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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 […]


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