Monthly Archives: April 2015

I’m running bookstall at Norbury Market & Fair 31 May

I will be running a bookstall at this Market and Fair selling titles of my publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications, and second hand books, mainly on history and politics. I will also be promoting the Croydon Heritage Festival … Continue reading

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Come and join me for a history walk down South Lambeth Rd 6 May

St Anne & All Saint’s Church I am leading a walk down South Lambeth Rd for Vauxhall Society on Wednesday 6 May starting at 12.30pm. Please meet at the Parco Café on the Fentiman Rd side of Vauxhall Park. Free. … Continue reading

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Chartism Day Conference 13 June and other news

Friday 5 June. 6.30pm. The Dignity of Chartism: Essays by Dorothy Thompson. Launch of new book from Verso. Speakers will include Sheila Rowbotham.  The Marx Memorial Library, Clerkenwell Green, London, EC1R 0DU. Details: email John Merrick (john@verso.co.uk) Saturday 13 June. … Continue reading

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Brian Barnes Murals featured in Time Out

Two of Brian Barnes’ murals have been featured in Time Out magazine on 17 March. Brian has posted the following photos on London  Mural Preservation Society. Mural at Dagnall St Brian says: ‘One mistake in the article is to show Hilda … Continue reading

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History Events and News at 27 April

Amended 29 April with inclusion of 5 May event Contents inc: events in Newcastle on the Spanish Civil War; Working Class Movement Library events; Wandsworth Heritage Festival; Keir Hardie Conference; Labour Heritage Spring Bulletin. Wandsworth Heritage Festival 2015 programme final … Continue reading

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Croydon General News Up-date at 23 April

Events at Matthews Yard. The Matthews Yard website now has a much improved new details on events there. Council Questions not on website 3 days after meeting Because the files with the public and Councillor questions at Monday night’s Council … Continue reading

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Croydon Election Update at 23 April

Events Saturday 25 April. 11.30am – 12.30pm. The People’s Hustings for Croydon Central is now to be held outside Marks & Spencer in North End Four candidates will be attending: Sarah Jones (Labour), Peter Staveley (UKIP), Esther Sutton (Green) and … Continue reading

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