Breathing Life into History
‘Art & the East End’
DATE: Saturday 2 February 2019 (2.30-4.00pm)
VENUE: Tower Hamlets Archives & Local Studies, 277 Bankcroft Road, Stepney E1 4DQ.
TO BOOK: Tel: 0207 364 1290
An Appreciation of the Derbyshire Dales & Staffordshire Moorlands
DATE: Wednesday 20 February 2019
VENUE: Winding Wheel Theatre, Holywell Street, Chesterfield S41 7SA
TO BOOK: 01246 345222
Magic of the Northern Lights
DATE: Wednesday 27 February- Thur. 14 March 2019
VENUE: Saga Cruise (SA366)
TO BOOK: 0800 051 3355 or visit saga.co.uk/sailing-soon
Danny is currently seeking publication for the following books:
EAST OF POPLAR IN MANDALAY
This is a story of the rich and turbulent history of Poplar and the East End of London and its relationship to Empire and Indian subcontinent in particular.
It is explored through the life of James (‘Pop’) Wells of Wells’s Junk Shop in the East India Dock Road, Poplar with the focus on the late Victorian period and the first half of the 20th century until the Festival of Britain in 1951.
This is a story of a particular person in a peculiar place in a time of wars and the rise and fall of an Empire.
A two-part article from this book can be found in the Cockney Ancestor, the magazine of the East of London Famiily History Society (EOLFHS) ~ Summer Issue 2017 & Autumn Issue 2017.