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15th March – Conservation: Environment versus Heritage
Eventbrite Link will be on www.highgatesociety.com in March
A talk by his granddaughter Dr Susannah Self.
John Drinkwater (1882-1937), the poet and dramatist, lived at 9 The Grove in Highgate from 1930 to 1934. Geographically situating himself amidst local literati such as Samuel Taylor Coleridge and J.B. Priestley curiously resonated with his life’s experience. In 1919 Drinkwater’s play, Abraham Lincoln had played for a year in London’s West End and toured to USA, he was a superstar. However by the time he reached Highgate in the thirties, his flamboyant persona hid the darker truth of ailing health and crumbling finances. His situation in many respects mirrored that of Coleridge. Dr Self presents her unique collection of historical photos and family stories to illuminate the life of this much loved ‘Georgian’ poet.
With readings by Ruth Hazeldine.
A talk by Leo Henghes who will be highlighting a number of the social enterprises he has supported over recent years in Ugnada. Find out more about United Social Ventures here.
Eventbrite link will be available soon.
The Reunion – the early days of Jacksons Lane
Eventbrite link will be available on highgatesociety.com in April.
Postponed talk from March 29th.
More details to follow………http://www.highgatesociety.com
Summer Flower Show – come along and marvel at the amazing exhibits of flowers, fruit and vegetables shown by our members and enjoy our famous afternoon teas! New members and exhibitors are always welcome – see our website for details.
Autumn Flower Show – come along and marvel at the amazing exhibits of flowers fruit and vegetables shown by our members and enjoy our famous afternoon teas! New members and exhibitors are always welcome – see our website for details.