Arthur Wint plaque: October 2012

Arthur Wint plaque

Date of Installation: October 2012
Plaque: Blue

Plaque Unveiling Itinenrary: 22 Philbeach Gardens, Earls Court, Lonondon, SW5 9DY
12:00:- Welcome - Jak
12:10:- Introduction Carol Chinara Enterprise
12:28:- Deputy Leader of the council (council tribute) 12:30:- Neil Flannigan (Veteran Jamaican WW2 RAF Pilot)
12:05:- Jamaica High Commissioner Her Excellency Aloun Dbete Assamba (Jamaica 50th Anniversary Tribute)
12:12:- Mayor and Mayoress (Civil Greeting)
12:18:- Valerie Wint (Main Tribute)
12:25:- Lord Higgins (Olympic Tribute)
12:32:- Barry Furness RAF Chairman of the South East & Eastern Area of the RAF Association
12:35:- Tony Warner (Founder of Black History Walks)
12:37:- Councillor Buxton (Earls Court Ward tribute)
12:40:- Neal Sampson (Philbeach Gardens Residents Assciation
12:42:- Dr Alison Wint (Family Tribute closing remarks)
12:45:- Valerie Wint and Dr Alison Wint unveil plaque
12:45-1:00pm Photo call Media interviews P1
Depart for Jamaica High Commission
Reception and Book Launch Itinerary
Jamaica High Commission, 1-2 Prince Consort Road, SW7 5BZ
13:30:- Refreshments and Networking
14:00:- Welcome - Jamaica High Commissioner Her Excellency Aloun Dbete Assamba
14:05:- Introduction Carol Chinara Enterprises
15:00:- 15:05:- Carol, Valerie and High Commissioner closing thanks15:05:- 16:00:- Valerie Wint (Book Signings) Photo call P2
16:00:- Close
Jak Beula | Head of Special Projects (0800 093 0400)
Nubian Jak Community Trust | Nu Merlin House | 122 - 126 High Road
14:07:- John Parlett (TV Archive Footage and exhibition display of Arthur Wint)
14:20:- Valerie Wint (Book Launch and Readings from book with Questions and Answers also Questions and answers from Dr Alison Wint)
14:45 - 15:00:- Valerie and Jak do Power 106 Interview live to Jamaica
14:45 - 14:50:- PKM and Calabar Tribute (with Dr Alison)
14:50 - 14:53:- Susan Allday (1952 Olympics recollections)
14:53 - 15:00:- Neil Allen and Mel Watkins (Joint tribute from Olympic Journalists) London | NW6 4HY | Telephone 020 7692 4880 | Fax 020 7692 4881
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On behalf of the Nubian Jak Community Trust, Chinara Enterprises Ltd and PKM Group; You are cordially invited as a guest of honour to the Arthur Wint memorial plaque unveiling and official reception where Arthur Wint’s daughter Valerie Wint will launch her book “The Longer Run “, a daughters story on the life of Arthur Wint as seen through his daughters eyes.
In the presence of Her Excellency The high Commissioner of Jamaica Mrs Aloun Ndombet-Assamba And Mayor and Mayoress of the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Councillor Christopher Buckmaster and Mrs Anne Hobson The memorial Plaque will be unveiled at the former home of Arthur Wint on: Date: Friday 19th October 2012 at 12 noon. Venue: 22 Philbeach Gardens, London SW5 9DY
Reception and official book launch of “ The Longer Run “ Date: Friday 19th October 2012 at 2pm
Venue: The Jamaican High Commission
1-2 Prince Consort Road, South Kensington
As a guest you will witness the unveiling of an honorary plaque in the name of Arthur Stanley Wint 20 years to the day that he passed away (25 May 1920 – 19 October 1992) at the address of where he once lived. Arthur Wint was Jamaica’s first Olympic Gold medallist, Jamaica’s second High Commissioner to the UK, Doctor at St Bartholomews Hospital, Royal Air Force pilot during WW2, and was awarded an MBE by Queen Elizabeth II. The reception co-hosted alongside PKM Group will see the official launch of Valerie Wint’s book, which she wrote in memory of her father:
The Longer Run: A Daughter's Story of Arthur Wint by Valerie Wint
The book will place Arthur Wint within the context of what was happening in Jamaica at the time, and within the context of events in the wider world. But most of all, Valerie wanted to present him through her eyes, from her point of view, the daughter who barely knew him. You will have the opportunity at the reception to meet with her, and purchase a signed copy of the book.
We would appreciate your attendance at this event and value your support of honouring such an astounding man Please RSVP Below to by the 10th October 2012
Yours Sincerely
Stephanie Brown,
(On behalf of Nubian Jak Community Trust)
Chinara enterprises ltd
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