Tag Archives: Bromley history

HG Wells in Bromley: a Bromley Civic Society talk

The talk will be held at the Parish Rooms, Church Road, Bromley at 8.00pm on Thursday 26th January 2017. The places and sights that the young HG Wells would have known, described in his own vivid words. Tony Banfield, Jane … Continue reading

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Events at Bromley & Sheppard’s Colleges

Following our post on July 20th, BCS would like to remind people of the celebrations taking place in October around the 350th anniversary of Bromley & Sheppard’s colleges. On 13 October at 7.00pm, you can find out about the life … Continue reading

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HG Wells Bromley Walk: Sunday 25 September

To celebrate the 150 year anniversary of HG Wells’ birth in Bromley and complement the upcoming Sci-Fi weekend, Bromley Civic Society will be conducting a costumed walk around the Bromley that HG Wells knew as a boy.  At various stopping … Continue reading

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Bromley & Sheppard’s Colleges: 350th Anniversary Celebrations!

Bromley Civic Society would like to congratulate Bromley & Sheppard’s Colleges as they celebrate their 350th anniversary on 13-16 October 2016. There will be several days of musical events which will include performances by the Bromley Youth Music Trust and … Continue reading

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Bromley Civic Society: May 2016 Newsletter

The latest BCS newsletter is now available. It contains a range of important local news stories set within the context of the Government’s Housing & Planning Bill which received Royal Assent this month. From a heritage perspective we include a … Continue reading

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Orpington Priory Community Hub

BCS has reported recently on progress made by the Orpington Priory Community Hub to save the Priory building for local people. OPCH has produced the following leaflet to help publicise the work of the group and to encourage anyone interested … Continue reading

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Join us for a Bromley heritage walk on Saturday 31 October

Heritage Walk Bromley North Saturday 31st October 2015 Meet at 10:30am outside the Railway Tavern (opp Bromley North Station) FREE The walk will last about 2 hours A walk around the old town of Bromley to get a flavour of … Continue reading

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A look inside the Royal Bell Hotel, Bromley

Peter Martin, Vice Chair Bromley Civic Society, writes about the Royal Bell Hotel. This story appeared in our September newsletter. With thanks to Jo Hone for the photographs. The Royal Bell has stood empty and forlorn now for some 5 … Continue reading

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Bromley Heritage Walk – Saturday 26 September

Meet at 10:30am outside the Railway Tavern (opposite Bromley North Station) The walk will last about an hour and a half and will be free of charge . Donations to BCS very welcome! A walk around the old town of … Continue reading

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