We are in the process of arranging a post- Christmas
lunch at St. Margaret’s Church Centre on Tuesday 13th February at 12
noon. Main meal will be either roast beef or nut loaf. £14 per head. Booking
form available on the information table. As we do not meet in January all
payments must be made at the December meeting when full details will be
still have 6 seats available for the coach trip to the Waddeston Manor
Christmas Fair on Sunday 26th November. The event was voted best Christmas Experience 2016 by group travel
organisers. Please see Richard Chapman for further details or phone 01708
Chapman and I attended the annual Dagenham Pipers’ reunion at the Dagenham and
Redbridge Football Club on Sunday 8th October.
October 12th I attended the launch of Bold Magazine issue 9: History
and Heritage at the Barking Boathouse. Guests included photographer David
Bailey and West Ham captain Mark Noble.
Feasey represented the society at the 5th birthday celebrations of
the Technical Skills Academy, Barking on 18th October.
George has submitted a further letter of support to the Heritage Lottery Fund
on behalf of the East Street regeneration project.
next meeting is on Monday 4th December when Danielle Barnett delivers
an illustrated talk Tis the season to be
jolly. Danielle is a songwriter and lead singer with the Urban Cookie Collective
and claims to have worked with Simon Cowell!
November. Talk: Thrilling
and dramatic actions: the Watts Memorial to heroic self-sacrifice,by
John Price.. Ilford Historical Society, Ilford Hospital Chapel, The Braodway,
Ilford Hill, IG1. 7.30pm. Visitors welcome £3 per meeting.
East End 1940-70,presented by Ray Newton. Newham History Society.
7.45pm. Conservative Club, Vicarage Lane, East Ham, E6 6AD. Visitors welcome £2.
November. LAMAS Local History Conference: Pastimes inpast times:
Entertainment in London. Weston Theatre, Museum of London.
10.30-6.00. Details on the information table or the LAMAS website www.lamas.org.uk/conferences/local-history
November. Talk: Shakespeare: yesterday, today and
tomorrow, by Janet Seward.. Chadwell
Heath Historical Society. Baptist Church Hall, High Road, Chadwell Heath, RM6
6PP at 7.30pm. Telephone 020 8590 4659 for more details.
November. Concert: New Dimension Choir Christmas concert.
St. Chad’s Church, Chadwell Heath, Romford, RM6 6JB. Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm
start. £5. Telephone 01708 343830 or book online at www.WeGotTickets.com/new
November. Talk: 1864 diary of H.Ashmole, builder.
East of London Family History Society, by Bill George. Bishopsgate Institute,
230 Bishopsgate, London, EC2. Doors open 5.30pm for 6.00 start.
November.Christmas craft fair: decorations,
handmade gifts, etc. The Old Chapel, St. Mary’s Lane, Upminster, RM14 2QR
(opposite the Windmill). 10am – 4pm. Free entry. Telephone 01708 642918 for
Thursday 7th December. Collections Masterclass: Remembering BertLockwood
on the 100th anniversary of his birth: the Lockwood collection in
the Local Studies Centre. Valence House Museum, Becontree Avenue,
Dagenham, RM8 3HT.
PLEASE REMEMBER TO TAKE
A LOOK AT THE INFORMATION TABLE AT OUR MONTHLY MEETINGS FOR DETAILS OF MORE
EVENTS, FREE LEAFLETS, ETC.
John Blake – Chairman email@example.com 0208