Client Hackney History Added on September 6, 2015 Category Past Events

THE NEW ARRIVAL medium cover imageTalk Weds 30th September 6.30pm:

Sarah Beeson MBE `The New Arrival: memories of nursing in 1970s Hackney’.

Sarah’s book entitled The New Arrival, Harper Collins 2014, tells the story of her training at Hackney Hospital.

Refreshments will be served from 6.00pm.

If you would like to attend this event, please book your place with Hackney Archives Department (020 8356 8925 or email

The New Arrival’ is Sarah’s true story of being a trainee nurse in 1970s London

‘I hadn’t been in Hackney for 24 hours but I knew that the way I saw life and people had changed forever. There was such goodness here but there was a sadness I had never imagined before, and it wasn’t even lunchtime yet …’