Dickens, Lambeth and the River ThamesDickens the novelist, Dickens the journalist and Dickens the social reformer: the man came to Lambeth in many guises. Lambeth Archivist Jon Newman explores Dickens’ overlapping accounts and descriptions of the place, and in particular of the River Thames that flowed around it and made Lambeth distinct from the rest of London.
A Friends of the Durning Library event, at 6.45 for 7.15 in the Library, 167 Kennington Lane, SE11 4HF (just east of Kennington Road)Light refreshments. Everyone is welcome. There’s no admission charge, but a £2 donation towards costs is invited.
This history talk replaces the scheduled talk by Paul Mason, economics editor of “Newsnight”, which has been postponed because current events in Europe are taking him abroad. The Friends hope to hear him talk in the autumn.