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Beckenham Place Park Guided Walks

Crooks Saxaphone Quartet at Clock House Methodist Church 16 December

The Crooks Saxophone Quartet is delighted to be performing at Clock House Methodist Church this

Saturday 16th December at 7pm

in aid of St Christopher’s. The church is on Clock House Road at the side of Clock House station. In its long history, it has actually been a concert hall!
The quartet invite you join them for a celebration of Christmas favourites, popular classics and pop and jazz hits and a chance to sing along to some favourite carols!
Mince pies, tea and coffee will be available in the interval for a small donation to the hospice.
There will also be a retiring collection for St Christopher’s.
To listen to some of The Crooks’ music visit:

Beckenham Green Christmas Tree

Beckenham’s Christmas Tree was lit on 2 December at the Christmas Market

WBRA part funded this tree from a donation. LB Bromley paid for half, and other donors were Copers Cope Area RA, Beckenham Business Association and local businesses.

The tree can be re-used, so provides good value for money as well as being rather lovely!


Concert by Arina Lazgiian Penge Congregational Church

Saturday 14 October 2017 at 8pm

Penge Congregational Church, High St., SE20

near Kent House station; buses 194, 227, 354, 358 to Clevedon Road

Arina Lazgiian

Admission £10 including programme and interval refreshments

Arina Lazgiian was a student for five years from 2010-2015 at the Moscow Conservatory under Vera Gornostayeva. She has performed in various concert halls in Moscow and St Petersburg, after winning the Open Regional Piano Competition, the Yevgeniy Mravinsky Piano Competition and the Arthur Rubinstein Piano Competition, all in St Petersburg. She has also performed in the Salle Cortot in Paris, in Salzburg, Austria and in Regensburg, Germany and won the Città di Barletta International Piano Competition, Italy. Arina Lazgiian is now studying for a Master’s degree in performance at the Royal College of Music under Vanessa Latarche. Since arriving at the Royal College of Music in London, she has won the RCM Concerto Competition for 2017, playing Saint-Saens’ Concerto no. 2 and will perform this work again with the RCM Symphony Orchestra on Thursday 9 and Friday 10 November in the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall at the Royal College of Music, at 7.30 pm. Arina also won the Hopkinson Gold Medal for piano this year.

PROGRAMME includes

Valses nobles et sentimentales ………………..  Ravel

Sonatine. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ravel

Echoes of the Theatre. . . . . . . . . . . . . Desyatnikov

Spanish Rhapsody. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Liszt


(Information: 020 8778 28

Arina Lazgiian is performing Saint-Saens 2nd Piano Concerto with the RCM Symphony Orchestra on Thursday 9 and Friday 10 November at 7 30 at the RCM; this will include the Mozart Requiem in the 2nd half. The concert on 9th November is being streamed worldwide too –


St James Church Summer Fair