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Archives Awareness Week 18th – 26th November 2017

November 2017 · News

Explore Your ArchiveHard on the heels of the Lambeth Heritage Festival comes Archives Awareness Week, previously and still also known as Explore your Archive. The following free events are taking place at Lambeth Archives, Minet Library, 52 Knatchbull Rd, London, SE5 9QY during the week.

  • Throughout the week, on display in the Minet Library foyer, an exhibition of quirky and unusual items from the archive collection.
  • Saturday 18 Nov, 14.00 -16.30, House History & Photo Scanning drop-in session. Advice on house history, bring your own neighbourhood photos for scanning to become part of our archive, and see our special archive display. Free, no need to book – just drop in.
  • Saturday 18 Nov, 14.30, A short walk in the Minet Estate – walking tour led by Jon Newman. To conclude back at the Archives with display of historic plans and records from the Minet Estate’s collection. Free but booking essential:
  • Thursday 23 Nov, 18.30 –20.00, Back by popular demand: Behind the Scenes at Lambeth Archives – a tour of the strong rooms and insights into the secrets of the collection, led by Len Reilly. Free but booking essential: