Upcoming events

Events for 1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017

The Big Draw - Bromley Historic Collections

  • Date: 25 Oct 2017
  • Location: Bromley Historic Collections, 2nd Floor, Central Library
  • Time: 10:00 - 12:00
  • Cost: Free

Bromley Historic Collections is taking part in the Big Draw festival.

Coloured pencils

Children will be able to draw inspiration from Bromley’s Historic Collections to create a nautical themed work of art.

There will be opportunities to explore the collections independently and staff on hand to guide. All materials will be provided.

This event is intended for children under 12 to attend with their parents or carers and we are not able to accommodate unattended children.

Suitable for children aged 6-11.

Please contact the organiser with any questions or for further information.

Event organiser: Bromley Historic Collections

Telephone: 0208 313 4342 (Matthew)

Email: historic.collections@bromley.gov.uk

Responsible Dog Ownership Day

  • Date: 25 Oct 2017
  • Location: Penge Recreation Ground, 58 High Street, Penge, SE20 7HB
  • Time: 11:00 - 15:00
  • Cost: Free

In partnership with Dogs Trust advice on responsible dog ownership.

Dog with collar

Free, microchipping, responsible dog ownership advice, nail clipping, basic health check, weight check, and poo bags.

£35 neutering vouchers will also be available for certain breeds of dog.

Microchipping offer 

Is open to dog owners aged 18 or over regardless of benefit status, subject to availability and resources of Dog Trust.

All breeds of dog are welcome; however Dogs Trust will not chip active hunting hounds or litters of puppies. The Dogs Trust asks that puppies under 6 months old are fully vaccinated and proof of vaccinations are brought along to the event. If your puppy has recently been vaccinated, they must be carried for the 10 days following their final vaccination.

Health checks 

Where offered, the basic health check is for ears, teeth, coat condition and general fitness only. No other veterinary treatment will be available. If your dog requires treatment for any problems found during the basic health check you will be advised to see a veterinary surgeon.

Event organiser: Bromley Council and Dogs Trust

Web: www.bromley.gov.uk/dogs and www.dogstrust.org.uk

Half term fun at Crofton Roman Villa!

  • Date: 25 Oct 2017
  • Location: Crofton Roman Villa, Crofton Road, Orpington, BR6 8AF
  • Time: 10:00 - 16:30
  • Cost: Adults £1.50, Concessions £1.00, Family of four £4.00 each additional child 50p

Travel back in time to Roman Bromley and discover fascinating facts about the Romans.

Crofton Roman Villa children's activities

Children can see and handle everyday Roman objects on our touch table, dress as Romans, dig for finds in our excavation tray, do a Roman soldier brass rubbing and play with replica Roman toys. You’ll be amazed what you can learn!

See what Roman Bromley was like 1,800 years ago!


No booking needed just drop in...

Parking available off York Rise. Adjacent to Orpington Station.

Event organiser: Kent Archaeological Rescue Unit
Email: crofton.roman.villa@gmail.com
Web: http://cka.moon-demon.co.uk/crofton-villa.htm

Volunteering at Winsford Gardens, Penge

  • Date: 25 Oct 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.

Half term Fun at Crofton Roman Villa!

  • Date: 27 Oct 2017
  • Location: Crofton Roman Villa, Crofton Road, Orpington, BR6 8AF
  • Time: 10:00 - 16:30
  • Cost: Adults £1.50, Concessions £1.00, Family of four £4.00 each additional child 50p

Travel back in time to Roman Bromley and discover fascinating facts about the Romans.

children and sandpit

Children can see and handle everyday Roman objects on our touch table, dress as Romans, dig for finds in our excavation tray, do a Roman soldier brass rubbing and play with replica Roman toys. You’ll be amazed what you can learn!

See what Roman Bromley was like 1,800 years ago!


No booking needed just drop in...

Parking available off York Rise. Adjacent to Orpington Station.

Event organiser: Kent Archaeological Rescue Unit
Email: crofton.roman.villa@gmail.com
Web: http://cka.moon-demon.co.uk/crofton-villa.htm

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