September 2016

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Lambeth Heritage Festival: 575 Wandsworth Road

This modest house was acquired by the National Truist in 2010 because of its striking interiors designed by the writer and poet Khadambi Asalache, who died in 2006. To book visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/575-wandsworth-road or call 0844 249 1895

575 Wandsworth Road, SW8 3JD

Nearest Tube: Vauxhall

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Monday 5 September

Lambeth Heritage Festival: Lambeth: Village, Palace, River and Marsh

Guided tour led by Lambeth archivist Len Reilly of some of the local sites that feature in the Lambeth Palace exhibition. The tour is free but places should be booked in advance. Email archives@lambeth.gov.uk or call 020 7926 6076

4pm

Lambeth Palace, Lambeth Palace Road, SE1 7JU

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Monday 5 September, then every Monday, Thursday and Friday until Thursday 29 September

Lambeth Heritage Festival: Lambeth and its Palace

Throughout the festival Lambeth palace will be hosting an exhibition of images, documents and artefacts from the collections of the Lambeth Archives and Lambeth palace Library in the 17th Century hall at the palace. The exhibition will run from Monday 5 September, then every Monday, Thursday and Friday until Friday 23 September but will be closed on 22, 26 and 29 September. Booking is essential for groups of five or more. Email archives@churchofengland.org or call 020 7898 1400.

11am, 12pm and 3pm entry times

Lambeth Palace, Lambeth palace Road, SE1 7JU

Nearest Tube: Vaxhall

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Monday 5 September

Tea House Theatre: Loki Music

The League of Harmony perform "Airs for the Seasons" ,18th century music associated with flowers by Oswald; trios and sonatas by JC Bach, Paxton and Cervetto, dances by Playford

William Summers - Baroque Flute

Mike Parker - Pedal Harp

Rosemary Edwards - Baroque Cello

Tickets: £10 in advance - click here, £13 on the door, £5 children

8pm until 12am

Tea House Theatre, 139 Vauxhall Walk, SE11 5HL

Tuesday 6 September

Lambeth Heritage Festival: Tracing your First World war Military Ancestors

Archives and Black Cultural Archive's staff on hand to help people begin the search for military ancestors.
Booking is essential. Email archives@lambeth.gov.uk or call 020 7926 6076

12pm until 2pm

Tate South Lambeth library, 180 South Lambeth Road, SW81QP

Nearest Tube: Vauxhall

Tuesday 6 September

Lambeth Heritage Festival: The Heyday of Vauxhall Gardens

David E Coke, author of Vauxhall Gardens: A history gives a lecture on the Tyers Family who bequeathed Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens to the people of Lambeth. The event is free but donations to the Vauxhall Society will be collected

2.30pm until 4pm

Starbucks, opposite Vauxhall Tube Station, SW8 1SP

Nearest Tube: Vauxhall

Tuesday 6 September

Lambeth Heritage Festival: A new window on Old Vauxhall

Official launch of the Vauxhall History online service, a free online archive of eyewitness accounts, articles and images. There will be a talk by local authors Naomi Lourie Klein and Dr Ross Davies. No booking is necessary and the event is free.

7pm

Tate South Lambeth Library, 180 South Lambeth Road, SW8 1QP

Nearest Tube: Oval

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Monday 12 September

Lambeth Heritage Festival: Lambeth Palace Library Open Afternoon

The chance to look at some of the library's collections which date back to the 9th Century and reflect the church's influence in history. The event is free and there is no need to book in advance.

