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75th anniversary of the Catford school bomb
75th anniversary of the Catford school bomb

75th anniversary of the Catford school bomb

At lunchtime today, it will be 75 years to the moment when a German bomb was dropped on a South London school, killing 38 children and 6 adults.

Jan
20
2018
Prefab Museum saved till 2017
Prefab Museum saved till 2017

Prefab Museum saved till 2017

A temporary museum that chronicles the soon to be terminated permanence of a temporary housing estate has itself started to ape its subjects by becoming increasingly permanent itself.

Aug
30
2014
Ride a bus through a bus wash
Ride a bus through a bus wash

Ride a bus through a bus wash

Next Sunday marks the centenary of the Catford Bus Garage, so one day before the centenary, on the Saturday, there will be a chance to sit in a bus as it goes through a bus wash.

May
01
2014
Prefab Museum extended until the “end of summer”
Prefab Museum extended until the “end of summer”

Prefab Museum extended until the “end of summer”

I recently told you that you had until the end of May to visit the Prefab museum in a soon to be gutted estate in South London.

Apr
25
2014
Visit the Prefab Museum — while you still can
Visit the Prefab Museum — while you still can

Visit the Prefab Museum — while you still can

A post war relic is soon to be swept away. A hidden flatland in a sea of multi-story buildings soon to be elevated by construction. A community rent asunder by a local council.

Mar
24
2014