The 11th Stoke Newington History Talks take place on Sep 10th and was jammed packed with 120 people. The talks by guest speakers Nick Higham and Anne Wilkinson were absolutely fascinating.
I’m glad I finally got a chance to share my extensive collection of material about Stoke Newington seven long-lost cinemas. I’m glad that seating capacity will be increased to 140-150 for the next event in order to accommodate demand.
Stoke Newington’s seven long-lost cinemas by Amir Dotan
Victorian gardeners of Stoke Newington by Anne Wilkinson
The Blitz and after: How they rebuilt Stoke Newington after World War Two… even the bits the bombs had missed by Nick Higham
The first 10min of Nick Higham talk about WW2 bomb damage in Stoke Newington:
A few panoramic photos from the event: