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Tuesday 18 August 2015 4.10pm
1964: William Shakespeare 400th anniversary service at Southwark Cathedral



1972: Charlie Chaplin visiting the pub at Elephant & Castle bearing his name



Dockers' strike at Hay's Wharf in Tooley Street (no sound)



And another clip about the dockers' strike (with sound)



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Tuesday 18 August 2015 4.45pm
1960s clip about the experimental open-plan primary school (Eveline Lowe, now Phoenix) in Marlborough Grove



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Tuesday 18 August 2015 5.27pm
1931 - fire at Butler's Wharf (30 seconds in to the clip)



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Tuesday 18 August 2015 6.09pm
1961: the unusual new stained glass windows at Christ Church Southwark



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Tuesday 18 August 2015 10.26pm
1949: Clement Attlee lays the foundation stone for the Royal Festival Hall (and buries a time capsule)



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Wednesday 19 August 2015 10.26am
July 1939 - fire at Borough Market



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Wednesday 19 August 2015 1.44pm
1963: passenger hovercraft service on the River Thames



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Wednesday 19 August 2015 7.46pm
1954: the opening of a heliport where Jubilee Gardens is now situated



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Wednesday 26 August 2015 4.36pm
1970: Sybil Thorndike opens the Young Vic theatre



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Thursday 27 August 2015 5.14pm
1935: Red Cross unit heading for Abyssinia leaves St Thomas' Hospital



1964: Blackfriars Settlement produces a carpet for the Milan Trienniale



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