The excellent Lambeth Archives talks are to continue through July and August; details on the flyer. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for log-in details.
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.
Following a very successful set of talks in May, a further set of on-line talks will be given by Lambeth Archives in June.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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. […]
There was time when Brixton was a Parliamentary constituency in itself. If you are interested in the history, do see our book Representing Brixton – the story of Brixton’s MPs by Simon Adams (brixtonsociety.org.uk/publications/books). Today, parts of Brixton are in three separate constituencies. Following the general election, all three are represented by women members of […]