Monthly Archives: May 2015


Support the Bridge House Theatre

The Bridge House Theatre has been a fantastic addition to our High Street and its shows have been enjoyed by many of us: Truly West End quality at Penge prices. However it needs improvements to its sound and lighting equipment and marketing capabilities, and that’s where we can help with small individual donations to ensure…

NPG 4142; Walter de la Mare by Sir William Rothenstein

Walter de la Mare: a Penge poet

‘Is there anybody there?’ said the Traveller,      Knocking on the moonlit door; And his horse in the silence champed the grasses      Of the forest’s ferny floor: And a bird flew up out of the turret,      Above the Traveller’s head: And he smote upon the door again a second time;      ‘Is…

Penge Panther

Releasing the panther

Penge author David Owen has based his first novel on a spooky local legend. We met him to find out more… One night, when David Owen was about seven or eight, he saw a police helicopter circling above his house on Chesham Road, beaming down a spotlight on the allotments out the back. They were…


And the winner is…

The people of Penge have spoken. We asked our Facebook and Twitter followers to vote for their favourite Penge shop, eaterie, pub and takeaway. And vote they did – in their hundreds. Without further ado, we’re very happy to announce their Penge Picks. Drum roll please…   Best shop: Murray Brothers Head to the high…

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