Tag: lambeth archives

Do you have memories of the Loughborough Road area?

Do you remember the Loughborough Road neighbourhood from the past? On Friday 15 February the San Mei Gallery in what was once the Loughborough Hotel...

Heritage and heroes of Brixton and around

Lambeth Heritage Festival returns for its fifth year in September, celebrating the history of the borough with over 60 events, many of them in...

Archives are important – so have your say

Bill Linskey, chair of The Lambeth Local History Forum and Brixton Society urges all borough residents to take part in consultation on the Lambeth...

Lambeth Heritage Festival returns for a third year

Local people, past and present, will be celebrated with a varied month-long programme of activities in and around Brixton this September, as the Lambeth...

Minet Library users gather to oppose Culture 2020 proposal

Users, supporters and friends of Brixton's Minet Library on Knatchbull Road gathered last night to oppose Lambeth Council's proposal to close the library and...

Anger at cultural cutback

Friends of Lambeth’s libraries and parks, including those in Brixton, have criticised Lambeth council for its proposals to reduce cultural services. They have branded its...

Lambeth Council proposes to sell Minet Library

Lambeth Council is proposing to sell the Minet Library, home of the Lambeth Archives. The council hopes to use the money from the sale of...

Walk in the shoes of the Windrush Generation

Cultural researcher and London Blue Badge holder Kelly Foster will be leading this September’s guided walk, The Island of Brixton, as part of the...

Five Lambeth Heritage Festival events to put in your diary

Summer may be cooling off but there's no need to stay in this September: the Lambeth Heritage Festival is back, bringing plenty of free...

LAMBETH HERITAGE FESTIVAL SPECIAL: Edwardian Builders of Brixton

Arts Co-editor, Ruth Waters, met  Edmund Bird, author, heritage adviser  long-time Lambeth resident and historical brain box extraordinaire to discover more about Lambeth’s Edwardian past. Starting...

Spotlight on Minet Library

Arts Editor Ruth Waters finds out more about the home of the Lambeth Archives Originally donated to the community by wealthy local landowner and philanthropist,...

Take Two: The Godfather @ Minet Film Club and Rub a...

Tuesday 3 July Take One: The Godfather @ Minet Film Club The Minet Film Club have now launched a new season for the summer - can...