Heart-warming Christmas Films for Hither Green!

SUNDAY 6th DECEMBER: CHRISTMAS FILM DAY!!

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Hither Green Arts Society sells tickets in advance at 3 places:

  1. In 2 local cafes: The Cafe Of Good Hope & You Don’t Bring Me Flowers
  2. Online at We Got Tickets

Tickets will also be sold on the door if any remain.To avoid disappointment you are encouraged to buy your tickets in advance!

Everyone is welcome to bring their own cushions to increase the comfort of the hall chairs, though The Arts Society has recently invested in cushions!

Christmas Film Special – Sunday 6th December

The Muppets Christmas Carol (U)
Optional kids Fancy dress, and Christmas Crafts
Cash bar and popcorn

Doors open at 2:00pm and film starts at 3:30pm
£5 + £0.50 Booking fee = £5.50
BOOK NOW: Click Here
NB: Adults go free if accompanying children, otherwise a ticket is required.


MIRACLE ON 34th STREET (U) IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE HITHER GREEN WINE CLUB

The 1947 Christmas classic “Miracle on 34th Street” in partnership with the Hither Green Wine Club.

Your £10 ticket includes 3 samples of seasonal wines especially selected by the Hither Green Wine Club, & 2 mince pies.

Popcorn, extra food & drink will be available at the bar.

Doors open at 7:00pm
£10 + £1 Booking fee = £11.00
BOOK NOW: Click here

 

Manor House Gardens- Summer Fair! Sat 20 June

Great stalls, great music… there will be dancing courtesy of the Haven’t Stopped Dancing Yet team. Plus fun and games all day,  a raffle and lots of food.

There is so much happening in Lee, come along and meet the people making SE12 a fine place to live!

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It’s Hither Green Festival Time!

The Hither Green Community Group have organised some stellar food, music and history events, plus activities for children and families.

Click the events listed below for more information and to book tickets.

Full Festival Booklet.

Date/Time Event
Saturday 16 May
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
World Food, Arts and Crafts Fair!
Hither Green Clocktower Piazza, Hither Green
Saturday 16 May
7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Haven’t Stopped Dancing Yet
St Swithun’s Hall, Hither Green
All Week: 17-24 May
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Lewisham Society of Arts- Exhibition
st swithuns church, Hither Green London
Sunday 17 May
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Plant and Seed Swap!
Springbank Road Community Garden, Hither Green
Sunday 17 May
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Open Gardens Sunday
Hither Green, London Lewisham
Sunday 17  May
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Teddy Bear’s Picnic!
Mountsfield Park Community Garden, Hither Green
Sunday 17 May
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Festival Evensong Service
st swithuns church, Hither Green London
Monday 18 May
7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Jazz Supper @ the Lord Northbrook Pub
The Lord Northbrook Pub, Lee
Tuesday 19 May
6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Before Bedtime: Baby rhyme time U5s
Torridon Road Library, Hither Green
Tuesday 19 May
7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
History Talk: Hither Green 1914-1915: music hall
St Swithun’s Hall, Hither Green
Wednesday 20 May
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Expressions of Love Concert
St Swithun’s Hall, Hither Green
Thursday 21 May
6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Before Bedtime Storytelling for Over 5s
Torridon Road Library, Hither Green
Thursday 21 May
6:00 pm
Hither Green Schools Concert
Brindishe Green School, Hither Green
Thursday 21 May
8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Late Film: The Theory of Everything
St Swithun’s Hall, Hither Green
Friday 22 May
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Great Festival Quiz Night!
St Swithun’s Hall, Hither Green
Saturday 23 May
11:15 am – 4:00 pm
Free Pilates Class + Gym Open Day
Anytime Fitness Gym,, Hither Green
Saturday 23 May
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Children’s Introduction to Rhythm Workshop
Lewisham Arts Cafe, Hither Green
Saturday 23 May
7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Classics by Candlelight- Music & Dinner!
St Swithun’s Hall, Hither Green
Sunday 24 May
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Guided History Walks
Hither Green, London Lewisham
Sunday 24 May
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Scouts River Walk
Lewisham Arts Cafe, Hither Green
Sunday 24 May 
10:30 am-2 pm
The Family Bike Ride
Mountsfield Park Community Garden, Hither Green
Sunday 24 May
7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Grand Finale Concert & Special Cheese & Wine evening
st swithuns church, Hither Green London

Lewisham Mandarin Club: Chinese New Year workshops for kids & families- Sunday 8 March

Lewisham Mandarin Club is hosting a community Chinese New Year celebration in Hither Green.

