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Burgess Park

Posts featuring Burgess Park

New BMX Track about to open

The new Burgess Park BMX track is nearly finished and plans to open on 6th August. There’s also a special open day planned for 16th August with demonstrations and live entertainment. Anyone aged 8 years [..read more..]

Dracula in Burgess Park on Friday night

Dracula is coming to Burgess Park on Friday night (17th August)!  :-[ The Friends of Burgess Park are teaming up with Peckham & Nunhead Free Film Festivals for an outdoor screening of Bram Stoker’s 1931 [..read more..]

Fun in Burgess Park this Saturday (4th)

There will be a special event in Burgess Park this coming Saturday. “Sacrilege” is a bouncy castle, a life-sized replica of Stonehenge.  It is touring the UK as part of the London 2012 Festival.  It [..read more..]

Olympic Torch visits North Peckham

The Olympic Torch came to Southwark and added some glitz to the area which has recently seen a boost from the re-opened Burgess Park. EQRA and local residents headed over to the Burgess Park entrance [..read more..]

Burgess Park reopens Saturday 21st July

After nearly a year without our park, we are very pleased that Burgess Park will at last reopen on Saturday 21st July following its makeover, just in time for the school summer holidays. Not all [..read more..]

Olympic torch to visit North Peckham

The Olympic Torch is now part-way through a 70-day relay which will take it to every part of the United Kingdom. On Thursday 26th July, the day before the Olympic opening ceremony, it will visit [..read more..]

Organised local cycle rides

Southwark Cyclists are organising some easy-paced cycle rides in our local area during June and July. Rides are on Saturday mornings and will be led by trained instructors.  They will keep to quiet roads or [..read more..]

Burgess Park Walkabout

If you want a tour round the latest changes to Burgess Park there’s one last chance this Saturday. By this time the park will be mostly completed and hopefully grass, trees and plants will be [..read more..]

Hosepipe ban and Burgess Park

A hosepipe ban is now in force in our area.  The ban, which came into effect last week, follows a prolonged dry spell.  It applies not only to watering the garden, but also for any [..read more..]

New Burgess Park Playground Now Open

As part of the Burgess Park renovation, the new children’s playground is now officially open. Situated next to Chumleigh Gardens Park Life Café, the new facilities are designed to cater for those children too big [..read more..]