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Summerstown182 Tooting First World War project events May to November

Saturday 12 May. 12.30-4.30pm. Merton Heritage Discovery Day includes talk about Sadie Crawford Talk about the jazz pioneer from Fountain Road by her great-nephew Stephen Willis Morden Library, Merton Civic Centre Summerstown182 will also have a stand there, Sunday 13 … Continue reading

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History events and news at 22 April

Published by Verso this month this important book is by John Boughton who runs the Municipal Dreams blog: https://municipaldreams.wordpress.com Friday 27 April – Thursday 27 September. The power of unity: 150 years of the TUC Exhibition at Working Class Movement … Continue reading

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Making use of Oral Labour History 2 June

Making use of Oral Labour History Britain at Work (B@W) 1945-95 in association with British Universities’ Industrial Relations (BUIRA) IR History Group and Oral History Society (OHS) Saturday 2 June 2018, 11am – 4.45pm University of Westminster, 35 Marylebone Road, … Continue reading

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John Thelwall plaque 24 May

The John Thelwall Society and Heritage England are unveiling a plaque to John Thelwall, the democratic campaigner from the 1790s, is being unveiled on 24 May, with Lord Alf Dubs as one of the speakers. There is then a programme … Continue reading

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Croydon elections & update at 21 April

From Faiths Together in Croydon’s website As did Christian men from the Caribbean, including those who came back on the Windrush and later. Friday 27 April to Sunday 20 May Croydonites Festival For full details and to book go to: … Continue reading

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Launch of Lambeth Democracy Campaign 23 April

Lambeth Democracy – a campaign, not a political party – will work for democratic reform of the way Lambeth Council works and relates to the people it claims to serve.   The key issues – a council dominated by one … Continue reading

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Kennington and 1848, Year of Revolution. Talk by Malcolm Chase 28 April

From Kennington Chartist Project website ‘Perhaps no other assembly in Victorian history has quite captured the popular imagination as 10 April 1848 has done. In Europe’s year of revolutions, 1848, there was widespread apprehension that the demonstration might initiate a … Continue reading

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