Join Sydenham Gardens for their Christmas Fair. There will be Christmas crafts, Santa’s Grotto, raffles, roasted chestnuts, presents stall, cakes and so much more! At Sydenham Garden Resource Centre, 28a Wynell Rd, SE23 2LW Entrance £1 or 50p Concessions.
With thanks to Jan Piggott and Steve Grindlay for the following information. It is well known that Ernest Shackleton passed his schooldays in Sydenham, as commemorated by the Blue Plaque on the large house on Westwood Hill next to St Bartholomew’s Church, now called ‘St David’s’, but originally ‘Aberdeen House’. He was the son of Dr Henry … Continue reading Shackleton plays truant in the ‘Silverdale Wood’ (Dacres Wood Reserve)
.....the Nature's Gym volunteers will be out toiling in the Parks and Nature Reserves in Lewisham. Yesterday, 19 brave souls made the trip to Sydenham Wells Park to volunteer their time. We have been working here for a while to create and improve the meadow areas in the nature area of the site. Sydenham Wells … Continue reading Come rain, come cold winds, come frozen ground….