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November 2020

POSTPONED. ZOOM Historical Walk with Gillian Heywood MBE. Sun Nov 15

Sunday November 15, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Pistachios in the Park, Hilly Fields Park SE4 1LB + Google Map

Sunday 15 November, 11am-12.30pm. POSTPONED Originally planned as a socially-distanced walk through Brockley Conservation area and some of its mews, finishing at Breakspears Mews Community Garden for warming soup. From her encyclopaedic knowledge, Gillian was to reveal more fascinating aspects of Brockley's local history. We have had to cancel this actual walk due to the current Covid restrictions. HOWEVER: we are hoping to be able to run this as an ONLINE VIDEO EVENT at some point. Using Zoom video, we hope…

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December 2020

Breakspears Mews Community Garden Xmas Craft Market CONFIRMED!

Saturday December 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Breakspears Mews Community Garden, Breakspears Mews
London, SE4 1PX United Kingdom
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A great opportunity to shop locally for Xmas presents and stocking fillers! Several local craftspeople will be offering their work for sale, accompanied by mulled wine and mince pies. Visitors are asked to adhere to COVID-19 social distancing measures. Weather permitting. Access: rear of St Peter’s Court, 29-31 Wickham Road, or from Ashby Road, SE4 1PX Location of Breakspears Mews Community Garden

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January 2021

Open Zoom Meeting: Archive Photo Viewing

Wednesday January 20, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Our first Open Meeting of 2021! But sadly we are currently unable to host a physical meeting. Instead, we will trial an exciting new collaborative format! From the comfort of your own sofa, the BrocSoc photo archive will take you on a trip down Memory Mews in the company of old friends. We have many old batches of photos with little or no identification. including many of the annual Miidsummer Fayre. We'd like your help identifying some old faces and places...…

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February 2021

March Newsletter Copy and Advertising deadline

Monday February 1, 2021

We always welcome any ideas for stories, details of forthcoming events, interesting  photos etc. Please contact us by email in advance to discuss, at: news(at)brockleysociety.org.uk With a reach of over 4,000 household in the Brockley Conservation area and beyond, find out more about our advertising rates and view recent (and older!) newsletters in our online Newsletter archive.

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April 2021

Open Meeting: ‘Made in (or very near) Lewisham’ talk by David Perrett

Tuesday April 20, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Coca Cola Plant, Loampit Vale, 1974. Warships, ship propellers, unusual railway locomotives, plate cameras, Garibaldi biscuits, micro-aerometers (for coalmines)... and Coca Cola! For many years Lewisham had a thriving industrial base. Sadly now mostly gone, join us via Zoom for a fascinating overview of our local industrial heritage presented by local resident David Perrett - who also happens to be Chair of the Association for Industrial Archaeology (AIA)! (and also Professor Emeritus of of BioAnalytical Science, Barts Medical School, QMUL). We couldn't hope for a more eminently…

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May 2021

June Newsletter Copy and Advertising deadline

Saturday May 1, 2021

We always welcome any ideas for stories, details of forthcoming events, interesting  photos etc. Please contact us by email in advance to discuss, at: news(at)brockleysociety.org.uk With a reach of over 4,000 household in the Brockley Conservation area and beyond, find out more about our advertising rates and view recent (and older!) newsletters in our online Newsletter archive.

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