Monthly Archives: August 2017

Lambeth Local History Fair Saturday 2 September

Saturday 2 September. 10.30-4.30pm This, the first Lambeth Local History Fair, will be held in St Leonard’s church, the ancient parish church of Streatham and still, despite several rebuilds, the oldest building in Streatham. The day will offer illustrated talks, … Continue reading

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Were you taken aback by the planned pedestrianisation of Croydon High St?

Were you taken aback by the news of the pedestrianisation of Croydon High St? I was. So I emailed Cabinet member Cllr Mark Watson for clarification. ‘After I have been in the Town Centre, especially the Clocktower, I get the … Continue reading

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History events and news at 30 August

Monday 4 September. 2.30pm. Vauxhall Gardens history walk David Coke, co-author with Alan Borg of Vauxhall Gardens: A History, will lead ‘The Heyday of Vauxhall Gardens’, a Vauxhall Society/vauxhallhistory.org guided walk, on Monday 4 September 2017. The walk marks the traditional … Continue reading

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Africans in Hull & East Yorkshire

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Martin Luther King In Newcastle Book Launch 13 September

Wednesday 13 September. 6pm.  Martin Luther King In Newcastle  Launch of book Martin Luther King In Newcastle Upon Tyne:  The African American Freedom Struggle and Race Relations in the North East of England. (Tyne Bridge Publishing) Brian Ward makes Martin … Continue reading

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Croydon Town Centre News at 28 August

  Bus passengers to be discriminated against in favour of night-time revellers Cabinet member Mark Watson has announced that the High St will be pedestrianised to boost the Town Centre’s night-time economy. http://news.croydon.gov.uk/pedestrianisation-high-street-boost-night-time-economy http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/croydon-high-street-to-be-pedestriansed-in-plan-to-boost-night-time-economy/story-30490150-detail/story.html Town Centre to get street directional … Continue reading

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Croydon events and general news at 28 August

Events at Ruskin House Folk & Blues Evenings. £2 at 8pm every Sunday 3, 17 & 24 Sept – Singers’ Night 10 Sept – Four Gone Confusion and Singers’ Night Thurs 31t August – Jazz Night 8.30pm – ‘Jazz with … Continue reading

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