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Lost Palaces

From Inktober posts in October 2018 – part of my Pick and Choose History of Courtenay Street, Kennington and Lambeth: The Lost Palaces of Kennington. I’m pretty much living in the paddock of Kennington Palace (now replaced by the hideous … Continue reading

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Pubs & Ghost Pubs

From Inktober posts October 2018 – Part of my Pick and Choose History of Courtenay Street, Kennington and Lambeth Pubs and ghost pubs. Courtenay Street is still well served by pubs and bars with the Duchy Arms at the corner … Continue reading

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Yesterday of the Boy

From Inktober posts Oct 2018 – part of the Pick and Choose History of Courtenay Street, Kennington and Lambeth: Yesterday of the Boy, there is indeed an International Men’s Day (19 Nov) and many boys still live in poverty and … Continue reading

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Prince of the Welsh?

From Inktober posts Oct 2018 part of the Pick and Choose History of Courtenay Street, Kennington and Lambeth: Prince of the Welsh? Well the Prince of Wales has owned most of Lambeth for a long time, but it seems more … Continue reading

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Secret Tunnels of Kennigton

From Inktober posts Oct 2018 part of the Pick and Choose History of Courtenay Street, Kennington and Lambeth: Secret Tunnels in Kennington! We all know about the ones from MI6 to MI5 and so on but these ones mentioned by … Continue reading

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Gardening – Kennigton Roses

From Inktober posts in October 2018 “Really this is from yesterday – I was thinking about it as I was working at the Garden Museum last night. In case you can’t read my writing it says: Gardening. In Courtenay Street … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month

Not only does International Women’s Day fall in March, it turns out it is also Women’s History Month. As you will all know from previous posts I’m interested in local history and politics and I recently made this list of … Continue reading

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The shadow street

As part of the work I am doing for my Artist in Residence project, I have been inspired by conversations with my neighbours – and the loan of some old maps by one of them, to look into the past … Continue reading

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Post Capitalist Creation

This is a slightly extended version of a talk I gave last night at the first Gobo networking night.  Gobo is a new digital ‘match-making’ service for venues and theatre-makers – it’s launching soon and you can find out more … Continue reading

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Blast from the past – how much has changed though?

Just a quicky post re the Election.  I was talking about this to someone this morning and got out my great-grandfather’s electoral address for the 1892 London County Council elections.  He stood with Lawrence Stevens for the two seats in … Continue reading

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