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Activities

All meetings are held at Latimer Congregational Church Hall, Ernest Street, E1 4LS (see the red star at the centre of the map), unless otherwise stated. Ernest Street is between Harford Street and White Horse Lane, off Mile End Road (opposite Queen Mary and Westfield College). Meetings start at 7:30pm. The nearest underground stations are Mile End and Stepney Green. Buses: 25, 205, 339 to Queen Mary College and D6, D7, 277, 323, 339, 425 to Mile End Station.

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2017    
Thurs. 14th September East London Markets, Philip Mernick
     
Thurs. 26th October Industries along the Regents Canal from Bethnal Green to Limehouse, Carolyn Clark
     
Thurs 16th November East End Vernacular, Artists who painted London’s East End streets in the 20th century, The Gentle Author
     
Thurs. 14th December Film and short talk about the Festival of Britain, Ray Newton
     
2018    
Thurs. 18 January Ethnic Cleansing? The End of “Little Germany” in Tower Hamlets, Sigrid Werner
     
Thurs. 8 February Forest Gate, the Development of a Victorian Suburb, Peter Williams & Mark Gorman
     
Thurs. 15 March The V & A Museum of Childhood and Bethnal Green. An exploration of its history and collections , Gary Haines
     
Thurs. 19 April Meet the Authors: Whitechapel in 50 Buildings, Rachel Kolsky & Louis Berk
Join me and my co-author Louis Berk as we bring you our favourite architectural treasures in Whitechapel from social housing to contemporary steel and glass, from modest to majestic. Published in 2016 our book, Whitechapel in 50 Buildings, has proved a hit with readers so find out how we made our choices, how Louis managed to take his fabulous photos and hear some enthusiastic and entertaining anecdotes of the East End past and present. Followed by Q&A and Book Signing.
     
Thurs. 17 May The Streets of London. The Booth Notebooks East, Jess & Mike Steele