Walworth Society – Latest News, Activities and Events (w/c 5th Oct)

  1. Walworth Society General Meeting – Thursday 22nd October.
  2. Walworth Town Hall Planning Application (20/AP/1649).
  3. Elephant Park Consultation – Plot H1.
  4. People’s Company Online – Bingo! Pub Quiz! Screen Combat!
  5. Tannery Arts/Drawing Room Recruitment.
  6. Covid-19 Mutual Aid Group Contact Details.

1. Walworth Society General Meeting – Thursday 22nd October at 7pm.

Our next general meeting will be held on Thursday 22nd October starting at 7pm.

To join Zoom meeting, use link http://bit.ly/WSOct22 or go to Zoom and use Meeting ID: 869 8371 1037, Passcode: 850341/ Or follow live on Facebook at  www.facebook.com/TheWalworthSociety

Please find the minutes from our 17th September meeting by clicking here. Many thanks to Shelagh for taking the notes.


2. Walworth Town Hall Planning Application (20/AP/1649).

There is still time to make comments on the WTH application as it is unlikely to go to planning committee until November. If you have 5 minutes, there is a quick guide to how to comment and some points that the WS is suggesting people might choose to make at:

Walworth Town Hall Planning Application (20/AP/1649)


3. Elephant Park Consultation – Plot H1.

Information from Lendlease.


4. People’s Company Online – Bingo! Pub Quiz! Screen Combat!

Lockdown Bingo is back, Wednesday 7-8pm October 7th, 21st and 28th. Eyes down with John and Mike at https://madlyconceived.co.uk/bingo/

Pub Quiz from People’s Company – Sunday 11th October 7-8pm. Join Big Richard’s Zoom quiz with meeting id 883 9520 4247 Passcode 997886

Screen Combat taster class 7-8pm Saturday November 7th. Explore on screen combat techniques with Rachele Fregonese, join Zoom workshop with id 868 5323 5751 meeting id 600704









5. Tannery Arts/Drawing Room Recruitment of Non-executive Management Committee Members

News about roles at Tannery Arts

Applications deadline: 16th October 2020: 
Tannery Arts/Drawing Room – a studio provider and public gallery – is recruiting voluntary, non-executive members to join its management committee. We are seeking individuals who:

  • Are passionate about visual art and believe that it is essential to life, and is key to building communities and supporting a fairer, more open, society.
  • Feel that visual artists ask questions about our world that cause us to think in different ways.
  • Would like to help make central London artists’ studios sustainable in the long term as a vital part of making London affordable for all.
  • Wish to play a substantial role in shaping the future of an institution that invites people of all ages and backgrounds to discover contemporary drawing.

Tannery Arts Ltd is an established non-profit organisation, a unique creative partnership comprising a studio provider – Tannery Arts – and a public gallery -Drawing Room. Tannery Arts has three studio buildings in Southwark and Drawing Room is currently located in its Elephant and Castle premises.  Purpose-built, permanent premises in Bermondsey will accommodate studios and Drawing Room from 2022.

To apply and for more details click here or go to www.drawingroom.org.uk.


6. Covid-19 Mutual Aid Group Contact Details.

Southwark Council is able to support with groceries for people in need. Please contact the Council’s Covid 19 helpline, click here.

Newington Mutual Aid group: Apply to join WhatsApp grouphttps://chat.whatsapp.com/DFyrDOrkPFeJR7ehOlFjds email: newingtonma@gmail.com

Faraday Mutual Aid Group: Apply to join WhatsApp group https://forms.gle/yQL1rX7ctj8DJn1CA
Or phone 07981 292734. Also information on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/630834007765764

North Walworth Mutual Aid Group: Email northwalworthmutualaid@outlook.com
Or phone 07934 719 492 or 07385 793 112

Elephant & Castle Mutual Aid group. contact https://chat.whatsapp.com/H9saN1Zt2llGLEw8FfkXAn.

Run an Errand The idea is that runners and cyclists are wanting to get outdoors, and there are a group for people most in need who are not able to do so. Join or find help at https://run-an-errand.com/

Next Door Walworth help map https://nextdoor.co.uk/help_map/?is=note1+  links to offers of help from local residents and business

Southwark Mutual Aid Group, details on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/833177740485170/

National Mutual Aid Group website at https://covidmutualaid.org/get-involved/.

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