Kennington Chartist Project – 7 July 2018

  7th July 2018. 11am – 4pm Take Part in a Day of Workshops, Participation and Action in Kennington Park. Banner & Printmaking, Storytelling & Spoken Word, Community Choirs, Local history, Debate Full Programme: (subject to change! Signup for updates. 11-12: Storytelling. Join professional storyteller Sandra Agard as she tells the story of the 1848 Chartist rally on Kennington Common and other tales. (All ages) 11am – 4pm Printmaking with South London’s Portable Print Studio. Print your own FREE souvenier poster of the famous engraving of Kennington Common in 1848. Or design you own slogans and print onto T-shirts. Bring your own T-shirts for printing (light colours). 11am – 4pm: Banner Making. With Calverts design Co-op, and textile artist Lu Firth. A group workshop to design and make a banner for the Kennington Chartist Project, within the day! For adults.(And accompanied children 10+) (SIGN-UP required). 11.30am & 2.30pm: The Kennington 1848 Walk. Historical tour of the park …

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Kennington, Oval & Vauxhall Neighbourhood Plan Consultation

Kennington Oval and Vauxhall Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 14 Consultation   From Helen Monger, Chair, Kennington Oval and Vauxhall Forum   I am delighted to write to you to announce the launch of our Regulation 14 Consultation for our Neighbourhood Plan, and invite your comments. In accordance with Regulation 14 requirements we are letting as many people as possible know about our plan so that we can take into account any comments they may have.  We are launching our plan with a public exhibition, food and fanfare, on Monday 19th March at 6pm at the Kennington Park Community Centre on Harleyford Street – all are welcome.  We will be taking our exhibition around to local churches, community halls and markets over the next few weeks– look out for further promotion in due course.  In any event, the full draft plan may be viewed: online at our website kovforum.org.uk or in hard copy at: Tate …

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Northern Line Extension works at Kennington Green

Northern Line Extension (NLE) Works Site at Kennington Green   At the end of March, the acoustic enclosure at Kennington Green will be taken down. This process will start at the end of March and take approximately five weeks to complete. Following the removal of the acoustic enclosure, the next phase of works will involve the construction of the basement structures for the Head House. Between April and June 2018, the concrete slab located on Kennington Green will be removed 16 metres underground will then be excavated for the basement. Construction of the basement taking place between June 2018 and January 2019. It will be necessary to move the line of the hoardings out temporarily, although footpath access will remain. It will also be necessary to reopen the road barrier to Montford Place, (outside the Beefeater entrance) to allow access to properties. 24/7 working will continue underground, however above ground …

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Our Community Centre

Activities in our Community Centre are now provided by a combination of regular groups who use the Centre for sports, health and dance activities, to provide children’s tuition and performing arts classes, and to share their faith. Community and political groups are increasingly holding their meetings here. Several local theatre companies regularly enjoy the space we can offer for their rehearsals, extending invitations to local school students to observe their preparations and performances. Our Christmas Pantomime was enthusiastically received by local kids and parents – as was Santa’s visit (many thanks to Akosua and Shannon and their teams for staging this for us).       Details of some of our Spring activities are below.   Enquires about bookings can be made by email to kpccoval@gmail.com or via the website kpccoval.org. Kennington Park Estate Tenants’ & Residents’ Association has a Licence to Occupy the Centre until July 2018, and manages the …

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