Tag: Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace vs Manchester United Preview

| October 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Crystal Palace vs Manchester United Preview

  Alan Pardew’s Crystal Palace will host Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United on Saturday, with the hosts looking to bounce back after two straight defeats. Palace began the season in fine form but have lost their last two fixtures against Leicester City and West Ham United. The Eagles are one of the Premier League’s fastest […]

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Massive Chinese take away planned for CP.

| October 27, 2013 | 1 Comment
Massive Chinese take away planned for CP.

View the full discussion about this topic in the Virtual Norwood Forums here. China’s Crystal Palace 26 July 2013 | By Sarah Townsend Billionaire Shanghai-based developer plans radical reconstruction of 900,000 sq ft Victorian building A billionaire Chinese developer has submitted radical plans to rebuild the Victorian Crystal Palace that housed the Great Exhibition of 1851. […]

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Overground festival back after funding success

| June 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Overground festival back after funding success

The 7th Crystal Palace Overground Festival, 27 – 30 June, has been awarded £8,365 by the Big Lottery Fund which is a huge contribution saving the event from funding disaster. The grant will help towards the costs of the event, including infrastructure and volunteers. This will be the 3rd time the event has been staged at Westow Park […]

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Eyes of Grey by Ric Kemper

| March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Eyes of Grey by Ric Kemper

Ric Kemper – a local man – has written a song about the Crystal Palace which unfortunately burned down in 1936, Ric also mentions other local place names in his song such as Sydenham, Penge, Forest Hill and Peckham Rye.     The song follows the imaginary progress of a lady from Penge who travels up […]

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Sir Joseph Paxton: A Brief Biography

| February 4, 2013 | 1 Comment
Sir Joseph Paxton: A Brief Biography

Sir Joseph Paxton (3 August 1803 – 8 June 1865) was an English gardener, architect and Member of Parliament, best known for designing The Crystal Palace. Paxton was born in 1803, the seventh son of a farming family, at Milton Bryan, Bedfordshire. Some references, incorrectly, list his birth year as 1801. This is, as he admitted in later life, a result of […]

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