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The ‘Changing Times’ project reached its conclusion with an event at the United Reformed Church, Geddes Place, Bexleyheath (located near the Clock Tower, behind Nando’s) from 21-22 July 2012.

Exhibition at URC Geddes Place

 We were honoured to have the Mayor of Bexley open the event at 2pm. There was a display of the Broadway’s history, including information and photographs gained through the year-long project, which was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Local artist Paul Liddington had his wonderful paintings of the London to Dover road on view, and Patricia Giles explained the story behind the Bexley Wall Hangings. Our picture quiz and ‘fourth niche’ of the Clock Tower nominations helped to raise money towards the Diamond Jubilee Sculpture Fundraising bid, with prizes generously donated by Bank Restaurant, Cineworld and Tenpin.

 There were also guided walks each day, looking at historical points in the Broadway.

And to finish off, on 22 July at 6.25pm the Olympic Torch passed through Geddes Place and the Broadway on its way to Danson Park.

Rakesh Kumar carrying the Olympic Torch through Geddes Place

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