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Offline Ron Stilwell

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Darby and Joan Club, High Brooms, Tunbridge Wells, 1948
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2013, 12:44:26 »
A new social club was started up in the High Brooms area of Tunbridge Wells just after the war.  These clubs for retired people were being set-up over the country, after the first was set up in Streatham a few years earlier.

One the reverse of the picture it says:
Opening of the High Brooms Darby & Joan Club by the Mayor of Tunbridge Wells, Councillor Sargent.  April 15, 1948.
The leader, Mrs Jones, is standing directly in front of the Centre Organiser, who is on the left-hand side of the front door.

It would be interesting to know about the history of the building that they were using.

 

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