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Noviomagus, the long lost town (West Wickham) at Crofton Roman Villa

  • Date: 1 August 2021
  • Location: Crofton Roman Villa, Crofton Road, Orpington BR6 8AF
  • Time: 10:00 - 16:30
  • Cost: Modest entry charges apply

Festival of Archaeology Special event - Noviomagus the long-lost Roman town (West Wickham).

Crofton Roman Villa drawing

As part of the Festival of Archaeology, join us at Crofton Roman Villa for a special event 'Noviomagus - the lost Roman town (West Wickham)' .

A celebration to launch a new publication about the discovery of this Roman town, sought for over 400 years!

There will be a few of the special finds from the site and the Director of Excavations will give a talk about the discoveries at 11am and 3pm.

Modest entry charges apply and signed copies of the book (£6) will be available.

Parking off York Rise.

Event organiser: Kent Archaeological Rescue Unit

Tel: 01689 860939

Website: www.karu.org.uk

Email: crofton.roman.villa@gmail.com

Dr Bike Cycle Maintenance Session - Orpington

  • Date: 9 August 2021
  • Location: Orpington War Memorial, 344 High St Orpington BR6 0NQ
  • Time: 9:00 - 12:00
  • Cost: Free

Get a free MOT for your bike...

Cycle maintenance session

Our fully qualified DR BIKE cycle mechanics will check your bike and fix minor faults such as brakes, chain, cables, gears and tyre pressure.

Simply bring your bicycle along to Orpington War Memorial.

 

This event will have strict social distancing enforced and a queue system.

Event organiser: LBB Road Safety Team
Tel: 020 8313 4546
Email: road.safety@bromley.gov.uk
Web: www.bromley.gov.uk/DrBike

Dr Bike Cycle Maintenance Session - Bromley

  • Date: 13 August 2021
  • Location: Norman Park, Hook Farm Road BR2 9SX
  • Time: 9:00 - 12:00
  • Cost: Free

Get a free MOT for your bike...

Cycle maintenance session

Our fully qualified DR BIKE cycle mechanics will check your bike and fix minor faults such as brakes, chain, cables, gears and tyre pressure.

Simply bring your bicycle along to the Cow Shed in Norman Park near the Mencap Community Hub at the Hook Farm Road (A21) entrance.

This event will have strict social distancing enforced and a queue system.

(The Cow Shed is situated on the new section of the walking path behind the car park).

Event organiser: LBB Road Safety Team
Tel: 020 8313 4546
Email: road.safety@bromley.gov.uk
Web: www.bromley.gov.uk/DrBike

Bowie's Beckenham Oddity

  • Date: 14 August 2021
  • Location: Croydon Road Recreation Ground, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3PR
  • Time: 12:00 - 20:30
  • Cost: £15 for adults £5 for Child - age 10/16 (under 10's Free!)

Bowie's Beckenham Oddity festival,

We played our songs and felt the London sky.

Come and celebrate the life and music of. David Bowie, The Growth Summer Fesival of 1969, The Spiders From Mars, The Arts Lab and beyond...

Live music, merch, food and drink stalls, face painting, kids rides, raffle and a Bowie themed auction.

 An event that's fundraising for the Bowie Bandstand restoration and plaque fund.

Organiser: Wendy Faulkner

Email: bowiesbeckenhamoddity@gmail.com

Mobile: 07546022752

Scadbury Moated Manor self guided trail

  • Date: 12 September 2021
  • Location: Scadbury Moated Manor - Scadbury Park
  • Time: 14:00 - 17:00
  • Cost: Free

See the archaeological excavations and Tudor foundations at Scadbury Moated Manor – which still has its moat around it.

Scadbury moated manor

Visitors can follow a self-guided trail around the moated manor site. They will see the archaeological excavations and the foundations of the Tudor kitchens and great hall, showing how these would have been used when the house was owned by the Walsingham family.

Visitors can also see World War II defences and a restored shepherd’s hut.

Access is from the public nature trail around Scadbury Park. The entrance to the event is where the trail passes the moated site. The nearest access from the road is along the footpath at 14 St Paul’s Wood Hill: turn left along the circular trail, 10 mins walk. From Old Perry Street car park the entrance is around 30 mins walk along the trail. There is no visitor parking at the site.

Event organiser: Orpington and District Archaeological Society

Website: www.odas.org.uk

Email: orparchsoc@yahoo.co.uk

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