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Festival of Remembrance – Clapham Friday 16 February

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Feb 102018
 
Festival of Remembrance – Clapham Friday 16 February

To mark the Centenary of the cessation of hostilities at the end  of the First World War, St Mary’s R.C Church, Clapham will be holding a  Festival of Remembrance at 7 pm  on Friday 16 February. The service, modelled on that held by the Royal British Legion, will bring together military chaplains of all denominations, [Read More]

Did Shackleton have a dicky heart?

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Feb 082018
 
Did Shackleton have a dicky heart?

Our Talk in Clapham investigates the repeated health breakdowns suffered by Sir Ernest Shackleton during his epic Antarctic voyages. Research has led Doctors to believe that Sir Ernest had a congenital heart defect which he may have intentionally kept secret. Dr Ian Calder will talk about his research with consultant cardiologist Dr Jan Till and [Read More]

Clapham Society Talk – Secrets of London Underground

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Jan 172018
 
Clapham Society Talk - Secrets of London Underground

Secret Underground London, A Photographic Record The hidden world of disused tube stations and stretches of railway, military bunkers, air raid shelters and the many changes of use of some of the sites are among the subjects of this talk. Photographs showing all kinds of tunnels and creepy catacombs will be shown alongside modest Royal [Read More]

Safeguarding Clapham’s Future – New Video

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Nov 162017
 
Safeguarding Clapham's Future - New Video

Clapham in South London is a desirable place to live. It’s also a place of enormous historical and architectural interest, an epicecentre of of the battles involving slavery, a centre of artistic creativity and a site of national significance in post-war immigration. Like anywhere in a major city, Clapham is a place under pressure. Large [Read More]

Lambeth Local History Fair 2017

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Aug 132017
 
Lambeth Local History Fair 2017

Come and see us at the Lambeth Local History Fair. The Clapham Society is happy to be taking part in the opening event of the Lambeth Heritage Festival in 2017. This is a great opportunity to discover more about our area and we would love to welcome you at our stand. Several members of the [Read More]