Community pride with Lionel Stanhope station bridge mural!

Our new arrival at GIPSY HILL! HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who helped with our new GIPSY HILL mural… and made it so lovely and locally inspired!  It’s been a huge team effort from Friends of Gipsy Hill, Lionel Stanhope, Southern Rail and with special thanks to our epic supporters Network Rail for their funding.  … Continue reading Community pride with Lionel Stanhope station bridge mural!

Gipsy Hill Village Fete – Thank You!

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!

Black Poplars on Long Meadow by Glynis Williams

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