Victims Event – next speaker announced

THE WHITECHAPEL SOCIETY ‘VICTIMS’ EVENT AT HANBURY HALL, HANBURY STREET, LONDON. NEW SPEAKER ANNOUNCED – LOUISE RAW “Striking a Light: East End Women. Bow Matchwomen, East London Suffragettes, women at Cable Street in 1936, war workers; the women and girls of the East End have a long history of making history! Hear how they stood…

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‘VICTIMS’ EVENT, Hanbury Street – New Speaker announced

LATEST NEWS! THE WHITECHAPEL SOCIETY ‘VICTIMS’ EVENT. HANBURY STREET, LONDON.   NEW SPEAKER ANNOUNCED! CLARE SMITH   ‘The Aesthetics of Desire and Death. Depictions of Prostitution in Art.’   The depiction of prostitutes in art, looking at the iconography and focusing on Nineteenth Century British art as this would inform how the Whitechapel victims were…

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Interim meeting – Sat 6th January by Steve Rattey

THE  INTERIM  MEETING 6 JANUARY 2018 Steve Rattey The idea of including an afternoon event evolved from a group visit to the graves of the ‘canonical five’ last year. I am very keen to raise the profile of the interim meetings, and  have taken it upon myself to organise these afternoon events. But the decision…

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Next meeting – guest speaker George Fleming, Sat 7th Oct

SATURDAY OCTOBER 7th GEORGE FLEMING AT THE WS George Fleming of HISTORY AT LARGE is an historian, writer, theatrical director and actor. Anyone who came to the Salisbury Conference and assisted at his mock trial centred on the Maybrick diary will already be familiar with George’s approach to historical events including true crime. With this…

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Casebook Classic Crime Symposium – December 2015

By Edward Stow Whitechapel Society stalwart Frogg Moody put on a special event on Saturday 5th December – the second Casebook Classic Crime Symposium. Frogg charged just £5 a head for this and not surprisingly the tickets sold out almost immediately.. The first speaker was Jon Rees. His talk ‘In a Nutshell’ was about the…

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2014 Whitechapel Society Conference – Salisbury, 7th to 9th November.

By Edward Stow Ah – the Whitechapel Society Conference – much talked about before and after. There’s never a dull moment in the world of Jack the Ripper – with intrigue and drama aplenty, where the dark side comes alive and life recreates history! Attendees started gathering in the picturesque Wiltshire cathedral city of Salisbury…

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