Category Archives: Hammersmith Library

Dancing Books events

Dancing Books is an innovative project using children literature as an inspiration for creative dance classes for pre-school children and their families. Following a successful pilot project in April 2016, DanceWest in partnerships with Hammersmith and Fulham Council, won significant … Continue reading

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Creative writing with Joy Rhoades

Have you always wanted to write but are not sure where to start? Have stories that you want to tell on paper but don’t know how? Joy Rhoades’ recent creative writing workshop at Hammersmith Library helped 25 budding writers with … Continue reading

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2016 LBHF Arts Fest in Hammersmith Library

For the third year running Hammersmith Library took part in the increasingly popular LBHF Arts Fest with a range of activities/events from Monday 6 June until Sunday 12 June. Kate Corkery Monday 6 June saw Kate Corkery visit Hammersmith Library … Continue reading

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The end of Brandenburg House

A reader of a previous blog on Queen Caroline  asked if the demolition of Brandenburg House so soon after her death had anything to do with the King: the fact that King George so disliked his wife and that she … Continue reading

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Hammersmith and the Chelsea Flower Show

Hammersmith & Fulham are justifiably proud of their parks and open spaces and it has been so for many years.  The Archives has this photograph of the staff who looked after them in 1905: It may seem odd to feature … Continue reading

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Calling all comic fans!

Save the date – Saturday 7 May is free Comic Book Day! And libraries are taking part, courtesy of the lovely folks at Forbidden Planet who are providing the comics to us. Across North America and around the world, comic shops … Continue reading

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Pub Rock, Punk & Sex Pistols in Hammersmith

To tie in with this year’s Cityread London, Hammersmith Library has been celebrating rebellion through our local musical heritage. Legendary rock venue Hammersmith Odeon (now Apollo) has hosted just about everyone, including such superstars as the Beatles, Neil Young, Bruce … Continue reading

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