South East London Folklore Society

The South East London Folklore Society is a monthly pub meeting held on the second Thursday of every month in the upstairs room of The Old King’s Head 47-49 Borough High Street SE1 at 8pm.

March’s Talk is on Thursday March 12th & is

Londons Lost Rivers 2 cover

London’s Lost Rivers

Below the pavements, out of sight, a network of secret rivers pulses beneath the capital’s busy pavements. Tom Bolton explores rivers that have been buried, hidden or mislaid across the city—from the Black Ditch and the Bollo Brook to the Hackney Brook and the Moselle.
Tom has written 2 excellent books on London’s Lost Rivers & this is his second visit to SELFS. Books will be available for purchase after the talk.

This talk will be in the upstairs room of the Old King’s Head at 8pm on Thursday 12th March

Admission is £5/3concs

You can roll up on the night or book a space to be safe by emailing