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Clapham Talk – History of West Norwood Cemetery

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Jan 112019
 
Clapham Talk - History of West Norwood Cemetery

One of the significant cemeteries of Europe The cemetery at West Norwood is large and contains the graves of the rich and titled, soldiers, children, and ordinary people. The many beautiful Mausoleums and statues bring visitors from around the world. Bob Flanagan will talk about its history and some of the Clapham residents who chose [Read More]

Lambeth Heritage Festival brochure

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Jul 302018
 
Lambeth Heritage Festival brochure

Lambeth Heritage Festival brochure is now out! Opening on 1st September, the Lambeth’s local history fair is a treat for anyone interested in the history of the area. It brings together dozens of local societies, including the Clapham Society, and local history organisations. You can browse local publishers’ bookstalls, exhibitions and find refreshments. Among the [Read More]

Winterville wants to return to Clapham Common in 2018!

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Jul 222018
 
Winterville wants to return to Clapham Common in 2018!

Last year it resulted in 10% of the Common being out of use for more than six months! Untold damage to the Common. Insist it is located on the Common’s dedicated hard-surfaced “circus site” – the proper place for events like Winterville. Please Link to the planning portal where you can object. Also email your [Read More]

Clapham Bug Walk July 8

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Jul 042018
 
Clapham Bug Walk July 8

Guided by Ian Boulton, this walk will show how to survey for insects taking a close look at the many invertebrates (animals without backbones) that can be found on Clapham Common. We will discover how important these bugs, beasts and butterflies are, for the health and wellbeing of the Common and its users. Join us [Read More]

BBC Article about the Windrush with Photos

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Jul 032018
 
BBC Article about the Windrush with Photos

Members of the Clapham Society may be interested to read this article by Bethan Bell of BBC News. Filled with many black and white photos taken at the time, the article talks about the people who arrived on the Windrush and their life in the subterranean dormitories of Clapham. You can read the BBC Article [Read More]