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NEXT SYDENHAM ASSEMBLY MEETING

2 DECEMBER 2023 2-4pm
Sydenham Centre

Christmas decorations outdoors

What's on

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Choir Performing
Abstractionism
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Champagne Glasses

SATURDAY 4 NOVEMBER

Sydenham Tennis Club

Open day

9.30-10.30am or 12.30-1.30pm

www.sydenham-tennis-squash-croquet-club.co.uk

Sydenham Tennis Club's newly refurbished squash courts and try them out! You can play squash or racketball. Members will be on hand to show you the ropes. Just turn up on the day. Rackets will be available, but please remember that you will need to wear non-marking footwear (no black soles).

FRIDAY 10  & SATURDAY 11 NOVEMBER

Poodle Club

Robert White & Friends

Mark Felgate & Friends

8pm (doors open at 7pm)

www.poodleclub.co.uk

For a night of fun and laughter go to Sydenham's little gem of a comedy club.

SATURDAY  11 NOVEMBER

Mozart Requiem

Overture to the Magic Flute

Lewisham Choral Society

7.30pm

£18

Great Hall Goldsmiths of London

spontaneousproductions.co.uk

Come to Spontaneous Productions annual Christmas show to entertain the whole family.

FRIDAY 10 – SUNDAY 12 NOVEMBER

enSEmble26 Music festival

St Bartholomew's Church Friday and Saturday

Ignition Brewery Sunday

Friday 10th at 7.30

Saturday 11th at 12.30 & 7.30

Sunday 12th at 11am & 7.30

spontaneousproductions.co.uk

Come to Spontaneous Productions annual Christmas show to entertain the whole family.

SATURDAY 18 NOVEMBER

Made to Measure: Book signing event

Stag & Bow

11am – 1pm

Free but please book on

www.stagandbow.com

Join us at Stag and Bow for an exclusive book signing event with sewing star Elisalex Jewell, as she introduces "Made to Measure." Lots of beautiful samples from the book will be available to admire and inspire your next sewing plans!

Pre-order your on website!

Visible mending on knits

Stag & Bow

11am – 4pm

£85

www.stagandbow.com

Unleash your creativity and save your favourite garments all at once! Whether you prefer a delicate, understated aesthetic or bold, vibrant details, this workshop will let you explore different ways of repairing your garments.

SUNDAY 19 NOVEMBER

Introduction to Knit Repair

Stag & Bow

11am – 4pm

£85

www.stagandbow.com

Whether you’re looking to mend your own knits or take the first steps towards working as a repairer, this workshop will teach you the main techniques for invisible knit repair.

SATURDAY 25 NOVEMBER

Introduction to Knit Repair

Stag & Bow

10am – 1pm

£65

www.stagandbow.com

Learn how to make a patchwork star ornament filled with dried English lavender. Perfect for using up scraps and offcuts of fabric, they are fabulous for keeping in a wardrobe, hanging by the bed or tucking under a pillow.

SATURDAY 2 &9 DECEMBER

Survival Sewing Skills

Stag & Bow

10am – 1pm

£65

www.stagandbow.com

Always wanted to sew but never picked up a needle? Or maybe you want to be ready with those essential survival skills? Join our beginner-friendly class and learn essential hand sewing techniques.

SATURDAY 2 &9 , SUNDAY 3 & 10 DECEMBER

Peter Pan

Spontaneous Production

St Bartholomew's Church 

2 & 3.30pm

£10 Adults £5 Children 3+

www.ensemble26.com

Come and join us for a wonderful weekend of classical and contemporary music!  The music includes Saint-Saëns Piano Quartet, Music from the Movies, joyful Dvorak Piano Quintet, a dementia-friendly sing-along and a mystery guest Sunday evening!  Everyone is welcome!  Tickets are available from the website. 

SATURDAY 9 DECEMBER

Disco Yoga

DragonFly Yoga Studios

3 &4pm 

£25 or two tickets for £40

www.dragonfly-yoga.org

Disco Yoga is a fun, flowing Hatha class where teacher Maxine Samuels has curated a dance playlist that syncs seamlessly with your breath. Picture yourself 'busting shapes on the dance floor' in the first half, building heat and positive vibes. 

MONDAY DROP IN SESSIONS

Picketball

Sydenham Tennis Club

1-3pm

£7.50

www.sydenham-tennis-squash-croquet-club.co.uk

Want to learn Picketball. Book a drop-in session at the website above. Course starting in early 2024

EVERY MONDAY NIGHT

Quiz Night

The Greyhound Pub

£2.50 pp (teams up to 6)

hello@thegreyhoundsydenham.co.uk

Each quiz has a theme so come have some fun and show off your knowledge for a chance to win £50!.

EVERY MONDAY NIGHT

Felix's Rock Choir

The Greyhound Pub

7-9pm

£7.50 per session (first one free)

Come join Felix and the rock choir. No auditions necessary. Room for every level. Come have some fun singing your heart out.

