KH Bow 22 Oct 2009


An event was held at KH Bow on Oct 22, 2009 to celebrate the success of the project

The afternoon started with a Guided Tour of Kingsley Hall and Children’s House

Quite a few from KH Dagenham and VIP guests started at Children's House On the Roof of Kingsley Hall, Bow
Mum in Gandhi's Cell... ..and by the fountain

John Roberts was one of the Oral History interviewees present

There were many speakers ...............

Set between the Tapestry Lester in front of the bust of Gandhi

Some of the audience

(Photo: Gordon Joly)

(Photo: Gordon Joly)

Sylvia Bishopp (nee Parrott) a member at Bow in her Youth

Alice Mackay, Project Co-ordinator     (Photo: Gordon Joly)

Wesley Kerr, Chairman, Heritage Lottery Fund Committee for London

Tony Lucas, Centre Manager, Kingsley Hall, Dagenham   (Photo: Gordon Joly)

Preservation Workshops – Jenny Kallin, Project Conservator, and me

(Gordon Joly)

Valentina Mirabella, Project Archivist

Cllr. Rania Khan (Councillor for Bromley-by-Bow)

The Lester Tapestry – introduced by Diane England, Stitches in Time

David Baker, Centre Manager, Kingsley Hall, Bromley-by-Bow (Photo: Gordon Joly)

The evening ended with a performance by Drummers from Kingsley Hall User Group ‘Alé Douvan!’

There was an extensive exhibition of photos and the the archive



The Invitation to the event is shown below

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