Tag Archives: 1953

Celebrating Diwali at Shepherds Bush Library

This week in the Craft Club we celebrated Diwali by creating paper lanterns and pictures 0f  candles. The children used lots of different colours to make their crafts look pretty and bright. The Craft Club is for children aged 3-11 … Continue reading

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Bloemfontein Open Air Swimming Baths

Summer may be well and truly over, but what better subject for a Christmas week post than one about… open air swimming! Here at the Archives we’ve been dipping into the history of the open air swimming baths that once … Continue reading

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Dancing in the street

As we approach the 60th anniversary of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, one of our Archives & Local Studies volunteers looks back at street parties in Hammersmith and Fulham: The first street parties were known as Peace Teas and … Continue reading

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