Events


Brockley, Ladywell & St Johns Front Garden Sale 2020

11am – 4pm, Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th September In the absence of the Fayre this summer (cancelled due to Covid), we anticipate that the perennially popular Front Garden Sale will be bigger and better than ever. Open and fee to […]


Brockley & Ladywell Front Garden Sale 2019

11am – 4pm, Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th September *** Lists for both Saturday and Sunday now ready! ***  Download here as a PDF list View on GoogleMaps here (separate layers for Saturday and Sunday) Use these TinyURL and QR shortcuts […]


Celebrate Brockley’s Mews and Greenways: Free Event

Date: Saturday 11th May, 11.30 – 3.00pm Location: Myatt Garden School, Rokeby Road SE4 1TY  Join us at a free event to celebrate Brockley’s unique mews and greenways, and promote open spaces networks. The event will be followed by a […]


Midwinter Warmer 2019

Saturday February 16 1pm – 5pm at Brockley Social Club Join us for our popular annual Midwinter Warmer: an afternoon for Brockley’s senior citizens featuring singing and dancing performances, afternoon tea (cake & sandwiches), and of course a good old natter! And […]


Brockley & Ladywell Front Garden Sale 2018

11am – 4pm, Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th September This is the 6th year of this hugely popular event… *  THE LIST OF 70+ ADDRESSES IS NOW AVAILABLE  * View and download as a PDF here Also view in GoogleMaps, as separate […]


Brockley Society AGM 2017

Wednesday 15 November 2017, 7.30 – 9.30pm  Brockley Social Club, 240 Brockley Road, SE4 2SU  If you are at all interested in finding out more about what the Society does, if want to get involved in a particular project, or […]


Festival of Ideas For Change. Sunday 19th November 2017

Our second FREE Festival of Ideas is nearly upon us! Sunday November 19, 2017, from 9.30am until  5.30pm, at Lewisham Southwark College (LeSoCo) on Lewisham Way SE4 1UT. We’ve put together another line-up of speakers that draws on the areas’s great wealth of […]


Brockley & Ladywell Front Garden Sale 2017

Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th September 2017 11am – 4pm   *****   LIST OF ADDRESSES NOW AVAILABLE   ***** View and download as a PDF here  or 3 ways to open in GoogleMaps (eg mobile): click here  or copy this: https://tinyurl.com/ybluac7k or […]

Front Garden Sale

Brockley Society Photographic Portrait Competition

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL AUGUST 31ST Are you a keen photographer? Are you interested in Brockley, and the people who work in its businesses and shops? If so, why not enter our free photographic portrait competition! First Prize: £150 cash Second Prize: £50 […]


Children Watching Punch & Judy show, 1972.

Brockley Society Open Meeting: Growing up in Brockley

7.30pm, Wednesday April 19, 2017 at the Brockley Social Club. As new people move into the area it sometimes seems that Brockley is changing. But many people who grew up in Brockley, went to school and played in our streets still […]


Festival of Ideas for Change

On Sunday 20th November 2016, over 250 people attended the inaugural Festival of Ideas for Change in the Mural Hall at Prendergast Hilly Fields College. A fascinating range of speakers came and shared ideas about how to achieve a more peaceful […]

The audience at the inaugural 'Festival of Ideas for Change'.

Cupcakes at the Mid Winter Warmer event, February 2017 (held at the Brockley Social Club).

MidWinter Warmer 2017

Saturday 11 February, 2pm-5pm Brockley Social Club, 240 Brockley Road, SE4 2SU The cold and slightly snowy weather did not deter our attendees at the annual Seniors Mid-Winter Warmer on 11th February. We were beautifully regaled by the Senior’s Choir, […]


Front Garden Sale September 2016

Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th September 2016 ++++++++ 11am – 4pm ++++++++ Why not end the summer with a big clear-out? Delve into your cupboards and lofts, sheds and garages… Find out what surplus treasures you’ve got hidden away; Join […]


The maypole drew the crowds

Picture Gallery: Hilly Fields Fayre 2016

Here are the pictures from Hilly Fields Midsummer Fayre, Saturday 18 June. Just click an image below to zoom in! We would like to thank: The stallholders who brought fun and vitality to the Fayre last Saturday The dozens of volunteers who worked extremely […]


Historical Mews Walk. Sunday 8 May, 11am – 12.30pm

Brockley Society president and veteran historian Gillian Heywood MBE is leading another of her fascinating walking tours of the hidden gems of Brockley. It will take place between on Sunday 8th May, between 11am-12.30pm. Running between the back gardens of the […]


BMCG Seniors' gardening club. May 2015

Breakspears Mews Community Garden: Visitors’ Day and AGM

Breakspears Mews Community Garden is a shared green space that has been planned, designed, built and maintained by some community members for the use and enjoyment of all Brockley’s community. We grow vegetables, herbs, fruits and flowers communally. The Garden […]


