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One Tree Hill, Honor Oak

:tada: Welcome to Lewisham

  • The highest number of parks and green spaces of any London borough.
  • London’s largest free fireworks at Blackheath each year.
  • The first borough to have a directly-elected Young Mayor.
  • The UK’s only Conservatoire of Music and Dance, the Trinity Laban in Deptford, designed by Herzog and de Meuron.
  • Home to the eternally popular Horniman Walrus, on display since 1901

More local claims to fame

View over Honor Oak Reservoir, photo by @Mike_Hemmings

:newspaper_roll: In the Media

Horniman Museum, Forest Hill

:information_source: General Information

Photo by @clausy

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:speech_balloon: Social Media

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