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Pippa Kelly. Clapham Talk April 2018 Dementia

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Apr 122018
 
Pippa Kelly. Clapham Talk April 2018 Dementia

Talking About Old Age And Dementia Pippa Kelly’s talk will explore society’s attitudes towards its elderly, particularly those with dementia, and cover little-known initiatives that are changing lives for the better. Personal Story Over ten years ago she began to write for the national press about her elderly parents’ declining years. She related her battles [Read More]

Edmund Bird. Clapham Talk March 2018

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Mar 182018
 
Edmund Bird. Clapham Talk March 2018

Lambeth’s Victorian Architecture. Edmund Bird will focus on the Clapham area when there was much building going on in South London. Regulars will be familiar with Edmund and his very enjoyable talks. If you have not attended before do come and find out why his talks are so popular. About the Speaker Edmund is a [Read More]

Colour Your Common Project Seeks Help

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Mar 122018
 
Colour Your Common Project Seeks Help

Creation of a Wildflower Meadow on Clapham Common   The community group, CCMAC, that works with Lambeth Council to manage this popular open space, has been awarded a £10,000 grant from the Mayor of London’s Greener City Fund for their Colour Your Common project. They will use the money to bring beauty and biodiversity to [Read More]

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]