Peckham Residents' Network

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Monthly Archives: May 2011

Sun 5th June street parties in Bellenden

The Big Lunch is into its 3rd year. This year the website shows many street lunches in the East Dulwich, Peckham Rye, Peckham area. These are the ones listed on the website happening in Bellenden / west side of Rye Lane:
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calling young film makers in SE15 – Peckham & Nunhead free film festivals

contact: email

The 2011 Peckham and Nunhead Free Film Festivals will take place at community venues throughout London SE15 between 9-18 September 2011.

Please pass this email on to people under 25.

CALLING YOUNG FILM MAKERS… Could you make a film about SE15? Read more of this post


Sunday 5th June Choumert Square Open Gardens Day

Message from Bellenden Residents’ Group & Choumert Sq. residents

It is summer again – and the Choumert Square open day on Sunday 5th June. This is a fabulous event, and all welcome. People come from far and wide as well as it being like our very own Bellenden Village Fete. Really worth experiencing. See details below and in attached leaflet. For a foretaste from a previous year see: Read more of this post

24 May 6pm – Role of Art Institutions in Peckham – discussions with residents

Over the last several years, there have been a growing number of art events involving local residents in Peckham.  Tim Birtwistle is an artist/film-maker currently organising a project based around the role and involvement of art institutions in South East London. His current project is to examine the Role of Art Institutions in Peckham, including a discussion with local residents. This will take place
on:  TUESDAY 24th May at 6pm
at:  The New Gallery, 95 Peckham Road ( Read more of this post

Future of London Bridge Station exhibition & public meeting

London Bridge station will be rebuilt between 2012 and 2019. This is a major redevelopment in our part of London which will have a big effect on the area around London Bridge affecting rail users, bus users, local Bermondsey residents and anyone travelling through or visiting that area. Next week there is a Network Rail exhibition at the station with rail people there to answer questions. Read more of this post

25, 26, 27 May – Adapting Peckham events

There are many students who now take Peckham town centre as a case study across a range of  professions. This email gives information about a workshop involving students from the UK and Japan. They will be here in Peckham 25-27 May, and local residents who take an interest in Peckham town centre are invited to engage with the students: Read more of this post

Sat 21 May 10am-12pm Son Gallery coffee & croissants for residents

this is one of the creative enterprises in the emerging Copeland Cultural Quarter:
Son Gallery local residents’ morning
For Tom Saunderson’s Study in Archive (i)
SATURDAY 21st MAY 2011, 10am – 12pm Read more of this post

school admissions survey

Message from Southwark Council:

Are you a parent or carer who has recently applied for a Southwark Secondary school place for your child?
Southwark Council are undertaking a review of schools admissions and support for parents and carers.  As part of this we would like parents and carers whose children have applied for a Southwark secondary school place to complete a questionnaire. Read more of this post

Goose Green Fair Sunday 8 May

SUNDAY 8th MAY 11:00am – 4:00pm
Goose Green, East Dulwich Road

Now it in its sixth year, the Festival Fair will bring together a selection of the best craftspeople, designers, independent shops, bars and cafes from the vibrant and creative East Dulwich area. Lots of free family fun and live music, too.  The donkeys will make another appearance this year!

I will be there with the Peckham Residents’ Network stall as usual, (alongside the Friends of Goose Green stall). We will have all the latest on the continuing step by step transformation of Peckham Rye station, including next steps for the Old Waiting Room. Come and find out about that and how it will help to realise the potential of Peckham town centre. It will be great to meet some of you. Read more of this post

don’t forget the vote on Thursday

1. Referendum about the voting system for electing MPs. See below * for weblinks for explanations and the issues, and the case for change and the case against.
2. Those who live in The Lane ward also vote on Thursday to fill a ward councillor vacancy caused by a recent councillor resignation. See below ** for more information. Read more of this post