CONTROVERSIAL LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW FENCE “CREATED A FESTIVAL FEEL” SAYS COUNCIL REPORT – which reveals ‘multiple injuries’ in fighting at 2017 Show

LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW "VICTIM OF ITS OWN SUCCESS" The controversial fence put up around last year's Lambeth Country Show in Brockwell park "created a festival feel", says a Lambeth council report - which also reveals that at the 2017 Show there were large groups of people fighting with police and security in and around the … Continue reading CONTROVERSIAL LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW FENCE “CREATED A FESTIVAL FEEL” SAYS COUNCIL REPORT – which reveals ‘multiple injuries’ in fighting at 2017 Show

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CHANGES FOR 2019 LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW WILL INCLUDE FREE MAP

Changes planned for this year's Lambeth Country Show - detailed in a council report - will include: the provision of at least one additional or relocated entrance to improve access from the Tulse Hill side of the park; improvements to the design of internal signage and the amount of external directional notices; a free show … Continue reading CHANGES FOR 2019 LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW WILL INCLUDE FREE MAP

LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW 2018: VISITOR FEEDBACK – BOTH POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE

The report gives visitor feedback from the 2018 Lambeth Country Show - both positive AND negative: POSITIVE Personally I liked the fence. It felt a lot safer. My children ran off with friends and I wasn't concerned. The evening felt safe - a time when previously gangs of kids would run into the park to … Continue reading LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW 2018: VISITOR FEEDBACK – BOTH POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE

ANTI-ABORTION GROUP KICKED OUT OF LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW

Anti-abortion group Life were kicked out of Lambeth Country Show on Saturday evening. On his Twitter account Lambeth Cllr Ed Davie, the council's joint cabinet member for health and adult social care, said: "I've checked  and stall in question was booked using inaccurate information. "After the nature of the booking was revealed, and following complaints, … Continue reading ANTI-ABORTION GROUP KICKED OUT OF LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW

ANTI-ABORTION GROUP’S RESPONSE TO LAMBETH BAN

In a press release on their website Life state: Lambeth Council stomps on freedom of expression Life is seeking legal advice following the authoritarian and discriminatory removal of the charity’s exhibits at the Lambeth Country show yesterday. Life applied to the show in January with full disclosure as to who we are as a charity. … Continue reading ANTI-ABORTION GROUP’S RESPONSE TO LAMBETH BAN

LAMBETHWATCH: FOI QUESTIONS UNANSWERED PART TWO*

CRESSINGHAM GARDENS - RENTAL INCOME Tom Keene 5 January 2018 Dear HM FOI, Can you please explain why this FOI request: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/c... States that for Cressingham Gardens in financial year 2012/2013: Rental income = £1,196,818 Service Charge income = £57,915.40 Yet this (1060969) FOI request states that for 2012/13: Rental income = £443,295 Service charge … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: FOI QUESTIONS UNANSWERED PART TWO*

LAMBETHWATCH …..AND THE LATEST QUESTIONS FOR LAMBETH’S FOI TEAM

COST OF NEW SECURITY MEASURES AT LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW 2018 E L Mackenzie 23 July 2018 Dear Lambeth borough council, Could you please provide the cost for the build, maintenance and take down of the security fence for 2018 Lambeth Country Show? I'd also like to know the name of the security firm and all … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH …..AND THE LATEST QUESTIONS FOR LAMBETH’S FOI TEAM

LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW: FULL POST-EVENT EVALUATION PROMISED

A full post-event evaluation is being promised by Lambeth council following this years’s annual country show in Brockwell Park. As News From Crystal Palace has previously reported, people visiting this year's event are banned from taking hi-viz jackets, flags, perfume bottles and other items into the show. There will be compulsory body searching and bag … Continue reading LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW: FULL POST-EVENT EVALUATION PROMISED

LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW: “DEEP CONCERN” VOICED BY FRIENDS OF BROCKWELL PARK  “Confiscation of all drinks is not most people’s idea of a wonderful experience”

The Friends of Brockwell Park say they are " deeply concerned" by Lambeth council's decision to fence off the Lambeth Country Show on July 21–22, and impose stringent security, including the banning of all drinks being brought into the park.  "This is the first time in more than 40 years this has happened" say the … Continue reading LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW: “DEEP CONCERN” VOICED BY FRIENDS OF BROCKWELL PARK  “Confiscation of all drinks is not most people’s idea of a wonderful experience”

LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW: NO HI VIZ JACKETS, PERFUME BOTTLES, FLAGS, GLASS BOTTLES – LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW’S (VERY LONG) LIST OF WHAT’S BANNED FROM THIS YEAR’S EVENT

A huge list of what you CANNOT take into this year's Lambeth Country Show being held at Brockwell Park, Herne Hill next month includes hi viz jackets, perfume bottles and flags. There will also be a new "full perimeter fence" (but NO machine gun watchtowers). The following is taken from an official Lambeth Country Show … Continue reading LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW: NO HI VIZ JACKETS, PERFUME BOTTLES, FLAGS, GLASS BOTTLES – LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW’S (VERY LONG) LIST OF WHAT’S BANNED FROM THIS YEAR’S EVENT