What’s on 29th April – 18th September 2022. Exhibition of paintings by Walter Sickert at Tate Britain 29th April – 18th September 2022. Whether or not you buy into Walter Sickert being Jack the Ripper, an exhibition of his paintings, is for me, a must. This exhibition at Tate Britain, running from 28/4/2022 to 18/9/2022…Details
MYSTERY PLAQUE When giving a zoom talk to a West London Open Age group, one of the participants asked me if Iknew anything about a plaque in Kensington High Street, which I had to confess I didn’t.We later exchanged emails and I found out that the plaque she was referring to is located next to…Details
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Review of The Whitechapel Society Meeting for June 2022 You know what they say about best-laid plans? Venue booked, speaker arranged, zoom link sent out and then…… the MC tests positive for Covid two days before the meeting! However, the ever-resourceful Tony Power, ably aided and abetted by the equally resourceful Steve Rattey arranged things…Details
OBITUARY Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer December 13th 1929 – February 5th 2021 Christopher Plummer was born in Toronto, Canada on December the 13th 1929. He spent his formative years progressing through the ranks of Canadian theatre and made his New York Broadway debut in 1953, his film debut followed in 1958. His phenomenal acting…Details
Sue Parry Following the highly successful visit, hosted by the Whitechapel Society, of a group of Psychology & Criminology students from The College of St Rose, Albany, New York in May 2019, Dr Nancy Dorr and Dr Tina Lane brought another group to London arriving on 29th Feb 2020. Many of you will have followed…Details
Interim 4th January 2020 Our only interim meeting of the year. Hopefully they will resume once certain rules have been lifted. It’s better to be safe than sorry. In the wake of our trip to the Postal Museum and the exhibition on The Great Train Robbery we found ourselves in the Crutched Friar Pub for…Details
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