What’s On – Heritage-related events

Poetry in the Park

Date: Friday July 26
Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Location: Alexandra Recreation Ground

Results of the Poetry Competition together with a reading of Nature poetry to celebrate the launch of London as a National Park City. Bring and read your own poem.

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Music in the Park

Date: Sunday July 28
Time: 3.00pm – 5.00pm
Location: Alexandra Recreation Ground

Bring a folder chair and/or blanket and listen to the glorious Beckenham Concert Band. Raffle, tombola, cake and drink stall, Carnival Coffee and Himalayan Kitchen.

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Physicality in the Park

Date: Sunday July 28
Time: 10.00am to 12.00pm
Location: Alexandra Recreation Ground

Free taster classes for all ages: Yoga, Keep Fit, Silly Sports Good Gym, Zumba. Continuing the tradition of using our local parks for health and fitness. Organised by the Friends of Cator and Alexandra.

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Annual SE20 Art Group Show

Date: 31 August to 1st September
Time: Saturday, 10.0am to 6pm; Sunday, 12.00am to 5.00pm.
Location: Kenilworth Hall, Kenilworth Road, SE20 7GQ

See the work of Penge’s brilliant local artists and maybe buy one or two original pieces for your home. Preview evening with drinks and nibbles: Friday, 30 August from 6.00pm to 9.00pm.

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Paws in the Park

Date: September 8
Time: 100pm to 5.30pm
Location: Cator Park, Aldersmead Road, BR3 INA

Continuing the tradition of community events in Cator Park. A family dog show organised by the Friends of Cator and Alexandra with a variety of stalls and opportunities for family fun. Enter your pooch for various prize-winning activities! Don’t miss.

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Walter de la Mare’s Birthday Party

Date: Saturday April 25 2020
Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Location: Penge Library

A celebration of Walter de la Mare’s Birthday with poetry readings, song and a birthday cake!

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Penge Poets

Date: Saturday September 14                                                                      
Time: 7.30pm
Location: Bluebelle Cafe, 182 Maple Road, SE20 8JB

First half: the poetry of Thomas Hardy. Second half: read your own poems. £5.00 entry booked in advance at the cafe includes drink and nibbles.