Peckham Residents' Network

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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Brimmington Park Festival 28th June 2014

In spite of the torrential rain twice, we had an enjoyable time at Brimmington Park Festival on Saturday. Lots of visitors, and keen interest in our exhibition information about Peckham town centre. This stimulated as usual much useful discussion. Interesting festival activities, and stalls covering a wide range of interests, and local small businesses and groups.

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Brimmington Park Festival & Clifton Crescent

reminder for Saturday tomorrow 28th June Brimmington Park Midsummer Festival from midday to 6pm – just off the junction of Asylum Rd and Meeting House Lane. It promises to be a great local day out for enjoyment and information. Come and meet Peckham Vision and take opportunity to find out about and discuss developments in central Peckham. It is in a lovely green space in east Peckham alongside beautiful Clifton Crescent: http://www.ideal-homes.org.uk/southwark/assets/galleries/peckham/clifton-crescent. Peckham Vision’s sister organisation the Peckham Society was born in 1975 in the campaign to save Clifton Crescent, a magnificent early Victorian terrace.  Info on Brimmington Park Festival: http://www.brimmington-green.co.uk/
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Peckham Rye Station North Wing Retail Unit

An online local petition to Network Rail has been started “to represent local residents’ views on the potential use of the North Wing Retail Unit within Peckham Rye Station.” This unit has recently been restored and is ready and available for letting for commercial retail use. Getting the right kind of use of value to the community is of great interest to all who care about the future of Peckham town centre. The petition is here: http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/peckham-rye-station-north-wing-retail-unit. The text is copied and pasted here:
**Peckham has a rich and vibrant heritage, filled with a mix of cultures and a warm local history. The decision as to who to grant this space to will play a key role in the future of the area. The unit will represent the cornerstone of the re-development of Peckham Rye Station and therefore it is integral to grant this space to the right group. Therefore, this petition is to ask Network Rail to please take the following key points into consideration when deciding who will be awarded this highly important space. Read more of this post

Brimmington Park Festival Sat 28th June

If you live on the eastern side of Peckham, do try to visit Brimmington Park Festival this coming Saturday 28th June from midday to 6pm. Open of course to all, but in short walking distance for people on the eastern side. Brimmington Park is just off the junction of Asylum Rd and Meeting House Lane. http://www.brimmington-green.co.uk/  Peckham Vision will be there with our mobile exhibition on info about developments in central Peckham, and our increasingly interesting stall of things about Peckham! The Festival promises to be great fun. We would be delighted if you were able to drop by and see us and catch up on developments in central Peckham. It is always a pleasure to see familiar faces walk up, or to meet for the first time local people who follow our adventures!

 

Share your passion for your career

Share your passion for your career with bright enthusiastic young men, during a round of short informal conversations: https://twitter.com/stacsouthwark/status/479926456865538048/photo/1

Young People and the Arts

Message from Peckham & Camberwell MP Harriet Harman’s office:
Following Harriet’s recent speech on ‘Young People and the Arts’ at the Roundtable in Camden, Labour has launched a policy consultation on the issue. To ensure that a generation of young people is not excluded from the arts and creative industries, Labour’s policy will include measures to ensure that every young person experiences artistic excellence and participates in cultural activity. The consultation will consider the following: Read more of this post

view from the balloon in Bold Tendencies

The area covered by the community model in the making – http://goo.gl/eTG0yp – is included in this view (see photo) filmed from the balloon above Peckham’s multi-storey car park as part of the summer 2014 Bold Tendencies project http://boldtendencies.com/projects/2014/right-flight

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Camberwell Illustration presents 27th June–5th July

Peckham Vision shared a link.
Posted by Eileen Conn · 21 June
Camberwell Illustration presents (at) In Place, Copeland Park, Peckham (on) 27th June–5th July
Private View 6pm–10pm Friday 27th June http://inplacepeckham.co.uk/
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Bold Tendencies Right to Flight.

The latest performance started last night on the Peckham Multi-Storey Car Park roof – Bold Tendencies Right to Flight. http://boldtendencies.com/projects/2014/right-flight/

Theory of Everything auditions

Message from the Theory of Everything Theatre Company: Auditions – THE COMMUNITY CHORUS FOR The Theory of Everything’s TITUS at Bold Tendencies Car Park in Peckham.
Do you live or work in Peckham? Are you over 16 years of age? Do you love singing? Are you musical? Are you interested or skilled in theatre, music, beatboxing or singing? Do you want to expand your performance practice, learn new skills, use the ones you have and be part of an exciting new company? Then come and collaborate and perform in a thrilling theatrical experience this summer as part of the cast of TITUS! The first piece of theatre to be performed site-specifically at Bold Tendencies brilliant car park space in Peckham (www.boldtendencies.com). Read more of this post