NEWS

Summer fun in BR7!

What a summer so far in BR7!  In one month our local volunteering organisations have managed to pack in lots of amazing events to kick off the summer months, we've even managed to bring out the sunshine too! The icing on the cake for all events has been the wonderful...

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Royal Art Competition Winners!

Mead Road School have been crowned the official winners of the 'Royal Art Exhibition' competition!  Congratulations! Local primary schools were invited to create their own Royal Art Exhibition - portraying the Queen in a creative way.  The entries were outstanding and...

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Free Wills to all NHS staff from New Mortgage Solutions

Visit Chislehurst caught up with Beth Gibby on her experience of signing up to New Mortgage Solutions free Wills for NHS staff offer last year. “I’m a speech and language therapist working across schools and nurseries in Greenwich. I specialise in working with...

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10 ideas to freshen up your outdoor living space

One of the best things about summer is being able to spend more time outside, to make the most of the warmer weather and lighter evenings. So, what better time to invest in a garden makeover? Freshening up your outdoors living space doesn’t always have to come with a...

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Visit Chislehurst Jubilee Big Picnic!

Get your suncream, hats, picnics, rugs and dogs at the ready! The Visit Chislehurst Jubilee Big Jubilee Picnic is coming!  On the 4th June from 11am onwards, at the Cockpit on the Common, be prepared for a day of lounging in the sun, enjoying live music, free games...

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What you need to know about Instagram Reels

Are you using Reels in your social media strategy? If not, you might be missing a trick! By the end of 2022, it is predicted that 82% of the content we consume online will be through video! Short-form video is the most popular and effective social media format for...

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A right Royal Exhibition!

Calling all infant and primary school PTA's!  With the forthcoming Jubilee, we are inviting schools to create their own exhibition of artwork to commemorate Her Majesty the Queens, 70 years on the throne.  Her Platinum Jubilee! All children of primary school age may...

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Chislehurst (does) Matter!

There were celebrations last week in Chislehurst by a local independent party who campaigned tirelessly in the local elections.  Renowned local volunteers, Alison, Mike and Mark, who live and work in Chislehurst, and have volunteered tirelessly over the years, set up...

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We’re going on a bear hunt!

Who wants to go on a bear hunt this Easter? Get your walking boots on, put the dog on a lead, pack some snacks, grab the kids and go and hunt down the Chislehurst Bears! Visit Chislehurst are organising a sponsored Bear Hunt to raise money for two new defibrillators*...

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Community Spirit!

There is nothing greater than seeing people working together for the greater good.  If life has taught us anything through this tragic situation in Ukraine, it has taught us that volunteering and working together is by far the greatest kindness. The Chislehurst...

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Chislehurst Commons – March Newsletter

March forward into spring on Chislehurst Common where buds, blossom and birdsong await you! This fantastic photo of a wren was taken near Rush Pond. This is just one of the wonderful sights and sounds on offer on the commons, the greenspace on your doorstep. In our...

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Social Media Power Hour

One of the great perks of Visit Chislehurst is the networking opportunities given to local businesses and support through events.  Last week the team ran a Social Media Power Hour, which was led by no less than five local social media and marketing experts, all of...

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Chislehurst Commons – did you know………?

  Chislehurst and St. Paul’s Cray Commons are the ‘crown jewels’ of Chislehurst. They hold not only exceptional beauty but also an astonishing amount of history, and are the pride of Chislehurst. They are protected by an Act of Parliament and managed for the enjoyment...

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Have you tried a Sound Bath?

You would think the last thing you would need after a 48 hour migraine is a 90 minute Sound Bath with chimes, gongs and bells clanging, but I kid you not, it was just the absolute perfect end to what had been a horrific week again.  If, like me, you are a migraine...

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Chislehurst Commons – February Newsletter 2022

February 2022 How to feel good in February? Step onto Chislehurst Commons, pause for a moment, take a deep breath, and look and listen. There is always something in the natural world around us to lift our spirits, feed our senses and engage our minds. This fantastic...

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