Au revoir to the Union? A European view

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Jan 112017
 
Au revoir to the Union? A European view

Clapham Society Talk London-based French journalists, Eric Albert and Etienne Duval,  give a talk entitled: Au revoir to the Union? A European view of post-Brexit London, England and Scotland. The journalists will share their views on the impact of Brexit on relations between different neighbours. Together they will give us their take on the impact [Read More]

URGENT NOTICE – Russian Ballet School Planning Appeal

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Jan 012017
 
URGENT NOTICE - Russian Ballet School Planning Appeal

Venue Change. London Russian Ballet School: Planning Appeal The venue for this appeal has been changed from that shown in our recent newsletter. It will now take place at The Kia Oval, Surrey Cricket Club, Kennington, SE11 5SS, commencing at 10 am on Saturday 10 January. As reported last February (see Newsletter Issue 384), the [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]

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]