Back to news

Downham Celebrates Summer Festival 2019


NHS Lewisham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Communications and Engagement Team will be joining local residents to celebrate this year’s annual summer festival Downham Celebrates on Saturday 8 June, 11am - 4pm at Downham Health and Leisure Centre.

Downham.png
Downham, then…and now

The theme for this event is ‘Downham through the ages’, so we’ll be taking a fascinating look back at the many changes this leafy area of Lewisham has undergone over the years.

After the First World War there was an urgent need to reduce overcrowding in metropolitan areas, so the Downham Estate was developed towards the end of the 1920s. 

We’re displaying a selection of historical photographs and inviting festival goers to play our fun ‘Guess the location’ quiz.

The quiz also has an important message. We’re using the opportunity to highlight how the area has changed over the years and what we can all do to stay healthy and improve the environment that we live in.
  • In preparation for ‘Love your Lungs Week’ and ‘Breathe Easy Week’, 17-23 June, we’ll show you where and how to access and how to use the Lewisham Air app to see live air quality news and find low–pollution routes, and will have information on respiratory conditions.
  • We will have information on Diabetes 1 and 2 to celebrate ‘Diabetes Week 2019’.
  • There will be an interactive 1-1 session with ‘The Mole Doctor’ to help you and your family stay safe in the sun.
  • We’ll also have a range of health promotion leaflets and information about other NHS services.

Visit our stand!

Find us located in the Health Marquee situated across Durham Hill Field (right hand side of the centre).

Where?

Downham Health & Leisure Centre, 7 – 9 Moorside Road, BR1 5EP