Monthly Archives: June 2014

Exploring African History in Yorkshire

Excellent progress  has been made in Yorkshire on exploring the Counties Black and African heritage, especially in Leeds. This is thanks to the Diasporian Stories Research Group (DSRG) set up in  1994,. Members include Audrey Dewjee,  Allison Edwards,  Dr. Carl Hylton, … Continue reading

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Campaigning against racism – this week at Matthews Yard

  The final two events organised by Croydon Radical History Network in the Croydon Heritage Festival deal with issues of racism. Look How Far We Come is an assessment of the degree to which racism has been tackled in Britain. … Continue reading

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Croydon Council Culture Seminar 8 July

Councillor Timothy Godfrey has convened a seminar on the future of culture in Croydon for 8 July – see details in previous posting on Croydon developments. I had produced a discussion paper which I have sent to those on my … Continue reading

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Help Nick Raise Money for Christian Aid and Africa Educational Tust

Over the past few years Nick Guttmann, a Wandsworth friend from years ago, has raised about £9,000 for different charities.  Can you help him top the £10,000? I had not seen him for several years and we met again at … Continue reading

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South Norwood Arts Festival – SNAF – Highlights

Saturday 5 July. 2.30pm. Historic Walk and Talk South Norwood resident historian John Hickman leads a walk around  Beckenham Cemetery highlighting the history of the Cemetery as well as some of the famous local resting places. A fascinating insight into … Continue reading

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Croydon News and Developments at 27 June

Heritage Festival Events The first week’s Heritage events have seen audiences as low as 6 and as high as over 70. With so many choices of events and other activities going on as well it is difficult to predict how … Continue reading

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October Events

Tuesday 7 October. 7pm. From Ivory Tower to Activist: Persistent Dissent: Bernard Russell’s response to the War and Conscription & Ramsay MacDonald and World War One Speakers: Chris Bratcher and John Grigg. Part of Stop the First World War  Oppositions to … Continue reading

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