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Events Calendar

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Out of the Frying Pan into the Fire

We are pleased to welcome Neil Bright, historian of London's Blitz as our contributor. Here he tells us the story of the first day of the Blitz and its impact on SE16. 7 September 1940 was [...]

Surrey Docks Farm: the last 280 years

We are delighted to welcome Germander Speedwell as our contributor today. She led a recent project with local people and volunteers to investigate the history of the Farm's site. Surrey Docks Farm occupies a riverside [...]

Brunel for the Twenty-First Century

The Brunel Museum in Rotherhithe has been given a make-over. With an investment of £176,000, the museum can now host 120 people in its new accessible display space, the Grand Entrance Hall. A pre-fabricated staircase [...]

Artists tell the story of SE16

Painting and writing have accompanied the development of SE16 through the centuries. The pictures of the past painted both by wordsmiths and artists give us a rare glimpse of their world. The author offers us [...]

Mayflower 2020

In 1620, a typical English merchant ship of the early 17th century called The Mayflower – like many similar cargo vessels of its day – sailed from Plymouth for America. It was not particularly well [...]

St Saviour’s Abbey, Bermondsey – the origins of SE16

Today we explore the origins of Bermondsey in the settlement around Bermondsey Abbey, the origin of much of the shape and form of SE16 as well as giving names to key locations. The beginning of [...]

3D Burn – Olly and Grace

"We focus on the three dimensions of fitness," says Olly. Local resident and personal trainer, Oliver Evans (Olly) and his partner Grace Upshall have teamed up to form 3D Burn, a unique local fitness outfit. [...]

The Lion’s History – Roaring from the Den

Today we welcome Dr Patricia Dark the Borough Archivist as our guest blogger on the road to SE16 taken by Millwall Football Club. Keith 'Rhino' Stevens famous player and manager I may as well [...]