Events

George Lansbury Celebration

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7 May 2011

Time: 3:00pm
Venue: The Church of St Mary & Holy Trinity Bow, Bow Road, London, E3 2SJ

George Lansbury (1859 -1940), MP for Bromley and Bow, Cabinet Minister and Leader of the Labour Party was a Christian Socialist, Pacifist and passionate supporter of the Suffragettes and man of the people, worshipped with his wife Bessie and their family in St. Mary’s Church, Bow. We have pleasure in inviting you to a service to celebrate the life and times of ‘Good Old George’. There will be an exhibition and, after the service, tea and cakes. We will unveil a plaque to mark GL’s remarkable contribution to the people of Bow and Bromley, the Labour Party and political life in this country.

Speakers:
Jon Cruddas MP
Lord Professor Peter Hennessy
Angela Lansbury CBE
Professor John Shepherd

Directions: A short walk from Bow Road Station (District and Hammersmith & City Lines) or Bow Church Station (DLR). Bus Routes 10, 25, 205 and 425 stop outside the church.


For further information contact:

 Nigel Whiskin 
07775 630153 whiskin06@btinternet.com