The Eltham Society will present its annual exhibition Eltham in Pictures on Saturday 22nd February. It will be held at St Mary’s Community Centre, Eltham High Street, SE9 3BJ between 10.30am-4.00pm. The Charlton Society‘s publications will be on sale and there will be a selection of books and pictures for sale on Eltham and environs that the society has acquired.

There will also be an exhibition by the Edith Nesbit Society to celebrate 50 years since the film of The Railway Children.

Eltham in Pictures will be opened by the Mayor of Royal Greenwich, Cllr Mick Hayes, at 11am.

Admission is free and refreshments will be available.

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Charlton Parks Reminiscence Project 

The Charlton Society is very pleased to continue its association with Charlton Parks Reminiscence Project. Charlton is the home to six different parks and open spaces, each at the heart of their different neighbourhoods. The project looks at the history of each park, how they developed and stories relating their importance to local people over the past 100 years.

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Royal Borough of Greenwich Civic Awards

It is with great pleasure to announce that that The Charlton Society was awarded a ‘Civic Award – Community’ at a ceremony held at Woolwich Town Hall in March 2019.

The Award was one of eleven community awards and one of a total of 38 awards presented that evening. The Charlton Society was nominated by Cllr Linda Perks and we understand that over 200 nominations had been received.

The award was presented by the Mayor Cllr Christine May and Council leader Danny Thorpe and accepted on behalf of Charlton Society by Carol Kenna, Geoff Cooper and Pauline Langley.

At the same presentation our own Roden Richardson (Vice Chair) received a lifetime achievement award, so many congratulations to all.