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Sun, Sep 17

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Sylvan United Church

British Child Migration to Canada Talk

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British Child Migration to Canada Talk
British Child Migration to Canada Talk

Time & Location

Sep 17, 2023, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Sylvan United Church, 985 Shawnigan Lake-Mill Bay Rd, Mill Bay, BC V0R 2P2, Canada

About the Event

The Prince of Wales Fairbridge Farm School, a residential school for underprivileged British children, opened in 1935. It was established by the Fairbridge Society and located at Cowichan Station, in the Cowichan Valley

Join us for a talk about the British Home Child Migration on Sunday, September 17th at Sylvan United Church, 985 Shawnigan Mill Bay Rd, at 1:30. The talk will be presented by Patricia Skidmore, whose mother was a student at Fairbridge. Patricia has written two books about her Mother’s experience. Patricia will also talk about a Shawnigan connection with Fairbridge.

This event is by donation.

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