Brockley Christmas Market Saturday 13 December 2014

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Stalls for the 2014 market are now fully subscribed.

See you all there!

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THE 2014 BROCKLEY CHRISTMAS MARKET

Brockley_XMASThe Brockley Cross Action Group is pleased to announce that it is once again hosting the annual Brockley Christmas Market! This year’s event will be held on Saturday 13th December and will run from 12.00am until 6.00pm in Coulgate Street next to Brockley Station. The street will be closed for the day.

This community event has been a big success over the last 7 years and we intend to make the 2014 Market another memorable event, with 50 stalls offering a wide range of arts & crafts and food stalls. The Brockley Christmas Market has established itself as a popular annual event that draws in the local community and brings Christmas cheer & festive fare to Brockley. Once again there will be live music, carol singing, a Christmas tree lighting ceremony & BXAG stalls selling mulled wine & mince pies!

DO YOU WANT TO HIRE A STALL? If you are interested in hiring a stall you can either download the MarketStallApplicationForm2014 by clicking on the link and printing off the Word form, email rupertking@hotmail.com or pick up a form from the Broca Café. Stalls cost £60 to hire for the day – that includes a 7ft long by 3ft deep covered stall & lighting, insurance, licences and stall hire. Please note we do not make a profit from the stall hire, we only charge enough to cover our stall costs. If you want a stall get your application in quickly – they are being snapped up!

DO YOU WANT TO PERFORM AT THE MARKET? We are looking for local musicians, bands and performing artists to entertain us on the day! We can pay you a modest performance fee but in return you get a lively audience, a chance to show Brockley your talent and the opportunity to add to the festive spirit! If you are interested get in touch!

The Brockley Christmas Market is organised by the BXAG, a community group and registered charity, and run by unpaid volunteers. The Market is run as an independent event and receives no financial support or subsidy from Lewisham Council.
Click here to view Brockley Xmas Market 2013 photos

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Brockley Ward Councillors Hustings 15th May 2014

Residents of the Brockley Ward will be voting for their new Councillors on Thursday 22nd May. To help you decide which Councillors to vote for The Brockley Cross Action Group has organised a Hustings event, which is to be held on the 15th May at the Brockley Social Club, Brockley Road, from 7.00pm onwards.

This will be your opportunity to meet the candidates and to ask them questions about the big issues that effect Brockley Ward residents. Come along and get involved in the political debate – all Brockley residents welcome! We have invited candidates from Labour, the Greens, Liberal Democrats, Conservatives, People before Profit, the Trade Union Coalition and UKIP.

Each candidate will be asked to introduce themselves and tell us what they would do for Brockley, and then the questions will begin – it should be a lively evening! The bar will be open during the event.

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Talk on Swift Conservation – 1st April

swiftsYou’re invited to hear a talk by Edward Mayer on Swift Conservation on 1st April at St Peter’s Church, Wickham Road, Brockley. swifts2

From 7.30 til 8.30pm. All welcome!

For more information and to download the flyer click here – SwiftFlyerPDF

K E E P I NG  T H E  S K I E S  A L I V E !

 

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BROCKLEY COMMON COMMUNITY GARDENING

Come & join us for our March Gardening Eventyellow-rose – a spring clean of the planting beds on Mantle Road & monthly maintenance at Brockley Station. Help keep Brockley beautiful and make a difference!

Meet at the Broca Café next to the station at 2.00pm, Sunday 30th March, til 6.00pm.
Tools, gloves & refreshments will be provided – just bring stout footwear & warm clothing.

ALL WELCOME!

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BROCKLEY COMMON COMMUNITY GARDENING

Come & join us for our first Gardening Event of 2014:
SUNDAY 23rd FEBRUARY, 1.00 – 5.00pm.

bxagA SPRING CLEAN of the planting beds outside Brockley Station! Lots to do – come and help make a difference.

ALL WELCOME!

Tools & gloves will be provided – just bring stout footwear & warm clothing. Refreshments for all!

Meet at the Broca Café at 1.00pm.
Help keep Brockley Beautiful !

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Brockley Christmas Market – stallholder applications now closed

Hello, applications for stalls at the 2013 Brockley Christmas market have now closed because our subscription list is full.

However, things change and sometimes we do get stallholders dropping out at the eleventh hour, so if you would like to be on the reserve list it’s still possible to send over an application form with a cheque, and if we can’t get you in, we’ll return your cheque to you.

To apply to be on the reserve list for a stall, click on the application form download link here.

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