North East Labour History talks and book sale 6 January

 North East Labour History Society  Special First  Tuesday meeting

 The Bridge Hotel, Castle Square, NE1 1RG

January 6  2015 at 7pm

A special ‘social’ meeting to kick off the New Year and help raise funds for the North East Labour History Society will include:

 NEWCASTLE 1966

 A slide show and commentary by Peter Brabban.  Photographer Peter set out in 1966 to try and capture the changing face of Newcastle. The photographs have not been seen for almost 50 years, but digital technology has now allowed them to once again see the light of day.

 EXCERPTS FROM A LIFE

NELHS stalwart John Charlton has been working on an autobiography. He will sharing some of his discoveries.

 In order to sustain its programme of meetings and to continue to publish its high-quality and well-respected journal, the Society needs to boost income. With this in mind the evening will also include a

‘BRING & BUY BOOK SALE’

to which members bring along any surplus books of interest they may have, and buy others.

A RAFFLE

for which donations of prizes will be gratefully received. It offers an ideal way to recycle unwanted Christmas gifts.

This event is not restricted to members. It is a chance to introduce a friend to the Society’s activities.

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About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly, and am a member of the latter's Environment Forum. I am a member of the 5 Norbury Residents Associations Joint Planning Committee, and a Governor of Norbury Manor Primary School. I write for Croydon Citizen at http://thecroydoncitizen.com. I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and advise the North East People's History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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