Viva Vauxhall! and Amazing Grace

Next Saturday I have two more repertory walks, Viva Vauxhall! in the morning, and Amazing Grace in the afternoon.
Viva Vauxhall! is, and I don’t think you’re going to be surprised by this, a walk around that wonderful district in SW8, famous for its Pleasure Gardens and MI6 building. The walk starts outside exit 2 of Vauxhall tube, which is the one opposite the ticket office of the overground station, and finishes at Spring Gardens. This walk was previously called A Railway Runs Through It.

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Love Walworth

In the past few years there has been a significant change in Walworth. More and more people are coming out of the closet and proclaiming their affection for, and pride in, the area. Maybe it is in response to the regeneneration, where the original plans seemed to suggest that ours was a neighbourhood without much going for it. We were stung. Nowhere did the plans mention Manor Place Baths, Pullens Yards. I’m not even sure that the elegant St Peter’s Walworth was cited.
Anyway. There are now a number of local groups; friends of this and that; the Walworth Society.

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