July 29th 7pm (doors open at 6.45)
Roger Johnson, expert on Sherlock Holmes and co-author of The Sherlock Holmes Miscellany, looks at Holmes’s excursions into Lambeth proper, Brixton, Kennington, Streatham, Herne Hill and parts of Norwood, together with Arthur Conan Doyle’s own connections with south London.
Admittance free. Refreshments available.
This talk is jointly organised by Friends of Tate South Lambeth Library and the Vauxhall Society.
Saturday July 11th is the date of the next quarterly library forum – your chance to monitor and question our library’s performance, plans and policies, at a public get-together of library managers and local people.
Friends will want to ask about the state of play on:
- the refurbishment of the library (long-planned and still only partly implemented)
- remedial work on the public lavatory drains (a very longstanding problem)
What do you want to hear about? Come along and ask, propose, object – at Tate South Lambeth LIbrary at 2-4pm on Saturday July 11th.
Now on display, figurative and abstract work from the 2013/14 GCSE art class at Platanos College
Wednesday July 1st 7pm (doors open at 6.45) David Tootill set up Southbank Mosaics art studio 12 years ago as a volunteer. It now employs six people and has over 250 public realm installations. It partners with community groups and is now working towards setting up the London School of Mosaic, offering the first applied […]
On Saturday June 6th, from 10am to 4pm, Friends of Tate South Lambeth Library are running their annual book sale at the library, raising funds for extra resources there. We have over 1,000 books for sale, donated by the local community or withdrawn from library shelves. All at bargain prices — £1 for most hardbacks, 50p […]
Friends of TSL held their annual general meeting, at the library, on May 20th. The chairman’s annual report set out our stance on the proposals by Lambeth Council for the library service presented in the consultation document Cultural Policy by 2020. To meet a target reduction in annual spending of £800,000 by the end of […]
This year’s annual general meeting of Friends of Tate South Lambeth Library will be held on Wednesday May 20th, at the library, starting at 7pm. We start off with the standard “official” items: reports by the chairman and the treasurer for the past year (2014/15), followed by elections to next year’s committee. Then we have […]
Starting in April and continuing through into August, the Friends gardening group is to run monthly Open Garden sessions in the Tradescant’s Retreat courtyard garden. Every second Saturday of the month (so April 11th is the first date), from 1.30pm, the garden will be open to the general public, with direct entrance through the garden […]
Tuesday May 19th 7pm (doors open at 6.30) Gail Hewlett talks about her book on Hilda Hewlett, the first woman to win a pilot’s licence (in 1911, at the age of 46). She ran a flying school and manufactured aircraft for the First World War. Known as “old bird” in her family, she was the […]
Wednesday May 13th 7pm (doors open 6.30pm) Gabriela Ruivo Trindade, a psychologist, wrote the novel Um Outra Vez, which was published in 2014 winning the Leya 2013 prize in Portugal. The book is based on the history of a member of her family and the village he helped develop into a city during the first […]
This year’s annual general meeting of Friends of Tate South Lambeth Library will be held on Wednesday May 20th, at the library, starting at 7pm. We begin with the standard “official” items: reports by the chairman and the treasurer for the past year (2014/15), followed by elections to next year’s committee. Then we have the […]
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