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October 2019

Port of London Study Group

Monday 7 October 2019 @ 11.00am
Canada Water Library, Surrey Quays Road
London, SE16 2XU United Kingdom
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Port of London Study Group first meeting of the new term, kicking off with talks on mudlarker Lara Maiklem and East End Educators. New members very welcome.  

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Mayflower 400 Talk

Saturday 12 October 2019 @ 10.45am - 1.00pm
Canada Estate Tenants’ Hall, Columbia Point, Moodkee Street
London, SE16 7BB
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Free

A talk on the story of the Mayflower by historian Dr. Rita Cruise-O'Brien to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower's historic journey from Rotherhithe to the New World. This is the launch event of The Southwark Civic Society and supported by The Southwark Mayflower 400 Fund. Light refreshments will be provided. The event is free to enter, however registration via Eventbrite is required. Children below 16 years of age are welcome and must be accompanied by an adult. The Hall…

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Sunday Special Seminar: Bermondsey Lifestyle Medicine with Dr Chidi

Sunday 13 October 2019 @ 7.00pm - 9.00pm
Harris Academy Bermondsey, 55 Southwark Park Road
London, SE16 3TZ United Kingdom
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Free

By 2020, the World Health Organization predicts that two-thirds of all disease worldwide will be the result of lifestyle choices. In the United States, the primary causes of premature adult deaths are related to unhealthy behaviours, such as tobacco use, poor diet and lack of physical activity. These findings are widely accepted, and well-established chronic disease practice guidelines uniformly call for behaviour change as the first line of prevention and management. However, some physicians often do not follow these recommendations.…

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Sea Shanties & Local Miscellany

Wednesday 30 October 2019 @ 7.30pm
Time and Talents, The Old Mortuary, St Marychurch Street
London, SE16 4JE United Kingdom
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£3

Sea Shanties & Local Miscellany with Chris Roche

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November 2019

Stress Seminar

Sunday 3 November 2019 @ 7.00pm - 8.00pm
Harris Academy Bermondsey, 55 Southwark Park Road
London, SE16 3TZ United Kingdom
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Geneological Research: A Practical Guide to Researching Your Family in Rotherhithe & Bermondsey

Wednesday 27 November 2019 @ 7.30pm
Time and Talents, The Old Mortuary, St Marychurch Street
London, SE16 4JE United Kingdom
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£3

With Kathy Chater

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January 2020

Rotherhithe Voices 19: Illumination

Friday 10 January 2020 @ 6.00pm - 9.00pm
Deli Felice @ Albion, 40 Albion Street SE16 7JQ + Google Map

Brighten up your January: another free and friendly evening of poetry, story and song at Maddalena and Felice's art cafe. The cafe is open all day so do come early for food and drink if you can. If you can only come later on that's fine too - there'll be a break! If you'd like to contribute: do note that the theme of ILLUMINATION can be interpreted in any way you like. And...you are welcome to share non - theme…

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Childhood Memories of War-Torn Bermondsey

Wednesday 29 January 2020 @ 7.30pm
Time and Talents, The Old Mortuary, St Marychurch Street
London, SE16 4JE United Kingdom
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£3

Childhood Memories of War-Torn Bermondsey With Brenda Watkinson Brenda Watkinson has lived in Bermondsey for most of her life. In this not-to-be-missed talk, she will recall some anecdotes from her childhood, when she lived in Bermondsey during the Blitz, as well as what it was like growing up in post-war London.

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February 2020

Jamestown Brides with Jennifer Potter

Wednesday 26 February 2020 @ 7.30pm
Time and Talents, The Old Mortuary, St Marychurch Street
London, SE16 4JE United Kingdom
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£3

Jennifer Potter, author of The Jamestown Brides: The Untold Story of England’s ‘Maids for Virginia’ is this month's speak. She will guide the audience through the lives of the women who, in 1620, were willingly transported to the Virginia Colony and sold, as part of a scheme to stabilise the plantation settlements. It is a wonderful tale of events which occurred at the same time as the preparations for The Mayflower were in progress.

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September 2020

The Story of the Mayflower

Wednesday 23 September 2020 @ 7.00pm - 8.30pm

Online talk by local author Rita Cruise O'Brien Click on link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83557093896?pwd=QXZ2Vmk5eTg2TUk2bWNWWmdHa3gyQT09 Or use Meeting ID: 835 5709 3896 and Passcode: 247428

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