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June 2018

Dinosaur Walk and Talk with Kate Boyle

June 10, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Crystal Palace Park, 42 Thicket Road
London, SE19 2GA United Kingdom
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' Sunday morning stroll around the Grade I Listed Dinosaurs once part of the world  famous Crystal Palace. Hear how the Great Exhibition of 1851 moved to South London and the dinosaurs were one of the many amusing attractions on offer to the Victorians.' Approx 1 hr.

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Home Front Penge - How we lived through the First World War

Home Front Penge – How we lived through the First World War

June 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Melvin Hall, Melvin Rd
Penge, London SE20 8EU United Kingdom
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Home Front Penge - How we lived through the First World War As part of the Penge Festival -  Local  Historian Martin Spence will give an illustrated talk to mark the centenary of The First World War.

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Oh What a Lovely War

June 13, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Bridge House Theatre, The Bridge House Tavern
Penge, London SE20 8RZ United Kingdom
£7.50

Oh What a Lovely War 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1 and we commemorate this event with a special showing of the film version of the stage Musical made famous by Joan Littlewood and the film was directed by Richard Attenborough and features a cast of some of the most famous actors of the time. The film focuses mainly on the  members of the Smith family who change their initially sunny views on World War…

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Penge Heritage Walk 2018

June 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Alexandra Nurseries, 56B Parish Ln
Penge, London SE20 7LJ United Kingdom
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Penge Heritage Walk 2018

The Penge Heritage Walk 2018 is a GUIDE WALK AROUND PENGE!

Join us for a circular walk around Penge, finding out about the past and viewing some of the fascinating and beautiful heritage sites.

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June 2019

Inventing Remembrance- a talk by Martin Spence

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Melvin Hall, Melvin Rd
Penge, London SE20 8EU United Kingdom
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Local History talk

Inventing Remembrance -a talk by Martin Spence Local historian and resident Martin Spence will be talking to us about Penge's War Memorial in his new presentation entitled: Inventing Remembrance: the Origins of the Penge War Memorial.   The talk will be held at Melvin Hall, Melvin Road SE20, commencing at 7pm. Martins talks are usually very popular so please arrive early.   Cheese & Wine will be served after the talk, kindly sponsored by Penge Forum. This is a free…

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Penge Heritage Walk 2

June 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Crystal Palace Park, 42 Thicket Road
London, SE19 2GA United Kingdom
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Heritage walk

Penge Heritage Walk 2 Penge Heritage Walk 2 is an afternoon walk led by Mr Christopher O’Shaughnessy, and will last approx. 1.5 hours. Chris has spent many years as a resident of Penge devoting his time to his family and his love of the arts and the history of Penge: he’s a talented still -life painter, a reader of poetry, a playwright, a volunteer to two parks in the area and a true Friend of Penge. As the main researcher…

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Walter De La Mare Walk

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Moon & Stars, 164-166 High Street, Penge SE20 7QS + Google Map

Walter De La Mare walk: Poet & Novelist,1873-1956 -part of Penge Festival   The Walter De la Mare Walk is a mid-morning walk led by Mr Christopher O’Shaughnessy, and will last approx. 1.5 hours.   De la Mare was much admired and published during his lifetime and is an international literary figure. He was much admired by T.S. Eliot who wrote a poem for his memorial service praising the poet’s mastery of ‘the inexplicable mystery of sound’. The walk starts…

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Beer Tasting Quiz – with Quiz Master Matt Walden form the Three Hounds Beer Company

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
West Beckenham Bowls Club
Beer tasting quiz

Beer Tasting Quiz  - With Quiz Master Matt Walden from the Three Hounds Beer Company This event is new to the festival and new to Penge! Do you know which year the beer can was invented?  Or how many pints are in a Firkin? Want to have a guess at the answers and get to taste five locally brewed beers whilst pitching your wits against our quiz master Matt Walden? Then book your tickets today for this Beer Tasting quiz…

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