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Why Belgians?

Today I was asked why we in Tunbridge Wells were having a Festival for Belgian refugees? Surely we should be celebrating all refugees? What’s so special about Tunbridge Wells and Belgium? 212 more words

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23rd April 1915

This morning I stepped back 102 years, to read the local paper.

Kent & Sussex Courier – Friday 23 April 1915

Image © Local World Limited. 62 more words

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The National Archives

On Thursday, as part of Royal Tunbridge Wells Belgian Refugees 1914 a group of us went to The National Archives . The day started with a selection of documents relating to World War One, brought to us in a private room by our guide  172 more words

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God rot Tunbridge Wells! Handel and the Occulist

George Frideric Handel

We love culture in Tunbridge Wells. Galleries, art centre, music venues – we can’t get enough. So, it’s with a hushed tone that I ask, did one of the greatest composers of his age, George Frideric Handel eventually meet his demise because of a charlatan eye doctor in Tunbridge Wells? 466 more words

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Expat Life Elsewhere

After I left London in early 2011 to start a new job back in the States, I became an avid follower of blogs written by American expats living in London.   632 more words


Tunbridge Wells Lib Dem Pint

Wednesday 26 April 2017 2000 BST

The George
29 Mount Ephraim
Tunbridge Wells

The George – website

RSVP – Liberal Democrats website… 10 more words