Look what we have just found, the original 1950 British Railways Gipsy Hill Sign... and thanks to our recent histroy project event... we've found the sign's original HOME at Gipsy Hill! The owner contacted us to ask if we wanted to buy it and to bring it home... To help MAKE THIS HAPPEN... you can … Continue reading With your help… IT’S COMING HOME…
The Friends of Gipsy Hill were overwhelmed with the support and local community feedback from the first Gipsy Hill Village Fete on Sunday 14th July on Long Meadow. There were lots of exciting activities including live music with the fabulous Panash Steel Band Orchestra, Palace Acappella and Rob Dugdale, dog show, games, tree trail, wild … Continue reading Gipsy Hill Village Fete – Thank You!
UPDATE! Fanny (the Gipsy Hill cat) looks head-over-heals happy with our HUGE tidy up at Gipsy Hill... made possible with the help of all the many AMAZING local volunteers... and filling over 70 bags! HUGE THANK YOU for all those who came and helped, said hi, shared ideas, purchased plants to support the friends and … Continue reading Sat Sept 15th – Gipsy Hill station tidying up!
In the nineteenth century, until it was diverted underground, the Upper Norwood tributary of the river Effra flowed down Gipsy Hill on its way from Crystal Palace to South Croxted Road, forming the Camberwell parish boundary with Lambeth and also the limit of the Dulwich Estate. The meadow on the Camberwell side of this stream … Continue reading Black Poplars on Long Meadow by Glynis Williams