12pm until 3pm

Lambeth Palace Library, Lambeth palace Road, SE1 7JU

Nearest Tube: Vauxhall

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Old Haunts

Wednesday 14 September

Tea House Theatre: Old Haunts - Don't Go into the Cellar

Following the success of Warnings to the Curious, Don't Go Into The Cellar! Theatre Company presents Old Haunts: Ghostly Tales of Edwardian Menace by M.R. James. An original one-man show based on those vintage spine-tinglers, "Casting the Runes" and "Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad". An atmospheric and unsettling adaptation of two timeless tales of terror! Tickets are £10

8pm until 12am

Tea House Theatre, 139 Vauxhall Walk, SE11 5HL

Nearest Tube: Vaxhall

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Friday 16 September

Lambeth Heritage Festival: Lambeth: Village, Palace, River and Marsh

Guided walk led by Lambeth archivists Len Reilly exploring the places shown in Lambeth in the Lambeth Palace exhibition. Places must bee booked in advance. Email archives@lambeth.gov.uk or call 020 7926 6076.

4pm

Lambeth Palace, Lambeth Palace Road, SE1 7JU

Nearest Tube: Vauxhall

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Monday 19 September

Lambeth Heritage Festival: Lambeth Palace Library Open Afternoon

The chance to look at some of the library's collections which date back to the 9th Century and reflect the church's influence in history. The event is free and there is no need to book in advance.

12pm until 3pm

Lambeth Palace Library, Lambeth palace Road, SE1 7JU

Nearest Tube: Vauxhall

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Tuesday 20 September

Totally Thames: Vauxhall Foreshore walk

Come for a morning stroll with Dr Fiona Haughey and Mike Webber to explore this varied prehistoric presence on the southern bank of the Thames in Vauxhall while it is still visible. This is part of the Totally Thames Festival. The event is only open to people aged over 16. Visitors are advised to bring suitable footwear.

10.45am

Vauxhall Tube Station, Vauxhall Cross, Lambeth, London, SW8 2LR

Nearest tube: Vauxhall

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Thursday 22 September until Sunday 11 september

Gasworks: Candice Lin: A Body Reduced to Brilliant Colour

The first UK solo exhibition by Candice Lin explores how histories of slavery and colonialism have been shaped by human attraction to particular colours, tastes, textures and drugs.

Wednesdays to Sundays 12am until 6pm or by appointment

Gasworks, 155, Vauxhall Street, SE11 5RH

Nearest Tube: Oval

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Saturday 24 september

Totally Thames: Battersea Foreshore walk

Part of the Totally Thames festival, this is a walk of discovery with Mike Webber to find evidence of London's lost island of Badric's Eye, (the origin of the name Battersea) and for artefacts made by the industries that developed there during the Industrial Revolution. Attendees must be over 16 and are advised to bring suitable footwear.

2.30pm

Battersea foreshore, adjacent to Battersea Bridge Road, SW11

Nearest Tube: Imperial Wharf

Saturday 24 September

Gasworks: Open Studio Day

Drop by and get to know the visiting artists at this free event offering London audiences a unique opportunity to see, hear about and discuss the research and work-in-progress that they have been developing over the past three months.

Open Studios 12am until 6pm. Artist Talks 4.30pm

Gasworks, 115 Vauxhall Street, SE11 5HL

Nearest Tube: Oval

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Sunday 25 September

Lambeth Heritage Festival: Guided walk of the low Effra river.

Meet at Oval Tube Station for a guided walk to Vauxhall Tube Station led by Lambeth borough historian Jon Newman. The walk will cover the "new cut" of the Effra from Kennington to the Thames. Booking is essential. This is the third of three walks being held on consecutive Sundays throughout September. to book a place email archives@lambeth.gov.uk or call 020 7926 6076.

2.30pm until 4pm

Oval Tube Station

Nearest Tube: Oval

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Thursday 29 September

Lambeth Heritage Festival: Lambeth: Vilage, Palace, River and Marsh

Guided walk led by Lambeth archivists Len Reilly exploring the places shown in Lambeth in the Lambeth Palace exhibition. Places must bee booked in advance. Email archives@lambeth.gov.uk or call 020 7926 6076.

4pm

Lambeth Palace, Lambeth Palace Road, SE1 7JU

Nearest Tube: Vauxhall

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Main image credit: Vauxhall Village Presents Summer Screen