Plaque to local artist Nelly Roberts set to be unveiled on Loughborough Road

A local history group is set to unveil a new blue plaque to local artist Nelly Robert on Sunday, 16 October at 3.30pm.

Nelly Roberts lived above a watchmakers shop at 92 Loughborough Road (at the time 72 Loughborough Road) for over 30 years from her birth in 1872. Nelly became famous for her orchid paintings across a long artistic career. More information about her life and work is outlined below:

The plague ceremony will begin at 3.30pm at the corner of Fiveways Road and Loughborough Road (SW9 7SF). More information about the work of the history group on Loughborough Road can be found here.

Myatt’s Fields Park hosts Pride in the Park event on Saturday 18 June

Myatt’s Fields Park will be hosting a Pride in the Park event on Saturday, 18 June between 3pm and 7pm.

Details of the event include:

There will be fun for all the family with Rainbow Craft games for children and performances /music later on in the day for everyone.

Sit, eat, dance and celebrate love in a place where we all belong!

If you have any questions, please email Nathan at Nathan.Lewis@blackthrive.org.

Saturday, 18  June 2022 

3:00-7:00pm.