November 23, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Jason Green


Every Tuesday fortnight from 2.00pm to 4.00pm on Zoom. Please contact SPC or info@southwarkpensioners.org.uk for login details.

14th September “The Archaeology of the Thames Foreshore”, Will Rathouse, Senior Community Archaeologist, Thames Discovery Programme

28th September A Historical Walk in Crystal Palace Park,
Michael Gilbert, Local Historian, will lead a walk following his three sessions on the History of Crystal Palace – £5 per person (Leave Southwark Pensioners’ Centre at 1.30pm or meet at Crystal Palace Station at 2.30pm – Southern Rail and Overground)

12th October “Lambeth’s Theatres – The Old Vic and the rest”, Jon Newman, Archivist and Researcher

26th October “Stories from Southwark’s Local Blue Plaques”, Judy Aitken, Curator of the Cuming Museum

9th November “Recent Archaeological Work in Southwark”, Chris Constable, Borough Archaeologist

23rd November “Beacons of the Future – celebrating the work of the
School Board for London”, Geoff Pick, former Director of London Metropolitan Archives (retired May 2021)

7th December “Taking South London’s Pulse: Public Health in Southwark”, Dr Patricia Dark, Archivist, Southwark Council


Previous Local History Group Sessions:

11th May “Prince Lee Boo of Palau and Rotherhithe”, Andrea Sinclair, Senior Artist & co-founder of Art in the Park, Burgess Park 2-4pm on alternate Tuesdays up to 20th July 2021. Call SPC or email: operations@southwarkpensioners.org.uk for login details.

18th May An extra session using Art to explore members’ own heritage and the
journeys we have had to Southwark and elsewhere, Andrea Sinclair, also former Artist-in-Residence, Tower of London

25th May “The Dulwich Estate, 400 years”, Ian McInnes, Retired Architect and Chair of the Dulwich Society

8th June “George Livesey and the Gas Industry in South London”, Dr. Mary Mills, Historian and blogger for Greenwich Industrial History Society

22nd June “The Perfect Playground – Crystal Palace part 3”, Michael Gilbert, Local Historian and Graphic Designer,

6th July “An Introduction to Southwark Heritage Centre”, Judy Aitken, Curator of Cuming Museum AND “Compiling a Local List of Southwark’s Heritage Buildings”, Stephanie Ostrich, Project Manager, Walworth Heritage Action Zone

20th July “Italians in Southwark”, Neil Crossfield, Local Historian and Researcher

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