Anyhow, the palace does get a special mention on the map, and the incumbant of Lambeth Palace seems to allow (not sure if it was just this year, or whether it has been ongoing) the Parish of North Lambeth (an amagulmation of St Peter's (Vauxhall), St Anselm (Kennington Cross) and St Mary (Lambeth - Methodist/Anglican)) to hold its fete.
We went very briefly on Saturday, mostly because it was a bit of a rush to get from the fete to the London ordinations elsewhere in the afternoon! Here are a few snaps of the fete, and a couple of lovely ones of the garden in full bloom. Will try to make it back some other time to take more photos of the gardens, because they're lovely. The fete was well organised with South London Jazz orchestra, cake stalls, bric-a-brac, strawberries and cream, tombola, raffle etc. It was exactly what one would hope for in a traditional English (in the absolutely broadest sense possible, where English includes everybody who happens to live here) parish fete, the weather was glorious and it was wonderful that so many people stopped by.
NB - The usual qualification stands. I try to take non-generic pictures in "peopled" crowds. If you can see yourself and object to being photographed, please leave a comment and I will take the photo down.
South London Jazz band
I'd like it if somebody could tell me what the lavender-like flowers are called... They're incredible.