The Radical Jewish East End in History and song

Monday 24th May - 19.30

A joint talk by social historian Ben Gidley & teacher and musician Vivi Lachs. (klezmerklub),Light refreshment,£6, con' £4, members: £2 (no one stays outside because of money!)

Hashomer house, 37a Broadhurst Gardens NW6 3BN, tube Finchley rd,

Hope to see you All

And some more information:

Dr. Ben Gidley is a Senior Researcher at the Centre on Migration Policy and Society (COMPAS) at Oxford University. He has studied and written about the history of London's Jewish community, focusing on the many Jewish radicals in the 20th century London East End.

Vivi Lachs has been teaching and running education projects in Hackney schools for the past 24 years. She is also the singer with the band Klezmer Klub where she has been researching, recording, and writing about Yiddish songs of London and the social histories they contain. A very well reviewed CD of these songs,Whitechapel, mayn Vaytshepl has just come out and is available from www.klezmerklub.co.uk