All upcoming events

The South East London Poppy Appeal Launch

  • Date: 28 Oct 2017
  • Location: The Glades, Bromley
  • Time: 11:00 - 18:00
  • Cost: Free

Official launch event for South East London marking the start of our national Remembrance period.

Lapel poppy - image provided by The Royal British Legion -

There will be lots going on throughout the day and it will start with a formal ceremony at 11:00 where the mayor will be in attendance.

There will also be performances from the Military Wives Choir, The Kentones, Valley Primary School’s Brass Band and readings given from local residents.

We will also be having the Bromley Cadets collecting during the day, a Royal British Legion stand and a re-enactment group who will be speaking about life during WW1.

Event organiser: Royal British Legion

SELMEC Meccano Show 2017

  • Date: 28 Oct 2017
  • Location: Eltham United Reformed Church, 1 Court Road, Eltham, London SE9 5AD
  • Time: 10:30 - 16:30
  • Cost: Adults and Unaccompanied Children – £5.00; Accompanied Children – FREE

Discover working models of cars, cranes, trains, funfair rides and more, all built from Meccano.

Meccano model car

The Meccano Show returns to Eltham United Reformed Church for its 39th year!

Discover working models of cars, cranes, trains, funfair rides and more, all built from Meccano, the famous construction toy invented by Frank Hornby in 1901.

Invent and build your own model in our Make It With Meccano workshop, then enter it into our Meccano Creative Challenge for the chance to win a prize. Buy parts from our dealers and win prizes in our raffle. It's a great day out for all the family, and free for accompanied kids!

Find out more at  or visit  for details of this and many other Meccano events happening in and around London.

Nearest public transport: Eltham and Mottingham railway stations Buses serving Eltham High Street

Event organiser: SELMEC

Email: Tim Surtell (Show organiser) –

Fireworks Display at High Elms

  • Date: 3 Nov 2017
  • Location: High Elms Golf Course, High Elms Road, Downe, Kent, BR6 7JL
  • Time: 18:00 - 23:00
  • Cost: Family of 4 £18, Adults £8, Children over 5 and over 60's £5

Fireworks display and entertainment at High Elms Golf Course

firework in night sky

 High Elms Golf Course are hosting a Fireworks display.

Hot and cold food and drink available to purchase along with glow items.

Face painting and DJ until 23:00. 

Event organiser and tickets: Mytime Active (Anne Gaff) 


Telephone: 01689 858175 (option 4)

Beckenham Fireworks in the Park

  • Date: 4 Nov 2017
  • Location: Croydon Road Recreation Ground, Beckenham, BR3 3NR
  • Time: 18:00 - 21:00
  • Cost: See details below

The annual Beckenham Fireworks event in Croydon Road Recreation Ground ( Beckenham Rec) with funfair, food stalls and face painting.

firework display

The event includes a quiet fireworks before the main event - which will still have all the usual bangs and music.

Gates open 5pm
Quiet fireworks 6pm (no bangs for younger children)
Normal fireworks 7.45pm

Ticket prices 

No advance sales

Primary and preschool children – free (must be accompanied)
Children (11+) – £5
Adults (18+)– £1
Family ticket – £20 (2 adults 2 children (11+) or 1 adult and 3 children (11+))

We will have an entrance in Croydon Road and another in Village Way in Beckenham.

No pets, alcohol, sparklers or fireworks may be brought into the event. 

This event raises money for local charities.

Event organiser: 5th Beckenham South Scout Group (reg charity number 1011301)


Christmas Decorations

  • Date: 7 Nov 2017 - 12 Dec 2017
  • Every week
  • Location: The Mottingham Community and Learning Shop, 1-2, Cranley Parade, Beaconsfield Road, Mottingham, SE9 4DZ
  • Time: 12:30 - 14:30
  • Cost: £5.00

Learn to create gifts and decorations for Christmas using new and vintage fabrics, ribbons, buttons and beads. Use techniques such as applique, simple patchwork, embroidery and decoration.

Christmas decorations

This course is for adults living, working or volunteering in the London Borough of Bromley. Please contact the team at The Mottingham Community and Learning Shop for more details or to book a place.

Event organiser: Mottingham Community and Learning Shop 
Telephone: 0208 860 1150

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