Monthly Archives: October 2018

Remembering Peterloo

This new publication under my imprint will be launched at a showing of Mike Leigh’s film Peterloo at the Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle on Saturday 3 November. On 11th October 1819 tens of thousands of people poured on to Newcastle … Continue reading

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Remembering Caroline Ganley

Serve because you want to serve and not because of what you are going to get out of it’ – Caroline Ganley A plaque to Caroline Ganley, Battersea’s Labour and co-operative activist  was unveiled by Battersea Society on the house … Continue reading

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Mutiny – film about Black British West Indies experience of FWW

Mutiny is a documentary resource by Sweet Patootee on the Black British West Indian experience of WW1, now on general release for streaming audiences – beginning with Vimeo on Demand. Here is the link: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/160987 Mutiny includes extracts from unique video … Continue reading

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Coulsdon’s Armistace Week 3-11 November

Croydon and the First World War https://thecroydoncitizen.com/history/croydons-wartime-canadian-links-halifax-explosion-december-1917/ https://thecroydoncitizen.com/history/croydons-vignale-brothers-first-world-war/ https://thecroydoncitizen.com/history/hills-palestine-echoes-first-world-war/ https://thecroydoncitizen.com/history/croydon-chemical-warfare-first-world-war/ https://thecroydoncitizen.com/history/remembering-1916-grandad/ https://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/memory-soldiers-cane-hill/ Campaigning for peace and anti-war in Croydon These four articles are now available in print: £1.60p&p from sean.creighton1947@btinternet.com https://thecroydoncitizen.com/history/peace-anti-war-campaigning-croydon-1816/ https://thecroydoncitizen.com/history/campaigning-britains-world-wide-military-role-arms-race-1877-1899/ https://thecroydoncitizen.com/history/peace-weeks-croydon-1930-1934/ https://thecroydoncitizen.com/history/croydons-peace-ballot-italian-invasion-abyssinia/  

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Croydon Suffrage Movement and the role of women today – 10 November

Everybody welcome Croydon North Labour Party is hosting a celebration of Croydon’s suffrage movement Saturday 10 November. 2.30pm Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Rd, CR0 1BD Illustrator, academic and PhD student Mireille Fauchon will talk about Croydon Suffragette Katie Glidden who … Continue reading

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Croydon’s Great Leap Festival 2019

Jenny Lockyer, a writer, performer and arts events facilitator, is currently applying for funding to run Giant Leap Festival in Croydon next year which is inspired by the Space Age architecture of Croydon and the 50th anniversary of the Moon … Continue reading

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Croydon events & news at 29 October

Today. Julian Joseph on Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and other black composers https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00vg8yw?fbclid=IwAR02iKVgWMUtZmXZ2TATU0jdxF3K_m2P_nyE0flULxywxdIH2OobFt8viFQ It will remain as a podcast for 28 days. Saturday 3 November. 10am-2pm.  Display of the plans for the new Queen’s Square TMRW, 75-77 (Croydon) High St http://queenssquarecroydon.info See … Continue reading

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Labour remains obsessed with housing numbers regardless of quality and impact

Obsessed by meeting the housing target regardless of the quality of new housing, the changes to the characteristics of the neighbourhood and the cumulative effect on infrastructure, including parking, as expected the Labour majority on the Council Planning Committee and … Continue reading

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History events & news at 20 October

New History & Social Action Publications Battersea socialist , London co-operator,  family and children welfare expert, Battersea and LCC Councillor, and Battersea South Labour MP 1945-51. £8 + £2p&p Battersea Women’s Activism 1890s-1914. Sean Creighton. £2 + £1.20p&p Together. £2 … Continue reading

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Croydon events & news at 19 October

Thursday 25 October. 6.30pm. Council Planning Committee Land East of the Timebridge Community Centre, Field Way;  39 Russell Green Close, Purley; 37 Fairdene Road; 22 Briton Crescent, South Croydon Thursday 25 October. 6.30pm. Council Planning Subcommittee 80 Newlands Road, Norbury; … Continue reading

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