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Fred Keene – Change in Funeral Details

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Lightboxes & Lettering, Nunnery Gallery, 181 Bow Road, London E3 2SJ, 17 January to 29 March 2020

This exhibition celebrates the printing industry in East London throughout the twentieth century. It includes historic photographs, oral histories of print workers and printed items, including packaging materials, catalogues and posters advertising political and cultural events. For further information, go to https://bowarts.org/nunnery/lightboxes-lettering.

So, 'Get thee to a Nunnery!'

Photos courtesy of Justin Hobson

Fred Keene

We are sorry to announce the death on 1 February of former member Fred Keene, whom many members will remember. Alison, his daughter, has kindly provided the following information about his cremation service:

The cremation service will take place on Wednesday 4th March at 2 p.m. at Randalls Park Crematorium, Leatherhead. KT22 0AG.

We will be pleased to see you afterwards at Woodlands Park Hotel. KT11 3QB., to raise a glass to Fred.

Family flowers only please.

if you wish, donations to Alzheimer’s Society
Sent to Lodge Brothers
78 High Street,
KT10 9Q.

01372 463903.

Leonard Chave

We are very sorry to announce the death on 17 January of Leonard Chave, for many years the Society's archivist. He was a very good friend to many members of the Society and others in the book trade over many years.

Edward Johnston Memorial at Farringdon

Philip Moore has sent us a link to a short film about the Johnston memorial at Farringdon Station: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIAxVW-9fRo

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