Beckenham Soultown Festival

The Beckenham Soultown Festival (BSF) Concert in Croydon Road Rec took place from noon to midnight on 22.9.18. I did not attend as a paying customer, but on the morning of the event I went into the Rec and and … read more

Beckenham Remembrance Day Service

Beckenham War Memorial On Sunday, I attended the Beckenham Remembrance Day Service. There were far more people present than I have seen for any event in Beckenham: this includes the Remembrance Day Service for 2000 when I took photos for … read more

David Bowie Festival 2018

BOWIE’S BECKENHAM ODDITY is an annual fundraiser, supported by David Bowie when he provided signed items for auction at the event. Money raised goes to the Bandstand Restoration & Plaque Fund. More below…   BOWIE’S BECKENHAM ODDITY/BANDSTAND DAY 2018 Saturday, … read more

A Bowie Bust for Beckenham

A Bowie Bust for Beckenham Italian architect and sculptor, Maria Primolan, is donating her latest sculpture, a life size bust of David Bowie, to Beckenham to help raise awareness and funds for the restoration of the bandstand in Croydon Road … read more

David Bowie Festival 2017

BOWIE’S BECKENHAM ODDITY is an annual fundraiser, supported by David Bowie when he provided signed items for auction at the event. This year the Bowie Archive has donated another item signed by him, more details of which will follow before … read more

David Bowie Festival 2013

MEMORY OF A FREE FESTIVAL “…The Sun machine is Coming Down, and we’re Gonna Have a Party…”  CELEBRATING DAVID BOWIE AND THE BECKENHAM ARTS LAB. Sunday afternoon in the park in the residential south London town of Beckenham may not … read more

W G Grace Centenary Celebrations

W G Grace Centenary Celebrations The Centenary Celebrations for W G Grace , in Beckenham on Friday 23rd October, 2015,  who died age 67 on 23rd October 1915, “He  swung his bat and turned his arm on the green and … read more

Arts & Heritage Evening

Arts & Heritage Evening Venue 28 (formerly the studio) Friday, 17th July 2015 6.00 pm to 9.30 pm Come and enjoy paintings by local artists in this wonderful newly renovated Victorian building. Meet the artists. Free drinks and canapés with … read more

Fanfare for Beckenham

A GRAND CHARITY CONCERT with the Lewisham Concert Band Director of Music Leslie Lake and Paul Allen (Baritone), Dave Lee (Solo Horn), Derek Foster & Anthony Green (Piano Duo), and Christian Strover (Pianist and Narrator)   Link to Fanfare for … read more

Beckenham Heritage Group

Beckenham Heritage Group – Putting Life into Local History Timeline In 1998 Len Johnson the President of the Beckenham Photographic Society (BPS), proposed that during 1999 members should record life at the end of the 2nd Millennium. This was extended … read more