NEWS

Dancing at Disney!

There is nothing more exciting than performing live on a stage when you are learning to dance, and not just any old stage, but a Disney one in Disneyland Paris!  The wonderful children of the Michelle Sidwell Academy of Dance are performing this summer to the huge...

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Summer Holiday Fun!

It’s the summer holidays again!!!  How did they come around so quickly?  At least this year it is warmer and dryer, so lots of options in and around Chislehurst to have lots of fun. Thinking up ideas is always tricky, so here are a few favourites that we like to pull...

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Nutrition advice (from a non-expert…!)

Chislehurst Fitness Blog........ Matt Venner I very rarely talk about weight loss at Chislehurst Fitness. Why? Well, firstly, there are people way more qualified than me to give advice on this: Nutritionists and Dieticians should be the go-to professionals on this...

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New Defibrillators for BR7!

Visit Chislehurst and the Defibrillators Life-saving devices that ANYONE can use!   Earlier in the summer, the team at Visit Chislehurst organised a town-wide fundraiser, raising money for a brilliant cause: new defibrillators for Chislehurst. We caught up with Matt...

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Studio Projects Chislehurst

One of the great things about Chislehurst is the people who live and work here.  The people who always go that extra mile and make life just that little bit easier for others.  In that group is the amazing Angie who runs The Studio Projects.  The Studio Projects...

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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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