Helen Southern-Holt

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Helen Southern-Holt (?–?) British-born cultural activist and actor.


Born in England. Immigrated to Cape Town in about 1930.



Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

In 1933, Southern-Holt established the EOAN Group, a social and educational centre as well as a cultural association which offered aftercare, physical education for the children and speech classes to the mixed race community of District Six, Cape Town.

As actress:

1944: Family Portrait for the University of Cape Town Speech-training Department

1945: Ghosts for the Friends of Eoan

Awards, etc


EOAN Group website - https://www.eoangroup.com/about-us/history-about-us/

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