Lambeth Heritage festival

 

Jackie Meldrum with Heritage Festival booklet

Jackie Meldrum with Heritage Festival booklet

Lambeth Archives, together with the Lambeth Local History Forum, are holding a month long heritage festival this September – a rich mix of mainly free events taking place all around the borough – with a focus on the commemoration of the centenary of the First World War.

See our event pages for Norwood events . More details at http://www.lambeth.gov.uk/leisure-parks-and-libraries/libraries/heritage-festival or pick up a Heritage Festival booklet in the library.

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Prizewinning West Norwood chutney

Food Fest 2013Look out for Ladle & Larder’s chutney at West Norwood Feast (Sunday 7th September is next Feast day). Carrie Banbury lives in West Norwood and started her new business in 2013. Already her Apple & Ginger chutney,made in West Norwood, has won a Great Taste Award from the Guild of Fine Food.
See http://www.ladleandlarder.co.uk/ and twitter @ladleandlarder

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London Open House weekend

Open House at The Clock House last year

Open House at The Clock House last year

The weekend of 20th & 21st September is London Open House a chance to visit great architecture for free throughout London. In West Norwood we can visit:
Saturday
The Livity School at Adare Walk, SW16 2PW. 10am-to-4pm . Hourly tours, first come basis.
West Norwood Health and Leisure Centre at 25 Devane Way SE27 0DF (opposite rail station) 10am-to-5pm. Architect led tour at 11am
City Heights E-ACT Academy 33 Abbots Park, SW2 3PW 10am to 1pm book only admin@chea.org.uk.
South London Theatre at  2 Norwood High Street SE27 9NS. 1pm to 5pm

Sunday
The Clockworks 6 Nettlefold Place, SE27 0JW 11am to 4:30pm . Tours at 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 4.30pm
The Clock House 5 Chestnut Road SE27 9EZ 10am-to-4pm. Tours at 10am, 12noon, 2pm, 4pm.
West Norwood Cemetery & Greek Chapel Norwood High Street SE27 9JU Meet at 2pm, 2.30pm, 3pm inside main cemetery gate.
West Norwood Health and Leisure Centre 25 Devane Way SE27 0DF (opposite rail station) 10am-to-5pm Architect led tour at 11am
South London Botanical Institute 323 Norwood Road, SE24 9AQ 1pm-to-5pm
South London Theatre at  2 Norwood High Street SE27 9NS. 1pm to 5pm

For more details of 800 building open over the weekend see
http://www.openhouselondon.org.uk/
Or follow on twitter #openhouselondon

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Flower Show in St Lukes

Vegetables at last year's show

Vegetables at last year’s show

Did you see the flower show at Lambeth Country Show  this year? Don’t miss the show in West Norwood run by the Lambeth Horticultural Society on Saturday 6th September. Open to the public 2pm to 5pm at St Luke’s church Knights Hill SE27 0HS.
Why not enter a competition or two ( 15p per entry) ?  Non-members of the Society are welcome to take part.  There are  lots of classes- flower, vegetables, fruit, cacti, baking, photography, crafts etc. Closing date is Wednesday 3rd September. Late entries at LHS discretion.

For details see:  http://lambethhorticulturalsociety.org.uk/page8.html

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Car boot sale

Free entry to car boot sale 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday 30th of August at the Cathedral Revival Church in Langmead Street behind 42-44 Norwood High Street SE27 9NR. All welcome. South American food.

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New business in West Norwood

Creative Metalwork

Creative Metalwork

Andrew & Jamie have recently opened their metal work business in Knights Hill Square SE27 0HP , taking on premises that have been empty for many years.

If you want bespoke & beautiful metal work and to support a local business  phone 07941 171 746  or see:  http://creativemetalwork.com/

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West Norwood’s own theatre

South London Theatre

South London Theatre

Congratulations to Bob Callender and his team for winning £1.6million from the the Heritage Lottery Fund for  the SLT, West Norwood’s own thriving repertory community theatre, based in the Old Fire Station at 2a Norwood High Street SE27 9NS. The much needed money will restore the building which is one of the few surviving original horse drawn carriage fire stations. The South London Theatre puts on 22 shows a year and will have to move to temporary venues fom April 2015 until works complete in 2016. 

For more on the history of the building see: http://www.hlf.org.uk/news/Pages/WestNorwoodOldFireStation.aspx#.U-qx-_ldXIU

Follow the SLT on twitter @SLTheatre  or  see: http://www.southlondontheatre.co.uk

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