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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…


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…

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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