Tag Archives: First World War

History events & news at 18 January

  http://www.socialisthistorysociety.co.uk/?p=426 Saturday 17 February. 2-5pm – Writing Our History Labour Heritage West London History Day. Morgan D. Phillips – ‘Pitfalls before publication’ Sally Groves – ‘Trico: A Victory to remember’ Olivia Stewart – ‘Barbara Castle and the Mau Mau … Continue reading

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Croydon events & news at 12 January

FWW Remembrance Continues The First World War will continue to be commemorated through the year. Here’s my latest contribution: https://thecroydoncitizen.com/history/croydons-wartime-canadian-links-halifax-explosion-december-1917 Tuesday 23 January. 7pm. Croydon Communities Consortium meeting St Michael’s Church Hall, Poplar Walk, CR0 1UA Katie Rose will  speak … Continue reading

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History events and news at 8 January

Associate Professorship in History: Britain and the World since 1700 Somerville College Oxford is advertising this post. http://www.some.ox.ac.uk/jobs/associate-professorship-in-history-britain-and-the-world-since-1700 Closing date for applications: 29 January. Selected Seminars at Institute of Historical Research Friday 12 January. 5.15pm. Apprenticeship and growth in England, … Continue reading

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Croydon history news at 7 January

As everywhere else in the country there is an appetite for local history in Croydon. The Local Studies Forum which is made up of representatives of the various societies,  independent historians , the Croydon Museum and the Whitgift Archivist produces … Continue reading

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History events and news at 17 September

  Until Friday 29 September. Far From the Western Front An exhibition highlighting the role of soldiers from South Asia in WW1. First Floor, Hunter Wing, St George’s Medical School. Go through the Main Entrance of the hospital and at … Continue reading

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History Events Across South West London from 20 March

Monday, 20 March. 6.45 for 7.15pm. Seretse Khama and the making of Botswana Botswana is not just the land of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, but of Seretse Khama, hero of the film A United Kingdom. Chief from the … Continue reading

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History events & news at 12 February

SS Mendi Wednesday 15 & Thursday 16 February 10am-12pm. ‘Is this Art?’ Museumand, the National Caribbean Heritage Museum, will be leading a series of informative sessions discussing: What is art? How to view art? The works of some of  the artists featured … Continue reading

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History Events & News At 6 November

  Thursday 12 January.  7.30pm. Battle of the Darwins Debate on the great Darwin’s, Charles and Erasmus. Who had the greatest impact. This talk is delivered by a Darwin descendant. £5 per ticket, booking essential. Refreshments available. 01543 306260 Organised by … Continue reading

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Black History Events – Croydon, Lambeth, Sutton & Wandsworth

See events also at https://seancreighton1947.wordpress.com/2016/09/09/black-history-events Lambeth Black History Month http://www.blackhistorymonth.org.uk/listings/region/greater-london/lambeth Wandsworth Diversity Month http://www.better.org.uk/diversity-month-2016 From Tuesday 27 September to Wednesday 21 December. Rights of Passage: A Century of People Power Free archive display about the narratives of resistance and change … Continue reading

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History Events & News at 23 November

From Streatham Society website Saturday 28 November. 10.30am-4pm. First World War: Caribbean family history day The National Archives. For programme details and to book go to http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/first-world-war-caribbean-family-history-day-tickets-18667602301 Tuesday 1 December. 7pm. Bethany Elen Coyle & the North East Socialist  Singers. … Continue reading

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