Heritage Week – events staged by childrens’ charity, music hall, history cub and the ‘cathedral of sewage!’

The Heritage Newham: People, Places, Progress group would like to give an extra mention to some events being staged as part of Heritage Week 2018.

These need to be booked through group founder Kevin Jenkins, or will actually feature Kevin or a representative of the group,

Thursday November 8

Young People’s Heritage Day (primary school groups only) . Newham primary schools are offered the chance to participate in a practical, participative and interactive heritage day exploring and celebrating Newham heritage through drama, video making, mural design and painting, badge making, games, visits and discussions plus an exciting opportunity to contribute to the Heritage Week Time Capsule (to be opened in 2068).

Pre-booking essential – to book space for your school or for more information contact Kevin Jenkins at kjenservices@hotmail.com

Thursday 8, 10am-3pm

Ambition, Aspire, Achieve. Terrence Brown Arc In The Park, Hermit Road Park, Bethell Avenue, Canning Town E16 4JT

Friday November 9

Young People’s Heritage Day (primary school groups only) . Newham primary schools are offered the chance to participate in a practical, participative and interactive heritage day exploring and celebrating Newham heritage through drama, video making, mural design and painting, badge making, games, visits and discussions plus an exciting opportunity to contribute to the Heritage Week Time Capsule (to be opened in 2068).

Pre-booking essential – to book space for your school or for more information contact Kevin Jenkins at kjenservices@hotmail.com . Friday 9, 10am-3pm , Ambition, Aspire, Achieve ,Terrence Brown Arc, Hermit Road Park , Bethell Avenue, Canning Town, E16 4JT

 

Saturday November 10

Brick Lane Music Hall Open House

An opportunity to see the Brick Lane Music Hall and learn about the history of music hall entertainment with Newham’s own music hall legend, and the founding director of the Music Hall, Vincent Hayes MBE. Pre booking only.  Via kjenservices@hotmail.com. Over 16s only.

Saturday 10, 11am

Brick Lane Music Hall, 443 North Woolwich Road, E16 2OA . Young People’s Heritage Day

Young people aged 8-11 are offered the opportunity to participate in a practical, participative and interactive heritage day exploring and celebrating Newham heritage through drama, video making, mural design and painting, badge making, games, visits and discussions plus an exciting opportunity to contribute to the Heritage Week Time Capsule (to be opened in 2068). Pre-booking essential – to book your space or for more information contact Kevin Jenkins at kjenservices@hotmail.com

Saturday 10, 10am-3pm – young people 8 to 11

Ambition, Aspire, Achieve,  Terence Brown Arc, Hermit Road Park, Bethell Avenue,

Canning Town, E16 4JT

 

Sunday November 11

Young People’s Heritage Day. Young people aged 12-16 are offered the opportunity to participate in a practical, participative and interactive heritage day exploring and celebrating Newham heritage through drama, video making, mural design and painting, badge making, games, visits and discussions plus an exciting opportunity to contribute to the Heritage Week Time Capsule (to be opened in 2068).

Pre-booking essential – to book your space or for more information , contact Kevin Jenkins at kjenservices@hotmail.com. Sunday 11, 10am-3pm. Ambition, Aspire, Achieve , Terence Brown Arc Hermit Road Park, Bethell Avenue, Canning Town, E16 4JT

 

Wednesday November 14

The meeting of Royal Docks History Club in North Woolwich, is being held on Wednesday November 14, 6.30 to 8.30pm at the Royal Docks Learning & Activity Centre, Albert Road, North Woolwich, E16 2JB

This particular meeting will mark the centenary of the Armistice . There will be several guest speakers including Local Historian Graham David Hill (author of Silvertown Explosion) who will present findings on his research about the bombing of London in WW1 and a speaker from Heritage Newham: People Places and Progress.No booking required. £1 donation requested to attend the talk and a donation for refreshments. For more information contact History Club project founder Gareth Evans: gareth.evans1979@googlemail.com or RDLAC: (020) 7476 1666 or admin@rdlac.org.uk

 

Saturday November 17.

Tours of Abbey Mills Pumping Station: The Cathedral of Sewers. Book in your tour of Abbey Mills Pumping Station, built in 1865 and housing eight beam engines which are still operational today. Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

Pre booking only via: kjenservices@hotmail.com. Saturday 17, 10am-5pm. Abbey Mills Pumping Station, Abbey Lane, Stratford, E15 2RW


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