Norbury is buzzing with events and activities

Norbury is buzzing with events and activities catering for all ages. In addition to those yet to happen listed in previous postings such as Norbury Clean Up and Love Norbury Days, Manor Farm Open Day, and David Clark’s history talk and walk, there are the following with two this coming weekend: St Philip’s Film night and the Tennis Club Open Day. Local Polish residents may wish to go to the day about Polish arts and literature at Clapham Library. There is a Zuma Class at Norbury Manor Primary, table tennis at St Philip’s and a yoga class is starting at Norbury Methodist Church.

Saturday 13 May. 7.30pm. Steve Jobs – Film Night at St. Philip’s

Sunday 14 May. Norbury Tennis Club Open Day

Thinking of taking up tennis but not sure if you’ll like it? Come along and try tennis for free. Three sessions: 10-11am – Mini Tennis; 11am-noon – Family Time; 12noon to 1pm – Adult Coaching.

R/O 55 Ederline Avenue

The Club also has a hall and a kitchen for hire.

Saturday 20 May. 2pm. Polish arts and literature events

Clapham Library at 91 Clapham High St is running Polish traditional arts and crafts workshops, including Wycinaki decorative paper cutting and needle felting; session on modern polish literature in translation; and a modern Polish literature panel discussion. Free entry. Polish hand crafted folk art for sale. Supported by the Polish Embassy and Polish Cultural Institute London, as part of Lambeth Readers & Writers Festival.

Mondays. 8.9pm. Zumba with Matico at Norbury Manor Primary

For details see

Thursdays starting 1 June. 11am-12.30 and 7.30-9pm. New Yoga Class

Norbury Methodist Church  2a, Pollards Hill North

Spaces are Limited

At Anasakti Yoga our aim is to make yoga available to everyone regardless of age, culture, experience and level of fitness. Yoga is not just exercise, it is a holistic practice that works on the physical, mental and spiritual body which brings about transformation on all levels of self. If you are ready to empower yourself and to apply these yoga practices, within a short time you will experience the changes in all areas of your life.

£10 per session (1hr 30 mins); £8 concession available with proof.

Contact; 07903421271

Tuesdays. 10am-2.30pm. Women’s Circle

Health well-being and support aimed at alleviating isolation, developing skills and providing a safe space for women to get together and support each other.

Cassandra Learning Centre, entrance at side of Lloyds Bank in Standford Rd.

0203 601 7475; 0785 2525 468

Wednesdays.  10am-2.30pm. Women’s Circle (see Tuesdays)

Fridays. 11.30am-2pm. Women’s Circle (see Tuesdays)

Fridays. 10.30am-12,30pm. Table Tennis at St Philip’s 

Beech Rd

Saturday 19 August. Norbury Park Master Planning

Community event. Further details to be announced.

This is part of the Council examination of the future improvements and management of six parks across the Borough.

A preliminary meeting re-all parks is being held on 13 June to which Friends of Norbury Park, Norbury Manor Primary, Norbury Manor Business and Enterprise College for Girls, Love Norbury (the Residents Associations partnership), the Boxing Club and Norbury Allotments have been invited.

Silver Star Childcare

Silver Star is a day nursery running a breakfast club (7am-9am), a day nursery (8am-6pm) and an after school, cub (3-7pm). It specialises in performing arts to enable children to learn through expressing and creativity: arts, dance, music, yoga and drama.

Endeavour Halls, 273 Norbury Crescent, SW16 4LF. 079603604



About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I am a member of the Love Norbury Residents Associations Planning & Transport Committees, and Chair of Nobury Community Land Trust. I write for Croydon Citizen at I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics database. History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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