Virtually Walworth: #WalworthShops

All the news about the latest project in the Virtually Walworth series: #WalworthShops

PHOTOS, DRAWINGS AND STORIES

We are collecting and sharing research, stories, photos and local history about shopping in Walworth. Send photos, drawings and stories to virtuallywalworth@gmail.com. Follow on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheWalworthSociety/ and Twitter @WalworthSociety.

SHOPPERS’ SURVEY & QUIZ – WIN PIE AND MASH FOR 2 at ARMENTS!

Coming soon: our short online quiz and survey to tell us about your favourite Walworth Road shops past and present.

THE STORY OF THE WALWORTH ROAD

Diana Cochrane will talk on the development of Walworth Road as a high street – Thursday 23rd July at 7 pm on Zoom (more details coming soon) and Facebook Live.

CLOTHES & BOOK EXCHANGE – SWAP YOUR GLAD RAGS!

Bring along a book you loved or donate an item of clothing that tells a story. Get a cuppa from Louie Louie. Take a photograph of yourself at the sea side. To be held at St Peter’s Church Garden, 25th July 11 am -1 pm.

GUEST EDITOR, Garth Cartwright

Look out for Facebook and newsletter features by journalist and local author Garth Cartwright who will be meeting Walworth shopkeepers.

The photos above were sent in by  University Academy of Engineering South Bank in Trafalgar Street, Walworth. To connect students with nature they decided to turn our roof terrace into a school garden. The students built the raised beds and carried 15 tons of soil up 3 floors (elevator was available!).

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