarmac'd over. http://brockleycentral.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/tree-bugger.htmlMore shocking were the (tiny minority) who commented that the street looked 'tidier' without it ... We were convinced that ...

Borders in the Literary and Visual Arts of David Jones

The modernist poet  David Jones, whose work was greatly admired by T.S. Eliot and W.S. Auden, and who lies buried in the Brockley & Ladywell Cemeteries is to be featured in a seminar by The David Jones Society in the Dissenter's Chapel on Saturday 22nd September.  You can read Mike Guilfoyle's account of his life here and ...

Irish dance classes taught by RIVERDANCE cast member

Our next meeting is this Tuesday, 11th September..

We will have our September meeting at 7.30pm this coming Tuesday 11th September. It will be in the new cafe, at the top of the hill.  

Dedication of memorial to Rorke’s Drift veteran, Gunner Arthur Howard

On Sunday 16th September, there will be a dedication of memorial to Gunner Arthur Howard at Brockley Cemetery.  The event will take place from approximately 11:30am to 12:15pm. The initiative to fund the headstone was that of Corporal Bugler Tim Needham, Royal Marines, who started a campaign to have the defenders of Rorke's Drift memorialised.    ...