What’s on in Charlton: March

St Luke's Church - photo by Andrew Donkin
St Luke’s Church – photo by Andrew Donkin

Dates for your diary
A round-up of March events we’ve found in and around SE7. What have we missed? Let us know in the comments below or email neilclasper[at]gmail.com, and we’ll update the post as we get the chance.

28th Feb, 1st & 2nd March: Art exhibition in aid of the restoration of paintings owned by Charlton House. Charlton House.
[We note that the Charlton House events website hasn’t been updated for a while – if any of our local councillors know what’s going on here, we’d be grateful for an update]

2nd March: Charlton Community Gardens Gardening Party, Charlton station, 2-4pm.

7th March: International Women’s Day Celebration, Charlton House, 5-10pm. “Food, music, theatre, poetry and dance, a truly international evening of female talent”.

8th & 9th March:Charlton Lido Open Weekend: free swimming and barbecue. Swimming 9-5pm; Barbecue 12-5pm on the Saturday (we recommend checking the Better website for exact details nearer the time).

15th March: Charlton Society talk on ‘The Art of the Folly‘ by Russell Bowes. Charlton House, 2.30pm.

16th March: ‘SE7: Music From Around The World’. Cattleya, Charlton Church Lane, 7.30-10pm. ‘An evening of music from Central Charlton’s own resident band‘.

20th March: Charlton Pub Quiz – Rose of Denmark, from 8.30pm.

22nd March: Big Dig Day – Maryon Park Community Food Growing Garden, 10am-4pm.
– Help your local community garden get ready for the new growing season.
– See how the garden has developed since last year.
– Help to seed a wild flower meadow bank.
– Refreshments provided.

22nd March: Charlton Park Riding for the Disabled Association Open Day – “Join us for pony rides, fun & games!”. Charlton Park RDA, 11am – 4pm.

29th March: Charlton Toy Library Easter Party. Charlton Assembly Rooms, 2-4pm. £3 per person (under 12 months free) – tickets on sale at sessions at Charlton Toy Library, Charlton House (Tues, Thurs and Fri 09.30-12.30). Face painting and a raffle with fantastic prizes also available. All funds raised go to supporting Charlton Toy Library’s ongoing work at Charlton House, providing a safe and fun place to meet, play and borrow toys, books, games safety equipment and lots more”.

30th March: Live Music at Cattleya with Gus Glen. Charlton Church Lane, starts 8.30pm

Friday Lunchtime Concerts, Charlton House.

Disclaimer: These listings are up to date to the best of our knowledge, but we advise checking  details with the event organisers before attending any events.

Photo feature
Have you got a Charlton photo you’d like to share with the world? A shot of your favourite part of SE7, or a recent event? We’d love to feature some readers’ photos in our monthly diary round-up. Send your image to neilclasper[at]gmail.com with a title and – if you like – some words to tell us what the picture means to you (don’t worry: we’ll attribute the photo as you wish, and you’ll keep full control of copyright).