Sax appeal

saxophone choirLondon Saxophone Choir perform an eclectic mix of baroque to modern, classical to jazz, folk to pop and everything in between.

The concert takes place at the Performance Space, Brockwell Hall, 3pm to 5pm on Sunday 14 September 2014 and is FREE. There will be a fundraising collection in support of BPCP’s community events in the park.

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Brockwell Park at the Lambeth Community Awards 2014

BxFwdJXCAAAlt0HWe are delighted to report that Brockwell Park was well represented at tonight’s Lambeth Community Awards.

Hosted by The Worshipful Mayor of Lambeth, Cllr Ade Aminu, (pictured, right), the Awards ceremony marks all that is good in Lambeth’s voluntary and community sector.

 

Brixton BMX ClubAdrian Martin, head coach of park stakeholder group Brixton BMX club won the ‘Keeping Lambeth healthy community award’. Adrian has nurtured local talent to help produce regional, national, European and world BMX champions. Through Adrian’s coaching skills, local children learn to enjoy riding and reap the health benefits both physically and mentally including children with mental health and behavioural problems. Adrian was accompanied by Ken Floyde, founder of the Brixton BMX club, who is thrilled that the next generation of club leader has been formally recognised by the Borough. Adrian’s award was presented by Cllr Paul McGlone.

BPCP logoBPCP was nominated in the ‘community organisation of the year award’. Our nomination demonstrates our commitment, drive and belief that open and accessible green space is vital for the health and well being of local residents; and that Brockwell Park continues to benefit all Lambeth residents without exception through a range of inclusive and fun community activities.

On a great evening for Lambeth Park groups, David Dandridge of Clapham Common Management Advisory Committee (Clapham Common’s Community Partner) won the Lord Scarman award for his work on the free annual ‘Common People’ event which brings the local community together.

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Dahlia ‘Sandy’ Ellis 10th May 1970 – 15th August 2014

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People all over the world, join hands, start a park train, park train

IMG_2034 IMG_2036 IMG_2094 IMG_2097 IMG_2103 IMG_2104 IMG_2106Thanks to local band Soul Intent and colleagues for a great afternoon’s entertainment in Brockwell Park.

The free concert was enjoyed by around 300 park users in fine weather.

It was a lot of fun, as these photos attest!

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Changing Room Block demolition

Changing Room BlockBrockwell Park Commmunity Partners decision that the abandoned Changing Room Block should be demolished was reported in the latest issue of Brixton Bugle.

Read the article here

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