Spanish Civil War & Caroline Benn talks 21 May


!Labour Heritage

Labour Heritage AGM & Meeting

Saturday 21st May 2016 – 1.30pm – 5pm

At: Unite the Union (7th Floor council chamber)

128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN

(5 min.walk from Holborn station)

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Paul Preston:

’The Spanish Holocaust’

Paul Preston is Professor of Contemporary Spanish Studies at the

London School of Economics; he has researched and written extensively on the Spanish Civil War; his most recent book ‘The Last Days of the Spanish Republic’ was published this year.

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Jane Martin

‘Caroline Benn – educational reformist & socialist’

Jane Martin is Professor of Social History of Education at the

University of Birmingham; she is currently writing a biography of Caroline Benn; her recent books include ‘Making Socialists: Mary Bridges Adams & the fight for Knowledge & Power,1855-1939’.

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Our AGM Business Meeting will last 45 minutes from 1.30pm and we will then have speakers and discussion, with a mid-way break for tea.

Everyone welcome.  For more information, contact Linda Shampan: 020 8932 0165,

For articles etc by me on the website and in issues of the Labour Heritage Building see:

Holborn Labour:

Battersea Women’s Circle

The WEA in Essex

Hartley Shawcross (1902-2003)

(also note on talk about John Archer)


About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I am a member of the Love Norbury Residents Associations Planning & Transport Committees, and Chair of Nobury Community Land Trust. I write for Croydon Citizen at I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics database. 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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