Bethnal Green Sharks are hunting for you

PUBLISHED: 18:00 12 October 2012

Bethnal Green Swimming Club celebrate their 50th anniversary this year

Bethnal Green Swimming Club celebrate their 50th anniversary this year


Club launches hunt for eldest member

Bethnal Green Sharks Swimming Club celebrates it’s 50th anniversary this year and the club is looking to find it’s eldest member.

Sharks, based simultaneously at Mile End Leisure Centre and York Hall, will stage a reunion on Friday, October 26 to commemorate the milestone.

The evening’s entertainment will take place at York Hall Leisure Centre on Old Ford Road with swimmers from six decades expected to attend.

Tickets are priced at £5 and must be purchased in advance by e-mailing

The evening will include a showcase of memoribilia through the years, plus a special presentation at 6pm..

And the organisers are hoping for a photo opportunity with the club’s youngest and eldest member.

If you think it could be you then contact Pat or Dave Ansell on 07931 782 172.

 Pick up a copy of next week’s East London Advertiser for a look back at 50 years of the club’s history.

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