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 Steph Pike, Colin Waugh and more. There will be lots of discussion.

Working Class Movement Library, 51 Crescent, Salford, M5 4WX. Next to Salford Crescent Railway station.

http://www.wcml.org.uk

To secure a place email: iwceducation@yahoo.co.uk

Monday 25 April. Closing date for paper proposals for Radical Women, 1880-1914 Conference

Being held on Saturday 17 September the keynote speakers a will be : Professor Sheila Rowbotham, Manchester University; Professor Karen Hunt, Keele University. Full details of the call for papers at

http://www.wcml.org.uk/whats-on/events/radical-women-18801914

Tuesday 26 April. 7pm. Ada Salter, Ethical Socialist

Ada Salter was a pioneer of an ethical brand of socialism well known nationally and in her local Bermondsey in the early twentieth century. For a long time Salter has been unfairly been neglected. In this talk, which will be based on his new book on Ada Salter, Graham Taylor tells the story of this remarkable woman for the first time, documenting her significance for the history of both socialism and feminism. Salter was responsible for most of the ideas behind the Bermondsey Revolution, drawing on her experiences in the women’s movement and as President of the Women’s Labour League. Her ground-breaking ideas on urban development were to spread all over London through her work as an LCC councillor, and all over Britain through her role as Chair of the National Gardens Guild.

Socialist History Society. Marx Memorial Library, Clerkenwell Green (near Farringdon Underground).

http://www.socialisthistorysociety.co.uk

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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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