Tag Archives: Hammersmith

Free Access to Ancestry Online

LBHF Library staff member, Karen Blackwell, explains how easy it is to use this free online resource This is really something to get excited about! Ancestry (library edition), usually only available in our library buildings, is now accessible from home … Continue reading

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School Memories from the 1960s

Christopher Wren Secondary Modern School. Years 1 to 3 The plans for two new interconnected schools in Shepherds Bush were revealed in 1952 with a projected cost of £633,000. The old North Hammersmith Secondary School on Bryony Road would be … Continue reading

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A Walk along the Towpath: Hammersmith Bridge to Putney Bridge

Last year I wrote about the section of the towpath that passes through Hammersmith. Today we walk from Hammersmith Bridge to Putney Bridge. In the early days, the Fulham riverside was farm land, mainly orchards and market gardens, owned by … Continue reading

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William Morris and Hammersmith | Spitalfields Life

The Gentle Author, who writes for Spitalfields Life, has very kindly given us permission to share his recent piece on William Morris in the East End as Hammersmith is mentioned several times. And here are a couple of photos from … Continue reading

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Read and Relax reading groups in LBHF

This is guest blog post from Liz Ison. She works for The Reader and looks after the Read and Relax reading groups that run in LBHF. Over to Liz to tell us more… Do you love stories, poems and great … Continue reading

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Baby’s first library card – inspiring a lifelong love of reading

It’s never too early to start reading to your baby – so all newborn babies in Hammersmith & Fulham are being given their very own library card to help inspire the love of reading. This new scheme will see parents automatically … Continue reading

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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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