Great news, the Gipsy Hill Village Fete is returning this Summer on Sunday 10th July (12 noon to 4pm). The fete will be on our beautiful Long Meadow at Gipsy Hill, (found between Gipsy Hill and Dulwich Wood Avenue, SE19 1QR). Our summer fete is for all the family and children, including all the previous … Continue reading The Gipsy Hill Village Fete – 10th July 2022
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!
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!
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: email@example.com . Tweet us: @OurGipsyHill … Continue reading Spring is coming to Gipsy Hill!
Lets make #HealthyGipsyHill with new Gipsy Hill Health & Wellbeing small grants fund from Lambeth Council being provided with support from the Norwood Forum. Small grants up to £5,000 for Gipsy Hill Apply up to 9 Feb 2022 Register for Q&A Zoom workshop 6pm Thurs 27 January 2022 by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org Full details and application … Continue reading Gipsy Hill Health & Wellbeing small grants fund (Round1)
This Crowdfunder is now closed for new orders. HUGE thank you to everyone who has placed an order in time to support Fanny the Gipsy Hill cat. The community support has been amazing and 130 calendars were printed. Help celebrate Fanny the Gipsy Hill cat being 10 years old this year, purchase a special edition … Continue reading Fanny the Gipsy Hill Cat Calendar 2022
Calling all shops, homes, pubs and schools in the Gipsy Hill area, Advent Windows are back, by popular demand! Organised by Christchurch Gipsy Hill, this year it is inspired by COP26 and the theme ties in with their hope for a world where the ravages of climate change may be stopped and where all … Continue reading Gipsy Hill Advent Windows 2021
Come, gather round our community Christmas tree on Gipsy Hill and listen to our very own local community singers. They will be sharing some festive cheer with hearty harmonies and magical melodies to warm your hearts as the colder nights take hold. This year we have planned a range of days and times to … Continue reading Gipsy Hill finds its voice
Local families came together in the Friends of Gipsy Hill station garden to help make decorations for our community Christmas tree, and, to help make a family of new guardians for the garden called 'nisse'. The nisse now live in the garden. In norse folklore, the nisse are traditionally associated as being guardians of the farmstead. Sometimes, … Continue reading Can you find nisse!
Lest We Forget. Remembrance Day Services on 13th and 14th Novermber 2021 locally. Sunday 14th - Upper Norwood War Memorial Remembrance (Westow Street) at 10.30am. Salvation Army Band will be playing pre-service music at the War Memorial, with the Service to start 10.45am and two minutes silence at 11.00am. Service to conclude 11.15am. There will … Continue reading Local Remembrance Day Services
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!
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!
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
Friends of Gipsy Hill Annual General Meeting will be held on 18 September 2021 at 4pm, in the Garden alongside Gipsy Hill Railway Station (access via Sainsbury Road, adjacent to Platform 1 accessible entrance) – following our day of action in the gardens (all weathers!). If you, or anyone you know, may be interested to … Continue reading Friends of Gipsy Hill AGM
All welcome at our Gipsy Hill station garden open day when we will host our first “petanque” session on Saturday 24 July from 11am until 2pm. Petanque is a fun game of boules! Come watch, and take part, and learn about petanque. Come on in and have a go or rest and enjoy our summer garden created … Continue reading Garden Open Day with Petanque
Update 14 Feburay 2021 Our Expressions of love for Gipsy Hill - Introduction by Dee I’m fairly new to Gipsy Hill and have been struck by the sense of community and how many people there are working behind the scenes to make things happen. So, I approached the Friends of Gipsy Hill to reach out … Continue reading Our Gipsy Hill Poems… for Valentines!
Over Christmas with the cold weather and in discussions with Fanny's owner, it was decided to take Fanny indoors and to give her a health check. Unfortunately she was not in the best condition and was showing signs of illness which resulted in trips to the vet and tests. Her condition wasn't improving and we … Continue reading Fanny Update
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
This December, could you help a fellow member of our community who is having a hard time at the moment by writing some Christmas cards, donating a small gift or making a small donation? The Friends of Gipsy Hill are working with Christ Church Open Door Kitchen and Paxton Green Time Bank to share some extra … Continue reading Dear Neighbour Christmas Appeal
A HUGE thank you from all the Friends of Gipsy Hill, to EVERYONE who supported, helped, inspired and contributed, to the amazing (and first) community Christmas Tree crowd funder for Gipsy Hill, on Gipsy Hill! The reaction from so many has been amazing... with people cheering, taking photos, saying thank you, and stopping on their … Continue reading A tree of hope for Gipsy Hill!