New venue for exhibition

The ‘Blackfriars SE1 in the 1970s‘ exhibition is returning to Walworth, at the recently opened Una Marson Library. 62 Thurlow Street, SE17 2GN, from 10am to 6pm (to 3pm Wed, 5pm Sat, closed Sun). It will be there from 8th to 29th February, then moving on to the next in a short series of Southwark … Continue reading New venue for exhibition

Visit locations featured in the exhibition

The SE1 Stories group has built an online walking tour around the locations highlighted in our exhibition “Blackfriars SE1 in the 1970s”. These include sites which were fought over in the campaigns to give local people a say over redevelopment plans, and those of the organisations who planned and carried out the campaigns. One stop … Continue reading Visit locations featured in the exhibition

Visit at your leisure

The exhibition ‘Blackfriars SE1 in the 1970s’ has started a tour of selected Southwark leisure centres, with The Castle Centre first up. On display here for all of October, and to the end of the year provisionally. Exact moving-on arrangements are being finalised. At 2 St Gabriel Walk, London SE1 6FG.

Exploring SE1 Stories in Walworth

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

Weekend special (10th June)!

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)!

Installations

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