Lambeth Heritage Festival – weekly highlights #4

22 September, 2017

Written by: Lambeth Council

Council updates > Culture and community > Events

Lambeth Heritage Festival is happening throughout September. You can download a 32-page guide with full details of dates and times of all the events (many of them free) or ask for one at your local Library

Lambeth Archives photo of 20+ people at Brockwell Lido, plants, water, sky and swimsuits hand tinted, skin mostly grey (unretouched)

Lambeth Heritage Festival Monday 25  – Saturday 30 September

Highlights of the fourth and final week of the Lambeth Heritage Festival include:

Brockwell Lido 80 years young (talk)

Monday September 25 7pm

Year-round swimmer and historian Peter Bradley talks visitors through 80 years of swimming at the Lido – and about the Victorian swimming pond that it replaced.

Local Heroes

Wednesday 27 September 7pm

Includes a free screening at Brixton Library of a new film about local people’s contribution to society through arts, science, entertainment and politics

Vauxhall – a Nice place in the Country? (walk)

Thursday September 28 12.30pm

Starting from Vauxhall Park café, a free walk with archivist Len Reilly to ask and answer the question: “Could Vauxhall ever have been a suburb?” Booking by email (to Lambeth archives) is essential to book this Vauxhall walk.

Brain of Lambeth Quiz

Thursday September 28 7.30pm

General knowledge quiz at the Vida Walsh Centre, organised by the Lambethans Society. Please email John Moore of the Lambethans as soon as you can if you want to enter the quiz with a team of up to 4 people. Rounds include ‘Lambeth’ and ‘London’.

Memory on a T Shirt workshop

Saturday 30 September 11.30 am

Learn to design and print your own T-shirt inspired by Brixton’s history at 198 Gallery – book for the T shirt worskop by email to 198 Contemporary Arts . £10 donation to cover cost of materials is required.


For more information

For full details of the whole month of Lambeth Heritage Festival events see the Lambeth Heritage Festival information pages.

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