Open Garden Squares Weekend

Open Gardens 2014-page-0On Saturday 14th June we are once again proud to be taking part in this well-established annual event. Over the past seven years the Friends of Carnegie Library have renovated the formerly derelict enclosed garden at the rear of the library, in co-operation with Lambeth Council and with funding from the Big Lottery Fund under the BBC Breathing Places scheme and the Metropolitan Public Gardens Association.

We’ll be open 10am – 5pm, with refreshments, Continue reading

2014 AGM Thursday 2oth March. Join our Committee?

Our AGM is next Thursday (20th) at the Library.  Please come along.  6.30 for 7pm.
Free wine & nibbles.

You might like to consider joining our committee. The basic commitment is to attend a meeting on the second Monday of each month (except August) from 7 – 9 pm. Tea, coffee and biscuits supplied. As well as Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, and Secretary, roles include membership secretary, newsletter editor, publicity and communications (including digital). We also have a busy Events subcommittee to co-ordinate events throughout the year. So there is something for everyone and never a dull moment. We don’t always agree but Continue reading

First Draft: Lambeth new playwriting competition

First DraftSixteen Feet Productions present an opportunity for aspiring and emerging writers to showcase new work. They welcome submissions from anyone who lives, works or studies in Lambeth.

There is a category for young writers of 21 and under.

The selected plays will be rehearsed with a professional cast and director and staged as part of the Lambeth Readers and writers Festival on 30th and 31st May 2014 in the new performance space  at the Library Building, Clapham. Continue reading