Walworth Society - Early October News

1. Walworth Society October Meeting.

Please find below the notes from the full meeting and the committee meeting that preceeded it on 5th October. There is a chance to get inside the former Newington Library building next month as our meeting is being held there. Full details in the notes below.

2. Walworth Road Post Office.

The letter below is from the Post Office and confirms their decision to move from a Crown Post Office to a private operator from Monday 6th November. Local Councillors and MP Neil Coyle are continuing to press the PO and Royal Mail in relation to a parcel collection facility for Walworth in the light of the desire of the RM to dispose of the Crampton St Sorting Office and move that facility to Mandela Way.

3. Elephant & Walworth Neighbourhood Forum AGM and Conference - Saturday 14th October 10am to 2.30pm.

News and details about next Saturday's E&WNF AGM. More info http://ewnforum.org.

4. The Melodramatic Elephant in the Haunted Castle.

Come and see the historic Coronet or the old Elephant and Castle theatre for the last time on the 8th of November with a FREE dramatic production of the Melodramatic Elephant. The play takes you on a journey through the history of the building with a local theatre company People's Company who will animate this rich history of the building with a new theatre production written and produced by John Whelan and Constantine Gras. The tickets are free from:



5. Newington & Borough Society. News of a New Society for the Newington, Elephant & Borough Area.

Newington & Borough Society is a newly formed local history group covering the historic areas of Newington & Borough (including what is now called Elephant & Castle, and the areas up to St George's Circus, the Imperial War Museum, St George the Martyr's, and Great Dover St).  The group aims to revive interest in the area, organising walks and talks.  It is also engaging with London South Bank University academics and students.  And it is a key aim of the group to strive for the preservation of the area's history and historic buildings.
We welcome all interest, and would be keen to here from you via email: newborsoc@gmail.com
Follow us on twitter @newborsoc

Our website is at https://newingtonboroughsociety.wordpress.com


6. Walworth Happenings: The Walworth Society supported by the Southwark Council Neighbourhoods Fund is delighted to offer tickets to Impromptu a musical event at Louie Louie on Thursday 26th October. Tickets are free from: http://bit.ly/2wxahst

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