Hilly Fields Mass Photo: media installation at Conran Estates

Friday 15th – Sunday 17th July. ‘The Big Photo’ on Sunday 19 July 2015 on Hilly Fields captured a contemporary portrait of who we are today, inspired by the historic 1918 photo taken in the same place. About 6,000 people took part. The photographer was Simon Terrill, renowned for his […]

Camera's eye view of the throng

Sizzle sizzle! Flickr (Photo: Matt Lancashire on Flickr - CC)

Brockley Society BBQ: Friday 8th July, 7.30pm, Stone Circle, Hilly Fields

Bring friends and family for a communal cook-out, and to meet others from the Brockley area. All are welcome! Some basic food and refreshments will be provided, and feel free to bring your own to cook on BrocSoc’s barbecue. This is a fairly low-key gathering rather than a party; the […]


Picture Gallery: Hilly Fields Fayre 2016

Here are the pictures from Hilly Fields Midsummer Fayre, Saturday 18 June. Just click an image below to zoom in! We would like to thank: The stallholders who brought fun and vitality to the Fayre last Saturday The dozens of volunteers who worked extremely hard work to make the day a huge success! Special […]

The maypole drew the crowds

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Historical Mews Walk. Sunday 8 May, 11am – 12.30pm

Brockley Society president and veteran historian Gillian Heywood MBE is leading another of her fascinating walking tours of the hidden gems of Brockley. It will take place between on Sunday 8th May, between 11am-12.30pm. Running between the back gardens of the large houses on Upper Brockley Road, Manor Avenue, Wickham Road […]


Breakspears Mews Community Garden: Visitors’ Day and AGM

Breakspears Mews Community Garden is a shared green space that has been planned, designed, built and maintained by some community members for the use and enjoyment of all Brockley’s community. We grow vegetables, herbs, fruits and flowers communally. The Garden has developed over the last three years, after local residents […]

BMCG Seniors' gardening club. May 2015

Spike Milligan, one time resident of Honor Oak Park. Photo: By Source, Fair use, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=37025939

A celebration of the life and humour of Spike Milligan

Comedy legend and local boy Spike Milligan was born on April 16th 1918 in Ahmednagar, India. Aged about 14, his family moved back to the UK: first to 4 Ringstead Rd, Catford, and later to Gabriel Street and Riseldine Road in Honor Oak Park. About 25 Spike fans and the […]


Sunday March 13th: Brockley Street Trees event “Everything to play for!”

The Tree Committee cordially invite you to the 5th ‘Tree Enthusiasts’ event! 11.30am, Sunday 13th March 2016 Upstairs at the Talbot Public House “STREET TREES – Everything to play for!” Since 2012, local residents have raised and voted for funds to plant nearly 150 new trees, at numerous locations in […]

blossom by flickr.com/zephyrphoto CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

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Midwinter Warmer Event 2016

  Seniors citizens from Brockley and beyond came together for several hours on Saturday 13th February at the Brockley Social Club for the ‘Midwinter Warmer’ event, now in its eighth year. Sandwiches and cakes were provided by volunteers, and entertainment was provided by the Seniors Choir. One senior, Gloria Brown, […]