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 […]

Map of Brockley Conservation Area (Jan 2011)

Front Garden Sale September 2016

Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th September 2016 ++++++++ 11am – 4pm ++++++++ Why not end the summer with a big clear-out? Delve into your cupboards and lofts, sheds and garages… Find out what surplus treasures you’ve got hidden away; Join the ‘Cash from the Attic’ movement now!   *** STOP […]

Coordinated Front Garden pic

Camera's eye view of the throng

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 […]

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 […]

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

The maypole drew the crowds

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 […]

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 […]

Mews Walk9

BMCG Seniors' gardening club. May 2015

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 […]