Tag Archives: Clapham

The Wandsworth Area as 18th Century Powerhouse – 30 May

Wednesday 30 May – 7.15pm The Wandsworth Area as 18th Century Powerhouse The Wandsworth area was an economic and political powerhouse during the long 18th Century. This talk by Sean Creighton will examine aspects of this, including the Huguenots, the … Continue reading

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History Events and News at 26 February

Tuesday 7 March. 7pm. Land of Oak and Iron Project in North Durham and West Tyneside Kath Marshall-Ivens, Project Community Engagement Officer North East Labour History Society. Old George Pub, Old George Yard, Bigg Market, Newcastle NE1. Tuesday 7 March. … Continue reading

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General History Events & News at 30 January

Friday 24 February. 8pm. Henry Maudslay – industrial innovator Talk by David Waller on  how a Lambeth-based engineer from a humble background turned London into the silicon valley of the nineteenth century. Henry Maudslay invented precision engineering, which made the … Continue reading

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The Empire Needs Men Exhibition

Stripped to the waist and sweated chest Midday’s reprieve brings much-needed rest From trenches deep toward the sky. Non-fighting troops and yet we die. – extract from The Black Soldier’s Lament by George A. Borden 28 June 1914, this date is a … Continue reading

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