Wednesday, December 11, 2013

New Cross and Lewisham Local History Talks

New Cross Local History Group meets regularly (usually every third Thursday of the month) at New Cross Learning (next to Iceland on the New Cross Road). Their next talk, on Thursday 12 December (6:30pm), is on The London Christian Endeavour Convention of 1914 and the World Convention of 1926'.

Meanwhile the next Lewisham Local History Monthly Talk is on William Gladstone, the Liberal politician who was four times Prime Minister: 'The Grand Old Man of British politics was MP for Greenwich from 1868 to 1880, when the constituency included Deptford. Dr. Windscheffel, Senior Lecturer in history at Royal Holloway, University of London, will relate Gladstone's sometimes troubled relationship with our area'. Friday 13th December at 7.45pm in the Methodist Church Hall, Albion Way, SE13 6BT.

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