May – July 2013
Members of the public are invited to attend the Myer Memorial rededication ceremony at 10.45 for 11am on Tuesday 21 May, which will be held outside at the original site of Myer’s factory at Graphite Square, Vauxhall Walk, London SE11 5HJ.
If you are planning to attend please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Portuguese maritime explorations which led to connecting East-West trade from the late fifteenth century onwards had unexpected effects on the sociocultural fabric of the peoples they encountered. Effects on religion have been well recognised but other areas such as language, music and dance are less well known. This lecture concerns the intangible Lusitanian heritage.
Dr Shihan de Silva is a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies (University of London), a member of the UNESCO International Scientific Committee (Paris) and an elected Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society (Great Britain & Ireland). She is the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles in international journals, and has also written eight books in the fields of Portuguese Studies, Historical Linguistics, Ethnomusicology, African Diaspora Studies and Ethnography.
Tuesday, 4 June 2013, 7pm (doors open 6.30pm) at 180 South Lambeth Road, SW8 1QP Admission Free.
Light refreshments available. Suggested donations £2.
For meeting info, book with Vauxhall One
Led by Helen Monger
Vauxhall Society/Vauxhall One
Don’t miss out on the fun of Vauxhall Park Summer Fair.
23 June 2013, 2-5pm.
Donkey Rides, Punch and Judy Shows, Go Karts, a Dog Show, football training, children’s games galore, face painting, Bouncy Castle, musical enterainmentts, stalls by local businesses and community groups, delicious paella by Rebatos of Stockwell, refreshments by St Anne’s church, the fabulous Vauxhall Society bric a brac stall and much, much more.
The organisers are looking for volunteers to help on the day – putting up tents, manning the attractions and stewarding. Contact Polly at email@example.com or 07901 855887.