31 October 2011

Celebrate bonfire night and more in Brockwell Park this Saturday

Lambeth Council's firework display this year will take place on Saturday 5 Novmeber 2011 in Brockwell Park, Herne Hill, SE24. There is a full programme of events in the park from 4pm onwards. To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Brockwell Hall the main firework display from 8pm onwards will be set to music from the past 200 years.

See the Lambeth website for further information

29 October 2011

Lambeth housing conference 12 November 2011

United Residents Housing and Lambeth Living tenants are invited to the 2011 Lambeth housing conference on Saturday 12 November 2011 at the Oval.

For further information and to book your place see the Lambeth website

27 October 2011

Camilla comes to Brixton to open Ebony Horse Club

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall has opened a new horse riding centre in Brixton near to Vassall Ward in Lambeth. The new £1.7million facility in Millbrook Road, SW9 offers riding lessons and other activities for young people in the local area.

Read more: BBC - Duchess of Cornwall opens Ebony Horse Club's new centre

Further information: Ebony Horse Club website

26 October 2011

Minet Library Film Club: next film Room at the top: 1 November 2011

Room at the top film poster on vassallview.com
The Minet Library in Lambeth's Vassall Ward is starting a new season of film screenings focusing on the British new wave films which emerged in the late 1950s.

The first film to be screened will be Room at the top: an adaptation of John Braine's classic novel about a young man on the make in 1940s Yorkshire. Room at the Top is considered the first of the British New Wave of realistic and gritty film dramas. Simone Signoret won the Academy Award for Best Actress for this film, while Hermione Baddeley's performance became the shortest ever to be nominated for an acting Oscar.

Room at the top will be screened at 6:30pm on Tuesday 1 November 2011 at the Minet Library, Knatchbull Road, Camberwell, SE5 in Lambeth's Vassall Ward.

Further information on the Film Club website

21 October 2011

Children's African and Caribbean tales at the Minet Library 25 October 2011

All children are invited to come to the Minet Library next Tuesday, 25 October 2011 at 6:30pm, for a special session with Winston Nzinga who will be telling African and Caribbean tales.

See flyer below for further details


African and Caribbean tales flyer

07 October 2011

Free bag of compost!

Gardeners who sign up for Lambeth's Garden Waste Scheme in October 2011 will get a free bag of compost.

The Council launched the new service earlier in 2011 for gardeners who want to recycle garden waste using the handy fortnightly garden waste collections.

See the Lambeth website for further information on the scheme

04 October 2011

Minet Library Film Club tonight: We are the Lambeth Boys

The Minet Library in Lambeth's Vassall Ward will tonight be showing the film We are the Lambeth Boys as part of the Celebrating Age festival starting at 6:30pm, all welcome

02 October 2011

October is Black History Month in Lambeth's libraries

October 2011 sees a full programme of events across Lambeth's libraries including at the Minet Library in Vassall Ward.

See the programe for further details or see the Lambeth website

01 October 2011

Vassall Labour Councillors' surgeries in October 2011

Photo of Adrian Garden and Kingsley Abrams, Vassall Ward Labour Councillors on Vassall View
Vassall Ward Labour Councillors Kingsley Abrams and Adrian Garden will be holding surgeries in Vassall Ward in October 2011 on the following dates


Tuesday 4 October 2011 - 6:30-7:30pm The Holland Room, Christ Church, Brixton Road, SW9 6BE
Thursday 20 October 2011 - 6:30-7:30pm, The Annex, Cowley Estate, Brixton Road, SW9 6LZ
Saturday 15 October 2011 - 2-3pm, Myatts Field North TMO Boardroom, Foxley Square, SW9 7RY
Saturday 22 October 2011 - 10-11am, Myatts Field South Tenants Hall, Burton Lane, SW9 6NX

(Click on the address for a link to a map showing the location)

If these dates are inconvenient for you or you have a problem or issue that requires immediate attention please contact the Vassall Labour Councillors directly:
Kingsley Abrams - email kingsleyabrams@hotmail.com tel 07932 447763
Adrian Garden - email agarden@lambeth.gov.uk tel 07814 568 024