Every Tuesday fortnight 2 to 4pm on Zoom and at the Southwark Pensioners Centre
Please contact SPC or firstname.lastname@example.org for login details.
New hybrid events both at Southwark Pensioners Centre and virtually on Zoom
2-4pm on alternate Tuesdays from 3rd May to 26th July 2022
17th May “Conscientious Objectors in Southwark”, John Taylor, Researcher and Author
31st May “The Manor of Norbury”, Michael Gilbert, Local Historian and Graphic Designer
14th June “A Helping Hand – Victorian/Edwardian Poverty in South London”, Alan Parkinson, Former History Lecturer and Teacher Trainer at London South Bank University
28th June “The Clubland Story: Walworth’s legendary boys’ and girls’ club, and its founder, Reverend James Butterworth”, a talk, with film and photographs, by John Butterworth (son) and Jenny Waine, biographers of Rev. James Butterworth in “The Temple of Youth”.
12th July “Magnificent Maps of London”- Visit to London Metropolitan
Archives to see this exhibition including a 1633 print of “Civitas Londinium’, oldest surviving map of London & Southwark. (Leave SPC 1.30pm or meet at the London Metropolitan Archives, 40 Northampton Road, EC1R 0HB at 2.20pm. Nearest station: Farringdon: Thameslink from Denmark Hill or Loughborough Junction).
26th July “Working Women in Medieval Southwark”, Dr. Laura Agustin, Cultural Anthropologist of Working Class Women
3rd May 2022 A Walk along the Thames Foreshore, Will Rathouse, Senior Community Archaeologist, Thames Discovery Programme (Meet outside Denmark Hill railway station at 9.15am or go direct to Rotherhithe Overground station to meet Will and the group at 9.45am)