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Walk: Belvedere Road and the Cintra Park Estate

Friday, June 9, 2023

and Saturday, June 10, 2023

Lambeth Country Show

Saturday, June 10, 2023

and Sunday, June 11, 2023

Free entry.

El Swing with Orquesta Mambarito Live

Saturday, June 10, 2023

¡Oye Salseros! London’s salsa sensation Orquesta Mambarito sets the dancefloor alight!

Free 'makers' workship in West Norwood Cemetery - part of the London Festival of Architecture

Sunday, June 11, 2023

A FREE 'makers' workshop as part of the 2023 London Festival of Architecture.
Click on the headline for more info on how to take part ...

Walk: The First Crystal Palace FC

Sunday, June 11, 2023

Journalist and author Gordon Law will lead a walk in Anerley and Penge to tell the story of the original Crystal Palace Football Club. Meet at The Thicket, 75 Anerley Road SE20 8DQ

Upper Norwood Recreation Ground Summer Community Party

Sunday, June 11, 2023

The Summer Community Party celebrates 133 years of the Rec which was officially opened in 1890 by the Mayor of Croydon to preserve land for recreational use.

Walk: The Gentrification of Upper Norwood Initiated by the Arrival of the Crystal Palace

Monday, June 12, 2023, Friday, June 16, 2023

Local historian Stephen Oxford will explore how the Crystal Palace affected land use and values including hotels, public houses and housing.

Talk: a Victorian Hero - by Julie Chandler

Monday, June 12, 2023

Colonel Frederick Burnaby was the strongest man in the British Army and an adventurer, maverick and all-round good guy.

Walk: Architecture Spawned by the arrival of the Crystal Palace in Upper Norwood

Wednesday, June 14, 2023, Sunday, June 18, 2023

Local historian Stephen Oxford will explore how the arrival of the Crystal Palace gave birth to hotels and Crystal Palace High Level Station.

Storytelling workshop: Freddy Counts to Zen with Sara Yates

Friday, June 16, 2023

Freddy Firebreath is an angry dragon who is on a quest for treasure but finds himself stuck in a castle and gets very mad. A beautiful rhyming story for children to understand and deal