The Annual General Meeting of our local amenity society will be followed by a talk by Katherine Connelly, historian and currently a PhD student at Queen Mary University of London, on ‘Suffragettes and the Striking Women of South London’.
At Herne Hill United Church Hall. Doors open at 7.30 for a 7.45 start. Continue reading
The University of the Third Age (U3A) movement is an unique and exciting organisation which provides, through its U3As, life-enhancing and life-changing opportunities. Retired and semi-retired people come together and learn together, not for qualifications but for its own reward: the sheer joy of discovery!
Members share their skills and life experiences: the learners teach and the teachers learn, and there is no distinction between them.
All welcome to a meeting… Continue reading
Join us at the Carnegie Library to celebrate World Book Day 2014.
- Story & Rhyme Time 10.30–11.30am for Under 5s
- World Book Day Craft Activities from 3-4.30pm
Children of all ages welcome. Find out more about the day here.
A reading and short play, followed by debate about the NHS, led by the authors will take place in the main Library on Saturday, the 8th March from 2:30pm-4pm. From the book review here:
“Born in the NHS is one of those books that’s hard to categorise. It offers a fascinating slice of social history – families in sickness and health, the changing roles of health professionals – over the last seventy years, but it’s no dry academic study. The book – a collaboration between two poets, Wendy French and Jane Kirwan – is Continue reading
The 16th Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Carnegie Library will be held in the Gallery at Carnegie Library, 188 Herne Hill Road, London SE24 0AG on Thursday 20th March 2014.
This AGM is particularly important. Continue reading
Lambeth Council, like all other councils faced with severe central government cuts, is looking for sensible ways to save money and raise income. The Council is conducting a co-operative review of the charges it makes for cultural services (Leisure, Parks & Libraries). Your views are invited. Please read the short discussion paper (hard copies in the library) and take a couple of minutes to complete the questionnaire – it’s only 6 questions. The deadline is Friday 7th March…
Cultural charges feedback questionnaire »
The Friends of Ruskin Park are delighted to announce the launch of their second annual photography competition, sponsored by Hunters, Camberwell’s expert local estate agents. The theme for 2014 is ‘Ruskin Park Portraits’.
Competition organiser vice chair David Whyte came up with the idea as a way to get the local community more involved in enjoying and caring for Herne Hill’s much-loved green space. The park itself was named after the prominent local art critic, social thinker and philanthropist, John Ruskin (1819-1900). Continue reading