Along with conveying Festive Greetings this brief Newsletter confirms the results the recent Website Funding Appeal, the forthcoming memorabilia additions that will be detailed in the next ‘main’ Newsletter in April and, very sadly, the recent loss of John Jones – who will be fondly remembered as a very committted, friendly and supportive art teacher at Markhouse
This latest edition of the MDC Newsletter introduces the newly installed Members Gallery along with the results of the ‘Lockdown Rummaging’ by several members, some-School History ‘Updates’, ‘Catching Up with Friends’ , the outstanding CMMF Project at Tendring College and details of the most recent additions to the Website – plus this ‘unearthing’ of the School Badge!
This MDC Newsletter includes an update on the ‘Covid19’ postponed CMMF ‘Pocket Knife’ performing arts project for young people, news of some former members and school teaching staff and a small amount of new memorabilia in the ‘Production’ and ‘Markhouse’ pages.
These latest additions to the Website include a number of Guardian and Walthamstow Independent Newspaper Reports on a couple of our plays and of activities and events within the school, some photographs of members, an article featuring Mr Smith in his post Markhouse work and even a copy of a Marsh Street Youth Centre Membership Card from 1976 – with its unbelievable reminder of the ‘more than value for money’ annual cost!
This latest Newsletter includes updates on the ongoing search for former Markhouse Drama Club members, a recently established school website group on Facebook and plans for a further CMMF Performing Arts Project – or two!