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The Disused Greenwich to Crystal Palace Railway

Speaker – Veronica Thornton

Veronica has written a book; The Screaming Alice (rhyming slang for the Crystal Palace) which is set in south east London in the mid 1970's. It features the long disused Greenwich to Crystal Palace railway, a link with Pissarro paintings, and a missing child.
This will be an illustrated talk about the railway showing slides of each station along the track before and after it closed (1917 and 1954) and related images including, the Pissarro paintings and a film clip of the interior of the Crystal Palace high level station.
There will be photos of familiar places at different periods of history in south east London.

Door will be open at 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start.

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Earlier Event: July 4
"The Dancer’s Day”
Later Event: September 5
Singing Workshop