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Grandparents' playgroup

Playgroup a “Grand” Idea


“Anyone remember the second verse?” The cry goes out to the group of grandparents holding hands in a circle with their grand kids. We are ‘doing’ action songs, but are struggling to remember the words of […]

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Summer Daisies

Paths, Mirrors and Magic


A garden illusion that is all paths and mirrors! In my little suburban garden, I like to keep the flower beds fairly small. At their widest, mine range between one, or one and a half metres. That way, I have a chance of reaching the back of the bed for pruning and weeding.


  • The Hedgehog

    The Hedgehog

    Presented by Whitehorse Film Society. Renee is the prickly concierge of a Parisian apartment (with some secrets) and Paloma is a serious and highly articulate but deeply bored 11-year-old who has decided to film the people […]

  • The Lady in the Van

    The Lady in the Van

    Presented by the Whitehorse Film Society. Based on a true story. Miss Shepherd parks her van in Alan’s London driveway and lives there for 15 years. What starts as a begrudged favour ends up changing both […]

  • Brooklyn


    Presented by Camberwell Film Society Inc. Brooklyn tells the story of Ellis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan, Atonement and Oscar nominee), who in 1950s Ireland and New York, has to choose between two men and two countries. One […]

  • Bloody Murder by Ed Salsa

    Bloody Murder

    Presented by Peridot Theatre. A group of the usual British mystery-murder types gather at Lady Somerset’s country estate. Suddenly, one of them dies of poison! Well, of course. Oh, what fun! But why won’t her Ladyship […]

  • Hunt for the wilderpeople

    Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    Presented by Whitehorse Film Society. The story of misfit kid Ricky and his grumpy foster uncle Hec. The unlikely duo evade child services and the law by going bush. As a national manhunt is ordered they […]

  • Florence Foster Jenkins

    Florence Foster Jenkins

    Presented by Camberwell Film Society Inc. Florence Foster Jenkins is the inspirational true story of the eponymous New York heiress and socialite who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great singer. The voice Florence (Meryl […]