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]

Lambeth Archives Consultation – Tight Deadline

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Aug 092017
 
Lambeth Archives Consultation - Tight Deadline

The timetable for the Consultation regarding the future home of the Lambeth Archives is extremely tight. Comments on the report need to be submitted by Friday 18 August 2017

Unveiling a Green Plaque on a Perfect Summer Evening

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Jul 312017
 
Unveiling a Green Plaque on a Perfect Summer Evening

The tenth Clapham Society Green Plaque was unveiled on the Old Court House in Clapham on 4 July 2017. The owners, Allison Clark and Axel Meier generously hosted an excellent party in the garden behind their house, on a perfect sunny summer’s evening. The Green Plaque scheme was initiated by the Clapham Society in 2011 [Read More]