Author Archives: Neil Clasper

About Neil Clasper

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

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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Charlton’s Horn Fair returns this Sunday 

Charlton’s Horn Fair – banned for an excess of drunken behaviour in 1874 – is back for a second year in its new guise as a family-friendly, heritage-themed event run by Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust. Taking place at Charlton House on … Continue reading

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Open Day at Maryon Park Community Organic Food Growing Garden – this Saturday

News in of a community garden event this Saturday in Maryon Park: Capital Growth’s Urban Harvest on Saturday 17th September 2016 10.00 am – 6.00 pm Urban Harvest Community food growing gardens across the capital will be open throughout Saturday 17th … Continue reading

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Charlton Lido winter opening hours: Pool to close midweek from 1 October

***UPDATE 3rd OCTOBER 2016*** Friday morning sessions have now been reinstated until the end of October. The pool will be open 7am-12 noon.   ***UPDATE 28th SEPTEMBER 2016*** A note has appeared on Charlton Lido’s website announcing changes to the … Continue reading

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