Author Archives: Neil Clasper

About Neil Clasper

Photographer; @CharltonCSE7 contributor; @RRRipchords guitarist; business publishing & marketing professional. Based in Charlton, south-east London.

‘Black Comedy’ and ‘Who Calls’: The Alexandra Players celebrate 60 years of amateur dramatics in Charlton

News in from Charlton’s Alexandra Players – celebrating their 60th year in 2017 – of a new production of two one-act plays… Wednesday 31st May – Saturday 3rd June 2017 8pm (Doors open 7.30pm) Seats £9 Concessions £8 BLACK COMEDY … Continue reading

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Charlton Lido: April opening hours and ‘Friends’ news

  Spring is in the air, and there’s news from Charlton Lido about their April opening hours: Thank you for your continued support to Charlton Lido & Lifestyle Club over the winter period, while some of our facilities were closed. The warmer weather … Continue reading

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Friends of Charlton Lido: meetings this week 

Friends of Charlton Lido are organising introductory meetings this week at the White Swan pub, on Wednesday 8th February at 7pm and Friday 10th February at 12 noon. Find out more – and let the organisers know if you’re coming … Continue reading

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Children’s Book Swap at Charlton House; Saturday 11th February

London Children’s Book Swap comes to Charlton House on Saturday 11th February. Organised by Discover Children’s Story Centre in Stratford, it’s an opportunity to drop off your old books and swap them for new ones at no cost. Find out … Continue reading

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Demelza Snowflake Swim at Charlton Lido: take a winter dip for charity

Demelza’s Snowflake Swim returns to Charlton Lido on Sunday 29th of January. Last year’s event saw 80 swimmers join in, and raised over £20,000 for Demelza (this writer was one of those swimmers, and enjoyed the event very much!). More from … Continue reading

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Charlton & Woolwich Free Film Festival 2017: get involved!

The Charlton & Woolwich Free Film Festival, launched last year and run entirely by volunteers, is back for 2017 and the organisers have been in touch with details of their first planning meeting: The Charlton and Woolwich Free Film Festival … Continue reading

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‘Friends of Charlton Lido: Let’s get started!’

Charlton Champion reader Rosemary Leeke has been in touch with plans to start a user group for Charlton Lido: “Back in the autumn of 2013, a group of committed Lido swimmers held an initial meeting to discuss setting up a user … Continue reading

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