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Lakeside Centre

Bazalgette Way

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SE2 9AN

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Walkabout: A walk in Thamesmead with Brian Guest, General Secretary of S.P.A.R, Society for the Preservation of Admirable Rubble

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Join Brian Guest, General Secretary of S.P.A.R, Society for the Preservation of Admirable Rubble for a special walking AGM (Annual General Meeting) that will take in areas of Thamesmead where rubble is prevalent. There will be encounters with past, present and future rubble sites in the area.

Society for the Preservation of Admirable Rubble (S.P.A.R) is dedicated to the preservation of rubble in all its varied forms. S.P.A.R campaigns to keep rubble created if businesses and homes are demolished within any development that replaces it, as a conscience of its passing.

Calum F. Kerr is an artist whose work involves performance, sculpture and sound. His artwork relates to place through inhabiting characters such as J. D. Swann (ornithological investigator), Brian Guest (founder of the Society for the Preservation of Admirable Rubble), a White Sperm Whale and Maurice the Dodo.

Thamesmead Texas

Thamesmead Texas is a nomadic artist run initiative based in Thamesmead, South-East London. Originally operating from a living room in one of 40 disused flats rented by artists from Peabody via the Bow Arts Trust, we set up to bring together the new community of Bow Arts Trust artists, who moved to Thamesmead in 2018. Anchored by an art bar, we are led by the necessity to be social and organise public exhibitions and events. Open every Saturday, 12-6pm. Or by appointment. Contact: thamesmeadtexas@gmail.com

Brian Guest, performed by Calum F. Kerr, installation view at Peabody Information Hub (2019). Photo by Miyuki Kasahara.

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Lakeside Centre

Bazalgette Way

London

SE2 9AN

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