A Black and British History: The Jamaican Slaves Who Abolished Slavery


Was it WILBERFORCE or WILL-BY-FORCE? That is the question! Trailblazing family historian and author Paul Crooks captivates his audience with his account of how he traced two of his African forebears. They were captured of the West Coast of Africa and enslaved on a sugar plantation in Jamaica, 200 years ago. When researching his ancestry, … Continue reading A Black and British History: The Jamaican Slaves Who Abolished Slavery

Kingswood Network Meeting 21/02/18 Notes


This meeting, held at Kingswood Community Shop, had 3 local topics to cover: What’s happening in Kingswood over the coming months? What is the long-term plan for Kingswood? How can we enable better communication and consultation for residents on things that affect us? Plus a discussion around the ways we can work together to guard … Continue reading Kingswood Network Meeting 21/02/18 Notes

Dulwich CAN 7/11/2017 Meeting Notes


Attendees Jean Halden – Christ Church East Dulwich / Breathe Easy ChoirLilian Bartholomew – Southwark Pensioners Action Group (SPAG)Wendy Jackson – Civic GlueCllr Jane Lyons – Village Ward CouncillorFrancis Bernstein – Crystal Palace Neighbourhood ForumGiles Gibson – Herne Hill ForumMarianne Kavanagh – Dulwich Village Neighbourhood ForumIan McInnes – Dulwich SocietyH Dowling – SE21 Resident Fitzroy Lewis … Continue reading Dulwich CAN 7/11/2017 Meeting Notes

Dulwich CAN 13/07/2017 Meeting Notes


Attendees Tina Thorpe – Mount Adon Park Residents Catrin Waugh – Local Resident / Link Age Southwark / Dulwich Almshouses Marilyn Carnegie – Local Resident / KETRA / Kingswood Shop / Time Bank Nina Kennedy – KETRA Rebecca Knowles – Kingswood Community Shop Jenny Park – Paxton Green Time Bank Francis Bernstein – Crystal Palace Neighbourhood Forum Cllr Catherine Rose – College … Continue reading Dulwich CAN 13/07/2017 Meeting Notes