What’s On – Heritage-related event
Join the Friends of Cator and Alexandra on a walk to Cator Park from Alexandra Recreation Ground via the River Pool embankment. Learn something of the history and heritage of the parks as you go. Takes about one and a quarter hours. Ends at Kent House Coffee and Flowers. £5.00 offer on coffee and cake. Free but donations welcome.
Penge Poets Evening
First half: the poetry of celebrated Penge Victorian Poet, Joseph Gwyer. Second half: read your own poems. Admission £5.00 includes a drink and nibbles. Book in advance in person at the café.
Artwork from a plethora of talented Penge artists to see and for sale.
Easter in the Park
Join a traditional Easter egg hunt for children in Alexandra Recreation Ground. Look for painted pebbles and exchange them for an Easter egg! Easter basket making, Easter biscuits. Light refreshments (small charge). The event is meant to complement the Easter Trail.
Children collect stickers from participating shops in ad around the high street. They place these on a sheet and hand them in at one of the participating shops for an Easter egg. A free event followed by a children’s disco 4.30pm to6.30pm at the Bridge House. Organised by the Penge Tourist Board and the Traders.
A great tradition as part of the Penge Festival. Various venues including artists studios host exhibitions of local artwork. Follow the trail and buy a great piece of art for your home.
A variety of events over three weeks beginning with the 47th Festival Fete in Royston Field from 11.00am to 5.00pm on Saturday June 1.
Penge Heritage Walk 2
Date: Saturday June 8
Location: Meet at the Penge West entrance to Crystal Palace Park
Join us for a walk around Penge taking in the Dinosaurs, Penge Recreation Ground, the Victorian Murder Mystery, the Royal Naval Asylum, the Royal Watermen’s Almshouses and much more. A free walk but donations gladly received towards Penge Heritage Trail projects.
Walter de la Mare Walk
Date: Saturday June 15
Location: Moon and Stars pub, Penge High Street
Join us for a circular walk around Penge and Anerley visiting the houses where the poet and novelist lived and wrote much of his best work. A free walk but donations gladly received towards Penge Heritage Trail projects. Light refreshments in the last house.