Chris leads a Joint visit by both groups to see this wonderful historic house on the ponds at Carshalton,The Edwardian era billiards room, drawing room, bathroom and kitchen will let visitors step into the past and see for themselves how the residents of Honeywood would have lived.Free admission.Cafe inside.Catch the X26 departing at 10:51 from East Croydon station (Dingwall Road) to Carshalton High street or meet there at that bus stop.
Join SLG group and hear Critic and Playwright - Nick de Jongh, former Guardian arts writer and Evening Standard chief theatre critic, talks about his involvement with the theatre and the writing of his plays and books, which include 'Plague over England', 'The Unquiet Grave of Garcia Lorca', 'Pricked Out' and also 'Politics, Pruderies and Perversions' about censorship, which won The Theatre Books Prize.
Matthew will lead along a section of the Green Chain walk from Beckenham to Mottingham (Kent). Meet Beckenham Junc.tram stop 11:00 am (Matthew will leave East Croydon on tram about 10:30.) Walk passes through Beckenham Place Park,the Ravenbourne Valley, through quiet residential streets (20 min break in a park) then ancient Elmstead Woods to finish at The Tarn bird la,in Mottingham. Here is a good chippie or pub. Return by train from Mottingham via London Bridge.
In order to encourage a higher attendance, we have scheduled January's lunch club for the Milan Bar (Wetherspoons,) which is part of the former Grants' complex in the middle of the High Street, near the Post Office and not far from Spread Eagle. Meet downstairs. All welcome.
Meet at Tony's for another Classical Music Evening starting at 19:30. If anyone needs a lift please let Tony or Peter know.