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New Activities & Events - September - October

September

Author Event - Dr Claire E Parker - Sod 60!
Thursday 20 September, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Writer, Retired GP and former medical researcher Dr Claire E Parker will talk about Sod 60!, a guide to living well. Sod Sixty! is a fun, friendly, hands-on guide, based on current medical evidence, to help you!
Priscilla Fell, of the Friends Of Jubilee St Practice will introduce the evening.
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October

The Empire Needs Men
Monday 8 - Monday 15 October
As the 100th anniversary of the armistice approaches, this exhibition highlights the individual stories of African soldiers and regiments, and the history surrounding them. Come and see standing colour banners which tell these stories along with framed historical photography from the World War I era.

In Conversation with Raymond Tabi
Thursday 18 October, 6:30 - 8:00pm
His dad jumped ship from the French Navy in 1945 and Raymond has lived in Stepney all his life. Boxing at the Albert Hall for the ABA title, doorman at many of the East End Clubs. A great East End character.  Raymond’s always happy to stop and chat and make you laugh. Come and listen to his story.

Mother Country: My Mother's Journey - Illustrated Talk by Jennifer Phillips
Thursday 25 October, 6:00 - 7:30pm
“My mother was not part of Windrush, but followed soon after in 1954 at the age of 18. She came to Britain ‘Mother Country’ in response to the government recruitment drive.
My mother gave her life to England and worked in the NHS as a nurse. It was not her plan to remain here, but wanted to only stay for no more than five years.“ Jennifer Phillips