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Closed 15/05/2019

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£1,175
raised of £1,500 target by 18 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,175 to dedicate a bench in Primrose Hill in Margaret’s memory

    Primrose Hill, Camden, London
    Funded on Wednesday, 15th May 2019

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    Margaret Leibbrandt lived in Primrose Hill for over 30 years. She loved the area and especially the view of Primrose Hill from her window. For those who knew her, she had a great love of writing. She often said she felt like she was actually talking to the person she was writing to! We wonder how many of these conversations she had over the years! She will also be fondly remembered for the many quaint sketches she drew of people and animals.

    We would love to dedicate a bench in Chalcot Square, Primrose Hill in her memory. She loved this part of Primrose Hill, and would have loved others to take time to read a book, write a card or just enjoy watching the world go by.

    £1500 is the amount set by Camden council for a commemorative bench. The benches are traditionally styled heavy duty park benches and will include a stainless steel plaque which we will dedicate to Margaret. Further information to follow.

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    • Louisa Wills1 year ago
      Louisa Wills

      Louisa Wills

      1 year ago

      Apologies, now including the time Margaret’s bench dedication Tuesday 29th October at 4pm Chalcot Square Please RSVP to louisa.wills@hotmail.co.uk Many thanks

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    • Louisa Wills1 year ago
      Louisa Wills

      Louisa Wills

      1 year ago

      We’re very pleased to let you know that Margaret’s memorial bench has recently been installed in Chalcot Square, photo attached. We are planning a small dedication followed by tea & coffee on Tuesday 29th October 2019, and you’re very welcome to join us. Please could you RSVP to me at the following email address - louisa.wills@hotmail.co.uk, to let us know if you can make it to the dedication, or both dedication & tea, so we have an idea of numbers. With many thanks and best wishes, Louisa, Catherine and family

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    • Louisa Wills1 year ago
      Louisa Wills

      Louisa Wills

      1 year ago

      Many thanks for your kind donations towards the bench in Margaret's memory. We're pleased to let you know that we reached our target thanks to a generous donation after the fundraising page closed, and the application is now with the council. It is expected to take approx.10-12 weeks to be processed and for the bench to be installed in Chalcot Square gardens. We plan to arrange a dedication once the bench is in place and will be in touch regarding this should you wish to join us. With best wishes, Louisa, Catherine and family

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    Supporters

    18

    • ruth rab

      ruth rab

      May 8, 2019

      Thank you for keeping Margaret's spirit alive in the London she loved

      £50.00

    • Guy Polkinghorne

      Guy Polkinghorne

      Mar 25, 2019

      £200.00

    • Primrose Hill Books

      Primrose Hill Books

      Feb 15, 2019

      In loving memory of a dear friend and discerning reader.

      £250.00

    • Ann Rosenthal

      Ann Rosenthal

      Feb 13, 2019

      I knew Margaret c.25 years ago when she did my filing. After she moved to Oldfields I saw her around the shops in Regent's Park Road and we always said hullo. A bench would be a lovely memorial.

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Feb 9, 2019

      I was intrigued and puzzled by her rapid marathons around Primrose HIll over the years but there was something dignified and beautiful about her. A bench is a worthy dedication.

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 23, 2019

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 22, 2019

      Rest in Peace

      £30.00

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    Primrose Hill, Camden, London

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