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Excalibur


Heritage Lottery Funding for the Prefab Museum

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‘Prefab at 70’ celebration on the Excalibur Estate- 21 May

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Prefab Museum: will reopen, but not in Catford.

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Congratulations to Elisabeth and Jane, the formidable duo behind the Prefab Museum project. The Prefab Museum has just won Heritage Lottery Fund support! The funding ensures they can continue developing the national prefab archive, organising prefab events and celebrating prefab life! Elisabeth and Jane have carried on working despite major setbacks (if you recall just …

Dear all, Contac We hope you are all well. As 2016 marks 70 years of prefabs, we are planning a few events to celebrate this unexpected anniversary – prefabs were supposed to last 10 to 15 years – ! The first one will be on The Excalibur Estate at St Mark’s Church Hall (Baudwin Road, …

As you may be aware by now, the Prefab Museum will not reopen on the Excalibur Estate in Catford. We made this decision for the safety and security of ourselves, volunteers and visitors, which we are unable to guarantee. When we began the Kickstarter campaign we were given assurances that the museum could stay open …

All photos-  copyright of Elisabeth Blanchet. Last Thursday there was a serious fire in the front bedroom of the brilliant Prefab Museum on the Excalibur estate, off Hazelbank Road.   The fire destroyed some equipment and art work, the wall and ceiling were damaged, but it appears to have been confined to that room. Smoke …

This month French Photographer Elizabeth Blanchet has published about the Excalibur Prefab Estate  in Catford. Pre-order your copy of  Prefab Homes Over the past few years Ms Blanchet has documented a unique community and way of life, and one which is rapidly becoming obsolete. With the help of residents and volunteers, a Museum has been established …

Prefab Museum 17 Meliot Road, Catford, SE6 1RY, London, England Event Days/Times Saturday | 10am-to-5pm Sunday | 10am-to-5pm Tours of the Prefab Estate at 2.30pm on both days. London Open House Website Tour the Excalibur #prefabs in Catford on 23 August. Email elisabethblanchet@hotmail.com to book your place! elisabethblanchet@hotmail.com

Prefabs – Palaces for the People Prefab Museum Summer events and opening times!! The next guided tour around Excalibur prefabs in Catford is Sat 21 June. Email Elisabethblanchet@hotmail.com to book your place!