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New buildings considered for Listed Status

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Remembrance Sunday Event- Saturday Afternoon

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New: Memorial Plaque to be unveiled at HG Station

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Ethel Smyth – Composer & Suffragette – A one woman show starring Gill Stoker. Friday 9 March @MHLibraryLee Tickets available from the Library and Lee Fair Shares in Leegate in advance.

The Community is invited to attend  Memorial Services on Sunday, 5th November to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Train Crash which occurred on the evening of Sunday 5 November 1967. Hither Green Station forecourt  at 12.30pm. Short service. St. Mildred’s Church Lee on 5th November 2017 at 3pm Full Service   St Swithun’s Church,  Hither Green  Lane …

As the custodians of Remembrance, The Royal British Legion calls on the nation to unite in commemorating Remembrance Sunday. All Lewisham residents are welcome to attend the service. Service programmes for each service will be handed out to all attendees.   Lewisham Cenotaph: Lewisham High Street, opposite Lewisham Hospital Sunday 13 November at 10:50am Lewisham’s main …

This past Sunday, Bishop Christopher of Southwark joined the congregation and Sir Steve Bullock to launch the new roof renovation works and the new St Mary’s Heritage app. You may have noticed the scaffolding and platforms are up at St Mary’s Church in Lewisham/ Ladywell. There has been Church on the site of St Mary’s …

Congratulations to Elisabeth and Jane, the formidable duo behind the Prefab Museum project. The Prefab Museum has just won Heritage Lottery Fund support! The funding ensures they can continue developing the national prefab archive, organising prefab events and celebrating prefab life! Elisabeth and Jane have carried on working despite major setbacks (if you recall just …

Dear all, Contac We hope you are all well. As 2016 marks 70 years of prefabs, we are planning a few events to celebrate this unexpected anniversary – prefabs were supposed to last 10 to 15 years – ! The first one will be on The Excalibur Estate at St Mark’s Church Hall (Baudwin Road, …

We’ve had some wonderful feedback from the Viewing Weekend. Despite yesterday’s power cut forcing the Station  Hotel to close, e scores of people had the chance to view the images was part of the  preparations for the ‘Our Hither Green’ history exhibition this summer.  People were asked to select which images and maps they would like …

Local History Evening. Fuss at Hither Green present The continuing story of ‘Our Manor’. Dr Ralph White, Chair of the Lee Manor Society will take us through the historical changes in our corner of Lewisham. Find out what gives the area its particular character which we all appreciate so much today. Date: Thursday 21 January …

English Channel swimming has become relatively commonplace with, by the end of 2014, 1912 successful solo swims, including a number of multiple crossings, had been made. In the early part of the 20th century though, the sport was in its infancy. One of the leading figures in the nascent sport was Hilda Sharp from Leahurst …

The Prefab Museum will be organising a number of events to mark the 70th anniversary of the post war prefab building programme. They have launched a survey to discover what type of events we might be interested in. Prefab Museum Survey. The more responses they receive the better their position to plan and apply for …