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  • 26
    Sep
    2021

    Open afternoon

    • Lambeth wide
    • Free

    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.

  • 26
    Sep
    2021

    Brixton Windmill Walk

    • Lambeth wide
    • Paid

    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.

  • 26
    Sep
    2021

    The grounds of Park Hill, guided tour

    • Lambeth wide
    • Free

    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.

  • 26
    Sep
    2021

    Coldharbour East

    • Lambeth wide
    • Free

    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

  • 26
    Sep
    2021

    Sowing Roots

    • Lambeth wide
    • Free

    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.

  • 27
    Sep
    2021

    Crime and Punishment in Herne Hill, 1750 - 1900

    • Lambeth wide
    • Free

    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?

  • 28
    Sep
    2021

    Human Library Windrush Performance

    • Lambeth wide
    • Free

    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.

  • 28
    Sep
    2021

    Beyond the Lens: The Polish Community from South London

    • Lambeth wide
    • Free

    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

  • 29
    Sep
    2021

    The man who built an Edwardian neighbourhood

    • Lambeth wide
    • Free

    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 –

  • 29
    Sep
    2021

    Mending Room - Jury Event

    • Lambeth wide
    • Free

    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.

  • 29
    Sep
    2021

    Brixton Windmill 2011-2021

    • Lambeth wide
    • Free

    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

  • 30
    Sep
    2021

    Clapham, 1807

    • Lambeth wide
    • Free

    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. 

  • 30
    Sep
    2021

    Re/Naming: anti-racism and anti-colonialism on Lambeth's streets

    • Lambeth wide
    • Free

    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