Search and filter results
On this free guided tour of Brixton Windmill you will see two sets of millstones – the original wind-powered machinery, and the smaller stones installed by the Ashby family in 1902 that were driven by steam.
The walk follows a once-rural street pattern and traces the 19th-century development of the area’s farmland for housing, prison and clean water supply.
Park Hill on Streatham Common, was built in c.1830 by William Leaf a banker and silk merchant. Henry Tate, the sugar magnate (Tate and Lyle), lived here from 1885.
A walk led by Alan Piper exploring Coldharbour Lan and the streets off it eastward from Loughborough Junction.
This event is hosted by the Brixton Society - In-person
This workshop will introduce a first of its kind oral history project and exhibition based at the Garden Museum that explores the history and culture of Caribbean gardening in South London.
Was the nine-year-old John Ruskin aware of the dreadful murder of a servant in the house opposite his family’s home on Herne Hill?
492 Korna Klub presents their free live in person Human Library Windrush Performance. This community event showcases Windrush elders & their kin (as human books) sharing their stories of Windrush to audiences (human readers) in one-on-one.
Meet South London based photographer Urszula Sołtys who has been recording stories and taking portraits of her local polish community. It’s going to be a unique opportunity to discover personal stories, places of memory and cultural heritage from
Mike Tuffrey will lead a walk round the streets between Cavendish Road and Narbonne Avenue exploring how the neighbourhood came to be built, and revealing the identity of the elusive land agent – a linen draper from Tottenham and sometime felon –
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the 1981 Brixton Uprisings. As part of 81 Acts of Exuberant Defiance, the Mending Room invites you to join The Menders to consider and re-imagine creative ways to elevate Brixton.
This year's annual Windmill Lecture is a celebration of the 10 years since the Grade II* listed windmill was fully restored and re-opened to the public in 2011.
This event is hosted by the Friends of Windmill Gardens - in-person
Join S.I. Martin on a walk around Clapham Common exploring the area's 18th & 19th century Black History. Expect to encounter African royalty, the Clapham Sect, the African Academy and the Black poor along the route.
the Angela Davis Industrial Estate, and others, got their names; at the work of Black women, such as Lambeth councillors Sharon Aitken and Linda Bellos, Cecile Nobrega; and the way that re/naming spaces in Lambeth has been shaped by resistance to