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Local history and heritage

Find out more about the history of Lewisham and its residents.

WW1 Centenary

​Find out more about the borough and World War One and things taking place locally to mark its centenary.

The borough in pictures

The history of the borough told through its photographs, pictures, posters, prints and maps from our collections.
 


Contact

Local History and Archives Centre
Local History And Archives Centre
Lewisham Library
199 201 Lewisham High Street
Se13 6lg
Tel:
020 8314 8501

Email:

Events

We are Catford South Reminiscence Project Free

Torridon Road community library 
27 April 11am to 12.30PM

Local history group for Catford South

Commemorating 100 years of the RAF and its predecessor the RFC Free

 
29 April 2pm to 3.30PM

To commemorate the founding of the Royal Air Force, join the Friends' historians to discover the graves and memorials relating to the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Air Force.

We are Catford South Reminiscence Project Free

Torridon Road community library 
4 May 11am to 12.30PM

Local history group for Catford South

We are Catford South Reminiscence Project Free

Torridon Road community library 
11 May 11am to 12.30PM

Local history group for Catford South

Cityread - Discovering your African or Caribbean Past with Paul Crooks Free

Lewisham Library 
12 May 10.30AM to 12.30PM

What secrets lie in your past? We’re delighted to welcome Paul Crooks, one of the UK's leading Black historians, back to Lewisham.

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