The bands would turn up, there’d be people queuing up outside the door…

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Interview with Jim and Shirley Adie

This story is taken from the wonderful archives at

For more about the lives of local people and the development of Thamesmead through the decades, please explore the archive…Enjoy!

Image and Audio Recording courtesy of Thamesmead Community Archive

There is a response to this story here: Freya Stanford


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