When the Covid-19 lock-down stopped live talks happening, many forum members started putting talks on-line; some were recorded, so that they could be watched again by a further audience. Post lock-down, some are still being done on-line and others live, but again, recorded.
We list many that are still available, together with some other talks of Lambeth history interest.
Anarchist in The UK
- Louise Michel,
heroine of the Paris Commune
the event-filled life of Louise Michel, a heroine of the 1871 Paris Commune, her visit to the Lambeth workhouse in Kennington and her residence at various addresses in south London Friends of Tate South Lambeth Libraries / Vauxhall History talk.
Naomi Clifford, history writer,
How the neighbourhood around Abbeville Road came to be built when, in the 1880s, the mansions around Clapham Common were being demolished and new roads laid out.
A Clapham Society talk in the Lambeth Heritage Festival.
An introduction to the book written by the late Peter Jefferson Smith, completed and published by the Clapham Society after his death, in his memory. A Clapham Society talk at the Lambeth Heritage Festival 2020.
Alyson Wilson, with Andrew Saint
and Timothy Walker.
Militant Activity: Chess
in Victorian Lambeth
From a game of the elite, all classes got a taste for the joy of chess during the second half of the 19th century, when vigorous chess clubs got going in Brixton and Streatham.
A Streatham Society talk in the Lambeth Heritage Festival.