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Pengelicious 2016: Penge’s First Food Festival

August 27th was not only the date of the second ever Penge Day, but also Penge’s first ever dedicated food festival.  Pengelicious was held in Penge Recreation Ground and offered local food from local caterers & local suppliers, er, locally!  The event was backed by the Mayor of London as part of a community programme. Members of the Pengelicious…

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2016 Penge Picks: And the winners are…

The people of Penge have spoken once more. We asked our Facebook and Twitter followers to vote for their favourite Penge shop, cafe, restaurant, 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 restaurant: Sicilian Art Pizzeria Say…

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All about… Penge Cycle Club

If you know your cycling, you’ll recognise the distinctive red, green and white made so famous by cyclists like Fausto Coppi, Gino Bartali and Marco Pantani representing Italy in their national colours. Even if you know nothing about cycling, you may be familiar with the same distinctive red, green and white shirts worn by members…

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Penge Easter Trail 2016 – In Pictures

Easter Saturday saw a joint Easter celebration between the Penge Tourist Board and the Penge Traders Association.  Despite the wet weather, around 130 little local Pengites wandered down our High Street gathering stickers from our local shops before finishing at the Bridge House Tavern where they received an egg and took part in a special disco. This page…

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Penge Easter Parade – Easter Saturday

Easter Saturday, 26 March – It’s time for the Penge Easter Parade! So, let’s go through what’s happening again… When is it? Saturday 26th March, from 4pm Where does it start? It will start at the Goldsmiths Tavern where children or their parents/guardians should pick up the sticker sheet and a route map from the PTB…

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Penge Food Assembly

Join the Penge Food Assembly today! The Food Assembly is a local initiative that brings people in our community together to buy fresh food directly from local farmers & foodmakers.  Unlike a farmers market, you pre-order your produce online and come to the Goldsmith Arms to pick it up. There is no obligation to purchase…

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Summer in and around SE20 captured by Mary Francis

    Young Penge resident Mary Francis is not only a talented singer songwriter she’s also got a good eye for her beautiful surroundings in SE20.  Here we display some of the images she captured one warm day in August.       You can see and hear Mary at various events in Penge and around…

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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…

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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…

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