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Out of the Madhouse with authors Sandy Jeffs and Margaret Leggatt

26 October, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join Sandy Jeffs and Margaret Leggatt, authors of ‘Out of the Madhouse’ in this special event!

Larundel Psychiatric Hospital was “the madhouse on the edge of town” at Bundoora until the 1990s.

Sandy Jeffs, a former inmate, who became an advocate for her ‘mad’ comrades and is now a poet of distinction will be speaking with us, alongside Margaret Leggatt, sociologist, occupational therapist and activist for the friends and families of mentally ill people.

Out of the madhouse: from asylums to caring community by Sandy Jeffs & Margaret Leggatt available for sale. Winner Victorian Community History Awards 2020, oral history.

This event is being hosted online. Login details will be provided prior to the event. Click here to register https://yprl.spydus.com/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/ENQ/WPAC/EVSESENQ?SETLVL=&RNI=277909

Details

Date:
26 October, 2021
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Organiser

Yarra Plenty Regional Library
Email:
localhistorygene@yprl.vic.gov.au

Venue

Online
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