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What's on in Battersea

In normal years we arrange a wide range of events, visits to historic buildings, and talks or public meetings on topics of local interest or concern. The current situation means that at the moment all our talks are online via Zoom.

Normal service will be resumed as soon as it is safe to do so. In the meantime, please stay safe and take care of yourselves.

To book for any of the following events, please email events@batterseasociety.org.uk. Zoom login details will be sent out 24 hours before the event

Thursday 3 June 2021
Readings from London Undercurrents
Time: 7.00pm

A virtual reading from co-authors Joolz Sparkes and Hilaire of extracts from their beautiful London Undercurrents: The hidden histories of London’s unsung heroines, north and south of the river.

The poems form a rich tapestry full of local colour throughout the ages viewed from both sides of the Thames. Thirty minutes of pure poetry – literally! This event is part of the Wandsworth Heritage Festival.

To book for this event email events@batterseasociety.org.uk Zoom login details will be sent out 24 hours before the event.


Venue: Zoom presentation

Friday 4 June 2021
Talk on Four 18th Century Houses and their occupants
Time: 6.00pm

Local historian Jeanne Rathbone takes you back in time to Elm House, Lavender Sweep House, The Shrubbery and Gilmore House to meet Jeanie Nassau Senior, Britain’s first civil servant; Tom Taylor, playwright; Laura Barker, composer; Marie Spartali, Pre-Raphaelite artist; and Deaconess Isabella Gilmore. This event is part of the Wandsworth Heritage Festival.

To book for this event please email events@batterseasociety.org.uk Zoom login details will be sent out 24 hours before the event.


Venue: Zoom Presentation

Thursday 15 July 2021
Annual Summer Party
Time: 6.30pm

Our annual Summer Party in the grounds of St Mary’s Church –  our first live event for 18 months!

Come and join us, we look forward to seeing you.


£10 entrance, payable on the door (includes first drink and canapes)

 


Venue: St Mary’s Church,
Location: Battersea Church Road, London SW11 3NA
Cost (per person): £10 (payable on the door - includes first drink a