First World War Memorial unveiled at Southeastern’s Herne Hill station
For the next two evenings, Herne Hill Music Festival is all about John Ruskin, former Herne Hill resident and sage of South London. The Festival marks the bicentenary of his birth in 1819 (died 1900) with two Ruskin-themed performances on consecutive nights for #FestDay6 and #FestDay7, both sponsored by The Herne Hill Society.
The Friends of Judith Kerr Primary School present a screening of “Humboldt: Epic Explorer”, and a talk/Q&A with director Tilman Remme on Friday, 4 October at 7pm.
“Listen to the River” is inspired by the children’s story “The King of the Golden River”, written by John Ruskin, who was born 200 years ago in Herne Hill. The musical has been created by Paul Ayres, composer & arranger, cho
You are warmly invited to join local historian, Robert Holden, for
three walks following the Herne Hill Heritage Trail, the award-
winning, 168 page book published by the Herne Hill Society, which
will be available on the day from the leader at £8.00, or online from
the Herne Hill Society at £9.50.
Herne Hill Forum and the Station Hall team are delighted to be hosting a local history exhibition exploring the history of Herne Hill Station itself. Here's a bit more information from the curator and creator of the exhibition, Sarah Waite: