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Streatham Festival is made up of a wide variety of events that include music, theatre, comedy, walks, talks and classes to tantalise you.  Our Event diary below shows these events.
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August 2020

Streatham Saints and Sinners – Downloadable Walk

8 August @ 8:00 am - 31 October @ 5:00 pm
St Leonard’s Church, Tooting Bec Gardens
Streatham, SW16 1HS
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A glorious romp round the southern part of Streatham, mixing some intense High Road action with the quieter, quirkier backwaters where we all know the strangest things can happen! You can do a short version of this by peeling off at 10 and returning to St Leonard’s via 18. This one is dedicated to all at The Streatham Society who with their lively meetings, newsletter and stream of informative publications do such a terric job in keeping the extraordinary history…

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October 2020

Photography Competition – Eye On Streatham

8 October @ 8:00 am - 31 October @ 11:30 pm
Online Event United Kingdom
Free

A chance to showcase your photography skills The Eye on Streatham competition is looking for the most striking images taken in Streatham, or surrounding areas, in one of 4 categories:- Autumnal Streatham Portraits (Pets, Family, People) Nature in Streatham Streatham Street Photography. A category winning entry will receive an A4 print and the overall winning entry for the adult prize will receive a framed A3 print, the overall winning entry for the young persons (under 18) prize will receive a…

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Fab Flamenco x Five

15 October @ 12:00 pm - 22 October @ 1:00 pm
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One event on 15 October, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on 17 October, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on 18 October, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Online Event United Kingdom
Free

Local Streatham company 'Flamenco Con Gusto' is offering FIVE FREE Flamenco Dance 'Taster' classes live online via Zoom. Each will be a fun and dynamic introduction to this rich Spanish 'gitano' art form. ALL AGES & DANCE ABILITIES WELCOME ! These zestful 1hr classes will include tutor Danielle + student dancers demonstrating a short dance or two for your entertainment. You can attend as many of these 'Taster' classes as you like - each one will be different - or…

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The Autumn Glories present: Grabbing a bit of history as we go along the way

20 October @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online Event United Kingdom
Free

Lambeth Theatricals Drama Group the Autumn Glories are proud to present Grabbing a bit of history as we go along the way - an online oral history production with a live Q&A for Lambeth’s Black History Month celebrations. Join us as we share childhood memories, stories and poems, looking at the ups and downs of our own life histories. As a group of Lambeth women aged from 50 to 80+, we all know that life’s tales are full of humour…

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The First Woman with author Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

26 October @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Event United Kingdom
Free

The First Woman by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi follows Kirabo on her journey to become a young woman and to find her place in the world, as her country is transformed by the dictatorship of Idi Amin. Jennifer has written a sweeping tale of longing and rebellion, at once epic and deeply personal, combining an intoxicating mix of ancient Ugandan folklore and contemporary feminism. Jennifer is a Ugandan novelist and short story writer acclaimed for her prize-winning first novel, Kintu, she…

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Family Tree Making Workshop

28 October @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Event United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Join Dr Audrey Allwood, author of Belonging in Brixton: An Ethnography of Migrant West Indian Elders in Brixton for a Family Tree Making Workshop. After researching her own ancestry Audrey constructed a family genealogy narrative, or a ‘book’ as her brother called it, containing her family tree. It is both interesting and valuable to know the influences that shaped our ways of being, leaving the story for present and future generations to know and add to. Here Audrey touches on…

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The Windrush Generation: 492 Korna Klub Interactive Performance

29 October @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online Event United Kingdom
Free

492 Korna Klub presents a live interactive performance and community debate about the Windrush Generation. We have been creatively working over the summer to explore all the issues around the Windrush Generation and their Kin. We are living in a Historic moment, join the 492 Korna Klub on the global stage for a virtual performance so that we can connect and join the dialogue about how we can move forwards in this hostile environment whilst celebrating and commemorating the Windrush…

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Kwame and the Lockdown

30 October @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online Event United Kingdom
Free

How can Black men survive COVID19 and remain proactive during these challenging and uncertain times? How do we ensure that Black men are not the first to die in this ongoing pandemic? What are the current obstacles Black men face in the time of lockdown? What can Black men do collectively to look after their Mental Health & Wellbeing and address our current reality? How can Black men support and guide the next generation so that we are better prepared…

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