Midwinter Warmer Event 2016

  Seniors citizens from Brockley and beyond came together for several hours on Saturday 13th February at the Brockley Social Club for the ‘Midwinter Warmer’ event, now in its eighth year. Sandwiches and cakes were provided by volunteers, and entertainment […]


The Right Tree in Your Own Place

Brockley Society Tree Committee – Tree Enthusiast’s Event Sunday 29 November 2015 11.30am – 12.30pm The Talbot Public House, 2 Tyrwhitt Road, Brockley, SE4 1QG (Lewisham Way end) It’s tree-planting season in gardens as well as streets.  It’s another chance for many […]


Annual General Meeting

Wednesday 11 November 2015 from 6pm at the Brockley Social Club, 240 Brockley Road, SE4 2SU (corner Foxberry Road, opposite Esso garage). From 6pm: Sale of the Big Photo 7.30pm: Presentation – background to 1918 photo 8.30 – 9.30pm: AGM […]


Loveliest of Trees

An outstanding concert of celebrated performers in a spectacular setting to raise funds for street tree planting in Brockley. Ticket price of £45 includes sparkling wine and canapes.


2015 Mass Photo collection 11 November 2015

To get your copy of the photograph taken on Hilly Fields on Sunday 19 July 2015, join us at the Brockley Social Club to collect the print you have pre-ordered, or browse and purchase on the day! Collection of prints […]

Camera's eye view of the throng

Tending the garden

Breakspears Mews Community Garden

Big Open Day – Saturday 4 July 2015, 12-3.30pm Come and see the progress made since last year, and perhaps get involved! Access: Breakspears Mews, Ashby Road, SE4 1UW or rear  


Tree Enthusiasts’ Event

Sunday 5 July 1015, 11am – 1pm Prendergast Hilly Fields College, Mural Hall, Hilly Fields Campus, SE4 1LE. Rachel Mooney from the Friends of Hilly Fields will present an extended version of the talk she gave at our Trees in […]


In Search of David Jones: Artist, Soldier, Poet

Director Derk Shiel will introduce his Film about David Jones’ early years on Monday 1 June 2015, 7.30pm to 9.30pm, St Peter’s Church, Wickham Road, corner of Cranfield Road, Brockley, SE4 1LT. FREE event as part of Brockley Max Festival, with Friends of Brockley and Ladywell […]


Historical Mews Walk

Led by Gillian Heywood MBE Sunday 10 May 2015, 11am – 12.30pm Meet at the corner of Harefield and Wickham Roads (outside the Red House), to explore some of Brockley’s Mews, including Garsington, Wickham and Breakspears.


BMCG Harvest time!

Seniors Gardening Club

A chance to learn about growing vegetables and flowers from seed to plate at: Breakspears Mews Community Garden. 5 free sessions 10.30am – 12.30pm starting Friday 1 May 2015, continuing every Friday at the same time and place, finishing 29 May 2015. […]


Shopfronts and Signage

Brockley Society Open Meeting: Tuesday 14 April 2015, 7.30pm, Brockley Social Club, 240 Brockley Road, SE4 2SU. We are campaigning to improve the look of Brockley’s shopfronts and signs. We would like Lewisham Way, Brockley Cross and Brockley Road to look […]


Brockley Society Tree Committee Event

Sunday 22 March 2015, 11.30am-12.30pm, The Talbot pub 2 Tyrwhitt Road, SE4 1QG, just in from Lewisham Way. Following the success of our first event in November 2014, the Tree Committee is once again hoping to meet anyone who wants to see […]


Breakspears Mews Community Garden Open Day

Spring Open Day, Saturday 21 March 2015, 1-4pm including AGM 2-2.30pm Come and enjoy the garden and find out how to become involved Access: Breakspears Mews, Ashby Road, SE4 1UW or r/0 St Peter’s Court, 29-31 Wickham Road, SE4 1NE […]

BMCG leeks ready to be planted

Front Garden Sale September 2014

Coordinated Brockley Front Garden Sale Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 September, 11am – 4pm Nearly 100 addresses taking part. Wander from one to the other seeking bargains – from bric à brac to luxury goods!  


Brockley’s typhoon collections

Brockley response to a resident’s appeal for the Philippines typhoon. If you contributed you may recognise some toys. A further report on how the cash raised by Barbara Wiggins generous sale is being used for construction.


Build the Lenox – Julian Kingston – Thursday 5 June, 8pm

Build the Lenox – Julian Kingston – Thursday 5 June, 8pm Hear about this exciting project to build a 17th-century warship at Convoys Wharf, the site of King Henry VIII’s Royal Dockyard at Deptford. www.buildthelenox.org St John’s Church, Lewisham Way, […]