Rotherhithe and Bermondsey Local History Society Events 2019


The Rotherhithe and Bermondsey Local History Society

The aim of the Rotherhithe and Bermondsey Local History Society is to encourage interest in the history of Rotherhithe, Bermondsey, the surrounding area, Docklands and River Thames.

The group meet monthly on the last Wednesday of every month, except for June and August when members go on walks and December (which is mid-month and bit different!)

You can attend the events as a member or guest. For membership information, please visit their website

January 30, 2019 |7.15pm

The London Fire Brigade in Rotherhithe & Bermondsey c1940 with Murrey Beale

February 27, 2019 | 7.15pm

Docks of London (Talk & Film) with Ray Newton

March 27, 2019 | 7.15pm

History of SE16 with John D Beasley

April 24, 2019 | 7.15pm

Brunel’s Tunnel: 250th Anniversaary Lecture with Robert Hulse

May 29, 2019 | 7.15pm

London’s Super Sewers: From Bazalgette to Tideway with Mike Sawyer

Project Director, Tideway

Doors open to members at 7pm and non-members at 7:15pm.

Please note: This event will be held at The Brunel Museum, Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, London SE16 4LF

June 26, 2019 | 7.15pm

Tour of Woolwich Foot Tunnel and Ferry with Ian Blore (Members Only)

July 26, 2019 | 7.15pm

Tour (Members Only) – To be confirmed

August 28, 2019 |

Summer Break

September 25, 2019 | 7.15pm

The Surrey Docks with Terry Scales

October 30, 2019 | 7.15pm

Sea Shanties & Local Miscellany with Chris Roche

November 27, 2019 | 7.15pm

Geneological Research: A Practical Guide to Researching Your Family in Rotherhithe & Bermondsey with Kathy Chater

December 11, 2019 | 7.30pm

Stories from Members

Become a member

The Rotherhithe & Bermondsey Local History Society is an informal group encouraging a shared interest in the history of the local area; all are welcome to join or attend as guests.

Attending as a guest.

If you are unsure whether you would like to be a member but would like to attend to hear a particular speaker you are warmly welcome. The contribution to attend one meeting is £3 per person and can be paid on the door. If you would like to become a member at the meeting please speak to a committee member who will provide a membership form.

Disclaimer: WISE16 cannot be held responsible for any event changes or cancellation. We strongly recommend to check with the organiser if you have any questions, especially for those events which require paying a fee.

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