Author Archives: Philip Inglesant

Visit numbers at TSL have doubled in just two years

The latest figures for library performance, from Lambeth Council, show that visits to Tate South Lambeth Library have risen from 93,592 on 2014 to 180,623 in 2016. That’s a doubling in numbers in just two years (well, just a bit … Continue reading

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London in Fragments: A Mudlark’s Treasures

Have you ever walked over a London bridge and looked down to see the tide was out on the river, and the freshly exposed beaches were dotted with little hunched figures, picking their way across the foreshore? Those figures were … Continue reading

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A welcome to – and from – our US neighbours (and neighbors)

2017 will see the arrival of an important new neighbour for the library – the new US embassy in Nine Elms, now in the final stages of construction. Against this background the embassy is developing its relations with the local … Continue reading

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We are the Champions!

Tate South Lambeth Library has been voted winner among “local culture” venues in South Lambeth in Time Out magazine’s Love London 2016 ballot. This is particularly pleasing because TSL is not just the only Lambeth library to win in the … Continue reading

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It’s time to party

Friends of TSL are holding their annual party on Friday December 9th (7-9pm) . Technically this is a party for Friends – but everyone is welcome to enjoy seasonal food and drink, and entertainment by the ever popular Kennington Community Choir. If you’re not … Continue reading

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Get unique Christmas gifts at the library’s craft market

S aturday December 3rd is the date for the Tate South Lambeth Community Christmas Craft Market – timed just right for you to buy gifts, cards and decorations for Christmas. Come along between 10am and 4pm and see the range of … Continue reading

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News from the library forum: good in some parts, dire in others

The October 22nd public library forum at TSL (where managers present a rundown of what has happened at the library, its performance, and plans for the future) gave us reason to rejoice, but also grounds for continuing concern. The good … Continue reading

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Art, Science and Traditional Craft: City & Guilds of London Art School

A presentation by Tamiko O’Brien, Principal of City and Guilds of London Art School. The Art School is located in our neighbourhood (in Kennington Park Road), an area that is taking its place on the map of the contemporary art … Continue reading

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Library Forum 22nd October

Find out what’s going on at the library At the library forum on Saturday October 22nd, from 2pm to 4pm, library managers will present a rundown of what’s happened and is happening at the library, its performance, and plans for the … Continue reading

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Pan Worldwide: film screening and director’s Q&A

On Wednesday October 12th, starting at 7pm, you can see the second section of a two-part documentary – Panomundo – that explores the history of the steelpan, the emblematic music of Trinidad-Tobago, and its global influence. Three years ago, a … Continue reading

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