After the outbreak of World War 1, over a quarter of a million destitute Belgian refugees came to Britain, many to Sussex. Tutor Sally White will look at why they came, and then examines the support – shelter, food, clothing and employment – offered by local people, until the refugees could return to Belgium after the war.
When: Saturday 15 November 2014, 2-5pm
Where: St Thomas’s Church Hall, Cliffe High Street, Lewes BN7 2AH
Enrol now: via the WEA website, or with Sylvia Lawrence, 7 Priory Crescent, Lewes BN7 1HP. Contact 01273 477447, leweswea [at] gmail.com
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