Contents: Events inc. Cannizario Park, journey for Justice, Billy Strachan, 18thC now, radical adult education, Wandsworth Heritage Festival; IHR Seminars; News; Martin Hoyle’s latest book Ira Aldridge: Famous Speeches
Tuesday 16 April. 10.30am. Cannizaro Park: Wimbledon’s Cultural Gem
Talk by Sarah Gould (Merton Heritage Officer).
West Barnes Library, Station Road, New Malden. KT3 6JF
Bust of Emperor Haile Selassie is in the grounds.
Thursday 18 April. 5-8pm. Launch of lslington Journey to Justice exhibition
Resource for London, 356 Holloway Rd, London N7 6PA:
Please register your attendance via this link:
Thursday 25 April. 6.30pm. Billy Strachan: Above All Caribbean Man
Caribbean Labour Solidarity talk by Chris Strachan, Winston Pinder and David Horsley to launch the latter’s booklet.
Henry Twining Court, Crescent Lane,
SW4 9RP. 8 mins walk from Clapham Common tube station
Followed by refreshments and raffle to raise funds for C.L.S.
For further information contact David 07904955916 and email@example.com
Friday 26 April. 9am-6pm. Eighteenth Century Now: The Current State of British History
Conference of Britain in the Long 18th Seminar
Saturday 11 May. 2pm. 1919 – Everywhere a storm
Annual Frow Memorial lecture. Speaker Prof John Callaghan
Working Class Movement Library, Old Fire Station, Salford
Friday 24 to Sunday 26 May. 100 Years and Beyond: Re-framing Radical Adult Education for the Contemporary World
Raymond Williams Foundation Conference at Wortley Hall nr Sheffield
Flier can be downloaded here:
Saturday 25 May – Sunday 9 June. Wandsworth Heritage Festival
Booklet of events downloadable here:
To 31 May. Radiating Greatness. Stories of Black Leadership (Part 1)
Exhibition at Black Cultural Archives about Baroness Valarie Amos, Karen Blackett OBE, Dame Vivian Hunt, Dr. Sandie Okoro, and Samantha Tross
Senate House. Malet St/Russell Square
Friday 3 May. 5.30pm. Decolonizing Europe Series: Black European Studies
Kira Thurman (Michigan), Anne-Marie Angelo (Sussex)
Monday 13 May. 5:15pm. Roundtable on Toby Green’s A Fistful of Shells: West Africa from the Rise of the Slave Trade to the Age of Revolution
Benedetti Rossi (Birmingham), Richard Drayton (KCL), Katharina Oke (KCL)
Tuesday 14 May. 5.15pm. Patriotic Labour 1918
David Howell , University of York
Tuesday 21 May. 6pm. The Labour MP George N. Barnes and the Creation of the International Labour Organisation
Rebecca Korbet, KCL
Tuesday 28 May. 5.15pm. Pioneering women: parliamentary female candidates and the influence of class, gender and party, 1918-1931
Lisa Berry-Waite, University of Exeter
Arike Oke – New Managing Director Black Cultural Archives
BCA has been awarded a Windrush Generation grant of £24,846 from the Government to digitise its archives.
US/Canadian Peace Arch
Built in 1814 to commemorate ending 1912 War. Site of famous Paul Robeson concert when he was banned from travelling out of USA.
Stephen Bourne Picture Collection