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A community choir for West Norwood

Choirmaster:  Abigail

Choirmaster: Abigail

A community choir is for everyone who loves to sing. Abigail is starting a West Norwood weekly community choir from  Thursday 14th April  7pm at Portico , 23 Knights Hill SE27 0HP. £6 .  For details see http://justsing.moonfruit.com/. Or phone 07930 459 250.

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Local activities for older people

Line dancing at The British Home

Line dancing at The British Home

Line Dancing at 10.30am on first Wednesday morning of the month at The British Home in Crown Lane is just one of the variety of activities targeted at older people in the West Norwood area.

Every week there are: sessions on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at West Norwood Health & Leisure Centre ( 020 8761 1159),  NPG holds classes on Tuesdays at The Old Library ,  an over -50s club on Thursdays from 12 noon at Emmanuel Church , Clive Road and a  gentle exercise class on Fridays at 9.30 am at All Saints Church , Lovelace Rd.

And every month there are more things to join in:  2nd Wednesdays at 2.30 pm is a tea dance ( dementia friendly)  at Portico;  U3A meets on 3rd Wednesday at The Park Tavern, Elder Rd ; a  film matinee at Portico on 3rd Wednesdays 2.30pm.

For details and to find more age friendly activities in Lambeth & Southwark  see  the Age UK service directory: http://www.ageuk.org.uk/lambeth/our-services/lambeth-and-southwark-older-peoples-information-directory/

South London Cares links people aged over 65 with young professional people  in a range of activities see –  https://southlondoncares.org.uk/

Crossroads Care is planning  regular group sessions for informal Carers once they find a membership organiser – call  Julia  020 7502 8973 for details or see http://www.crossroadscaresouththames.org/.

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West Norwood Food Week

Otter’s Food Week event is on Friday

Otter’s Food Week event is on Friday

Last summer’s Food Week was  a sell out in West Norwood  so West Norwood Feast have teamed up with Grub Club to put on another food week in first week of February  to cheer us up this winter! For details and bookings see:  http://grubclub.com/west-norwood-food-week

Participants include  Community Café @CommunityShops, The Great North Wood @tgnwpub , Tulse Hill Hotel @TulseHillHotel,  Pintadera Café @PintaderaCafe,  Garden Gastro Bar @GardenGastroBar,  Otter @OtterTrading, Iberico, The Book & Record Bar @BookNRecordBar and Portico Gallery @PorticoGallery

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Find out about work of Centre 70

Brian Foxley of Centre 70

Brian Foxley of Centre 70

Centre 70 is our local advice centre at 46 Knights Hill SE27 0JD (opposite West Norwood train station) and has been helping local people since it started in 1970!  And many people need more help than ever . Drop in between 6pm and 8pm on Thursday 24th September  to Centre 70’s open evening at Portico Gallery , 23 Knights Hill SE27 0HS  to find out about the different ways Centre 70 provides support and how we can all get involved. This event will be hosted by our former MP Tessa Jowell  . For more information on the advice and counselling services at Centre 70 see: http://centre70.org.uk/ .

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Refugee crisis

IMG_20150906_132352087Residents of West Norwood are donating items that will be taken to refugees at Calais later this week. Items are being collected at the Portico Gallery , 23 Knights Hill SE27 .calais 2 Last contributions gratefully recievd by 12noon on Monday morning , 7th September .

For more details see facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wnfeast

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Local Artists Open Weekend

lambeth open 2015Meet local artists during Lambeth Open weekend  3rd & 4th October and see their work. Many venues across the borough.

At West Norwood’s  Portico Gallery  23a Knights Hill  SE27 0HS  meet :

@LambethOpen

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West Norwood Food Week

portico foodA mid-summer week of unique dining experiences in West Norwood from Saturday 13th June to Sunday 21st June.  Special menus and events have been curated for West Norwood Food Week ranging from free family picnics to Feasty experiences to fine dining tasting menus.   To find out more and to book your place see:  http://westnorwoodfoodweek.grubclub.com/

The week’s events:

  • A Taste of Victorian History – Foodie Cemetery Tour in West Norwood
  • Remember Your Childhood With a Free Family Picnic
  • Share a Bangladeshi Family Feast  at Lal Baag
  • A British Celebration Supper at the Tulse Hill Hotel
  • Summer Sharing Feast under the Stars at the Great North Wood
  • Share an Italian Summer Dinner at The Garden Gastro Bar
  • A DIY DJ evening, with local craft beers and paella at the Book and Record Bar
  • A Summer Afternoon of Art in the Park and Picnicking in Norwood Park
  • A Taste of the Caribbean – A Midsummer Evening at the Portico Gallery

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