Date: Sunday 8 March
Time: 12-4pm
Location: St. Swithun’s Church Hall, St. Swithun’s Road SE13 6QE.

Schedule of events.

12.00pm Event starts with crafts and some games
12:30pm Tea and dumpling making
1.00pm Dance, music and Kung Fu performance 1
1.15pm Beijing opera (“San Cha Kou”) appreciation
1.50pm Mandarin workshop for children
2.00pm Kung Fu workshop
2.30pm Chinese calligraphy introduction
2.45pm Dance, music and Kung Fu performance 2
3:00pm Mandarin workshop for teenagers
3.15pm Dance workshop
3:30pm Chinese calligraphy workshop

Local mums Cindy Kwek and Nicole Newton-Williams met at a local playgroup three years ago. Nicole asked Cindy if she would teach her children Mandarin and what started in a living room is now a growing after-school club at St. Swithun’s Church Hall in Hither Green.

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Working with teachers from Goldsmith’s Confucius Institute they offer a varied and enjoyable curriculum for young students.

Join the dancers and teachers from Goldsmith’s Confucius Institute who have been invited to perform and teach.

Come and jot your wish down for our wishing tree, write some characters and make a lantern! There should be something for everyone at our event!

Sign your kids up for a Children’s Charity Swimathon- 25 January, 2015!

Sign up your children to take part in the 2nd annual Swimathon, a really fun event in aid of the Ella Roberta Family Foundation
Date: Sunday 25 January
Time:  1pm
Location: The Bridge Leisure Centre, Kangley Bridge Rd, Lower Sydenham, SE26 5AQ
Contact: Email: info@ellaroberta.org
Tel: 07572 291 577
Web: ellaroberta.org
Download: Swimathon – Sponsorship Form
4MUth5WULocal school children and families will be joining  Saxon Crown Swimming Club to swim lengths at the Kangley Bridge pool.
Lots of fun will be had while  raising money for the Ella Roberta Foundation, a Lewisham charity promoting swimming as an activity to help young people living with asthma and breathing difficulties.
The charity was set up in memory of Ella, a little girl from Hither Green who loved school and swimming and who sadly died from severe asthma last year.
All money raised will go to support children and families to better manage their asthma. This event takes place the day after what would have been Ella’s birthday.

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Children’s Charity Swimathon-25th January!

Sign up your children to take part in the 2nd annual Swimathon, a really fun event in aid of the Ella Roberta Family Foundation

 

Date: Sunday 25 January
Time:  1pm
Location: The Bridge Leisure Centre, Kangley Bridge Rd, Lower Sydenham, SE26 5AQ
Contact: Email: info@ellaroberta.org
Tel: 07572 291 577
Web: ellaroberta.org
Download: Swimathon – Sponsorship Form

 

4MUth5WULocal school children and families will be joining  Saxon Crown Swimming Club to swim lengths at the Kangley Bridge pool.
Lots of fun will be had while  raising money for the Ella Roberta Foundation, a Lewisham charity promoting swimming as an activity to help young people living with asthma and breathing difficulties.
The charity was set up in memory of Ella, a little girl from Hither Green who loved school and swimming and who sadly died from severe asthma last year.
All money raised will go to support children and families to better manage their asthma. This event takes place the day after what would have been Ella’s birthday.

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Hither Green: Children’s Dance Classes- Saturday mornings

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Saturday morning dance classes for  run until 8th March and then will start again after Easter..

Venue:  St Swithun’s Hall on St Swithun’s Road SE13 6RW 

There are two classes:
Mini Boppers  for 2-4 year olds  09.30-10.15 am
Shimmy Shakers for 4-6 year olds. 10.30-11.15am
Sounds fun!

Contact:  Samantha McCormick, Artistic Director

Tel: 07740 366365

Santa’s Grotto at Mountsfield Park Cafe- Sunday 22 December

Christmas at Mountsfield Park Cafe!

Santa’s Grotto at the Mountsfield Park Cafe
Recently the Mizen Foundation took over the Mountsfield Park café contract and have been busy transforming it into a terrific spot for a coffee and a sandwich.
They open for business this Sunday and Santa is stopping by!
Activities: Santa’s Grotto, Christmas card making, festive food and drinks
Doors open: Sunday 22 December from 1- 4pm. (Santa arrives at 2pm.)
Location: Mountsfield Park, near Stainton Road entrance