Rev Richard Coles – stand out storyteller

Vicars. They’re dull, right? They dress in grey and often deliver sermons to match. So much for clichés (well-deserved or not). The Reverend Richard Coles is an utter exception. Sure enough, when we saw him on his ‘first night in Bromley’, he dressed in grey and had on his white clerical collar, but he provedContinue reading “Rev Richard Coles – stand out storyteller”

Sara Barron at Three Hounds Beer, Beckenham

Sara Barron with Bromley Buzz co-hosts Zeenat Noorani and Darren Weale Edinburgh and the USA came to The Three Hounds Beer Cafe & Bottle Shop in Beckenham on THAT very hot day, Tuesday 19th July during the Bromley Arts Festival, in the shape of comedian Sara Barron, an American now living in London, and onContinue reading “Sara Barron at Three Hounds Beer, Beckenham”

Breaking the Code – and other barriers

All of us involved in the Bromley Buzz podcast love the arts in one form or another, from The Jersey Boys (Sarah) to figure skating (Zeenat), to The Lament for Icarus by Draper (Darren), to Comicon (Tim). So much more that is uplifting and beautiful and that makes life worth living could be added. BreakingContinue reading “Breaking the Code – and other barriers”

Theatre 62: Memorable local theatre

Image: Freda Caplan (Mercedes Yearley) and Robert Caplan (Geoff Dillon) On the eve of the July-long Bromley Arts Festival, Theatre 62 in West Wickham put on a highly polished performance of J.B. Priestley’s play ‘Dangerous Corner’, in their 60th anniversary year. It was a first visit to the theatre for myself and my Bromley BuzzContinue reading “Theatre 62: Memorable local theatre”

Summer entertainment: Bromley Arts Festival

Launch event with Sir Bob Neill MP, Cllr Hannah Gray, Mayor of Bromley, and actors Zoe Tapper and Freya Collins. Image: Rik Ward – Instagram: rikwardphotoart Guest post by Caroline Jenner of Sardines magazine. If the constant news reports reminding you of food shortages, rising fuel costs and chaos at our airports has left youContinue reading “Summer entertainment: Bromley Arts Festival”

Welcome to the Bromley Buzz

The Bromley Buzz podcast is available on Podbean, Alexa, Spotify, Apple, Audible, Amazon, Google Podcasts, Tune In, and Listen Notes. On 4th August 2021, the first episode of the Bromley Buzz podcast, named ‘Pilot’ was published. Co-hosts Darren Weale and Zeenat Noorani didn’t know what to expect. The podcast, suddenly put together to get someContinue reading “Welcome to the Bromley Buzz”