Chalk the Brockwell Walk

Chalk the WalkBrockwell Park’s free annual community chalk in returns on Sunday 25th August 2013. This year’s chalking theme is ‘What I Like About Where I Live’ – if everything was changing, what would you like to keep?

Please bring your creativity to (temporarily) decorate the Park’s paths and we’ll supply the chalk! Meet us on the main paths from 1pm. The event is scheduled to close at 4pm.

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Alice returns to Brockwell Park

alice%20thumbnailAlice makes a welcome return to Brockwell Park for the first time since 2010.

The promenade production, by Sixteen Feet, is family friendly entertainment suitable for 6 year olds and above, and follows a successful two year run of Wind in the Willows.

Alice takes place between 27th July and 11th August in Brockwell Park’s historic Walled Garden. Each performance lasts one hour and can host 60 audience members, so booking is advisable. Tickets are £7.50 to £10.50 with concessions available.

Click here for Sixteen Feet’s booking details.

Brockwell Dog Show 2013 – Out of this World!

The Dog Show proved another hit in Brockwell Park’s community events calendar.

500 local people attended this year’s ‘Space and Aliens’ show on Sunday 14th July with 87 entries overall. Many dogs were entered in a number of classes.

Extra terrestrials pose unconvincingly as Dog Show judges
Extra terrestrials pose unconvincingly as Dog Show judges

The 2013 winners are as follows:

Cutest Puppy: ‘Milo’. Jacawanwa.

Handsomest Dog: ‘Ron’. English Bull Terrier.

Prettiest Bitch: ‘Mary’. Greyhound.

Golden Oldie: ‘Albie’. Lurcher Terrier Cross

Dogs Got Talent: ‘Carmel’. Labrador

Dog and Owner Fancy Dress: ‘Tessa’. Mongrel.

"I hope they've completed a risk assessment for their lightsabers". Woof!
“I hope they’ve completed a risk assessment for their lightsabers”. Woof!

Many thanks to Brockwell Park’s Education Officer, Theresa Hoare, for co-ordinating another fantastic event and to everyone else who was involved in the event planning and delivery on the hottest day of the year. 

Yelp! Everything's gone green!
Yelp! Everything’s gone green!

See you again in 2014!

With our combined strength, we can bring order to Lambeth!
With our combined strength, we can bring order to Lambeth!

Barking MAD!

sh_dog_show_110710_0821Brockwell Park’s Dog Show returns on Sunday 14th July with a ‘Space and Aliens’ theme.

Entry is £1.50 per dog, per category, and there is free micro chipping and dog ID tags. Registration takes place at Brockwell Hall between noon and 1.45pm, with the show starting at 2pm.

There will be prizes (kindly donated by Brockwell Vets, Norwood Road Vets and other local businesses) in categories judged by local community representatives that include:

  • Dog and owner fancy dress
  • Handsomest dog
  • Prettiest bitch
  • Golden oldie
  • Cutest puppy
  • Dog’s got Talent

All profits from the Dog Show are donated to community events in Brockwell Park and the Blue Cross animal charity. For further information contact Brockwell Park’s Development and Education Officer Theresa Hoare: 020 7926 6283 or thoare@lambeth.gov.uk

Shakespeare returns to Brockwell Park

AtticShakespeare returns to Brockwell Park with Attic Theatre’s production of Twelfth Night, or What You Will. Performances take place at 7.15pm between Wednesday 3rd July and Sunday 14th July, with matinees on selected days. Educational workshops for schools are also provided. For performance details, booking and workshops please see the Twelfth Night blog