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Midsummer Fayre Saturday 18th June, 12noon to 5pm, 2016…brought to you by the Brockley Society

The Friends of Hilly Fields will have their regular stall at the Hilly Fields Midsummer Fayre, Saturday 18 June, 12 noon to 5pm 
The Brockley Society’s hugely popular summer event returns for its 42nd year. 
The fayre is entirely community-run.
Download STALLS application forms for arts and crafts, bric-a-brac, food-related, community and societies, and catering on www.brockleysociety.org.uk.
VOLUNTEER to help run the fayre. Details are on the Brockley Society website and there’s something for everyone’s ability and time constraints.
Teams take charge of specific aspects, each with a Team Captain. 
Some teams operate beforehand, others only on the day. 


Leonard Manasseh at Hilly Fields

We are always interested to see photographs from Hilly Fields over the years, but this find on the internet last night is fantastic.

Currently condemned by the council, the bowls pavilion was actually designed by one of the leading British Architects of the 1960s, Leonard Manasseh RA.



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Farmers’ Market

The second Saturday of every month from 10 until 3pm up up by the cafe.

13th February, 12th March, 9th April, 2016


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Our 7th Wassail, Sunday 7th February, at 4pm

We will be carrying out our orchard maintenance from 2pm. You are welcome to join us. This involves, weeding and remulching the trees, pruning and we may be planting some new blackcurrants.

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The Big Bird Watch

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December Meeting…change of date

Our December Meeting has been CHANGED.

It will now be held on WEDNESDAY 9th December, 2015

Usual place, the cafe in the park and the usual time 7.30 until 9pm.

All welcome.



Every second Saturday, 10th October, 8th November and 12th December.

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Vegetables and eggs from Whitegates Farm in Rainham, Kent

Meat from Marsh Products, Kent and preserves from Caregrow


The farmers’ market is now supporting the Friends of Hilly Fields


Bat Walk

BAT_2015Before they go off to hibernate, we are hoping to catch one last glimpse. Children welcome.


Our 2015 AGM is this Tuesday, in the cafe at 7.30pm, should be finished by 9pm.



More volunteers and bins needed in fox war


Volunteers are collecting so much rubbish we are overfilling the bins, proving that Lewisham council needs to put in more bins. We only started a week ago.

On Saturday night (22 August), the single bin we use was already full from Friday and the cafe’s rubbish from Saturday. (more…)