The exhibition is back on the road! 'Blackfriars SE1 in the 1970s' will be on display at the Southwark Heritage Centre in Walworth from 1st August to 14th September. At 145-147 Walworth Road, SE17 1RW, open weekdays 10am – 8pm, Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday noon – 4pm. UPDATE: run extended to 28th September. There … Continue reading Exploring SE1 Stories in Walworth
Especially for the Embassy: Communities event being held at Tate Modern, the 'Blackfriars SE1 in the 1970s' exhibition will be on display at that venue on Saturday 10th June, from 10am to 6pm. (The event itself runs noon to 5pm.) It should also be available to view on Sunday 11th before being taken down on … Continue reading Weekend special (10th June)!
Photos giving a flavour of how the exhibition can be set up at different venues, in varied configurations. Arranged in chronological order. At Blackfriars Settlement, Oct/Nov 2021, free-standing with artefacts. (Further showing here Sep/Oct 2022.) Also see the opening evening photos. Part of Morley College installation, Nov/Dec 2021, along corridor walls. Outside view for showing … Continue reading Installations
The 'Blackfriars SE1 in the 1970s' exhibition has now (at March 2023) visited 12 venues over two years, giving many people an opportunity to view and appreciate the photos, text and accompanying materials. The original funding pot is coming to an end and it is time for the SE1 Stories group to plan future projects. … Continue reading Next stages for SE1 Stories
After a very successful extended run at UCL's Urban Room in Stratford, the 'Blackfriars SE1 in the 1970s' exhibition is back home south of the river until the end of March (30th). At Southwark Council's Atrium, 160 Tooley Street, SE1 2QH. Plenty of space, as shown in this photo! Open office hours.
On 8th March, UCL Urban Room and SE1 Stories group are holding a dialogue event in Stratford, E20 to discuss community action and community arts. The aim is to get some insights into different forms of activism, from the 1970s and 1980s in SE1 to the contemporary issues facing areas such as Newham, Tower Hamlets, … Continue reading Event: Community Action from SE1 to E20