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.
As our contribution to the Wandle Fortnight the Society hosting an amble along the final stretch of the Wandle Trail from Earlsfield to Point Pleasant where the Wandle joins the Thames. This is a very gentle short walk at a slow pace. The event is free, but booking is essential due to Covid 19 restrictions. … Continue reading "Wandle Walk"
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"