Events to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Crystal Palace Fire.
Arranged by the London Development Agency (LDA) with Bromley Council in conjunction with the Crystal Palace Foundation.
29 November 2006. Fireworks
entertainment start at
Note the date - after one or two chnages these arrangements are now fixed. Apologies for the rather late notice. The change from the 30th to the 29th of November was due to a Health and Safety problem raised by the police who were concerned that the co-incidence of Peter Pan and fire-work audiences could cause overcrowding problems. Peter Pan is not performed on Wednesdays.
NOTE that the evenings entertainment starts at 6:pm, as advertised, with various entertainments - funfare, music, aerobatics amd 'video presentation'.
BE WARNED - for obvious reasons, there will be a limit to the total number of people allowed in so get there early!
Also...illustrated talk by Ian Bevan (past chairman of the Crystal Palace foundation):
The Destruction by Fire of the Crystal Palace
Thursday 30th November in the Salvation Army Hall, Westow Street London SE19 at 8.30pm. Admission £5.00 at the door; light refreshments - more information contact the Crystal Palace Foiundation events line on: 020-8249-5824
Borough of Bromley
Crystal Palace Fireworks - 1920
Firework displays have been part of the history of Crystal Palace Park since 1865, when C.T. Brock of the Brock's firework company organised a "Grand Competition of Pyrotechnists".
29 November 2006
6 - 7 p.m.
This is the final date announcement - changed from original: The date has changed once again - apologies for the rather late notice. This now is the final change and was due to a Health and Safety problem raised by the police who were concerned that the co-incidence of Peter Pan and fire-work audiences could cause problems. Peter Pan is not performed on Wednesdays.
Entertainments start at 6pm and the fireworks at 6:30p.m.
ENTRY FREE - see Home page - get there early - limited numbers entry....
16/12/06 Last Updated 16/12/06