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International Women's Day - Tansy Hoskins, 'Stitched Up'

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.

Radical Readings and Salford Stories

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.

Talk, 'From drawing room Socialism to the Popular Front: Margot Heinemann 1933-36'

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

Book launch

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

The Great War - myths and realities

Event date : 6th Aug 2014

The first of our series of WW1 exhibitions probes behind the myths of war and its "glories".