An event a day and then some in Lambeth Heritage Festival month

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Lambeth Archives and Libraries have teamed up with the Lambeth Local History Forum and local groups to offer a programme of 40 events including talks, tours, exhibitions, workshops and guided walks. There’s a series of evenings with Lambeth archivists Jon Newman and Len Reilly, plus local speakers. On Thursday 26 September, there’s a festival event […]

Tate South Lambeth Library, the good news and the bad news

First, the good news: Lambeth Libraries managed to field a couple of councillors and a brace of managers at TSL on 20 April 2013 for what promises to be the first of a quarterly meet-the-suits evening. The audience was clearly in favour of libraries management and councillors facing the public so officialdom’s decisions and actions […]

Gabriel Gbadamosi launches his novel Vauxhall on Wed 1 May

Gabriel Gbadamosi: Vauxhall

Vauxhall Society committee member Gabriel Gbadamosi, who grew up locally and used Kennington’s Durning Library extensively, launches his first novel. From his sister’s taunts to a series of house fires, from his parents’ crumbling marriage to police harassment and the realisation that the council intends to clear out the ‘slum’ he calls home, young Michael […]

20 April: want some straight answers on your public library?

Here’s some straight questions. Here’s a chance to have your say on your local library (while you still have one). It’s at a Lambeth Libraries public meeting between 2pm and 4 pm on Saturday April 20 at The Tate South Lambeth Library, 180 South Lambeth Road. Here’s some questions the Lambeth Libraries top brass would […]

London Eye architects to talk at Tate South Lambeth Library

Friends of Tate South Lambeth Library are offering a unique opportunity to hear about the projects undertaken by David Marks and Julia Barfield, who have lived in Lambeth for over 30 years and have run their architectural practice from Clapham Common for more than 20. Julia will talk about a selection of their projects, both local and global, […]

Wed 20 Feb: film screening – “Tempest”

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The Friends of Tate South Lambeth Library present a screening of “TEMPEST” on Wednesday 20 February 2013 at 6.45pm (doors open 6.30pm) “TEMPEST is both a celebration of contemporary urban youth culture, and a 21st Century re-imagining of Shakespeare’s last great play. 17 young actors from South London struggle to put on a production. Their […]

SPINE – Vauxhall Voices: Attention all young performance poets

SPINE Vauxhall Voices

Are you an aspiring writer, rapper, poet or spoken word artist aged 12 to 19? Do you know someone who is? Tate South Lambeth Library is hosting an exciting new FREE programme of workshops at which the work of young writers – of all kinds – are showcased. Writer and spoken word artists Malika Booker […]

Tate South Lambeth Library 2013 Art Competition

Tate South Lambeth art competition

Are you an artist? Is Tate South Lambeth Library your local? Enter the Tate South Lambeth Library Art Competition and see your work exhibited at the library for two months. There are two top prizes of £50 to be won. One winner will be chosen by a popular vote of visitors to the exhibition, the other […]

FREE talk about The British Interplanetary Society

Colin Philp, a Fellow and Council Member of The British Interplanetary Society (BIS), will give a talk at Tate South Lambeth Library on the Society and its pioneering work in space flight, its history, and its relationship to the local area. The talk is organised by the Friends of Tate South Lambeth. Tuesday 18 September 2012, 7pm (doors open […]