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  • FoBP Opposes Two Major 2018 Brockwell Park Events
    PRESS RELEASE The Committee of the Friends of Brockwell Park (FOBP), at a special meeting held on 4 December, unanimously decided to oppose applications for two major events, proposed for summer 2018, as being of a scale wholly unsuited to a small urban park such as Brockwell. The FOBP’s principal objections to Field Day/The Mighty Hoopla (1-3 June) […]
  • Background to Brockwell Park Events Debate
    At a special meeting held on Monday 4 December, the committee of the Friends of Brockwell Park (FOBP) discussed two applications to hold major events in Brockwell Park next summer: Field Day/The Mighty Hoopla (1-3 June) Love Box/Citadel (13-15 July) Summary These two three-day events will be the largest gated, paying ones ever held in Brockwell Park, […]
  • FoBP statement on Lambeth’s park events plan
    Friends of Brockwell Park has fought for the integrity of the park for more than 30 years: we were founded to oppose a floodlit running track on the Tulse Hill side. We completely rejected Lambeth’s long-term events ‘strategy’ of eight major events in Brockwell Park per summer as completely unsustainable by the community and ecology of this small urban […]
  • Cold Water Swimmers Wanted at Brockwell Lido this Sunday
    Photographer and cold water swimmer Michael Wharley has a little project: to do before-and-after shots of swimmers this Sunday. In case you don’t know him, I attach a photo of him clothed. He will be poolside this Sunday 26 November from pool opening at 7.45am to close at 12.15pm and would love to photograph you if you’re game. If you would […]
  • Field Day Festival Meeting
    Did you receive this letter to attend a meeting on Monday 20 November at 7pm at Herne Hill Baptist Church? It’s from Field Day  about the festival of the same name in the park in 2018. Everyone is free to go along to ask questions and hear about the plans. You don’t need an invite! […]