EVERY TUESDAY

The Befrienders part of Ageing well

The Grove Centre

10 – 11.45am

£5 per session

A lively, creative choir led by a tutor from Trinity Laban. No experience necessary.

Craft Plus part of Ageing well

The Grove Centre

1-3pm

£4 a session

Our trained art tutor introduces new projects each week, or you can play a friendly game of dominoes or Scrabble.

EVERY WEDNESDAY

Boby & Bingo part of Ageing well

The Grove Centre

10-11.45am

£4 a session

Gentle exercise sweetened with a game of bingo. Our instructor has experience delivering to all mobilities and gets great results! 

EVERY THURSDAY

Chair Yoga

£8.50 Class (or £49 for block of 6)

cathy@tinckelly.com

Make sure to check out all the fun at Sydenham's very own comedy club going on every weekend. Check out the upcoming shows in November!

EVERY FRIDAY 

Pain relief yoga

Dragonfly Yoga

10.45-11.45

www.dragonfly-yoga.org

Slow and gentle yoga practice where we use gravity as a foundation for stability, body weight as guidance to how deep we can go into an Asana and breath as a tool to help
with letting go.

EVERY FRIDAY & SATURDAYS

PoodleClub

8pm Shows (door open at 7pm)

£10

www.poodleclub.co.uk

Best little comedy club right on our doorsteps and who does not like to laugh? book for an evening of fun

EVERY SATURDAY

Bottomless Brunch

The Greyhound Pub

12-4pm

£35 (2 course) £39 (3 course)

thegreyhoundsydenham.co.uk

Bottomless brunch is back enjoy 90 minutes of bottomless Prosecco or Mimosas

EVERY SUNDAY

Self Defense for Chidren

Dragonfly Yoga Studios

www.dragonfly-yoga.org

£8 per class or £36 (blocks of five classes)

10am-11am ​(3-6 Yr olds)

11:15am-12:15pm (7-13 Yr olds)

3-6 Years (Parents need to be there for this age group)

7-13 Years (Parents need to be close by)

An exciting and dynamic class to teach children self-defence, fitness, balance and discipline. Using a variety of skills from Muay Thai, Boxing, Jiu Ditsu and Wrestling, using combination counting and team building to learn coordination, balance, discipline, self-control and endurance.

FIRST THURSDAYS OF THE MONTH

Pub Quiz

Ignition Brewery

7-9pm

FREE

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Join the Ignition Brewery Pub Quiz! The winning team takes home a crate of our finest craft beers. Max six people to a team.

SECOND WEDNESDAYS OF THE MONTH

Day Space Disco

Ignition Brewery

7.30-10pm

£3

Ignition team up with DaySpace and transform the taproom into a dance floor for a disco night! Refreshments available to purchase.

SECOND THURSDAYS OF THE MONTH

Jazz Night

Ignition Brewery

7.30-10pm

FREE

The taproom hosts a selection of South East London’s most skilled jazz musicians for an evening of live music.


 

Keeping Fit

EVERYDAY

Check class times and book on website at

www.dragonfly-yoga.org

£30 unlimited for 30 days
Introductory offer to new clients

Dragonfly Yoga offers yoga, pilates and meditation classes for all levels.

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EVERY TUESDAYS & FRIDAYS

Yoga 

9.30am Tuesdays & Fridays

6.15 pm Thursdays

£10 per class booked on lazycat.yoga

To help reduce stress and feel your best please come along. No yoga experience necessary. Suitable for all levels.

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To keep up to date on all events make sure you sign up to Forest Hill society or Sydenham Society

SYDENHAM SOCIETY

The Sydenham Society was founded in 1972 and has around 1100 members. Our aim is to be a voice for
Sydenham and to improve services and amenities in the area to make it a more attractive place to live and work. We play an active part and support all efforts to create a vibrant high street running markets and community events like the Easter Bonnet parades and Halloween celebrations. We’re strong supporters of Sydenham Community Library as well as local arts and community organisations.  We’ve recently formed a Green Improvement Group which has installed planters and posters at Sydenham Station and in Station Approach. To join the Sydenham Society go to sydenhamsociety.com

FOREST HILL SOCIETY

The Forest Hill Society was founded in 2006 and has over 400 members. We are always looking for new ways to improve Forest Hill – making it a pleasurable place to live, work and shop. Our work has included planting flowers in the town centre, running food markets and street parties. We have campaigned for better train services, support local businesses including the Community Library and organise talks on local history plus much more. 

  We are also encouraging people to support local businesses by Tweeting about them with the hashtag #ShopSE23.

To join please visit foresthillsociety.com

traders discount schemes/loyalty cards

Remember to ask our independent traders about their loyalty schemes – for example Kirkdale Bookshop have a card with a cash discount after six purchases, Over The Top Hairdressers give a 7th appointment free and Whites Pet Shop give a discount on each purchase. You can also get The Lewisham Local Card which is a scheme that connects you to local businesses
and community projects. It’s an opportunity to save money while supporting the community.
To purchase a £20 card go to lewishamlocal.com/card

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