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Town Team Update - Feb 17

Take a look at what is going on up and down our High Street with an update from Alison Stammers, Chair of the Town Team.

Chislehurst High Street Survey 2016 - The Results are in!

We would like to thank all who participated in the Chislehurst High Street Survey, we had over 1000 responses! Your answers have now been collated, take a look at what we found....

Environmental Awards - Rural and Urban Chislehurst

The 2017 Environmental Awards will take place on 18th May at the Methodist Church, Prince Imperial Road. The theme this year 'Rural and Urban Chislehurst' more....

Western Motor Works in AutoExpress

Our Vice Chair, Joanna Friel, features in the latest copy of AutoExpress talking about Western Motor Works, the UK's oldest garage! Read the article here..

Members Afternoon Talk - 2.30pm Thurs, 2nd March 2017

The next afternoon talk 'My Life as a Royal Bodyguard' by Richard Griffin will take place at the Methodist Chuch, Prince Imperial Road. Refreshments will be served. Free to members, £2 non members.

Chislehurst Society Antiques Roadshow - 7.30pm Fri, 10th March 2017

Hosted by Tim Anthonisz, with 40 years experience in the world of antiques, an introductory evening to the antiques market and individual valuations on one item per ticket holder. Tickets are £10 each. Contact for your place.

Chapel Films - Film Club

A new regular film night at The Old Chapel! Screening classics, recent releases, undiscovered gems and others that deserve an approving audience. The next showing is 'Waitress' 2007 on 7.30pm Friday 24th Feb. Tickets £5. Find out more.

Coffee & Cake Mornings - Every Wednesday

Every Wednesday morning at 9:45am - 12pm, we host a community coffee and cake morning at the Old Chapel, with homemade cakes from Aprils Kitchen. £2.50 includes refillable refreshments and cake, children free! More

The Chislehurst Society to Incorporate

The Society proposeed at this year's AGM, that it should incorporate. Members unanimously approved this proposal and work will now begin to effect the changes. Watch this space! Find out more on incorporation.

And Some Standing Information...

Scadbury Park - looking for new friends

The Friends of Scadbury need help with our great Nature Reserve. More... Look here for the results of the survey... See a gallery here.. and join up on the new website here...

Chislehurst History Group

Keep an eye on the History Group's own section, where projects are published for members and others to enjoy. Recent additions include Agnes Tiarks, and Ann Murray. More...


Napoleon III in Chislehurst

We have a number of resources on Napoleon's exile and death here. We also now have an illustrated account of the life and death of Louis, the Prince Imperial here...


Chislehurst Lives

We continue to build our library of notable residents of Chislehurst. Recent additions include the first chairman of Harrods, Grace and Peter Redpath, and William Camden. More...


Become a Society member

Free first year membership if you join on line - save £5. Find out more