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London 2012 games maker presentation leaves Aldborough Hatch church wanting more

Lesley Tipler outside St Peter's Church before giving her well received presentation Photo credit: Ron Jeffries Lesley Tipler outside St Peter's Church before giving her well received presentation Photo credit: Ron Jeffries

Thursday, February 20, 2014
11:29 AM

A London 2012 games maker captivated more than 45 people with tales of her time volunteering at the Olympics two years ago.

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Lesley Tipler, a former Ilford County High pupil, gave an “absolutely brilliant” presentation to an audience at St Peter’s Church hall, Aldborough Road North, detailing how she was selected to become a games maker and her experiences.

Yvonne Jeffries, chairman of fundraising at the church, said: “It was a really interesting afternoon.

“I could have listened to [Ms Tipler] for another hour.”

Mrs Jeffries revealed the raffle, which followed the talk, raised £255 for “day to day” expenses of the church.

She added: “There is always something that needs doing like any large grounds.”

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