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Invitation to Online Talks at St Mary’s Balham 17th June and 1st July

Invitation to Online Talks at St Mary’s Church, Balham
7.30pm on 17th June and 1st July
St Mary’s Church, Balham invites you to two very worthwhile online talks in support of their mission and work.

Dr Andrew Purkis OBE: The Roller Coaster: Leading the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund, 1998-2006
Thursday 17th June  7.30pm on zoom

Dr Purkis has had a distinguished career in the charity sector, having chaired the Green Alliance, Living Streets, and ActionAid, among other bodies, and has been a board member of the Charity Commission.  His reflections on the process of leading the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund will make a fascinating evening.

Shahed Saleem: Mosque Design in Britain Today
Thursday 1st July  7.30pm on zoom

Shahed is a leading architect and has written extensively. Besides being a practicing architect, he holds academic posts at the University of Westminster and the Bartlett School of Architecture.  His book, The British Mosque: An architectural and social history, was published by English Heritage in 2018.  His talk will be a unique opportunity to learn about an increasingly important strand of contemporary British architecture.

To reserve a place, go to the What’s On section of the St Mary’s website

A £10 donation is sought for each lecture.