Monthly Archives: March 2015

Save the Date for 2015 Blackstone Edge Gathering- 2nd May 2015

The 2015 Blackstone Edge Gathering is on Saturday 2nd May.  Meet in the carpark below the White House pub at 12.30. More information is at: Please note that this year we’re gathering during the May Day bank holiday weekend, as usual, but on the SATURDAY.  This is to avoid clashing with the Tour de […]

Radical History Walks in the Calder Valley, March – April 2015

Radical History Walks in the Calder Valley – guided walks coming up, or Download the App to do it in your own time…. Saturday 28th March 2015 Cooperatives and Visions – Radical History around Hebden Bridge, 8 miles. 10am start HB train station. Introducing sites associated with the early radical social movements of the Upper […]

Between Idealism and Realism: The Labour Party and Empire- Manchester, 26 March 2015

Between Idealism and Realism: The Labour Party and Empire – 1900 to 1939 An evening public lecture of the History Department by Dr. Marcus Morri Thursday, March 26, 2015, 7.00 pm to 8.45 pm   Lecture Theatre G 35 (Ground floor) MMU New Business School All Saints Campus Manchester Metropolitan University Oxford Road Manchester M15 6BH.   […]

‘Still The Enemy Within’ Film Screening- Wednesday 18 March 2015, Huddersfield

‘Still The Enemy Within’ Film screening and discussion University of Huddersfield History Society Wednesday, 18 March 2015 from 18:00 to 21:00 (GMT) Huddersfield, United Kingdom Come along to an evening of discussion and cinema to commemorate the solidarity of the miners upon their return to work thirty years ago. The Miners’ Strike 1984/85 represents arguably […]

York Castle and its political prisoners: the Luddites in a broader context- 16 April 2015, Huddersfield

York Castle and its political prisoners: the Luddites in a broader context Huddersfield Local History Society Thursday, 16 April 2015 from 19:00 to 21:30 (BST) Huddersfield, United Kingdom The lecture will be given by Professor Malcolm Chase, Professor of Social History, School of History at the University of Leeds. Professor Chase has published widely on the […]

‘These dangerous women! Manchester women and The Hague Congress 1915’- Monday 30 March 2015, Manchester

Originally posted on No Glory in War- Manchester:
You are warmly invited to the second Sisters with Mourning Hearts event on Monday 30th March 2015 at 6pm in the Performance Space, Central Library, Manchester, M2 5PD Following on from the first Sisters with Mourning Hearts event in January, the second event in this series, entitled These dangerous women!, focuses…

‘Return to Peterloo’ by Robert Poole- Wednesday 18 March 2015, Manchester

The Friends of the Manchester Centre for Regional History are delighted to invite you to ‘Return to Peterloo′ by Dr Robert Poole (University of Central Lancashire) on  Wednesday 18 March 2015 at 6.30pm. The Peterloo Massacre of 1819 is one the landmarks of British history. Notwithstanding the weeks of partisan legal argument and decades of noisy […]