Upcoming Events

What's on in Streatham

Dave Ellis and Boo Howard at Croydon
27 Jan 2020 - 8:15pm
Dave Ellis and Boo Howard will be appearing at Croydon Folk Club, Cedar Hall at Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road. Croydon on Monday 27th January from 8.15. After playing in various guises for some years, Dave, from Liverpool, and Boo, from London, got...
Location:
Cedar Hall at Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon CR0 1BD
A TONIC TO THE NATION
3 Feb 2020 - 8:00pm
An illustrated talk by Michael Gilbert on the 1951 Festival of Britain
Location:
Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road, SW16 2PJ
Kieran Halpin
10 Feb 2020 - 8:15pm
Kieran Halpin is the man with the passionate gravelly voice and a very dry wit. He plays acoustic guitar, regales the audience with explanations of where each song comes from and links it all together with some very funny asides. His thought-...
Location:
Cedar Hall at Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon CR0 1BD
LITTLE HOLLAND HOUSE
17 Feb 2020 - 8:00pm
An illustrated talk by Angela Cornes on Frank Dickinson and his dream home in Carshalton called Little Holland House
Location:
Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road, SW16 2PJ
Damien Barber
24 Feb 2020 - 8:15pm
Damien Barber is a stylish and distinctive singer, be it unaccompanied or alongside his guitar or English concertina. He has been heavily influenced by such earlier singers as Peter Bellamy and Walter Pardon from his native Norfolk. Over the years,...
Location:
Cedar Hall at Ruskin House 23 Coombe Road Croydon CR0 1BD
THE PAINT DETECTIVE
2 Mar 2020 - 8:00pm
An illustrated talk by Patrick Baty on the research required to match original colours used on historic buildings
Location:
Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road, SW16 2PJ
Shackleton Trio
9 Mar 2020 - 8:15pm
The Shackleton Trio is a highly original and energetic musical force just as likely to move you to tears as to move you onto your feet. It features Georgia Shackleton (fiddle, vocals), Aaren Bennett (guitar) and Nic Zuppardi (mandolin). Natural...
Location:
Cedar Hall at Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon CR0 1BD
STRETCHER BEARERS IN THE GREAT WAR
16 Mar 2020 - 8:00pm
An illustrated talk by Emily Mayhew on the development of first responders' capability during the First World War and its influence on medicine today
Location:
Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road, SW16 2PJ
Tim Edey
23 Mar 2020 - 8:15pm
Multi-instrumentalist and singer, Tim Edey, has toured the world and recorded with most of the major names in Celtic/Contemporary roots music including The Chieftains, Ry Cooder, Christy Moore, Sharon Shannon, Brendan Power, Seamus Begley, Kevin...
Location:
Cedar Hall at Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon CR0 1BD
DAVID JACOBS
6 Apr 2020 - 8:00pm
A talk on David Jacobs the popular DJ and television and radio presenter's connections with Streatham by Mike Morfey
Location:
Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road, SW16 2PJ
Les Barker
6 Apr 2020 - 8:15pm
Poet, humorist, and true great English eccentric, Les Barker, has graced UK and global stages for over 45 years. Initially appearing live, mainly with his dog Mrs Ackroyd, he has gone on to collaborate with musicians including June Tabor and Maartin...
Location:
Cedar Hall at Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, Croydon CR0 1BD
REMEMBERING MRS THRALE OF STREATHAM PARK
20 Apr 2020 - 8:00pm
An illustrated talk by Cassie Ulph on Hester Thrale of Streatham Park and her life as a popular hostess to some of the most famous men and women of the 18th century
Location:
Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road, SW16 2PJ
THE JOHN GENT POSTCARD COLLECTION
18 May 2020 - 8:00pm
An illustrated talk by John Hickman and Carole Roberts featuring a third selection from the Edwardian postcard collection of John Gent featuring old views of Croydon and the surrounding area
Location:
Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road, SW16 2PJ
BYGONE STREATHAM
1 Jun 2020 - 8:00pm
An illustrated talk on Bygone Streatham by the noted local historian John W Brown as part of the Wandsworth Heritage Festival.
Location:
Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road, SW16 2PJ
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE STREATHAM SOCIETY
15 Jun 2020 - 8:00pm
A review of the Society's year 2019-20 and an illustrated presentation on recent local history discoveries relating to Streatham
Location:
Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road, SW16 2PJ