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The Greyhound ready for summer

The Greyhound ready for summer

Posted on 01. May, 2018 by .

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Our beloved pub The Greyhound continues to blossom under the management of Monty and his team, with the arrival of the outdoor seating and planters all ready for the summer. The pub has enjoyed spectacular success since it opened, filling to capacity on several weekends. If you’ve yet to visit the pub, make sure you […]

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Eleanor Marx: The Jewess of Jews Walk – from Weds 18 April

Eleanor Marx: The Jewess of Jews Walk – from Weds 18 April

Posted on 13. Apr, 2018 by .

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Telling the true story of an inspirational woman and her tragic final day. Another great Spontaneous Productions production!

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Sydenham Society AGM –  7.45pm Tuesday 10 April

Sydenham Society AGM – 7.45pm Tuesday 10 April

Posted on 08. Apr, 2018 by .

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Annual update on local issues

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The Greyhound opening 23rd February

The Greyhound opening 23rd February

Posted on 16. Feb, 2018 by .

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After an extensive refurbishment, it’s nearly time to welcome you to The Greyhound, and the good news is we’re all invited! Friday 23rd February they are opening the doors to our community here in Sydenham and excited to get the pub filled with friends and future friends. To find out more about The Greyhound, what […]

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Last Night of The School Hall Party

Last Night of The School Hall Party

Posted on 14. Dec, 2017 by .

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Friday 15th December – LAST NIGHT OF THE SCHOOL HALL NOSTALGIA PARTY!

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Bell Green Gasholders saved for now!

Bell Green Gasholders saved for now!

Posted on 04. Dec, 2017 by .

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After a planning committee meeting that lasted two hours at Lewisham town hall, there was a unanimous vote to refuse planning consent for the construction of an Aldi supermarket, restaurant, coffee shop and storage facility for Southern Gas on the following grounds: The proposed development would result in the loss of green space to the […]

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Tour of The Greyhound

Tour of The Greyhound

Posted on 08. Oct, 2017 by .

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The Sydenham Society had a tour of The Greyhound with the new owners and have tweeted a few photos. The fit out is going well although, as with most builds, there are a few unexpected surprises which may impact a launch date. They’re keen to launch ASAP though, hopefully December as planned. Their vision for […]

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The Greyhound – internal refurbishment begins!

The Greyhound – internal refurbishment begins!

Posted on 08. Sep, 2017 by .

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Work began this week on the internal refurbishment of our beloved historic pub The Greyhound in Sydenham. After too many years of neglect, the pub will soon be brought back to it’s former glory serving our local community. Assuming no delays with utilities, the owner calculates that the work will take around 11/12 weeks so […]

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Visit Carlyle’s House

Visit Carlyle’s House

Posted on 09. Mar, 2016 by .

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Thursday 21 April

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Eleanor Marx – Celebration of Anniversary

Eleanor Marx – Celebration of Anniversary

Posted on 14. Jan, 2016 by .

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2pm on Saturday 16 January in Venner Road Hall

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Visit the Fan Museum & Ragged School

Visit the Fan Museum & Ragged School

Posted on 18. Dec, 2015 by .

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Join these upcoming Syd Soc trips

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