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Autumn One Day Regional Meeting -

Saturday November 12th 2016
Blackheath Friends Meeting House, Lawn Terrace Blackheath London SE3 9LL

10.30 am Arrival tea/coffee  
10.55 Welcome
11.00 Jean Edwards of Blackheath Meeting: Introduction to Blackheath Meeting
11.15 Liz Butler (QFHS past Secretary) : The Robinsons, Flour Millers in Lewisham and Deptford
12.00 Tony Barlow (QFHS Member & Small Research Grant recipient 2014): My Family and Conscientious Objection - from WW1 and WW2 - based on his new book
12.50 Lunch (not provided, please bring your own food)
13.50 Sue Smithson (QFHS Member)Different Quaker Organisational Meetings & Quaker Speak explained past & present
14.30 Clare Collins & Helen Lockwood (QSMT Trustees): The Quaker Service Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum & the Audio Project including 2 short DVD clips
15.20 Benedikt Laumann Director of Goldsmiths, London University led play/film: The Deptford Tribunal Play project and film of the play performed at Deptford Town hall this summer
16.10 Final discussion, tea and depart
16.30 Close

Feel free to bring for display any of your records relevant to the Blackheath/ Lewisham/Deptford areas of London
Everyone welcome - you do not need to be a member of QFHS - bring a friend.

Getting there:

Blackheath Meeting house is in Blackheath Village which has excellent public transport links and there is metered parking at the station nearby. Parking along Independents Road is controlled by the Blackheath Hospital, and access to the road is blocked at certain times. The main meeting room has stepless access at pavement level from Lawn Terrace, and there is also stepless access to the lower floor from Independents Road. There will be a charge of 6 pp charge, payable on the day, and it would be helpful if you could let us know you are coming.


Please let us know if you will be attending the meeting for which there is a charge of 6 per person payable on the day to cover costs.
Tea & Coffee will be available

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