Gardeners’ Question Time at Prendergast: 29th August 2017

                  Brockley Society’s Street Trees for Living  campaign is delighted to announce that it will be hosting Radio 4’s flagship gardening programme Gardeners’ Question Time on Tuesday 29th August 2017 at The Mural Hall, Prendergast Hilly Fields College (Hilly Fields campus), London SE4 1LE. Tickets cost £4.50 (and […]

‘Plant Star’ by Jabiz Raisdana on Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0). on Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Brockley Society Photographic Portrait Competition

Are you a keen photographer? Are you interested in Brockley, and the people who work in its businesses and shops? If so, why not enter our free photographic portrait competition! First Prize: £150 cash Second Prize: £50 cash   Entries must be portraits of the people at the heart of the present-day Brockley’s businesses. Can […]

Brockley Society Open Meeting: Growing up in Brockley

7.30pm, Wednesday April 19, 2017 at the Brockley Social Club. As new people move into the area it sometimes seems that Brockley is changing. But many people who grew up in Brockley, went to school and played in our streets still live here. We are inviting several people, ranging from a […]

Children Watching Punch & Judy show, 1972.

Tending the garden

Breakspears Mews Community Garden: Senior Gardening Club

Breakspears Mews Community Garden is an oasis of peace, quiet and togetherness. Our sessions dedicated to Seniors start again on Thursday the 20th of April and will run every Thursday from 10am to 12.30pm, for 8 weeks, until June 15th. All Seniors are welcome, no gardening experience required and no […]

Festival of Ideas for Change

On Sunday 20th November 2016, over 250 people attended the inaugural Festival of Ideas for Change in the Mural Hall at Prendergast Hilly Fields College. A fascinating range of speakers came and shared ideas about how to achieve a more peaceful and equitable future. To find out more about this hugely […]

The audience at the inaugural 'Festival of Ideas for Change'.

Cupcakes at the Mid Winter Warmer event, February 2017 (held at the Brockley Social Club).

MidWinter Warmer 2017

Saturday 11 February, 2pm-5pm Brockley Social Club, 240 Brockley Road, SE4 2SU The cold and slightly snowy weather did not deter our attendees at the annual Seniors Mid-Winter Warmer on 11th February. We were beautifully regaled by the Senior’s Choir, led once again by Christine Bond, and there were plentiful […]

Brockley Society Annual General Meeting. 7.30pm, Wednesday 16 November.

Wednesday 16 November, 7.30pm Brockley Social Club All welcome No obligation   As required by charity law, Brockley Society elects officers and other sub-committees every year. This AGM will be selecting these officers for the coming 12 months. By coming along to the meeting there is no obligation to participate, but you […]

Map of Brockley Conservation Area (Jan 2011)

Brockley Conservation Area: Advantages and Responsibilities

(This article appeared in the June 2016 Newsletter) Special architectural and historic interest Because of its special architectural and historic interest, Brockley Conservation Area was designated by the council in 1973 and extended in 1991, 1993 and 2005. Building of this speculatively-developed Victorian suburb began in the 1830s. Most houses […]