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Norwood Forum Wellbeing Walks

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

12.30-1.30pm
This is completely FREE, no booking required, but for your first time, please arrive 10mins early to allow for registration.
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Getting Out There: Stroll and a Cuppa

Friday, June 21, 2024

12.00noon-12.40pm
Getting Out There: Better Together run by L'Arche - for people of all ages, with and without learning disabilities.
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Nature writing for beginners with Amanda Tuke, nature writer and naturalist

Sunday, June 23, 2024

2pm-3.30pm
Sunday 23 June, Sunday 7 July, Sunday 21 July
A course of 3 workshops for adults or accompanied children aged 11 and over* 

(*only one child per adult)
Part of the Lambeth Readers & Writers Festival in collaboration with West Norwood Library
Urban nature writer and naturalist Amanda Tuke will be leading three 90-minute nature-writing workshops in West Norwood Cemetery.  You’ll get most from the workshops if you come to all three, and do the easy post-workshop exercises. Alternatively, each workshop could be taken as a standalone session. See different booking links below.
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Walk-Foot Woman and Other Poems: honouring the Windrush Generation, Dr Velma McClymont

Friday, June 28, 2024

6pm-8pm
Join author Dr Velma McClymont at West Norwood Library on Friday 28 June, 5.30-8.00pm, honouring the Windrush Generation. There will be a presentation, Q & A, and a chance to purchase a signed copy of Dr McClymont's new Windrush book, Walk-Foot Woman and Other Poems.
Part of the Lambeth Readers & Writers Festival in collaboration with West Norwood Library
It is free to attend, but booking is essential due to limited places.
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West Norwood Cemetery and the Great War

Saturday, June 29, 2024

7pm-8.30pm
Norwood and the Great War - Reflections on Military and Social History by John Clarke and Peter Hodgkinson
Please join us for a unique two part author talk featuring both how the research was undertaken and some of the lives featured in this book.
Part of the Lambeth Readers & Writers Festival in collaboration with West Norwood Library
This is a free event, but booking is essential due to limited places
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Summer Birds in West Norwood Cemetery

Sunday, June 30, 2024

9.30am-11am
FREE, but booking essential as places limited, please click on the headline for more info and the booking link.
Join West Norwood's best known birder, Lev Parikian, for a special seasonal bird watching session in the cemetery.
This is a FREE event, but booking essential as places are limited, click on the headline for more info and booking link ...

Monologues - a competition

Saturday, July 13, 2024

Calling all up and coming actors, poets, spoken word artists and storytellers.
Watch this space for an exciting new project designed especially for you!

Crystal Palace and its links to West Norwood Cemetery: The Norwood Society

Saturday, July 27, 2024

11am-12noon
Join Selina Rice, Lambeth Tour guide, for a tour of West Norwood Cemetery often viewed as the Millionaires Graveyard after the 1840s focusing on those who had a connection to Crystal Palace the area and the structure in the late 1800s.