Gipsy Hill Village Fete – Summer Cowdfunder!

Our first Gipsy Hill Village Fete was epic..... so with your help we're doing it again on Sunday 10th July, same venue on our very own Long Meadow. Please click here for the crowdfunder to pledge your support...  AND... choose your REWARD for helping!  We have lots T-shirts to choose from... badges... mugs...  and for local … Continue reading Gipsy Hill Village Fete – Summer Cowdfunder!

Easter Seed Swap, Plant Swap, Plant Sale & Petanque!

Come on down on SUNDAY 17th April from 10.30am in the community station garden, alongside Platform 1, Gipsy Hill Station. All welcome to bring some seeds or small plants to swap, or donate some plants or buy some small plants (£1 to £3). All funds and donations will go to Friends of Gipsy Hill community … Continue reading Easter Seed Swap, Plant Swap, Plant Sale & Petanque!

Spring is coming to Gipsy Hill!

Lots to do in our community station garden this spring! Check out our events page for monthly action days. We also have an "whatsapp" group for more ad hoc mid-week events too! Fanny, the Gipsy Hill Cat, is often there too.. and always like company! Find us on facebook too.   Email Friends of Gipsy Hill at:  gipsyhillfriends@gmail.com .  Tweet us:  @OurGipsyHill … Continue reading Spring is coming to Gipsy Hill!

Crowdfunder for our Gipsy Hill Community Christmas Tree!

STOP PRESS! WE DID IT! THANK YOU!  Update below Pledge your support and help us bring a community Christmas Tree to Gipsy Hill! Donations will be used to provide the tree and decorations, as well as facilitating carolling and other activities around the tree throughout December so that the residents of Gipsy Hill can enjoy … Continue reading Crowdfunder for our Gipsy Hill Community Christmas Tree!

Southwark Blue Plaque scheme – vote for Helene!

UPDATE! WE DID IT! THANK YOU to everyone who voted, Helene Aldwinckle will be the Southwark Blue Plaque for 2023! Vote now for a special Blue Plaque for Helene Aldwinckle. She was one of the most senior female codebreakers at Bletchley Park, which hosted the British government’s programme to crack the German Enigma code in … Continue reading Southwark Blue Plaque scheme – vote for Helene!

WIRELESS FESTIVAL (CRYSTAL PALACE PARK) 2021

LATEST NEWS. Fesitval Republic "Community" page revised on 9th Sept 2021: Wireless Festival - Community Info (click link here) and open "Crystal Palace Residents Info" Wireless events will now "finish at 21:30 during the festival 10th September– 12th September" (previously it was shown as 10pm Fri and Sat). The adverstiesed end time of Fesitval Republic … Continue reading WIRELESS FESTIVAL (CRYSTAL PALACE PARK) 2021

Festive performances at our Gipsy Hill Christmas tree

DUE TO TIER4 COVID RESTRICTIONS - events on 20th, 22nd and 23rd Decemember are cancelled. Throughout December, enjoy festive music and performances around the Christmas Tree by some of the talented local community: Christ Church Musicians - Tuesday 8th 6.30pm Palace Acappella - Wednesday 9th 7.00pm New Covenant Church CHORDS - Saturday 12th 5.00pm Gipsy … Continue reading Festive performances at our Gipsy Hill Christmas tree

Community Rail Awards 2020 – GIPSY HILL !!!

STOP PRESS!!!  GIPSY HILL HAS BEEN AWARDED 2ND PLACE FOR "MOST ENHANCED STATION" IN THE COUNTRY!  Huge thank you to all the volunteers and supporters to achieved this amazing award... and of cource thanks to Fanny, the Gipsy Hill cat for here dedication to our station too. AMAZING NEWS! Friends of Gipsy Hill have been … Continue reading Community Rail Awards 2020 – GIPSY HILL !!!

A new community garden for Gipsy Hill

Send us your ideas for how we can make it a special place where everyone can enjoy,  by 31 Oct. There’s loads of potential - watch the video to see more ... https://twitter.com/i/status/1316355893127188480 Email gipsyhillfriends@gmail.com  with your ideas! It's little way down Sainsburys Road, next to Platform 1 by Gipsy Hill Station... share your ideas … Continue reading A new community garden for Gipsy Hill

Summer Action Days and AGM

Upcoming Community Action days Community Station Garden Events - they take place at the community garden by Gipsy Hill Station - 10am to 2pm. Entrance by Platform 1 in Sainsbury Road. 22nd August 19th September 17th October   Friends of Gipsy Hill AGM FoGH Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on 19 September 2021 at 4pm, in the … Continue reading Summer Action Days and AGM