Barbara Kahan
18th March 1920 - 6th August 2000
 
     

The Trustees of the Barbara and Vladimir Kahan Trust and the National Children's Bureau invite you to an event to celebrate the life of Barbara Kahan and her work with children and young people.

Friends and colleagues will come together to remember Barbara Kahan and her lifetime commitment to improving the lives of children and young people in public care on:

 

Thursday, 25th January 2001

from 10.30 am to 2 pm

at Kensington and Chelsea Town Hall, London
 

The programme for this event is shown below. If you wish to join with us in celebrating Barbara Kahan's life, please complete and return the reply card to Allie Hamilton, Conference Manager, at National Children's Bureau, 8 Wakley Street, London, EC1V 7QE.

For further details, please contact Allie on 020 7843 6041 (tel) or 020 7843 6039 (fax), or by e-mail on ahamilton@ncb.org.uk

Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street, London, W8 7NX is five minutes walk from High Street Kensington underground station (circle and district lines). Walk out of the station through the arcade onto Kensington High Street; cross the High Street and walk straight up Hornton Street. The Town Hall is 100m up Hornton Street on the left hand side. Various bus routes stop at Kensington High Street or Kensington Church Street. Further information is available on request from NCB.

     

A celebration of the life and work of Barbara Kahan

Thursday, 25th January 2001 at Kensington and Chelsea Town Hall

Programme
10.30 Arrival and refreshments  
11.00 am Address and Welcome The Lord Laming CBE DL
Former Chief Inspector, Social Services Inspectorate
  The world of childcare Dr Jean Packman
Trustee of the Barbara and Vladimir Kahan Trust
  Recollections from a Children's Officer
including recollections by Frances Drake
Professor Jane Tunstill
Royal Holloway College, London
  Views from care Contributions from people who were in care
  Vladimir Kahan Professor Michael Chisholm
Trustee of the Barbara and Vladimir Kahan Trust
  A lifelong commitment Sir William Utting
Former Chief Inspector, Social Services Inspectorate
  Records of a life Dr Chris Hanvey
Director, John Ellerman Foundation and Trustee of the Barbara and Vladimir Kahan Trust
  The Barbara and Vladimir Kahan Trust Alan Levy QC
Chair of the Barbara and Vladimir Kahan Trust and co-author of "The Pindown Experience and the Protection of Children: the Report of the Staffordshire Childcare Inquiry 1990"
  Reading from Long walk to freedom by Nelson Mandela Terry Philpot
Editor in Chief, Community Care
12.45 Buffet lunch will be served
14.00 Close