TALKING POINT: The Bromley & District Talking Newspaper Association is holding its annual general meeting on October 6. Catering for those who are blind or partially sighted, the meeting at Orpington Railway Station at 2pm is open to all. On arrival, see the president, John Wright.

TRUMPET BLOWING: The Bromley & Chislehurst Local Committee of Cancer Research Campaign would like to thank members of the St Giles Brass Band, Farnborough, for entertaining the public in the Glades on August 11 and August 25 and helping raise more than £1,000 for the charity.

OPEN HOUSE: The Mary Rose, in St Mary Cray, will be open to visitors as part of the London Open House programme. The 17th century timbered building which is not normally open to the public will throw open its doors on September 22 and 23.

CHILD CARE: The Chislehurst branch of British Red Cross is running two courses in infant and child resuscitation. Chislehurst Centre will play host to the September 29 and October 6 courses. Call Jo on 020 8467 2363.

DANCE CLASS: The Collins School of Irish Dancing will restart classes at the Small Civic Hall, York Rise, Orpington on September 8 at 2pm. Beginners welcome. For details call 01689 854458.

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