Tag Archives: Hammersmith

Alfred Daniels’ Murals In Hammersmith | Spitalfields Life

Source: Alfred Daniels’ Murals In Hammersmith | Spitalfields Life

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Stuff it

To celebrate World Book Night we were lucky enough to host a visit from James Wallman, local author of the book Stuffocation: Living more with less. His book deals with very topical issues that affect us all today. The author argues … Continue reading

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Free Comic Book Day in Hammersmith & Fulham Libraries!

Celebrate and discover the amazing world of comics on Free Comic Book Day! Taking place annually on the first Saturday in May, Free Comic Book Day is a single day when participating comic book specialist shops around the world give away … Continue reading

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Happy National Libraries Day!

Today, 7 February is National Libraries Day – are you coming to the library today? We’d love to see you. If you haven’t been to the library for a while, pick your nearest one and come and find out what … Continue reading

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My new career – West London Walks

It was my local council who, as I entered the second half of my sixth decade, unknowingly launched me into a new career when they invited local people to get more involved in some of their services by volunteering their time… Continue reading

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How We Might Live: William Morris’s Socialism

William Morris was one of Hammersmith’s most famous former residents. The Local Studies Library (at Hammersmith Library) holds a very large and important collection of his printed books and other material related to his life and work. What is not so well … Continue reading

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Evacustes A. Phipson: A little-known but prolific water-colour painter

Our Hammersmith & Fulham Archives volunteer writes: Edward Arthur Phipson was born on 9th February 1854 at King’s Norton, near Birmingham. His family were engaged in local manufacturing and he seems to have received a good education and possibly trained … Continue reading

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