Domino’s advert in Fordham Park

A new advert for Domino's Pizza was filmed in New Cross Gate's Fordham Park. 'The Official Food of Squads' features a group of young guys trying and failing to look cool as they wander through the park to a soundtrack of P.Diddy's 'Bad Boy for Life'.Walking through Fordham Park with Deptford Green School in the ...

New Cross Party in the Park 2016

Tomorrow (Saturday 3rd September) sees the New Cross Party in the Park returning to Fordham Park, a free community festival 'for all ages, with family events, arts and crafts, stalls, spoken word, as well as local bands and acts for all tastes from disco to reggae, punk rock, soul and folk'. The party follows on from previous ...

Friends of Fordham Park SE14

Its the annual general meeting tonight (Wednesday 10th February) of the Friends of Fordham Park, from 7 pm to 8 pm in the Moonshot Centre in the park. If you want to get involved in caring for this oasis off the New Cross Road, come along.Fordham Park is not one of those London  parks that ...

Music Monday: Anarcho punk 1984 in New Cross & Old Kent Road

'Not Just Bits of Paper', edited by Tony Bull and Mickey Penguin is 'A series of recollections, memories, imagined dreams perhaps from the collective memories of those who lived through the punk and anarcho-punk years' of the 1980s (available from Situation Books). It includes lots of flyers and other 'ephemera' and I noticed these two ...

Three-sided Football returns to New Cross

Tomorrow (Sunday) sees the return of three-sided football to Fordham Park in New Cross with a new season under the auspices of Deptford Three Sided Football Club.If you've never tasted the delights of the three-sided game, check out this recent Vice article 'The world's most anarchic, hectic sport':'In keeping with the anti-authoritarian spirit that gave ...

New Cross Party in the Park

The 1990s Urban Free Festival in Fordham Park was a major London event, bringing together people from what at the time was a big free party/squat/punk/rave scene. 20 years later (13 September), similar sounds were to be heard in the same place at the  Party in the Park - including Back to the Planet who ...

New Cross Fire Memorial in Fordham Park

In Fordham Park, New Cross (Childeric Road end), there's a memorial to the victims of the 1981 New Cross Fire, with a bench set opposite it for people to sit and contemplate the memorial.The memorial stone was installed in 2012 and lists the 14 young people who died as a result of the terrible fire ...

Fordham Park Three Sided Football on BBC

Deptford Three Sided Football Club has been covered here before, starting off in Deptford Park and now playing on the first Sunday of every month in Fordham Park, New Cross (all welcome). Also have recalled the earlier  1990s Association of Autonomous Astronauts games on One Tree Hill and elsewhere.Last week the game was featured on ...

New Cross Party in the Park

Huge amount going on at Party in the Park in New Cross on Saturday 14 September, a big free festival in Fordham Park with loads of local musicians and other stuff. Ben Holland, Eddie Capone, Shocks of Mighty!, Unit 137 Sound System, The Pit Ponies, The Hotelles, The Fruitful Earth, Nunhead Folk Circle and many ...

Free Park Films

New Cross and Deptford Free Film Festival has now started, and tonight's big bike-powered movie is Skyfall in Fordham Park at 8.00 pm, featuring of course the famous New Cross and Deptford scenes. Forecast is that any afternoon rain will have cleared by then so don't worry about the weather - anyway last year's Fordham Park ...