Heritage Festival 2022, Week 4.


Festival week4Exhibitions, Tours and Films in September

During the final week of the Lambeth History Festival you can visit continous exhibitions and repeated tours, and the whole family can enjoy the Harvest Festival at Brixton Windmill.

Exhibition to see during Omnibus Theatre opening times. If you lived in the area at the time or want to know what it was like before development you should not miss seeing these photos. Visit the exhibition of photographs “Snapshot of a Clapham street 50 years ago“. These interesting pictures are on display until the end of the month in the Omnibus Theatre Café/Bar, 1 Clapham Common North Side, SW4 0QW
Open Friday to Sunday 9am to 6pm and evenings from 6pm when a show is on.

Events and Tours

Enjoy a free family day out on the 25th between 1.00pm -5.00pm
at the Harvest Festival at Brixton Windmill celebrating the annual wheat harvest and the histories and crafts of milling and artisan bread making. With live music, fun games for children, and craft workshops for both adults and children there is sure to be something to interest every member of the family.

Where: Brixton Windmill, Windmill Gardens, west end of Blenheim Gardens SW2 5DA.

At the same address, if you missed going on 11th and 12th, you have another chance to join one of the Guided Tours of Brixton Windmill as there are more on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th.
You will discover the two mills in this tour and learn about the Ashby family, who produced flour at Brixton from 1816-1934. The mills are a wonderful reminder of Brixton’s rural past.
Tours are from 1pm to 5pm. Free, booking essential for the 40 minute tour to the top or turn up for a shorter guided tour every 20 minutes 1pm to 4.40pm.

Films on Thursday 29th September. The Ritzy Cinema in Brixton will be showing a collection of Lambeth-related short films made by Clapham Film Unit members and friends. Please refer to the festival programme for details (see below).


Alyson’s talk on Monday 19th September has been CANCELLED
We regret this talk has been cancelled due to the Bank Holiday on Monday 19th September.
“The history of the garden of Royal Trinity Hospice”
Click for talk details Here.

Although our history walks are booked up, you can go on the Bat Walk on 23rd September and have arranged more walks in October
Click for details of walks Here .

Planning for the fourth week? There are more events than we highlight here and dates and details of all the events are in the Updated Lambeth Festival Programme. If you don’t have a copy please click here.