Upcoming Events

What's on in Streatham

Martin Simpson at Croydon Folk Club, Monday 22nd July
22 Jul 2019 - 8:15pm
“What’s it like being the best guitar player in the world…?” BBC Radio 4 interviewer Martin Simpson, in true Boris Johnson fashion, evaded the question. Martin Simpson is one of the finest-ever acoustic and slide guitar players. He is a virtuoso...
Location:
Cedar Hall at Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon CR0 1BD
Lino printing workshop
27 Jul 2019 - 10:00am
Join us at the South London Gallery for an introduction to the art of lino printing with artist and printmaker, Jamie Temple, and create your own unique edition of handmade prints. Gain insight into the linocut printmaking process; from sketching...
Location:
South London Gallery Fire Station
EPHEMERA, COLLECTABLES & ANTIQUES EVENING
5 Aug 2019 - 8:00pm
Bring along any items of interest to the Society's collectors evening where local experts will discuss material on display
Location:
Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road, SW16 2PJ
ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY OF OUR UNDERGROUND STATIONS
2 Sep 2019 - 8:00pm
An illustrated talk by Edmund Bird on the architectural history of London's underground stations
Location:
Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road, SW16 2PJ
Tours of Henry Tate Gardens
8 Sep 2019 - 2:00pm
Tours of Henry Tate Gardens at 2 pm and 3 pm including grotto, gardens and Victorian castle folly
Location:
HENRY TATE GARDENS, STREATHAM COMMON NORTH
HENRY TATE HIS LIFE AND WORK
16 Sep 2019 - 8:00pm
An illustrated talk by Bill Linsky on the life of one of Streatham's greatest philanthropists, Sir Henry Tate. This event forms part of Lambeth Heritage Festival.
Location:
Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road, SW16 2PJ
Steve Ashley
16 Sep 2019 - 8:15pm
Steve Ashley has long been regarded as one of British folk's finest singer-songwriters. His reputation for writing contemporary songs inspired by the English Tradition was established in 1974 with his innovative debut album, 'Stroll On', still...
Location:
Cedar Hall at Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon CR0 1BD
Fran McGillivray and Mike Burke
30 Sep 2019 - 8:15pm
Fran McGillivray (vocals, bass guitar) and Mike Burke (acoustic, electric & resonator guitars, mandola, mandolin, vocals) are former founder members of the legendary urban blues outfit So Long Angel. Their own vibrant and original songs are...
Location:
Cedar Hall at Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon CR0 1BD
ON THE WATERFRONT Lambeth's changing riverside
7 Oct 2019 - 8:00pm
An illustrated talk by Alan Piper on Lambeth's changing riverside along the Thames
Location:
Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road, SW16 2PJ
Fraser Nimmo
14 Oct 2019 - 8:15pm
Fraser Nimmo is a Scottish singer/songwriter who combines traditional songs with his own material in an organic melange of Celtic musicality. His songs cover the whole gamut of human experience: love, hate, loss, injustice, fear, outrage,...
Location:
Cedar Hall at Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon CR0 1BD
THE CRYSTAL PALACE STORY
21 Oct 2019 - 8:00pm
An illustrated talk by Philip Emery on the history of the Crystal Palace
Location:
Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road, SW16 2PJ
Doctor Slideshow
28 Oct 2019 - 8:15pm
Doctor Slideshow are a post modern medicine show, featuring Slideshow Steve on vocals and stringed things and Dr Ess on percussion and harmonicas. They create a collage of original songs, covers and tunes from anywhere and everywhere, on a fabulous...
Location:
Cedar Hall at Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon CR0 1BD
DREAM PALACES - The picture palaces of Streatham, Tooting, Balham and Brixton
4 Nov 2019 - 8:00pm
An illustrated talk by Richard Gray on the cinemas of Streatham, Tooting, Balham and Brixton
Location:
Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road, SW16 2PJ
Liz Simcock
11 Nov 2019 - 8:15pm
Liz Simcock sings and performs her own songs in folk clubs in and around the Southeast and beyond. She accompanies herself mainly with guitar or bouzouki. She is an astute observer of life’s quirks and this is reflected in the range of subjects she...
Location:
Cedar Hall at Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon CR0 1BD
5 LOCAL ARTISTS
18 Nov 2019 - 8:00pm
An illustrated talk by David Clark on the lives and work of five famous local artists who lived in, or near, Streatham
Location:
Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road, SW16 2PJ

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