Swan Lake: Total awe

I was in total awe as I sat, immersed, watching the beautiful performance of Swan Lake presented by The International Classic Ballet Theatre at Bromley’s Churchill Theatre. Swan Lake is a tragic tale of love that triumphs over evil. Prince Siegfried, given a bow and arrows, heads off hunting into the forest where he meetsContinue reading “Swan Lake: Total awe”

Hamper competition with Laura’s Larder

The Bromley Buzz podcast team have teamed up with Laura’s Larder in Petts Wood to offer a New Year’s competition. The prize is a hamper with a range of food and drink to get 2023 off to a lovely start for one winner. It’s crammed with a selection of Laura’s Larder’s best-selling fine food andContinue reading “Hamper competition with Laura’s Larder”

Overview: The business landscape in Bromley

Bromley’s Mayor, and former Small Business Champion, Cllr Hannah Gray (pictured) says, “Bromley is simply a great place to start and do business.” It is good to remember that opinion as 2023 begins amid many stories of economic gloom and doom. You can listen to our most recent interview with Hannah below. In June 2022,Continue reading “Overview: The business landscape in Bromley”

What do we need? FAB-U-LOUS panto

“I needed that”, said Bromley Buzz co-presenter Zeenat Noorani as she exited the Churchill Theatre on 6th December, after seeing the pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk. It was clear from behind-the-scenes remarks by theatre staff and on-stage ones by the cast that they too welcomed this, an old school, old style, faces to faces experienceContinue reading “What do we need? FAB-U-LOUS panto”

Mayor of Bromley and inspiring lung cancer support group present a special night in Bromley on 3rd December

Everybreath’s special night Proud to have been chosen by Cllr Hannah Gray, Mayor of Bromley, to be one of the two organisations supported during her year in office, Bromley’s Everybreath, a group providing support to people affected by lung cancer, has added a special night to Bromley’s Yuletide. On 3rd December the Mayor and EverybreathContinue reading Mayor of Bromley and inspiring lung cancer support group present a special night in Bromley on 3rd December

Death Drops into Bromley

‘Death Drop – Back In The Habit’ glitzed its way to Bromley on the 27th October, and remains in The Churchill Theatre until the 30th, with Legendary drag queens and stars of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Willam (A Star Is Born, Nip/Tuck), and Cheryl Hole (Celebrity Juice, The Only Way is Essex) leading an all-drag castContinue reading “Death Drops into Bromley”

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”