Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens Summer Proms: Saturday 11 July

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Afternoon Prom, 12noon-7pm: A festival of music to enjoy with a picnic The Vauxhall Trust CIC & The Friends of Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens Choral world music and popular choir classics; soul, funk and jazz; music from Poldark; Gypsy swing; Spanish guitar; South Connections carnival band; contemporary dance from the National Theatre Vauxhall Prom, 8-10pm: The […]

Keybridge House, Vauxhall: where ‘heritage reaches new heights’ and Lambeth councillors sink to new depths

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Lambeth Councillors are expected on Tuesday 7 July to natural viagra rubber-stamp yet another secret deal struck with commercial developers under the cloak of ‘commercial confidentiality’. The Friends of Vauxhall Park and Lambeth’s own public consultation body, the Kennington Oval & Vauxhall Forum, object, saying that they were not consulted during the five months that Lambeth Council […]

City & Guilds of London Art School: ends Sunday, a school and a show not to miss

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Do make some time between now and 5pm on Sunday 28 July 2015 to see for yourself one of the gems of the Vauxhall Society area, but one that apart from its imposing Georgian frontage is generally hidden from the public gaze. Architecturally, artistically and historically, the City & Guilds of London Art College at […]

Lambeth’s library closures to cause ‘immediate economic damage’

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Lambeth politicians will cause ‘immediate economic damage’ to the borough if they do not rethink their plans to cram the borough archives into Brixton Library in the rush to sell off the archives’ current home at the Minet Library in Stockwell. This is the charge made after an emergency meeting of the Lambeth Local History […]

‘On yer bike!’, London community groups tell Nine Elms ‘consultation’

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The Vauxhall Society has joined The Battersea Society in backing the London Forum of Amenity and Civic Societies in pointing out ‘significant gaps and shortcomings’ in the proposals for public spaces (‘public realm’) in the Nine Elms glass canyon on the south bank of the Thames. The proposals come from ‘The Blob’, the nickname for […]