Walworth Family History Day

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 22ND OCTOBER 2011

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Walworth Family History DayCelebrate the launch of the recently opened Southwark Resource Centre with the Walworth Family History Day. A packed day full of entertaining family events awaits visitors as Walworth's history is put on display in a series of fun talks, fun events and workshops. Meet authors Eileen MacKenney and Mark Baxter as they discuss the area and their books. You can also take a glimpse at local history with the Walworth Archives. Try out the Victorian Photo Booth and sample the tastes of old Walworth with chesnuts, candy floss, ice cream, sasparilla and cakes. There's plenty going on throughout the day to keep your family entertained: a Punch and Judy show, 'Swing X-Treme', a Lindy Hop demo and workshop, live performances from The Top Cats as well as traditional family fair stalls such as Splat the Rat and Test Your Strength.

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