Bill George has produced a revised 2nd
edition of the Frank Tingey drawings booklet, which was funded by the Tingey
family. Copies are usually priced at £2.50, but members may purchase copies for
Following last month’s talk on Postman’s Park, I
have arranged a visit to the park on Thursday 21st June at 10.30am.
John Price, Head of History at Goldsmith’s College, University of London will
be there to meet us and answers questions. Meet at either Barking station or
Chadwell Heath station at 9.30am or be at the park in King Edward’s Street, EC1
7BT by 10.30.
Just a reminder for those going on the trip to the
Ely Cathedral Flower Festival on Sunday 24th June that the coach
leaves Sainsbury’s, Chadwell Heath at 9.30am and St. Margaret’s, Barking at
Plans for the trip to the Faversham Hop Festival on
Sunday 2nd September have now been finalised. Coach fare £12. Depart
Sainsbury’s, Chadwell Heath 9.15 am and St.Margaret’s, Barking at 9.30am.
We are now going into our summer break and our next
meeting is on Monday 3rd September when artist Verity-Jane Keefe
will be talking about her new project Everyday futures which centres on the
photographs of Dagenham’s onetime official photographer Egbert Smart.
through Essex churches, by Keith Lovell.East of London Family History Society Barking and Dagenham
Branch. St, Elisabeth’s Church, Wood Lane, Dagenham, RM8 2XT.
June. Event: Eastbury Manor House celebrates OpenGarden Squares weekend
with tours of gardens. 11am – 4pm. Admission free. Eastbury Manor House,
Eastbury Square, Barking, IG11 9SN. Telephone 020 8227 2942 for further
Tuesday 19th June. Talk: History of the Chelsea Flower Show,by
Kathy Lancaster.Chadwell Heath Historical Society. Baptist Church Hall, High
Road, Chadwell Heath, RM6 6PP at 7.30pm. Telephone 020 8590 4659 for more
details. Visitors welcome £2.
June. Event: Equali Teas (Pathe newsreels, talk on the Dagenham Girl
Pipers, by Linda Rhodes, refreshments provided). 1 – 4pm.
Valence House Visitor Centre, Becontree Avenue, Dagenham, RM8 3HT.
Telephone 020 8227 2034 for further information.
June. Film screening: Jason and the Argonauts.
Doors open 8.30pm screening at 9.20pm. £10 per ticket which includes a glass of
champagne. Valence House, Becontree Avenue, Dagenham, RM8 3HT. Telephone 020
8227 2034 for further information.
June. Event: Armed Forces Day (see V2 bomb, object handling sessions,
Women’s Institute Choir, Pathe newsreels). 10am-4pm.