1. Walworth Society Monthly Meeting – Thursday 1st September.
Please find attached below the notes from last Thursday's meeting. Our next meeting is 7pm Thursday 6th October and features presentations on the improvements to East Street, Reuben Powell speaking about the work of Hotel Elephant & the new artists' studios on Spare St and news on the future of the Sorting Office in Crampton St.
4. Burgess Park West Planning Application.
Southwark Council have now put in the planning application for their proposed changes to the south-west corner of the park including Rust Square.
If you would like to see the plans or comment on them visit:
Comments can be made via:
Huntsman & Hounds PH in Elsted St Re-opens.
You may remember our campaign a few years ago to save the H&H PH in Elsted St SE17. The good news is that the pub had a grand re-opening on Thursday evening and below are a few pictures from that and below too is a link to the feature that Southwark News have just created about it.
Do go along if you can!
Cutting the ribbon (from left to right) - Diana (WS), Cllr Darren Merrill, Terry (H&H) and Neil Coyle MP
Monologue by Shelagh Farren of the People's Company as a 1930s' landlady of the H&H
The H&H 70 Elsted St (SE17 1QG)
1. Walworth Society Monthly Meeting – Please find the notes of our July meeting below. There is no August meeting so our next meeting is Thursday 1st September (7pm St Peter's Church Liverpool Grove) and then the dates of the other meetings through the autumn are Thursday:
2. Southwark Council High Street Challenge – Free East Street Tour Saturday 23rd July 10am to 12 noon (and then on to Plaza Latina in Nursery Row Park).
Part of the Southwark Council’s High Street Challenge, this free tour will offer insights about the heritage, culture and the diversity of Walworth.
Meet East Street Library - 168-170 Old Kent Road, London, SE1 5TY
FREE Tickets from: http://bit.ly/29c1Awe
If you had any time to help marshal the tour (2 hours max.), please can you e-mail John Whelan on: firstname.lastname@example.org
More info about the High Street Challenge from:
3. Pop-Up Shakespeare
As part of the Shakespeare 400 celebrations, Southwark Playhouse Young Company and The People’s Company present an evening celebrating his work in the beautiful surroundings of St George the Martyr in Borough.
Southwark Playhouse Young Company perform Timon of Athens
Wealthy and generous beyond his means, Timon of Athens seeks to call in favours from his friends when he outspends his resources. When they spurn him in his hour of need Timon withdraws to the wilderness to plot his revenge against a cruel and callous world.
This performance runs at 45 minutes in length.
Saturday 16 July. Start Time 7.30pm
Plaza Latina - Nursery Row Park Sat 23rd July from Noon to 9pm.
Make a day of it in East Walworth as the fabulous Plaza Latina follows the free East St tour in Nursery Row Park!