Lambeth Archives will be closed for stocktaking from Monday 29 January to Saturday 10 February inclusive. The service will reopen on Monday 12 February 2018.
Please note that the Archives will be unable to deal with personal, phone or written enquiries during this period.
Lambeth is bidding in the Borough of Culture scheme set up by the Mayor of London. The Lambeth Local History Forum has been happy to support the bid.
To find out more about it visit OurLambeth.london.
The future of the Cinema Museum is under threat because their landlords have put their building and the surrounding site up for sale. For more information, please visit their website: cinemamuseum.org.uk
To sign their petition, please follow this link: petition
On Monday, 2nd October 2017, Lambeth council’s Cabinet will discuss a report on the future location of the archives. The report recommends that a new home for the archives be built in Kennington Lane. A copy of the report may be downloaded from here.
In May last year, Lambeth council engaged consultants to review options for the future home of Lambeth Archives. The consultants delivered their report to the council earlier this year. The council is now consulting on the Option Appraisal Report, a copy of which may be downloaded from here.
The timetable for the consultation is extremely tight. Comments on the report need to be submitted by Friday 18 August 2017 to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
The Lambeth Heritage Festival will be held throughout Lambeth, throughout September. The festival brochure may be downloaded in pdf format from here.
Printed copies will be available shortly from most forum members, libraries and at the Lambeth Country Show, Brockwell Park, 15th & 16th July.
Our Local History Walks leaflet for 2017-18 has been published.
Paper copies should be available soon through members of the Forum and local libraries.
A pdf version is available to download here. Please feel free to circulate this widely.