Author Archives: Neil C

About Neil C

Amateur photographer; @CharltonCSE7 contributor; @RRRipchords guitarist; professional publishing something-or-other. Charlton, SE London.

‘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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Charlton & Woolwich Free Film Festival 2016 programme announced!

Click the image above for a full-screen version. The line-up for the inaugural Charlton & Woolwich Free Film Festival – a programme of film screenings across SE7 and SE18 organised and run by volunteers – has been announced. Charlton highlights include: Shaun of … Continue reading

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Open weekend at ‘refreshed’ Charlton Lido

Charlton Lido are holding an open weekend on Saturday 23rd  and Sunday 24th of July, with special offers on membership, and a chance for non-members to try out the facilities – including the recently ‘relaunched’ cafe. They’re also looking for local … Continue reading

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Charlton Lido: summer swimming season starts soon

Good news for swimmers: Charlton Lido’s summer season starts on Tuesday 31st of May, with extended opening hours for the pool. The new timetable will be: Monday: 6.30am-8pm Tuesday – Friday: 7am-8pm Weekends: 9am-5pm The main changes from the current timetable … Continue reading

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