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Edmund Bird. Clapham Talk March 2018

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Mar 182018
 
Edmund Bird. Clapham Talk March 2018

Lambeth’s Victorian Architecture. Edmund Bird will focus on the Clapham area when there was much building going on in South London. Regulars will be familiar with Edmund and his very enjoyable talks. If you have not attended before do come and find out why his talks are so popular. About the Speaker Edmund is a [Read More]

Colour Your Common Project Seeks Help

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Mar 122018
 
Colour Your Common Project Seeks Help

Creation of a Wildflower Meadow on Clapham Common   The community group, CCMAC, that works with Lambeth Council to manage this popular open space, has been awarded a £10,000 grant from the Mayor of London’s Greener City Fund for their Colour Your Common project. They will use the money to bring beauty and biodiversity to [Read More]

Festival of Remembrance – Clapham Friday 16 February

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Feb 102018
 
Festival of Remembrance – Clapham Friday 16 February

To mark the Centenary of the cessation of hostilities at the end  of the First World War, St Mary’s R.C Church, Clapham will be holding a  Festival of Remembrance at 7 pm  on Friday 16 February. The service, modelled on that held by the Royal British Legion, will bring together military chaplains of all denominations, [Read More]

Did Shackleton have a dicky heart?

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Feb 082018
 
Did Shackleton have a dicky heart?

Our Talk in Clapham investigates the repeated health breakdowns suffered by Sir Ernest Shackleton during his epic Antarctic voyages. Research has led Doctors to believe that Sir Ernest had a congenital heart defect which he may have intentionally kept secret. Dr Ian Calder will talk about his research with consultant cardiologist Dr Jan Till and [Read More]

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]