Local History in Lock-Down

The excellent Lambeth Archives talks are to continue through July and August; details on the flyer. Email archives@lambeth.gov.uk for log-in details.

Windrush Day 2020

The Covid-19 lock-down is not going to let Windrush Day 2020 go by unmarked. The Brixton Project and Lambeth Council are organising a literal all-singing, all-dancing celebration of the Windrush generation for Monday June 22nd. To find out how you can take part, download the information leaflet from here.

Archiving the epidemic

Lambeth archives want to collect for posterity material recording the impact of the Coronavirus epidemic in Lambeth. The archives are closed to visitors for the duration but they will welcome any material, as mentioned in their poster, when this is all over.

Lambeth Country Show Cancelled

This year’s Lambeth Country Show has been cancelled. There is more information on their website lambethcountryshow.co.uk/coronavirus/. They promise to be back next year on 17 and 18 July 2021.

Library Closures

With all our libraries closed, Lambeth has circulated the leaflet above – click here to see all of it. The key messages are: – don’t worry about overdue books; – how to get help; – how to access on-line books etc.

Coronavirus

In light of government advice in the current crisis, all walks, talks and other events organised by the Brixton Society are cancelled or postponed until further notice.

Percy Phillips: Adventures with Electricity

The Friends of Tate Library Brixton will be welcoming local musician and writer Peter Phillips to the library to give a presentation about the life and work of his Grandfather, Percy Phillips on Thursday, 26 March 2020 from 7:00pm

Rotimi’s work in Barbican “Masculinities” exhibition

Browsing through the plaques section on our website, you see a gold plaque at 151 Railton Road – former home of photographer Rotimi Fani- Kayode and his partner Alex Hirst. The Barbican as just opened an exhibition called “Masculinities – Liberation through photography” Some of Rotimi’s pictures are included, along with work from 55 others. […]

Pope’s Road Proposals – Update

Our image is from a public consultation last year on the proposed redevelopment of the Sports Direct site in Pope’s Road. Following that consultation, the developer is running a further consultation before submitting a planning application to Lambeth council. This will be on: Thursday 30th January: 5pm-8pm, and Saturday 1st February: 10am-2pm; in First Floor, […]