5 March: St John on the Green church, Bethnal Green, London

On route to the Espacio Gallery for Elspeth’s walk later in the day, I stopped at the church as there was an exhibition of photographic alternative processes being held.  It was an interesting building although in great need of repair.

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Whilst I was there a memorial service was being conducted for those who had lost their lives in 1943.  Further investigation has found that on 3 March, 178 people were suffocated in the tube during an enemy raid.   The following images were found online. 4625046a992ad29a248af29b50637041

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I took the following images of some local residents at the end of the ceremony.

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During the day in the crypt of the church, various activities were taking place including a stone carving group.  They were very enthusiastic about what they were doing and happy for me to take pictures of them at work.

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