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Blackheath Society Photos

Loads of great stuff here.
Weirdly, you’re asked for a login name and email address before you enter the site, but no password is ever required.
* Fairground from 1904 to the 1990s is interesting.
* Talk by Neil Rhind about the Heath.
* Windmills and Caverns. Wish we still had both..

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Snowy Blackheath


It’s extremely snowy in Blackheath! But something is very wrong. All the trains appear to be running on time, and there is grit on several pavement corners. I have no idea why or how this has happened, but this oversight should not go unpunished.

Every year I dream of building a massive network of igloos across the heath, strung together with little ice tunnels. It never happens, but last year I managed to build an igloo (not in Blackeath). It’s not as hard as it looks, so long as you have lots of help, and some big plastic crates from a Pound Shop to compact the snow bricks. Try it and let me know where your Blackheath Igloo is!

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Banners and bunting going up in Blackheath

Olympic banners by twitter user HennaK5
Twitter bursting with photos of the flagpoles near the “Big Screen” site, as well as bunting along the high street. The photo above is by twitter user @HennaK5

Bunting going up in Blackheath by Jo Brodie

Banners by twitter user @MrsQmusic

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Winter on planet Blackheath

Winter on planet Blackheath by Flickr user Crispin Cresswell
Here’s an awesome one – Winter on planet Blackheath by Flickr user Crispin Cresswell. An enormous dirty snowball of Blackheath, hurtling through a wintry sky!
(Image used by kind permission).

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Drummers and drumsticks

Rubbish on the heath outside The Princess of Wales pub
A couple of photos from flickr user Beglen. Great shot of the litter left on the heath outside the Princess of Wales pub – apparently all cleaned up now. That light can make anything look vividly beautiful. And a random drummer on the heath. Enjoy the sunshine!
Random guy drumming on the heath by Flickr user beglen

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Flying the friendly skies of Blackheath

Another amazing example of aerial photography over Blackheath. If the previous one didn’t make you feel sick, this one definitely will.

Check it out on their youtube page to watch in HD.

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Blackheath from above

Great photo of Blackheath Village from a model aircraft, taken by James Good on August 6th
Blackheath Village Aerial View from model aircraft
He runs a site called virtualaerodrome.com – I’ve featured images by him before!

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