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Lambeth Country Show

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.



Vegetables competition


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Weekend 16th and17th July

WP_20160703_12_56_19_RichAnother 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

veg animalsHow 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/

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Lambeth Country Show 2015

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. country show veg

For more information on the Lambeth Country Show see:


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Lambeth Country Show

Lambeth-20140718-00922The 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!




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Do you care about our local parks?

Cllr Jane Pickard in Tivoli Park

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

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Lambeth Flower Show

Flower Show 2012

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:


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Take a break at Brockwell Park

Brockwell Hall CafeIf swings, seesaws and slides are favourites with your children, then look no further than Brockwell Park with its fantastic playground and paddling pool makeover!  Located between the Tulse Hill and Arlingford Road gates, the playground offers a host of varied equipment suitable for all ages, including infant swings, regular people swings, rope climbing gyms and wooden wendy houses.  The water play is slightly further south, past the duck ponds  , for little ones to enjoy water play, fountains and the sandpit, with plenty of grassy space for parents and picnic blankets.  But beware – the water’s cold!

And afterwards, Brockwell Park Café SE24 0NG, situated at the top of the hill is the ideal spot for a refreshments and a fantastic view. Delicious hot meals such as aubergine parmagiana or chicken risotto served with choices of roast veggies, chips or salad.  Good sandwiches, great coffee, a wide range of cakes and biscuits, milkshakes and nostalgic ice cream flavours are also on offer – all at reasonable prices.

Check out Park Opening and closing times here.

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