Upcoming events

Events for 1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017

Bromley's Great War - Exhibition

  • Date: 23 Nov 2016 - 22 Apr 2017
  • Every day
  • Location: 1st floor, Central Library, Bromley
  • Time: 09:30 - 17:00
  • Cost: Free of charge

Bromley during the Great War 1914-1918

Nurses and soldiers world war one photo

This exhibition tells the story of how the men, women and children of Bromley’s towns and villages contributed to the war effort both at home and on the front line.

Exhibition is open during library opening hours.

Event organiser: Bromley Historic Collections

Telephone: 020 8461 7170

Volunteering at Winsford Gardens, Penge

  • Date: 22 Feb 2017 - 29 Nov 2017
  • Every week
  • Location: Winsford Gardens, Penge, SE20 7RN
  • Time: 11:00 - 14:00
  • Cost: Free

Do you like being outdoors? Are you interested in gardening and conservation, and improving your health and well-being?

Volunteers at Winsford Gardens

Penge Green Gym Community Group/Friends of Winsford Gardens is a group of local volunteers that meets at Winsford Gardens every Wednesday

Our aim is to regenerate this small park in Penge which was neglected for a number of years.

Just come along at about 10.50 am on any Wednesday. The  group meets at  Winsford Gardens almost every Wednesday (except for Bank Holidays.)

You  will need to complete a short health questionnaire before a warm up and tool talk

For further details visit www.pengegreengym.org.uk, or email pengegreengym@hotmail.com.

Food Safety course

  • Date: 2 Mar 2017 - 3 Mar 2017
  • Every day
  • Location: The Mottingham Community and Learning Shop, 1-2, Cranley Parade, Beaconsfield Road, Mottingham, SE9 4DZ
  • Time: 09:30 - 14:30
  • Cost: £5.00

Two day food hygiene course...

washing hands

Gain sufficient knowledge in how to handle food in a safe way, and a nationally recognised qualification to work in a food related business. You will take a multiple choice exam on the second day.

This course is for learners who are actively seeking work and in receipt of certain benefits. Others may attend but at additional cost.

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
Email: mcls@bromley.gov.uk

Free Early Education (FEE) information session

  • Date: 2 Mar 2017
  • Location: 3rd Floor, Central Library, High Street, Bromley BR1 1EX
  • Time: 18:30 - 20:30
  • Cost: Free

These sessions are only for prospective or existing childcare providers to provide information and advice on Free Early Education Funding.

Photo of children playing with sand

If you are a childminder who would like to provide free early education, or if you are a day nursery or pre-school and you have a new member of staff/committee member who needs to understand how the funding works in Bromley or you simply want to update your knowledge,  come along to one of our free information sessions.

Book a place on a FEE information session

Event organiser: Early Years

Hidden Gems of Historic Orpington

  • Date: 3 Mar 2017
  • Location: Liberal Hall, 7 Station Road, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0RZ
  • Time: 19:30 - 21:30
  • Cost: Free

The Friends of Orpington Priory and Gardens invite you to their Annual Meeting...

The Priory, Orpington

We are holding our annual meeting on the theme of 'Hidden Gems of Historic Orpington' - the unique Priory Gardens, medieval Orpington Priory and modernist former Orpington Library building.

A cultural renaissance is dawning in Orpington. V22 is the new custodian of The Priory, and the Friends are inviting local residents with professional and practical skills to help restore Priory Gardens to its former glory.

This free event includes a packed programme of short presentations:

  • The Friends: past, present and future
  • Restoring Priory Gardens to its former glory
  • New opportunities for volunteering
  • Programme of events and activities for all ages
  • V22’s exciting plans for the future of The Priory
  • Illustrated talk: The History of The Priory & Gardens

Come and find out more about the 'Friends' - all are welcome! Please email the event organiser for more information.

Event organiser: The Friends of Orpington Priory and Gardens
Email: friends@orpingtonpriory.org.uk