Homerton Library 40th Anniversary Celebration

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Saturday 7 June 2014 10.45am - 8-15pm


1. History of Homerton Heritage Walk

Time: 10:45am – 12:30pm

Meeting Point: Homerton Library

End Point: Homerton Library

Route: Homerton Library - Chat's Palace - Hackney Marshes - Wick Wood - Olympic Park edge - Mabley Green (4km)

Content: Participants will hear about the history of Homerton's Dissenters, celebrate its Carnegie library turned art centre (Chat's Palace) and see how Hackney Marshes is being used to make a greener Hackney. We'll also take a stroll up to the edge of the Olympic site and see what's new at the Queen Elizabeth II Park.

2. Library Open Day

Time: 1pm – 8:15pm

Stalls and daytime activities, 1 – 5pm:

Library information and membership stall, The Hackney Society, Vital EET Supplementary School, The Sharp End: Have a go Gardening

Scheduled Daytime Activities and Events

Kids: Face painting and Badge making: 1pm – 2pm, Storytelling: 2:15pm – 2:45pm

All: African Voice of the Djembe Drums: 3 – 4pm:The Vinyl Library (spinning 45’s): 4 – 5:30 in the foyer, 5:30 – 7 upstairs

Kids:Face painting and Badge making: 4:15pm – 5:30pm

Scheduled evening Activities and Events, 6 – 8:15pm

6pm – 6:45pm

1. Looped screenings of Their Majesties in Hackney/King and Queen visit Nesbit House (http://www.britishpathe.com/video/their-majesties-in-hackney/query/QUEEN+MOTHERS+NEW+YORK+VISIT), PowerPoint presentation of the old photos of Hackney

2. Refreshments and networking

3. The Vinyl Library playing music

Spoken Word Performances by Errol McGlashan and Sam Berkson: 7pm – 7:45pm

Finishing of refreshments/networking: 7:45pm – 8:15pm

CLOSE: 8:15pm

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