How successful has the Society been (since its inception in 1971) in pursuing its primary purpose of protecting and enhancing the built environment in our area of interest? A presentation and discussion, led by a panel of Society 'experts'. Members of the audience will be invited to give their own suggestions about 'successes' and 'failures'. The … Continue reading "November Meeting – The Good, the Bad and the Inappropriate – what ‘Planning’ has done to / for Wandsworth"
This meeting, and all Executive Meetings, are open to members to attend but notice of attendance is required. For details contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Our annual Christmas Party for members and their guests will feature entertainment from the Swingtime Sweethearts. To reserve a place please email email@example.com; payment on the door for those who book for this pre-Christmas evening event. Supper and your first drink included in the entry price. For more about the entertainers see https://swingtimesweethearts.co.uk/
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 firstname.lastname@example.org: 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"