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Exhibition: Trader Tales

Friday 1 - Wednesday 13 March 2024

A film screening and accompanying exhibition celebrating the historic Deptford Market and its vibrant community.

This exhibition and film screening is a collection of stories and visuals straight from the heart of Deptford Market. We have gathered stories from the market traders who create the vibrant atmosphere that has been a vital part of the Deptford community for many years.

Private View – Friday 1st march 5.30PM – 8.00pm

Get an exclusive first look at the Trader Tales short film, the fantastic local artwork on display and even have your own self portrait drawn by a local artist for free.

In Conversation with Anita Strasser and the Makers of Trader Tales

Sat 9th march 3.00pm – 4.30pm

Deptford-based photographer and sociologist Anita Strasser joins the library staff to talk about her work with Deptford shopkeepers over the last 13 years, and the stories behind some of her exhibited photographs. Come along and share your own Deptford tales in this story sharing session. Visit to book your free ticket.