Category Archives: History

Ruskin House cinema club: I Am Not Your Negro, Feb 7

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Ruskin House cinema club: Winstanley, Jan 17

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Croydon officer remembered in history of New South Wales

As the terrible bushfires rage through Australia, some areas affected have strong historical links to Croydon, as DAVID MORGAN, the Minster historian, writes So many memorials inside the old Croydon Parish Church building and in the churchyard have been lost … Continue reading

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Spitfires, sweets and Darwin’s voyage: Phoenix talks for 2020

The Phoenix Retirement Association meets at 2pm for 2.30pm usually on the second Monday of each month at the Phoenix Community Centre (next to Sainsbury’s), 66 Westow Street, Upper Norwood, London, SEI9 3AF, and offers high-quality talks, social meetings, outings, … Continue reading

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The Great NHS Heist, Ruskin House film club, Dec 6

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Jones seeking memorial for the fallen in conflicts since 1945

Yesterday was the 100th anniversary of the first Remembrance Day services, staged at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1919. Inevitably, much of the focus of such ceremonials is on those who fought and … Continue reading

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My Life As A Royal Bodyguard, Phoenix Centre, Nov 11

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