Friday, 7 February 2014

February Newsletter.

Dear Friends,

A wee reminder that the event "SANITY IN AN ERA OF RABID CAPITALISM?" is taking place in the next couple of hours at the Kingsley Hallo, Powis Road, E3 3HJ Bow, 7-9pm.
Also please note that the Shuffle Festival is back, 22nd - 28th February.
Walks, Talks, Films & Exhibition: 'St Clement's: Workhouse to Our House'. 
An exciting week of events hosted by Shuffle Festival, Mile End Films (Queen Mary, University of London), local poet Stephen Watts, British writer/filmmaker Iain Sinclair and our neighbours from the Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, set in and around the former workhouse, St Clement's Hospital. Tickets £5 and under. (www.shufflefestival.com)

If you haven't done it yet, please book yourself a seat for "After the Asylums", a public discussion of mental health care in Britain, past and present, and the book launch event for "The Last Asylum" by Barbara Taylor (Penguin, 2014).  18 March 2014,Time 6.30pm-8.00pm. Wine reception to follow. This event is free of charge and open to all. To book a place, please follow the link: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/after-the-asylums-tickets-10043294765

Queen Mary, University of London
Maths Lecture Theatre.
Mile End Road, London E1 4NS

Speakers:

Peter Barham
Peter Campbell
Annette de la Cour
Antony Garelick
Barbara Taylor

On the 7th of April Friends of St Clements will be having an AGM to discuss the future of a body that has covered a fundamental role for the past 30 years for either the Social Club and suggesting and implementing services in the now Mile End mental health Unit. Please send an email to myragarrett@talktalk.net if willing to participate.

Next monthly meeting for our Friends of East End Loonies will take place as usual on the 3rd Monday, 17th February, 6.30-8.30 at LARC, 62 FIeldgate Street, Whitechapel

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