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Spend your lunchtime with a Waterstones Camden bookseller, who will share what's new, what's hot, and read extracts from recommended books and bestsellers.

Other sessions:
Thursday 23 July
Thursday 20 August
Thursday 8 October

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<![CDATA[SOLD OUT: Judith Kerr - My Stories]]> 10/09/2015 – Judith Kerr in conversation with Claire Armitstead]]> 10/09/2015 : Judith Kerr in conversation with Claire Armitstead



Hear Judith Kerr share the real-life stories behind her words and pictures in conversation with Claire Armitstead of The Guardian.

Suitable for ages 9+.

All children under 16 must be accompanied by adults.

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<![CDATA[Walking Tour - Music, Mistresses and Masorti: St John's Wood]]> 20/09/2015 – New tour for the Jewish Museum with Blue Badge guide Rachel Kolsky]]> 20/09/2015 : New tour for the Jewish Museum with Blue Badge guide Rachel Kolsky



Take a leisurely walk discovering the history and personalities who have shaped this historic residential London quarter.

This area that was once the "wrong side of the park" became home to eminent Victorian artists and sculptors where high walls could hide their secret liaisons, top class cricket, an iconic recording studio and the 'birthplaces' of both Masorti Judaism and Winnie the Pooh.

Booking closes at 12 noon on Friday 18 September 2015.

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<![CDATA[Books at Lunchtime]]> 08/10/2015 – With a Waterstones Camden bookseller]]> 08/10/2015 : With a Waterstones Camden bookseller



Spend your lunchtime with a Waterstones Camden bookseller, who will share what's new, what's hot, and read extracts from recommended books and bestsellers.

Other sessions:

Thursday 23 July

Thursday 20 August

Thursday 10 September

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<![CDATA[Walking Tour - Old Jewish East End with visit to Sandys Row Synagogue]]> 18/10/2015 – Classic favourite with Blue Badge guide Rachel Kolsky]]> 18/10/2015 : Classic favourite with Blue Badge guide Rachel Kolsky



This classic tour in and around Brick Lane and Spitalfields evokes the long-gone Jewish community of the late 19th and early 20th century. 

With synagogues, schools and soup kitchens the memories come flooding back and the tour ends with a special treat, an exclusive visit to Sandys Row Synagogue, a community founded in 1854 and housed in a converted Huguenot chapel built in 1766. (There is an optional charge for entering the synagogue)

Booking closes at 12 noon on Friday 16 October 2015.

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<![CDATA[Walking Tour - Jewish Mayfair: Disraeli, Diamond, Rothschilds and Marks]]> 01/11/2015 – With Blue Badge guide Rachel Kolsky]]> 01/11/2015 : With Blue Badge guide Rachel Kolsky



This walking tour uncovers the many and varied Jewish personalities who lived and worked in and around Mayfair's Berkeley and Grosvenor Squares including Disraeli, diamond magnate Barney Barnato, the first female editor of The Times, Rachel Beer, the Rothschilds, Simon Marks of M&S and philanthropists Samuel Lewis and Otto Schiff.

Booking closes at 12 noon on Friday 30 October 2015.

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<![CDATA[In Our Time: What is the Future of Christian-Jewish Relations?]]> 10/11/2015 – A Panel Discussion Presented by the Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ)]]> 10/11/2015 : A Panel Discussion Presented by the Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ)



A panel discussion presented by the Council of Christians and Jews.

A dramatic transformation has taken place in Christian-Jewish relations in the 50 years since the Catholic Church issued Nostra Aetate (“In Our Time”), but what does the future hold?

A respected panel of Jewish and Christian experts will address some of the key issues that must form part of the framework for envisioning future relations.

Panellists include:

  • The Rt Revd Dr Michael Ipgrave (Panel Chair), Bishop of Woolwich and Chair of the Council of Christians and Jews
  • Rabbi Michael Hilton, Rabbi of Kol Chai Hatch End Reform Jewish Community, London
  • Sister Teresa Brittan, member of the Roman Catholic Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Sion
  • Dr Stephen Innes, writer, lecturer and Programme Manager at the Council of Christians and Jews
  • Rabbi David Mason, Rabbi of Muswell Hill Synagogue and interfaith practitioner

Light refreshments will be served from 6.15pm.

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