A Talk in Clapham by Dr Katie Donington

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Nov 232016
 
A Talk in Clapham by Dr Katie Donington

Dr Katie Donington will talk about Slavery, Commerce and the Hibbert Family and their links to slavery and Clapham. George Hibbert MP was a leading parliamentary proslavery advocate who lived in a large house with a renowned garden on Clapham Common North Side. He was a Chairman of the Society of West India Merchants, Agent [Read More]

What Do You Want for Clapham Common?

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Oct 102016
 
What Do You Want for Clapham Common?

Follow this link for the The Clapham Society’s Submission to the Government Inquiry into Public Parks, and see our suggestions for improvement. The House of Commons Communities and Local Government Select Committee is carrying out an Inquiry into Public Parks. The Clapham Society has submitted a detailed report. You can download or read the document [Read More]

A Talk in Clapham by Henry Marsh, Neurosurgeon

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Sep 192016
 
A Talk in Clapham by Henry Marsh, Neurosurgeon

Henry Marsh will talk about his best-selling book, Do No Harm. Sub-titled Stories of Life, Death and Brain surgery, this is a moving insight into the highs and lows of a life dedicated to operating on the human brain, telling how it feels to hold someone’s life in your hands. About the Speaker Neurosurgeon Henry [Read More]

Fourth Heritage Festival Throughout September

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Sep 032016
 
Fourth Heritage Festival Throughout September

This September Lambeth’s fourth Heritage Festival will be taking place across the borough. One of this year’s themes is Lambeth’s architecture including talks by Julia Barfield, the designer of the London Eye and Edmund Bird. Among the many free events, you will be able to listen to Traditional jazz on Clapham Common and a talk [Read More]

Clapham Bandstand Concert with Junction Jazz

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Sep 032016
 
Clapham Bandstand Concert with Junction Jazz

This season’s Summer concerts on the  Clapham Common Bandstand are almost at an end, and the weather has so far been kind this year with Sunny weather. The penultimate concert is The Clapham Society’s own concert with Junction Jazz, a popular local group playing Traditional Jazz and Dixie. About The Band Junction Jazz was formed [Read More]