Group    From 20/1/1934 

Circus Friends Association

Categories: Community / Clubs, Theatre

Founded, as the Circus Fans' Association, in 1934 at Olympia, with the 'involvement and encouragement of Bertram Mills' Circus, to 'champion the cause of the circus in England, to right injustice, and to promote a good understanding between the circus and the public'.  Our information comes from the National Fairground Archive.

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Circus Friends Association

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Astley's Circus

The plaque is no longer there and actually looks like it was not intended to ...

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Brentford & Chiswick Local History Society

Brentford & Chiswick Local History Society

The society's website doesn't specify when it came into existence. It contains a number of 'journals', the oldest of which is dated 1980, so maybe it dates from then.

Group, Community / Clubs, History

1 memorial
Russell Henderson

Russell Henderson

Musician. Born Russell Audley Ferdinand Henderson in Belmont, Trinidad. He came to Britain in 1951, and is most widely recognised as one of the founding figures of the Notting Hill Carnival. Video...

Person, Community / Clubs, Music / songs, Caribbean Islands

1 memorial
White Hart Inn

White Hart Inn

Established in the medieval period and referenced by Shakespeare in 'Henry VI' and by Dickens in 'Pickwick Papers'.  Not to be confused with the nearby White Hart at 22 Great Suffolk Street.

Building, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink, Literature

1 memorial
William Morris Hall

William Morris Hall

Ben and Charles Buck proposed a home for the socialist, radical and trades union people of Walthamstow in 1903. Funded by workers who bought bricks and organised sponsored bike rides and social eve...

Building, Community / Clubs

1 memorial
Friern Barnet & District Local History Society

Friern Barnet & District Local History Society

From their website: "Our founder, John Donovan, lived in Friern Barnet between 1966 and 1995. He became concerned that nothing was being done to record and preserve the history of the area and befo...

Group, Community / Clubs, History

1 memorial