Tag: Brockwell Park

Government orders council to get on with Cressingham residents’ transfer plan

Central government has told Lambeth council that it must cooperate with a proposal to transfer the demolition-threatened Cressingham Gardens to an organisation of residents. It...

Support Sylvan Bowls Club stay on the green

  The Brockwell Park Sylvan Bowls club is appealing for help to keep the lawns trim and watered throughout the summer, writes Catherine Wiltshire The club...

Young performers to play Brockwell Park

Brockwell Park is to host another music festival in September. But don’t reach for your lawyer … The Junior Open Mic Micro Festival will be...

Pool Party: Lido Lates

Carina Murphy dives into Brockwell ‘Lido Lates’ Ah, Brockwell Lido. Where better to head in the sun-blasted hazy days of endless heatwave than South London’s...

‘Inappropriate’ Brockwell Park events criticised

The Open Spaces Society, that campaigns to protect people’s right to enjoy parks, paths and other open spaces, has accused local authorities, including Lambeth,...

Brockwell Friends call for country show to be postponed

Friends of Brockwell Park (FoBP) has called for the Lambeth Country Show to be postponed until autumn to “allow the community to have input”...

Brockwell Park school sports veto was ‘wrong advice’

Brixton schools that tried to book Brockwell Park for sports days were told by Lambeth council’s leisure provider GLL that it had been advised...

LIDO HOSTS FIRST SPRING RELAY EVENT

Swimming club teams from across London met for the first Brockwell Spring relays. Seven teams totalling about 100 swimmers included the home side and Spencer...

Overcrowding sees headliner’s set delayed and shortened at Field Day 

Tevye Markson found overcrowding, good beer and vegan options at Field Day Four Tet’s headline performance at Field Day on Saturday was delayed for 50...

Pop-up 60-bike Santander cycle station for Brockwell Park

Transport for London will install a pop-up Santander cycle docking station in Brockwell Park this weekend (12-13 May). About 60 bikes will be near the...

Brixton BMX racers out in force to excel on home track

Almost 40 Brixton riders took part when Brixton BMX Club’s Brockwell Park track attracted a strong attendance for Round 2 of the 250 London...

Brockwell Lido free for all

(sponsored Blogpost) For those who only know the Brockwell Lido as a place for a summer dip, you are invited to get to know...

Brockwell Friends ‘incensed’ by Lovebox leaflet

Friends of Brockwell Park (FOBP) is “incensed” over a leaflet distributed to people living near the park by the organisers of the planned Lovebox...

Council’s Brockwell Park partner says giant events must be reconsidered

Brockwell Park Community Partners (BPCP), which recently agreed with Lambeth council to take part in a “partnership board” to oversee the running of the...

Down by the waterside: Lido Cafe review

Carina Murphy doesn’t go for a swim The lovingly restored 1930s art deco Lido Café on the edge of Brockwell Park will be familiar to...

‘Gigantic intrusion’ into beloved Brockwell Park

Friends of Brockwell Park (FoBP), the charity that has protected the interests of the park for more than 30 years, says today (11 December)...