Category Archives: Music

Black History Events and News at 1 November

Thursday 12 November. 7.30pm. Masters of the Airwaves  Without pirate radio, British pop music would not contain successful exports such as Sade, Mica Paris, Soul II Soul, Floetry, Dizzee Rascal, Estelle and Emeli Sandé. Chart the history of black music … Continue reading

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History Events & News at 1 November

Tuesday 3 November. 7pm. Religion in County Durham Education, 1800-1850 North East Labour History First Tuesday talk by Heather Thompson.   Heather is a native of North  West Durham who, after graduation, joined the Diplomatic  Service and studied Japanese. After service in … Continue reading

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