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NEXT OPEN MEETING 22nd March -The outdoor child as an indicator species for the quality of urban environments

March 11, 2012

Wandsworth Living Streets

invites you to our next

OPEN MEETING

 

Thursday,  22 March 2012, 7.30pm

There’s a salmon in my street!

The outdoor child as an indicator species for the quality of urban environments

SPEAKER: Tim Gill

(author of No Fear: Growing up in a risk averse society)

 

The Alma Pub

Upstairs function room

Address: 499 Old York Road, SW18 1TF

 

Opposite Wandsworth Town Station, and on Nos. 28 and 44 bus routes

Streetmap at: http://tinyurl.com/ygwtk4z

 

We are very privileged to be getting Tim to speak. Tim is a Londoner and one of the UK’s leading thinkers on childhood. He believes that “We need to reconnect children with the people and places around them, and with the natural world on their doorstep. We need to design neighbourhoods so that it is easy for children to walk, cycle and play near their homes…. In short, we need to expand the horizons of childhood.”

 

Tim will talk about how we can make a huge city like London a more conducive place for children to grow up in confidently and safely.

 

There will be lots of opportunities to put questions to him, and to get his ideas about the things we can do locally to make Wandsworth a better place for children.

 

You can find out more about more about Tim Gill by going to his website — http://rethinkingchildhood.com/

 

SEE YOU AT OUT MEETING. Please let Susie or Robert  know whether or not you can come.

 

    • Susie Morrow (Chair):                   sem@semorrow.com                                     0 78 03 723 425
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