Salvation Army International Heritage Centre

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William Booth College, Champion Hill, SE58BQ
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Tuesday to Friday 9.30am to 4pm
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Free entry

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The Salvation Army is a worldwide Christian church and registered charity. Founded by William Booth in East London in 1865, The Salvation Army now works in 126 countries. In the United Kingdom, The Salvation Army is one of the largest providers of social services.

The Salvation Army International Heritage Centre is the repository for the official records of the organisation’s International and Territorial Headquarters. The collections reflect the broad range and geographical scope of The Salvation Army’s work throughout its 150-year history, including records relating to work in Europe, South Asia, Africa and the Americas, social services, and the personal papers of Salvation Army officers.

The museum provides an overview of the history of The Salvation Army, divided into six themes.

- A People’s Army: An introduction to The Salvation Army and the people who have made a significant contribution to its work

- A Persecuted Army: Stories of opposition to the work of the Army, from its earliest days to the present

- A Joyful Army: The story of the instruments, music, composers and musicians that have made the Army so distinctive

- An Army fighting for Social Justice: An exploration of the Army’s commitment to working with the socially disadvantaged

- A Responsive Army: The Salvation Army’s role in helping the public during times of conflict and disaster

- A Global Army: The story of how a mission spread all over the world, and still grows today


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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel from 60 38% off
87 South Lambeth Road, SW8 | 35 minutes from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
Recently redeveloped in a contemporary style, the Holiday Inn Express London -Vauxhall Nine Elms is a budget hotel located just south of the river Thames. ... More
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Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 2.2 miles from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
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Fashion and Textile Museum
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83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 2.4 miles from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
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151 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 32 minutes from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
65-67 Peckham Road, SE5 | 12 minutes from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
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113 Bellenden Road, SE15 | 13 minutes from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
Founded in 1994 as a project based museum, MOCA - or The Museum of Contemporary Art, London - got its first home, in the Bellenden Renewal ... More
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Rod Barton Gallery
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41-45 Consort Road, SE15 | 21 minutes from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
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Havil Street, SE5 | 13 minutes from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
In the heart of Borough, behind Southwark Town Hall, the Peckham Theatre offers theatre workshops especially aimed at children and young people in the borough. Their ... More
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133 Rye Lane, SE15 | 17 minutes from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
Once an industrial powerhouse, one of the premier cricket bat makers in the country and an air raid shelter during the Second World War, the historic ... More
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O2 Academy Brixton
London > Entertainment > Live Music
211 Stockwell Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 23 minutes from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
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69 East Dulwich Grove, SE22 | 13 minutes from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
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Pop Brixton
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Brixton Station Road, SW9 | 18 minutes from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
The first in London to realise the retail potential of shipping containers, Pop Brixton is a wonderful community project, ... More
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
149 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 18 minutes from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
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16 Grove Lane, SE5 | 9 minutes from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 2 miles from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
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The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 2.6 miles from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ... More
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Chocolate Films Ltd
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Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 24 minutes from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
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Goose Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
East Dulwich, SE22 | 12 minutes from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
Goose Green, the triangle of grass at the northern end of Lordship Lane which links St John's Church to the East Dulwich high street, was once ... More
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Pop Fields
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49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 | 18 minutes from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
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Peckham Rye Common
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Peckham Rye, SE15 | 21 minutes from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
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The Phoenix Denmark Hill
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Windsor Walk, Denmark Hill, SE5 | 2 minutes from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
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The Palmerston
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
91 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 16 minutes from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
After eight years as head chef of Bibendum, Jamie Younger brought his cooking talents to The Palmerston (formally The Lord Palmerston) in East Dulwich in ... More
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Champagne + Fromage
London > Nightlife > Bars
10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 | 21 minutes from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
Expanding from their Covent Garden shop into Brixton, Champagne & Fromage, the venture owned by French Bubbles founders, Maud Fierobe and Stefano Frigerio, can be found ... More
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Phonox
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
418 Brixton Road, SW9 | 23 minutes from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
In the Brixton space where the nightclub Plan B once stood, Phonox offers a modern approach to clubbing - hang out and have drinks at the ... More
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Ritzy Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
Brixton Oval, Brixton, London SW2 | 24 minutes from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
This funky little jazz bar is one of South London's hidden delights. Don't worry about the depressingly empty pub section you can see from the street. ... More
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The Biscuit Factory
London > Business > Venue Hire
Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 2.2 miles from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
Peek Frean & Co made biscuits here in Bermondsey for 123 years, from 1866 until 1989 when the factory closed. Home to baked goods like the ... More
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 2.2 miles from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
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Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gallery Road, SE21 | 28 minutes from Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
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