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Heygate Spring Festival

As part of the Elephant & Castle Neighbourhood Forum spring festival of events, there will be a day of activities on the Heygate estate this coming Sunday 9th June.

The event is entitled ‘400 Speeches’ and will involve conversations and readings with local artists and campaigners throughout the day.

This will be followed by refreshments, and at 7pm with an exclusive screening of the 2002 documentary ‘Up the Elephant’ by Julie Speechley, which critically investigates the early regeneration plans. The film includes interviews with a number of Heygate residents and controversial council regeneration boss Fred Manson.