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 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 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 […]

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…

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 […]

Originally posted on York's Alternative History:
The front cover of Paul Furness’ new pamphlet York’s Alternative History are very proud to launch Paul Furness’ York: A Walk on the Wild Side based on walks Paul has run over the past couple of years. For a taster see this Guardian Northern blog. In the author’s…

On Saturday 7 February 2015 at 2.30pm at the People’s History Museum author and lecturer Dr David Goodway will lead a talk on the Chartist George Julian Harney (1817-1897). He will be discussing Harney’s extraordinary life and career as an activist, journalist and Chartist leader. The talk will be held in the Labour History Archive & Study […]

Originally posted on People's Histreh:
103 Foresters: Mutinies and death sentences in the local regiment – 1914-18 Pamphlet launch with talks, discussions, tea and biscuits Sat 7th February, 2015, 2-4pm See also digital leaflet or our events page. Room A18/19, Department of History Lenton Grove (building number 5 on the University Park Campus map)…

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, […]

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…