Saturday 10 February. 10.30am. South Lambeth Stories Walk
Sean Creighton leads free walk for Vauxhall Society/Vauxhall History and Friends of Tate South Lambeth Library.
Start at Tate South Lambeth Library, 180 South Lambeth Rd, Vauxhall, London SW8 1QP.
Saturday 24 February. 2pm. ‘Wandle Wake Up’ Guided Walk
Ramble through the industrial heartland of the Summerstown182 alongside the River Wandle and its nearby streets, featuring some of the words of the poet Edward Thomas who passed through here in 1913 ‘In Pursuit of Spring’. Also on the agenda; The Corruganza Girls, Wimbledon Stadium, the Lost Streets of Earlsfield, the Watercress Queen, Copper Mill Lane and the special place where the waters of the Wandle and the Graveney meet.
Starts St Mary’s Church, Wimbledon Road, SW17 0UQ
Monday 19 March. 8pm. Lambeth’s Victorian Architecture.
Clapham Society talk by Edmund Bird, heritage advisor to TfL, former Edmund is a former Lambeth Conservation Team Manager.
Omnibus, 1 Clapham Common North Side, SW4
The bar is open from 7 pm.
My past writings on Lambeth & Wandsworth history on other sites
Organised Cycling 1890s & 1900s
Radical & Mutual Clapham
Wandsworth FWW ‘Big Society’
Battersea and the Formation of the Workers’ Educational Association
Essay in A Ministry of Enthusiasm: Centenary Essays on the Workers’ Educational Association
ed. Steven K. Roberts. Pluto Press, 20 Mar 2003. Available to read on Google Books
From Revolution to New Unionism: The Impact of ‘Bloody Sunday’ on the Development of John Burns’ Politics
Essay in History of Riots
ed. Keith Flett . Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015. Available to read on Google Books
Publications on Lambeth and Wandsworth