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Penge Festival 50
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Penge Festival starts tomorrow

The Penge Festival celebrates its 50th year tomorrow with the Fete in Royston Fields.  There will be plenty of music, food, drink, craft, etc as well as local community group stalls. Over the following weeks, expect various venues across SE20 to feature offerings covering music, art, historical talks, childrens and OAP events, comedy, theatre, quizes, nature walks, poetry…

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It’s the PTB Easter Trail this Saturday

Ok let’s get the egg puns out of the way… Next Saturday, 16th April 2022, the PTB will be hosting the eggsellent and eggstraordinary Easter Trail on and around the High Street… The event starts at 4:30 where the children collect a sticker sheet and sticker from the PTB crew at the Goldsmiths.  From there the…

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Help fund a new stage for Crystal Palace Bowl

The legendary Crystal Palace Bowl has hosted the likes of Pink Floyd and Bob Marley, while in 2021 the venue celebrates its 60th birthday. However, the striking open-air concert stage that sits on the site has been dormant for more than a decade and sadly fallen into a state of disrepair over recent years. Having…

Left to Right Ben Woods Jamie Ross Rachel Izen Saorla Wright
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A Christmas Carol at the Bridge House Theatre – A Review

Scrooge is a well-known Christmas character. He comes from Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’, a morality tale about neighbourly living. “Scrooge” is an easy insult to throw. This production, faithfully adapted from the book, gives the audience a bit more depth as it follows the transformation of a sad, lonely man into a happier member…

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They Came, They Sawed, They Conquered – Penge Men in Sheds

Penge’s Men in Sheds are a regular presence at local events, selling lovely handcrafted nick nacks, usually created from old re-purposed wood, at ridiculously cheap prices.  But what is Men in Sheds? The Men’s Shed concept brings together older men in a space with which they are comfortable. They can socialise and carry out activities that…

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Tick, Tick… Boom! – A Review

Jon Preston reviews the latest offering at BHT I have just acquired a Smart Phone. I’d resisted one for years. Decades, even. However, my mum died in August and I now know, deeply, how life ends. I also know I’ve still got lots to achieve. As far as conquering Smart Phones goes, why wait? Suddenly,…

Poetry
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Poetry in the Park Winners 2019

This summer the Friends of Cator and Alexandra held a Poetry in the Park event to celebrate the launch of London as a National Park City. This was one third of a long weekend of events which included an enhanced version of our annual Music in the Park and another special — Physicality in the…

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