Lark Lane: Past, Present, Future?

Wed 4th May, 4pm
Sefton Park Palm House
Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Lark Lane: Past, Present, Future?

Last year, Kay Flavell published ‘People of the Lane: Living in and around Lark Lane, Liverpool, 1880-2020’, comprising reminiscences and images that reveal the story of this popular and characterful street connecting Sefton Park to Aigburth Road. This unique collection of interviews by Kay from 1980-81 with shopkeepers and residents and a series of accompanying photographs by Tom Wood, are now available in this book, together with new online interviews and lockdown stories.

Join Kay and a panel including Bryan Biggs from the Bluecoat and writer and blogger Sarah Sandison, at Sefton Park’s beautiful Palm House, to discuss the book and how its rich narrative provides the backdrop against which to consider Lark Lane today. This will also be an opportunity for the audience to share their hopes and ideas for a sustainable future for this Liverpool neighbourhood.

As part of the Palm House’s current National Lottery Heritage Fund programme of engagement they will encouraging attendees to share their favourite Palm House memory to contribute towards an exhibition that will take place later in May.

Come along, share your memories and your thoughts about the future of Lark Lane.

The cafe at the Palm House closes at 17:00 for if you would like to purchase any refreshments.

Date: Wednesday 4th May

Time: 4pm

Location: Sefton Park Palm House, Sefton Park, Liverpool, L17 1AP

Price: Free

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