Lambeth Heritage Festival September 2017

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Jul 052017
 
Lambeth Heritage Festival September 2017

A month long festival led by Lambeth Archives and the Local History Forum. The Walcot Foundation is the sponsor for the 2017 Lambeth Heritage Festival in September Now in its fifth year, working together with Lambeth Archives and the Lambeth Local History Forum the three have made a rich program for all to enjoy There [Read More]

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]

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]

A Talk in Clapham by Edmund Bird

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Jun 222016
 
A Talk in Clapham by Edmund Bird

A Popular Speaker Returns This month we host a talk by one of last year’s most popular speakers. Edmund is to introduce the fourth book in his series on Lambeth’s 20th-century architectural history giving background information about the buildings and the vision of the architects of the time. The Book Lambeth Architecture 1965-1999 by Edmund [Read More]

Talk-Conscription and Conscience in Clapham

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Mar 152016
 
Talk-Conscription and Conscience in Clapham

This Talk marks the centenary of the introduction of conscription in 1916. In 1916 millions of men around Britain faced a future in uniform – willing or no. For those engaged in the anti-war movement this was unacceptable, and they registered their opposition to war by becoming Conscientious Objectors. Ben Copsey of Peace Pledge Union [Read More]