Queuing to see the vegetable sculptures
Now is the time to start thinking about your day out to this year’s Country Show 12noon to 8pm over the weekend 21st & 22nd July at Brockwell Park SE24 . Bring friends & family too.
The Main stage & Village Green host a wide range of musicians– something for everyone. And there are numerous other activities , entertainments, animals, food & drink and of course show piece entertainments at the Arena.
Why not enter some of the free competitions? Can you carve vegetables? Bake a cake? Grow flowers? Knit? The traditional & highly popular flower show has 83 competition classes! The Scarecrow competition is free to enter with a chance to win £100 first prize…
Last Years’s winning veg sculpture
Apply online by 14th July: http://lambethcountryshow.co.uk/getinvolved/
The Country Show changes a bit ever year. This year safety measures include searches at the 2 entry points (Herne Hill & Lido) so the show area has to be fenced within the park. Come early to avoid queues. Last entry 6.30pm. Entry remains free and unticketed.
To get to the Country Show please walk, cycle or travel by public transport ( 68 or 196 bus from West Norwood) . The only parking is for Blue Badge holders who apply in advance.
This weekend ( 15th & 16th July) is Lambeth Country Show weekend in Brockwell Park SE24 Free entry 12noon to 8pm.
Fantastic range of activities – something for everyone!
And of course the vegetable character competition – late entries accepted on Saturday morning [see pic below] .
For full details see: http://lambethcountryshow.co.uk/
There is no public car parking, except for blue badge holders, and most visitors walk or travel by bus to get there.
Another wonderful Lambeth Country Show in Brockwell Park next weekend. Free entry 12noon to 8pm
For details of the music & other entertainments check out : http://lambethcountryshow.co.uk/lineup
How about having a go at your own “vegetable character” in the Flower tent. Apply by Thursday 14th July. And there is a £100 prize for best “Rio Gold All Stars” scarecrow and £100 first prize in the Recycled Garden planting competition.
New this year is the cycle Floral Ride on Sunday from Streatham or Waterloo.
To get involved see: http://lambethcountryshow.co.uk/getinvolved/
Next weekend ( 18th & 19th July) is the unmissable Lambeth Country Show – a great day out for all from 12 noon to 8pm. Free entry.
Amazing variety of stalls, exhibitions, shows and entertainment . So plenty to do & see & hear & eat & drink!
And there’s still time to register to enter the Flower Show. Lots of categories to choose from: http://lambethcountryshow.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/LCS-Flower-Show-Schedule-2015-download.pdf . Deadline for entering is Thursday 16th July . Late entries on the day at discretion of the Flower Zone Manager. This year the popular “Vegetable Animal” competition will be agreed by public vote.
For more information on the Lambeth Country Show see:
The 19th and 20th July weekend is the 40th Lambeth Country Show- in Brockwell Park SE24 11pm till 7pm. Free entry
From West Norwood just get on the 196 or 68 or 468 bus.
Something for everyone: music, animals, plants, flowers, food, shopping , slides, sports, jobs, advice………… don’t miss it!
Cllr Jane Pickard in Tivoli Park
West Norwood has some lovely local parks -Norwood Park, Tivoli Park, Streatham Common and Brockwell Park. The council is looking at new ways of managing all the parks in Lambeth. To have your say about the future of our local parks you can fill in a survey online .
Or come to a local event on Thursday 19th September 2pm to 4pm in The Old Library at 16 Knights Hill SE27 0HY (just up from the West Norwood Post Office)
For more details see www.lambeth.gov.uk/cooperativeparks
Flower Show 2012
Why not enter this years flower show at the Country Show this weekend ( 20th & 21st July) in Brockwell Park?
Organised by Lambeth Horticultural Society there is a great range of categories to enter – flowers, vegetables, art, cake making and more. Something for everyone.
You need to hurry though – the deadline for entries is Thursday July 18th. Late entries are only accepted at the discretion of the Show Manager and are subject to a fee of 50p per entry.
For full details see: