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HG Wells walk and Royal Bell Opening: Sat 21 September

It’s Bertie’s birthday next Saturday!  Join us for the annual HG Wells walk on the 153rd anniversary of his birth in Bromley. Hear how he describes Victorian Bromley as it grew from market town to London suburb. We start at 10:30am … Continue reading

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Drop In announced for Park Sale

Drop in event for the sale of part of our Palace Park: 7.30pm on 10th September at the Civic Centre. But, this sale is being described as the disposal of derelict buildings, (it contains 2 caltrop shaped buildings that the council has allowed to deteriorate) in this part of the palace gardens. Continue reading

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Picturehouse is new home for rescued Art Deco Screens

“Look out in the new Picturehouse Cafe for the Art Deco screens from the former Co-op in Widmore Road.

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Picture Perfect Day, our heritage walks, in the words of a lady on the street…

A Picture Perfect Day On Saturday 22nd June I lined up outside Boots in The Glades more out of curiosity than anything else, as a lifelong resident of the borough of Bromley I figured there wasn’t much I didn’t already … Continue reading

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Heritage Open Days: 14 Sept

For the 2019 Heritage Open Day, Bromley Civic Society will be leading three walks that explore historic Bromley: 1.Saturday 14th September: 10.00am Bromley Palace and Park Meeting time and place: 10am, at Stockwell Close (off Kentish Way), close to Bromley … Continue reading

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Picture House Opening Date Is Announced

Just in case our readers haven’t already heard, the cinema on the High Street, that has just been converted to a Picture House, has an opening date, Friday 7th June! When visiting our new venue, don’t forget to look for … Continue reading

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Press Release: Bromley High Street could qualify for a share of £44 million

In recognition that HERITAGE IS A TRADING ASSET the government has put forward £44 million for High Streets, like Bromley, that are in Conservation Areas.   Bromley is expected to apply with an ‘Expression of Interest’ by 12 noon 12th … Continue reading

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Broom time – Heritage Event

The annual flowering of the shrub, from which Bromley takes its name, takes place on Martin’s Hill mid April to the end of May and we recommend all visitors and locals to witness this event of living history so fundamental … Continue reading

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Building works at Churchill Theatre – grey painted concrete instead of Lakeland tiles?

Just to let everybody know about the plans with the lakeland slate tiles that are falling off the cladding on Churchill Theatre:

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Three Heritage open day walks: September 2018

Bromley Civic Society will be leading three of its popular heritage walks during September to celebrate open day 17th century Bromley and Sheppard’s Colleges The 17th century Grade 1 listed, Wren inspired buildings form a quiet oasis in Bromley North. … Continue reading

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