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The next meeting of the Cape Town Family History Society will be on

Saturday 20 October at St John’s Church, Wynberg.  14.15 for 14:30pm

This month’s talk is by Professor Vivian Bickford-Smith on the subject of ‘Dreaming the Impossible Dream? Exploring non-racial theatre in apartheid era Cape Town and Johannesburg.’

Vivian Bickford-Smith is an extraordinary professor in the History Department at Stellenbosch University. He has published extensively on nineteenth and twentieth century South African history, especially in the area of urban history and social identities. His publications include three books on the history of Cape Town, Black and White in Colour: African History on Screen and The Emergence of the South African Metropolis.

For further information contact David 021 715 5104 / 072 782 3597 davidslingsby@telkomsa.net

or Ann on 021 782 7277 / 083 6633 463 annsmythe@gmail.com. Visitors R20.00 per person.

Members, your help with serving tea or providing eats is appreciated.

Library books are on loan for members only, for one month – please return promptly. The library is being reorganised by our new librarians, and it is necessary to get a complete list of all our stock, which will be published on our website.

Only paid up members will receive the quarterly newsletter.

Map and website: www.family-history.co.za

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