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A Get-together: ‘Chilean Exiles Letters as a Lifeline to Family and Friends’

September 16 @ 11:00 18:00

The Postal Museum, 15-20 Phoenix Place, London, WC1X 0DA.

Join us for a special event at The Postal Museum on 16th September 2023, bringing together victims of the Chilean coup of 1973 and exploring the use of the post as a lifeline to friends and family. Activities on the day will include:

  • An opportunity to visit The Postal Museum Exhibition Space and see a small display, co-curated with Gloria Miqueles, featuring letters, postcards and packages sent by detainees, exiles, their families and supporters of the Chile Solidarity Campaign.
  • A drop-in get-together in the Learning Space between 11:00 and 16:00, with craft activities, Chilean music, refreshments and a chance to share objects and stories with other people who have been affected by the coup.
  • A chance to ride on the Mail Rail train between 14:30 and 15:00.

The event is ticketed at the special discounted price of £3.50 per person. Spaces are limited, so please book early by calling The Postal Museum’s Booking Support Team on + 44 (0)300 0300 700 mentioning the ‘Chile 50 Years’ event. Phones are open 10:00 – 17:00, Monday to Saturday.

The Postal Museum

15-20 Phoenix Place
London, WC1X 0DA
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