**IN ACCORDANCE WITH GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK ALL FUTURE MEETINGS AND EVENTS OF THE STREATHAM SOCIETY HAVE BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE**
The Society holds two regular meetings each month throughout the year, with the main meeting focussing on local issues. It also engages with other local groups at their events and is a participant in the Streatham Festival and the Furzedown Festival. The Society, with its bookstall, is often present at other local events and at public meetings concerned with planning or development issues.
Help at events or with Society activities is always welcome.
Our meetings take place between 8pm and 10pm on the first and third Monday of each month at "Woodlawns", 16 Leigham Court Road, Streatham, London, SW16 2PJ. This splendid Victorian house is just a short walk away from Streatham Hill railway station.
Visitors are welcome to attend a meeting and there is no admission charge.
Monday February 15th 2021 7:30pm
Monday March 1st 2021 7:30pm
Rohan McWilliam is Professor of Modern British History at Anglia Ruskin University and a former President of the British Association for Victorian Studies. he is the author of London's West End: Creating the Pleasure District, 1800-1914 (Oxford University Press, to be published August 2020) ***THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT AND A WAITING LIST IS OPEN***
Monday March 29th 2021 7:30pm
Thursday 29th April 2021
Monday 24th May 2021 7:30pm
Monday 21st June 2021
Monday 19th July 2021
Recent events have shed a spotlight on the precious nature of our local open space - this talk explains how these assets were hard one and not to be neglected. London ' Rus in Urbe' - bringing the Countryside to the City The metropolitan story of Open Space, exploring parks and gardens in London, concluding with local examples of Streatham Common with the Rookery and Tooting Common. Ex chair Friends of Streatham Common and now qualified Westminster City Guide looks at why London is special, how the parks were set up, the role of the Victorians and some of the funding issues today. **Booking Details to follow of talk on 19 July at 7:30pm**