Lambeth Heritage Festival first weekend highlights

5 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 events (many of them free) or ask for one at your local Library

 

Fire Engine Festival at Fire Brigade museum: Black and white photos of vintage London Fire Brigade vehicles including 1940s style pump vehicles, fire engine with retractable ladders, and fireboat “Massey Shaw”

Selected Heritage Festival events for  September 9 and 10

Lambeth Heritage festival has something happening every day of the week – and even more this weekend

Fire Engine Festival

Saturday 9 September 9 10am to 3pm

New pop-up museum at the Workshop, Lambeth High Street, features a display of historic fire engines

Digital Soap Box

Saturday 9 September 1pm to 4pm

Clapham Film Unit invites people to ‘have their say’ – live streaming and creating a history of the moment for the archives

 Summer of Love revisited

Saturday 9 September 1.30pm

Spirit of 1967 picnic (hippie gear welcome) in Milkwood Park  in celebrating music and cultural change including the start of the women’s movement and gay rights

Reunion with ‘The Bill’ film and talk

Saturday 9 September 8pm

TV Police drama ‘The Bill’ (1984-2010) was largely filmed in Lambeth – reunited cast members choose highlights from the series at the Cinema Museum. Advance tickets available from the Cinema Museum for the Bill Reunion.

Brixton Windmill Tour

Saturday 9 September and Sunday 10 September 2.30 to 5pm

As well as the windmill, the guided walk includes some of Brixton Hill’s oldest houses, the waterworks reservoir and details of some of Brixton Prison’s celebrity inmates. Free, but booking  for the tour essential via Brixton WIndmill website.


For more information

For full details of the weekend Lambeth Heritage Festival events for the whole month see the Lambeth Heritage Festival information page.

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