Friday March 23rd 7:30pm - 10:30pm, St Giles Parish Hall, 161 Benhill Rd, Camberwell SE5 7LL
The wonderful band Ceilidh Tree ("London's finest ceilidh band" - Evening Standard) are coming to Camberwell to play at our big community social, hosted jointly with Friends of Brunswick Park. The band plays upbeat Scottish & Irish folk tunes on fiddle, guitar, whistle, banjo & melodeon. A 'caller' explains the dances - everyone can take part, of all ages and abilities.
The playground of Goose Green Primary School in East Dulwich is full of activity: there’s a water area where children can create rushing rivers or meandering streams and a music station with percussion and wind instruments, as well as plenty of joyful running about for no apparent reason. But the playground is adjacent to a very busy road carrying 5 bus routes, a main route between Camberwell and the South Circular. It’s one of 1,148 schools in London within 150 metres of roads carrying 10,000 or more vehicles per day.
In 2017, David Jennings and Eleanor Margolies, members of Southwark Green Party, measured nitrogen dioxide levels outside the school as part of an area-wide study.Read more
"London's finest ceilidh band" - Evening Standard
The wonderful band Ceilidh Tree are coming to Camberwell to play at our big community social, hosted jointly with Friends of Brunswick Park.
The band plays upbeat Scottish & Irish folk tunes on fiddle, guitar, whistle, banjo & melodeon. A 'caller' explains the dances - everyone can take part, of all ages and abilities.
The spacious hall is a short walk from Camberwell Green (buses from Elephant, Oval, Brixton, New Cross) and Denmark Hill (Overground and National Rail). Refreshments and bar available.
Tickets £15 and £7.50 (concessions) with light refreshments included.
Supporters tickets (£20) include a free poster and badge!
Early bird discounts still available!
161 Benhill Rd
London SE5 7LL
Google map and directions
Southwark Green Party at the Greens’ autumn conference in Harrogate, 7-10 October 2017
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Photo: John Tyson
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