Clapham Talk – A Saint for Computing

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Jun 092018
 
Clapham Talk - A Saint for Computing

How Did Ada become the Patron Saint of Computing? Find out at this fascinating talk by a local retired professor who has been interested in the history of computing since arriving in London in 1970. About the Speaker David Singmaster is retired professor of mathematics and computer science at London South Bank University and also [Read More]

Clapham Tree Walk June 17

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Jun 042018
 
Clapham Tree Walk June 17

About the future of trees on Clapham Common Guided by Ian Boulton, this walk will explore the origins and past uses of trees as well as the prospects for their future. We will look at climate change, pollution and what that holds in store. Join us at the start of the walk leaving from Clapham [Read More]

Roy Vickery Talk About Plants and Botany

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May 082018
 
Roy Vickery Talk About Plants and Botany

The South London Botanical Institute (SLBI) Roy will talk about The Institute founded by Allan Octavian Hume, who was also a founder of the Indian National Congress, in 1910. The SLBI, based in Tulse Hill, maintains a small botanical garden, a herbarium and library, and promotes a wide range of plant-related activities. About the Speaker [Read More]

Clapham Tree walk Postponed

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May 012018
 
Clapham Tree walk Postponed

We regret that we have had to cancel The Trees of Clapham Common walk led by Iain Boulton on Sunday 6 May. This has now been rescheduled for Sunday 17 June at 2 pm leaving from Clapham Common Bandstand.

Pippa Kelly. Clapham Talk April 2018 Dementia

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Apr 122018
 
Pippa Kelly. Clapham Talk April 2018 Dementia

Talking About Old Age And Dementia Pippa Kelly’s talk will explore society’s attitudes towards its elderly, particularly those with dementia, and cover little-known initiatives that are changing lives for the better. Personal Story Over ten years ago she began to write for the national press about her elderly parents’ declining years. She related her battles [Read More]