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Borough of Culture

Borough of Culture

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.

CINEMA MUSEUM

CINEMA MUSEUM

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

Future of Lambeth Archives

Future of Lambeth Archives

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.

Lambeth Archives – Consultation

Lambeth Archives – Consultation

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 dwiggins@lambeth.gov.uk or dbunce@lambeth.gov.uk

Lambeth Heritage Festival 2017

Lambeth Heritage Festival 2017

 

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.

Local History Walks 2017-18

Local History Walks 2017-18

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.

Lambeth Heritage Festival 2017

Lambeth Heritage Festival 2017

Again this year, the Lambeth Heritage Festival will be held throughout Lambeth, throughout September.
Lambeth Archives are compiling a publicity brochure and are calling for entries. If you are organising an event in September which you would like to be considered for inclusion in the brochure, you need to send them full details (event title, date, time, location, organiser and sponsor (where appropriate) along with one jpeg image and 50 words of descriptive text) before Wednesday 31st May.
You can download a template from here.

2017 Stocktaking

2017 Stocktaking

Please note that Lambeth Archives will be closed for stocktaking from Monday 23 January to Saturday 4 February 2017 inclusive.
The Archives will be unable to deal with personal, phone or written enquiries during this period.
The service will reopen on Monday 6 February 2017.