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Podium

 Programme 

Please note: The talks below start at 7:30pm (doors open 7:15pm) and take place at the Norwegian Church on Albion Street unless otherwise indicated.
Booking is not required unless stated below, 

  • London Bridge and its Houses
    London Bridge and its Houses
    Wed, May 29
    Norwegian Church
    May 29, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
    May 29, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
    A talk given by Dr Dorian Gerhold, independent historian and author
  • Ideals and Realities: A History of Council Housing
    Ideals and Realities: A History of Council Housing
    Wed, Jun 26
    Norwegian Church
    Jun 26, 2024, 7:00 PM – Jun 27, 2024, 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
    Jun 26, 2024, 7:00 PM – Jun 27, 2024, 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
    A talk given by John Boughton, social historian and author of 'Municipal Dreams'.
  • Summer Walk: Wharves and Warehouses of Wapping
    Summer Walk: Wharves and Warehouses of Wapping
    Wed, Jul 31
    Location will be emailed to members
    Jul 31, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Location will be emailed to members
    Jul 31, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Location will be emailed to members
    *** NOTE EARLIER START *** *** MEMBERS ONLY ***
  • The Wood that Built London
    The Wood that Built London
    Wed, Sep 25
    Norwegian Church
    Sep 25, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
    Sep 25, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
    A talk given by Chris Schuler
  • Ten-minute Tales: Ghosts and Ghouls of Rotherhithe and Bermondsey
    Ten-minute Tales: Ghosts and Ghouls of Rotherhithe and Bermondsey
    Wed, Oct 23
    Norwegian Church
    Oct 23, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
    Oct 23, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
    For our 'Hallowe'en Special' following the AGM, a number of our very own members will be sharing their local ghost stories...or similar supernatural accounts...
  • Medieval Myth Busting
    Medieval Myth Busting
    Wed, Nov 27
    Norwegian Church
    Nov 27, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
    Nov 27, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
    A talk given by James Wright, award-winning buildings archaeologist
  • Coming Soon, Stay Tuned  Dec-24
    Coming Soon, Stay Tuned  Dec-24
    Wed, Dec 11
    Norwegian Church
    Dec 11, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
    Dec 11, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
  • Octavia Hill and Ada Salter: how two women tackled London’s challenges
    Octavia Hill and Ada Salter: how two women tackled London’s challenges
    Wed, Apr 24
    Norwegian Church
    Apr 24, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
    Apr 24, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
    A talk given by Dr Elizabeth Baigent, University Reader in the History of Geography at the University of Oxford *** NOTE EARLIER START ***
  • Liberty over the Bridge: A History of the People of Southwark with Margaret Willes
    Liberty over the Bridge: A History of the People of Southwark with Margaret Willes
    Wed, Mar 27
    Norwegian Church
    Mar 27, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
    Mar 27, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
  • Dock Life Renewed! with Niki Gorick
    Dock Life Renewed! with Niki Gorick
    Wed, Feb 28
    Norwegian Church
    Feb 28, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
    Feb 28, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
  • ‘Dickensland’ with Lee Jackson
    ‘Dickensland’ with Lee Jackson
    Wed, Jan 31
    Norwegian Church
    Jan 31, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
    Jan 31, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
  • Christmas Special: Bermondsey & Rotherhithe in Song!
    Christmas Special: Bermondsey & Rotherhithe in Song!
    Wed, Dec 13
    Norwegian Church
    Dec 13, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
    Dec 13, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
  • HMS Belfast
    HMS Belfast
    Wed, Nov 29
    Norwegian Church
    Nov 29, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
    Nov 29, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
  • The Battle of Trafalgar
    The Battle of Trafalgar
    Wed, Oct 25
    Norwegian Church
    Oct 25, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
    Oct 25, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
  • Treasures from the Privy
    Treasures from the Privy
    Wed, Sep 27
    Norwegian Church
    Sep 27, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
    Sep 27, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Norwegian Church , 12 Albion St, London SE16 7LN, UK
  • Visit to Crossbones Graveyard
    Visit to Crossbones Graveyard
    Wed, Jul 26
    London
    Jul 26, 2023, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    London, Union St, London SE1 1SD, UK
    Jul 26, 2023, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    London, Union St, London SE1 1SD, UK
    An exclusive after-hours tour of the fascinating Crossbones Graveyard * Members only *
  • Wren 300 City of London Walking Tour
    Wren 300 City of London Walking Tour
    Wed, Jun 28
    * MEETING POINT TO BE ADVISED BY EMAIL *
    Jun 28, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    * MEETING POINT TO BE ADVISED BY EMAIL *
    Jun 28, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    * MEETING POINT TO BE ADVISED BY EMAIL *
    Walking tour in the City of London discovering some of Sir Christopher Wren's lesser known gems. * MEMBERS-ONLY EVENT, NOTE EARLY START *
  • An Introduction to Southwark Archives
    An Introduction to Southwark Archives
    Wed, May 31
    London
    May 31, 2023, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    London, 211 Borough High St, London SE1 1JA, UK
    May 31, 2023, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    London, 211 Borough High St, London SE1 1JA, UK
    An 'after hours' visit to Southwark Archives * NOTE EARLY START - CHANGE OF VENUE *
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