Event date : 7th Mar 2015
We mark International Women's Day this year with a talk by Tansy Hoskins about her book Stitched Up - The Anti-Capitalist Book of Fashion.
LGBT History Month talk - 'Unity is Strength – Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners and their lasting links of comradeship with mining communities’ .
Event date : 14th Feb 2015
Our LGBT History Month speakers will be Mike Jackson, co-founder with Mark Ashton of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM), and David (Dai) Donovan, South Wales NUM.
Event date : 23rd Nov 2014
Newsflash 9.10.14 This event is now SOLD OUT - sorry if you have missed out...
An afternoon of prose, poetry and drama telling the story of radicalism and revolution and the history of the original "dirty old town".
Featuring Christopher Eccleston, Sheila Hancock and Maxine Peake.
Event date : 12th Nov 2014
Three significant events shaped Margot Heinemann's decision to join the Communist Party in October 1934: the Armistice Day riots of 1933, the arrival of the second National Hunger March in Cambridge early in 1934, and the huge anti-fascist demonstration in September of that year. Jane Bernal, Margot's daughter, who is working on her biography, will talk about Margot's life between 1934 and 1936.
2pm, admission free, all welcome
Event date : 29th Oct 2014
Launch of Rob Turnbull's book Left for the Rising Sun, right for Swan Hunter: the Plebs League in the North East of England 1908-1926
Event date : 6th Aug 2014
The first of our series of WW1 exhibitions probes behind the myths of war and its "glories".