Emma Anthony, Archivist at the Wandsworth Libraries and Heritage Service, will talk about the work of the Service. This meeting will be held on Zoom with the meeting link sent to all Society members beforehand.
We have not been able to hold any visits or walks for some time but we are inviting you to join a private virtual tour of 575 Wandsworth Road given by the house manager Laura Hussey. The house is in the care of the National Trust and this is a rare chance to see the … Continue reading "On line tour of 575Wandsworth Road"
Emma Broadbent from the South East Rivers Trust will speak about the ecology of the River Wandle. This meeting will be held on Zoom with the meeting link sent to members before the event.
It's Christmas and this year there will be no Society party and fewer celebrations than usual everywhere. In order to provide some seasonal entertainment, Ian Gledhill will talk about that favourite Christmas outing, the pantomime. Ian, a seasoned speaker, has spent most of his working life in live entertainment, mainly in opera and musical theatre, … Continue reading "The Magic of Pantomime"
The Rise and Fall of the 1947 Planning System and where do we go in 2021? Chair of the Wandsworth Society's Planning Group (and past Chair of the Society), Philip Whyte, will talk about the way that planning policy has evolved in the the last 70 years. Philip will introduce us to the Government's 2020 Green … Continue reading "January Meeting"
A virtual tour of the recycling centre in Smugglers Way. The 30 minute tour consists of a talk with video clips followed by a Q&A session. The link is open to all on https://zoom.us/j/93666950616
The Royal Victoria Patriotic Building. Mark Justin who runs the Le Gothique Restaurant in the RVPB will speak about the history of this building and debunk some of the myths. The zoom lik for this meeting will be sent to all members in the monthly flyer. If you would like to attend but are not … Continue reading "February Meeting"
Valerie Selby, Parks Development & Biodiversity Manager at Enable Leisure and Culture, will speak about Wandsworth Council's recently launched Biodiversity Strategy. The event will consist of a half hour talk followed by discussion and questions. The Wandsworth council committee paper relating to the strategy can be found here listed as agenda item 3 – with … Continue reading "March Meeting"
John Hatch, who has brewed beer on the Ram Brewery site for many years, as an employee of Youngs, will speak about the history of the site and his own story of brewing We hope that this is part 1 of the story of brewing and that for part 2, later in the year, Duncan … Continue reading "April Meeting"
Elections for the Mayor and London Assembly elections will be held on 6 May. The Putney Society has joined with the Wandsworth, Battersea and Wimbledon Societies to organize an online hustings with the London Assembly candidates for the Merton and Wandsworth constituency. Currently the declared candidates who will take part are: Louise Callis (Conservative) … Continue reading "GLA Elections hustings event – Merton and Wandsworth constituency elections"