Jon Newman’s River Effra, South London’s Secret Spine is lavishly-illustrated, deeply-researched and, above all, grippingly-readable – a landmark work, the first detailed and comprehensive account of the Effra.
Have you ever walked over a London bridge and looked down to see the tide was out on the river, and the freshly exposed beaches were dotted with little hunched figures, picking their way across the foreshore? Those figures were likely to be Thames beachcombers, called mudlarks, searching among the flints and gravel for fragments […]
Explore Thames Foreshore with Eliott Wragg. 11am prompt at Lacks Dock slipway. No booking required. £5 to Museum of London’s Thames Discovery programme
Tuesday 20 September 2016: Schola Cantorum performs choral music at St Peter’s, Vauxhall, in aid of organ restoration fund. Book tickets here or buy on the door.
To mark the launch of vauxhallhistory.org on 6 September 2016, Alex Werner of Museum of London talks about the rise of Doulton, one of England’s greatest pottery manufacturers. All welcome.
Conductor and harpsichordist Bridget Cunningham on how she came to record Handel at Vauxhall.