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Guided Walk Around Radical Bradford- 13 June 2015

Wakefield Socialist History Group are organising a “Guided walk round RADICAL BRADFORD.” The event will take place on Saturday 13 June 2015. Meet 2pm at the ILP mural, corner of Chapel Street and Leeds Road for short speeches. The guide for the walk itself is John GIll. There is no charge and all are welcome; […]

A World to Win: learning from the past, making the future- 29-30 May 2015, Barnsley

A weekend of interactive workshops exploring key events in working class history at the beautiful Northern College. Further details and to sign up-

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 […]

Peterloo 2019- Community Consultation Meeting, 14 January 2015, Manchester

The second community consultation, led by Manchester Histories and in partnership with People’s History Museum, will take place on Wednesday 14 January 2015 in Manchester. The meeting is to help to develop partnerships, ideas and plans leading up to the 200 years commemoration of the Peterloo Massacre. Everyone is welcome whether you are an interested individual, […]

Sisters with mourning hearts: a forgotten story of radical Manchester women in 1915 – Thursday 22 January 2015, Manchester

Originally posted on No Glory in War- Manchester:
Sisters with mourning hearts: a forgotten story of radical Manchester women in 1915 Thursday 22 January 6-7pm Performance Space Central Library No booking necessary – just come along! One hundred years ago a group of Manchester women signed an open letter to the women of Germany and…

A Festival of People’s History: Events in April and May 2015, Manchester

The Manchester Centre for Regional History at Manchester Metropolitan University is excited to announce a programme of talks in April- May 2015 on ‘People’s History’. Supported by the MMU’s Institute of Humanities and Social Science Research, the talks are part of the Humanities in Public Festival, which runs throughout the year  with talks, debates, fairs, tours, and […]

Independent Working Class Education Leeds Day School- 1 November 2014, Leeds

Independent Working Class Education Leeds Day School  10am – 4pm, Saturday 1 November 2014 Swarthmore Centre, 2-7 Woodhouse Square, Leeds LS3 1AD To book: email   Programme   10.00   Welcome + presentation of the draft IWCE manifesto 10.30   Panel on public provision: WEA and university adult education – Jol Miskin, Dick Taylor 11.15   Radical theatre and cultural empowerment […]

Tony Benn: Will and Testament – Special Screening plus Q&A – 8 September – Manchester Town Hall

FILM SCREENING AT MANCHESTER TOWN HALL 8 SEPTEMBER, 7.30PM Tony Benn: Will and Testament is an intimate and personal reflection on life, work, love and loss from one of the UKs most influential and charismatic political figures – Tony Benn. The documentary is an exclusive and deeply personal look at the life of a national treasure, a frank, […]

‘Wicked and Stupid War’: Manchester Courier from August 1914

Blog from The British Newspaper Archive: The Manchester Courier takes a different view of World War One