Monthly Archives: March 2016

Chartism News at 30 March

Exploring the Life and Legacy of Mark Hovell,  9 June. 3-5pm    2016 marks the centenary of the death of the pioneering historian of Chartism, Mark Hovell. Hovell (born Manchester, 1888) had been a student and later a lecturer at the … Continue reading

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General History Events & News at 25 March

Thursday 21 April. 2.30-4pm Art  & Existence – Orlando Song, Struggle, Resistance British Nigerian actor Orlando Martins’ long life (1895 – 1985) charts performances from the 1920 Diaghilev ballet, silent films, black & white talkies, the introduction of Technicolor and … Continue reading

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Labour Movement History Events at 25 March

Sunday 3 April. 2pm. Film Show: A Terrible Beauty, Mise Eire and The Wind that Shakes the Barley.  Films about the Easter Rising 1916. Entrance by donation. Glossop Labour Club, 11-13 Chapel Street, Glossop SK13 8AT. Monday 4 April. Labour … Continue reading

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Women’s History Events at 25 March

Saturday 2 April. 11am-3pm. Women Making History IWCE Day School Programme includes “Out of the Women’s Corner” by Margaret Beecham, Bath Houses by Sylvia Kolling, Feminist Webs by Ali Ronan, “We are going to Win” by Chloe Mason, Poetry from … Continue reading

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Croydon Assembly Plans Action On Positive Agenda

Thursday 31 March 31. 7.30pm. Croydon Assembly Steering Group There was an enthusiastic welcome for the Croydon Assembly’s manifesto which was launched on March 19 at an Assembly addressed by Matt Wrack, the leader of the firefighters’ union, Dr Philip Howard … Continue reading

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Croydon Events & News at 25 March

6 April. 7.30pm. The Future of Fairfield Halls Council leader Cllr Newman and Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure & Sport Timothy Godfrey have been invited to answer your questions, as well as various community group leaders affected, management of Fairfield … Continue reading

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Croydon Housing & Development News at 25 March

Croydon needs to get creative about affordable housing See my discussion contribution at http://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/croydon-needs-to-get-creative-about-affordable-housing Croydon’s Housing Crisis Deepens Nearly half of Croydon’s homeless families have been living in temporary accommodation for more than three years. http://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/14378901.Housing_crisis_in_Croydon__getting_worse_and_worse_and_no_end_is_clearly_in_sight_ Meanwhile the Council proposes … Continue reading

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