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September 2019

Talk: London’s Oldest Prison – 200 years of Brixton: the house on the hill

September 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Brixton Tate Library, Windrush Square
London, SW2 1JQ United Kingdom
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HMP Brixton celebrates its two hundredth anniversary this year. It has held some of the most notorious people in criminal history as well as being a pioneer of prison reform. Learn more about the prison with the author of the newly published The House on the Hill.

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Local Heroes Initiative

September 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Brixton Tate Library, Windrush Square
London, SW2 1JQ United Kingdom
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The Local Heroes Initiative celebrates the achievement of individuals among us, often little known, who have done outstanding work for the benefit of our community. Hear the stories of the latest group of people being put forward to be added to the Roll of Honour.

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Talk: Loughborough Road Shops

September 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
San Mei Gallery, former Loughborough Hotel, corner of Evandale and Loughborough Roads
London, SW9 7TB.
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Find out about the Loughborough Road shops, the people who ran them. Exploring some of the stories of the people who lived and worked on Loughborough Road over the past 150 years. Free, but please book by email leaftra@gmail.com

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September 2021

A History of Tulse Hill

September 9, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brixton Tate Library, Windrush Square
London, SW2 1JQ United Kingdom
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Thu 9th Sept at 6:30 pm, in-person at Brixton Library, Brixton Oval, SW2 1JQ An illustrated talk by Alan Piper exploring the extensive area between Brockwell Park and Brixton Hill where some landmarks from the early 19th century estate can still be found among later developments. This event is hosted by the Brixton Society. Please book by sending an email to: Book here

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Loughborough Road Histories

September 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
San Mei Gallery, former Loughborough Hotel, corner of Evandale and Loughborough Roads
London, SW9 7TB
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Scratch beneath the surface of any street and a fascinating history of people and events will be uncovered. Loughborough Road is no exception. Join Tracey Gregory, for a glimpse into Loughborough Road’s past, through this illustrated talk. Tracey will also be launching her first book, Loughborough Road Histories, published by The Brixton Society, featuring short histories of the emergence of the street, some of its shops, pubs and people. The book will be on sale at the talk. This event is…

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