Presentation by Nina Kowalska of Southfield's Green the Grid initiative. This began in Spring 2018 with the aim of encouraging residents to make their local streets visually greener, more friendly to wildlife, and to improve air quality and help prevent flooding. The aim is to help Southfields to become London’s first Front Garden Friendly Neighbourhood.
Our speaker will be Tim Kidd, a City of London Blue Badge guide, from the charity Huguenots of Spitalfields whose remit is education and heritage, to communicate Huguenot culture and their achievements. He will tell us about who the Huguenots are, why they left France, persecution, emigration, assimilation, famous Huguenots, their achievements and their legacies. … Continue reading "Wandsworth Society February Meeting – The Huguenots and Wandsworth"
Piano recital by Krzysztof Moskalewicz. Krzysztof has performed as a soloist and chamber musician at many prestigious venues including Barbican Hall, Wigmore Hall, St Martin-in-the-Fields, Milton Court Concert Hall. He studied under Ronan O’Hora at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. Booking essential; contact Perter Farrow email@example.com: or click here to email : or call … Continue reading "Soiree: Piano Recital"
The Society's AGM and the talk by Duncan Sambrook, Managing Director of Sambrook’s have been cancelled due to illness.
There will be no April meeting due to Coronavirus
There will be no meeting in May due to Coronavirus. We hope very much to re-arrange the talk planned for our contribution to the now cancelled Wandsworth Arts Fringe. We were to welcome local art historian, artist and lecturer, Julia Jane Heckles MA, who was to talk about William Morris and The Arts and Crafts … Continue reading "May Meeting – CANCELLED"
There will be no meeting in June due to Coronavirus.
Rose Harley planned to lead a linear walk along The Tottenham Parks Café Trail; although we could run this with a small number to meet Coid 19 advice we have decided that this will be postponed indefinitely until public transport id more inviting.
There will be no Summer Party in 2020 but watch out for a 50 years of the Wandsworth Society celebration in Summer 2021.