The Brockley Festival of Ideas for Change 2017, November 19

10am-5.30pmLewisham Southwark College, Lewisham Way, SE4 1UT.  The festival is back for its second year, with speakers including nailed-on new Lewisham Mayor Damian Egan, Andrew Mitchell from outstanding local homeless charity 999 Club, Battle of Lewisham academic Dr John Price, food futurist Rosie Boycott, boxing coach Jon McKenna, agricultural economist James Skinner and reparations scholar ...

The BrocSoc BBQ, July 7

Tomorrow, from 7pm at the Stone Circle on Hilly Fields, BrocSoc will have be hosting a BBQ for Summer Fayre volunteers. Anyone interested in getting involved with the group is welcome. Bring your own food to cook on their legendarily massive grill.

The Hilly Fields Midsummer Fayre 2017

Innovation and Conservation, June 10

Keynote speakers are:Laura Sandys, daughter of Duncan Sandys MP, who instigated the 1967 Civic Amenities ActDuncan  McCallum of Historic EnglandNicholas Boys-Smith of Create Streets. Case studies of local schemes will include:Rhys Cannon of GruffJon Broome, a specialist in self-buildCharles Coull on a live-work studio featured on Channel 4Murray Groves on timber-framed Cedar MewsPaul Russell on the ...

Street Trees for Living

Street Trees for Living is the new name for Brockley Society's street tree campaign. We are delighted to report that the total raised since 2012 looks set to be enough to fund 250 street trees - with about half of these already labelled and planted. In the last year alone it raised £18,000. This was from ...

Green is green: The Brockley Tree Fundraiser

Work by Isobel Kimberley will be shown during the eventWe're organising a storytelling evening at Number 57 Loampit Hill to fundraise for the Brockley Society Tree Committee.The event will feature ordinary people telling true stories. No notes, 5 mins. Must be your own story. Not compulsory to tell a story but you may find you ...

The Brockley Festival of Ideas

A festival of radical ideas organised by two local conservation groups might sound like a contradiction in terms, but BrocSoc and St John's Society have worked together to organise The Brockley Festival of Ideas, a free day of talks, loosely based on the theme of 'challenging power.'The Momentum activist, Jackie Walker, recently suspended from the ...

Brockley Front Garden Sale, September 10-11

The Fourth Annual Brockley Front Garden Sale takes place on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September, 11am – 4pm.Last year over 70 addresses took part in a day of coordinated front garden sales. You can choose to participate on one or both days. The format rewards neighbours who get together to organise a cluster or ...

The Brockley Midsummer Fayre, June 18

Stalls at the 2015 FayreThe Brockley Midsummer Fayre takes place this Saturday, June 18th, midday-5pm on Hilly Fields.By now you hopefully all know the deal: Food, craft and jumble stalls, inflatables, land-train, birds of prey (awesome) and jolly people with microphones whipping up a bit of audience participation in things. You won't believe you're in ...

Sponsors needed for 20 more Brockley street trees

Due to high demand, the Brockley Street Trees project is extending its deadline to sponsor a tree until September 20th 2015, to raise money for a further 20 trees.So far, Brockley residents have donated nearly £10,000 to support tree planting in the neighbourhood. That astonishing sum of money will pay for the planting and protection ...