Radical, free-thinking and charismatic: no-one in 1890s London was more controversial than beautiful firebrand Annie Besant. Here in Upper Norwood, on the very site of the Phoenix Centre, she unleashed a storm with Conan Doyle at its heart. Who better to tell her thrilling story than Fiona, her very own great-great-grandaughter?
When: Monday, 9 October 2023; 2:00pm for 2:30pm
Where: The Phoenix Community Centre (next to Sainsburys), 66 Westow Street, Upper Norwood, London, SE19 3AF
Further info.: The Phoenix Retirement Association meets at 2:00pm for 2.30pm on the second Monday of each month at the Phoenix Community Centre, and offers high quality talks, social meetings, congenial company and tea and biscuits! New members are welcome; the subscription is £15 per year (£10 from April) and the visitor’s fee for attending a single meeting is £2.