Alexandra Cottages

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New Panto!

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Please e-mail us at [email protected] to take part.

Please let us know if you would be happy to open your garden on the day ! Some people might like to open for just 2 hours so that they can visit other gardens.

It’s a great way to get to know your neighbours and make new friends on the estate, see how they enjoy their garden, their favourite plants, and take inspiration !

Contact [email protected] if you’d like to be part of the planning committee or have any suggestions.

See for previous years.

Your road representative, or a member of the committee, will be calling on you during the next few weeks to check if you would like to open your garden and sell you tickets for the afternoon.

Please note: This is a pre-paid ticket only event – £3 per household
Check the ARA website or join updates on what’s going on.

The Alexandra Residents’ Association’s Art and Music festival was a great success.

Here are a few pictures

(photos by Jane D., Lucy and Franco)

and two videos with the highlights of the evening musical event:

(please note that the first video is not available on mobile devices, due to a copyright issue with a couple of music tracks).

A big thank you to everyone who bought tickets in the raffle for the knitted animals.

The winning numbers for the raffle were: 71, 110, 111, & 155.

155 is the only one unclaimed.

Please contact Shirley to claim your prize.

Following a really enjoyable Art, Craft and Music Festival last week-end, the Alexandra Residents Association would like to take this opportunity to thank all of those that supported this event and helped to make it such a success..

This includes stallholders and workshop leaders during the daytime events, as well as those that volunteered to spend all day ‘in the kitchen’ serving the multitude of wonderful homemade cakes and refreshments that so many residents kindly donated.

Thanks have also been sent to all the talented members of our local community who performed at the evening concert,and made it such a great evening of entertainment for all those that attended.

Thank you also to the members of our wider community in Penge who supported us by either advertising the festival, or attending any of the events.

When embarking on the planning of such a festival it is never certain how it will be received or supported. Once again it was reinforced to all of us involved, that we are so lucky to live on the Alexandra Estate,where neighbours and friends ‘pull out all the stops’ to retain and enhance the feelings of a vibrant and friendly community and to promote all that is good about living in Penge.

Lucy, Jane and Jane.


Please click here or on the picture above to view the full programme of events.

This is the evening programme:

Please find below the minutes of our 2014 AGM, and another 2 documents that were presented at the meeting.

2014 AGM Minutes

2014 AGM – Chair’s Report

ARA Accounts 2013/2014


You can download/open each of these documents by clicking on their titles.

For a booking form please e-mail Jane at [email protected] or ask for one at the Alexandra Nurseries.