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Supporting Older People in Southwark

Local History Group


Camberwell_OldPhotoLocal History Group

Time: Every other Tuesday, 2.00 pm  –  4.00 pm.

Location: Main Activities Room, Southwark Pensioners Centre,

305-307 Camberwell Road, London, SE5 0HQ.

Tea and biscuits are served.
There is a small charge of £2.00 for each session.

Warden Ed Aldred’s parachute jump on 27/05/17 will raise money for repairs to Holy Trinity Church, Rotherhithe. https://www.justgiving.com/holytrinity-rotherhithe

The Museum of Walking has been commissioned by the Woodland Trust and the Mayor’s Office to run a number of free events.
Usually their walks focus on the built heritage of London but these all have a tree theme as they are part of London Tree Week.  They are:
Sunday 28 May 11.00am – 12.30pm on Peckham Rye there is “Haiku on the Rye” – which is a poetry composition walkshop
Tuesday 30 May 6.15pm-7.45pm at Mary Geraldine Harmsworth Park we have “Tree or False?” – which is a fun way to learn about trees (for all ages)
Wednesday 31 May 12.30pm-1.30pm in Ruskin Park – a “Mindfulness in Nature” movement walkshop


Upcoming Talks / Trips from May to July 2017

30th May – Screenings of films about local community groups in the 70s and 80s by the London Community Video Archive. Ed Webb-Ingall, researcher, Goldsmiths University, London will show these at South London Gallery at 2.30pm.

13th June – “Alleyways, Churches and Gardens in the City”.  Jill Finch, Guide in City of London, St. Paul’s Cathedral and Guildhall Art Gallery, will lead this walmk in the City following her talk to our group back in February.

27th June  – “The Mustard Seed Effect”. Liz Sibthorpe, joint winner of the Camberwell Society’s Mary Boast essay prize.

11th July – “Respectable tenants wanted.  Early days of the Rosendale Road Estate”.  Bob Reeves, Research on Victorian history.

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