Posts made in September, 2013

‘Blithe Nook’, an exhibition by The Library of Obscure Wonders, from 5 September to 3 October

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‘Blithe Nook’, an exhibition by The Library of Obscure Wonders, from 5 September to 3 October

    We are pleased to welcome ‘The Library of Obscure Wonders’ to the belfry. Joanne Roberts, Cos Chapman and contributing guests create an installation about Bethnal Green which will combine botany, history, curiosity and soundscape. “the earliest form of Bethnal Green is derived from the Anglo-Saxon healh (‘angle, nook, or corner’) and blithe (‘happy, blithe’). A settlement’s dependence upon water suggests that the ‘happy corner’ was cleared next to the natural spring… Over time, the name became Bethan Hall Green,...

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