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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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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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Visit the old Palace on the next Bromley Heritage Walk

Bromley Civic Society will be organising another heritage walk on Saturday 14th May led by Peter Martin, the BCS Vice-Chair and Jane Secker, BCS Secretary. It will be an opportunity to visit Bromley Palace and see inside the building, which … Continue reading

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Green Space Heritage Walk: Sunday 17 April

Discover Bromley’s own ‘Green Man’. See the flowering Broom, from which the Town takes its name; the special landscape features of historic Bromley Palace; specimen trees planted in a bygone age; a Tudor bee hive niche and historic views unchanged … 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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January 2016 Newsletter!

The latest BCS newsletter is now available. It contains a range of fascinating heritage stories, including about David Bowie, as well as updates on the Council’s Local Plan and good news about the Orpington Priory Community Hub. Over the past … Continue reading

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Orpington Priory Regeneration Project: Meeting 10 December

Bromley Civic Society commented in June about the sad fate of Bromley’s Museum and the Orpington Priory buildings in which it was based. The Council has decided that the Priory is surplus to its requirements and the fate of the … Continue reading

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Latest BCS newsletter now available

The November edition of the BCS newsletter is now available. It contains stories about BCS heritage walks, Site G, and the former Bromley museum at Orpington priory. The newsletter also displays the new BCS logo incorporating the Star and Garter … 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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