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)!


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

1970s exhibition back in SE1

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.

Connecting with current urban battles

The ‘Blackfriars SE1 in the 1970s’ exhibition is visiting East London to make connections with contemporary fights for housing, social services and residents’ rights. This will be the first event in the new UCL East Urban Room, at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford., and is being promoted there as 'SE1 Stories: Community action in … Continue reading Connecting with current urban battles

Exhibition widens its reach

The 'Blackfriars SE1 in the 1970s' exhibition is back on display for the autumn (2022). Currently making a return visit to Blackfriars Settlement until 3rd October, this will be followed by its first showing away from the Southwark borough area (see note), but still within SE1. Following renovation of St Johns Church in Waterloo, SE1 … Continue reading Exhibition widens its reach