On the Wings of Love? Fugitive marriage in the Georgian era

Tate South Lambeth Library Wednesday 25 May 2016 from 6:30pm Naomi Clifford’s recently published book The Disappearance of Maria Glenn tells the true story of the mystery surrounding the abduction of a teenager in 1817. What seemed a simple newspaper report of elopement gone wrong turns out to be a … Continue reading

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Carnegie Protestors in Court today

Today Friday April 8th, marks the 9th day of the Carnegie Library Occupation. Lambeth Council has applied for an Interim Possession Order for the Carnegie Library in Herne Hill.  The case will be heard today Laura Swaffield from the National Library Campaign and one of those occupying the library has … [Read More...]

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Kennington Park walk with Rob Patemen

The Vauxhall Society would like to thank Rob Pateman (author) from Friends of Kennington Park for leading this month's TVS walk in Kennington Park. Sunny weather welcomed the 20 people who joined the walk. Rob covered the early history of the area from when it was Kennington Common, the Chartists, the … [Read More...]

55 Bondway planning application received

A new planning application has just been received relating to a property on Bondway - Vauxhall bus station area - towards the Parry Street end next to the estate agents. 16/00576/FUL - 55 Bondway London SW8 1SJ The application, made by The Vauxhall Trust, states "Demolition of an existing office … [Read More...]



Protestors from all over Lambeth are expected to gather at the two libraries under immediate threat of closure; Grade II listed Carnegie Library and Minet Library (home to Lambeth Archives). Minet Library was packed yesterday (Tuesday 29th March) for  Children's book at bedtime.  Further events are planned … [Read More...]