BARRY WINTER reviews Chris Hall’s latest book on the ILP and the Spanish Civil War.
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Over 200 people assembled at the Manchester Conference Centre on Saturday 2 March to take part in the annual IBMT (International Brigade Memorial Trust) Len Crome Lecture. The title of the day’s conference was ‘Homage to Catalonia 75 years on’.
The International Brigades Memorial Trust is holding a special event in Manchester on 2 March to mark the 75th anniversary of George Orwell’s Homage to Catalonia.
Homage to Catalonia, George Orwell’s book about his experiences as an ILP volunteer at the Spanish Civil War, has been dramatised on Radio 4 over the last few weeks.
The Modern Records Centre at the University of Warwick has completed its project to digitise more than 13,000 pages of archives relating to the Spanish Civil War.
The International Brigade Memorial Trust are holding a benefit night at Chorlton Irish Club in Chorlton-cum-Hardy on Friday 18 May. The acts include Les Jones and Friends of the Beech, The Madonnnas, and the Bourbon Street Preachers.
The Porta de la Historia co-operative is organising a weekend trip to Catalonia to commemorate the 75th anniversary of George Orwell’s wounding outside Huesca.
Part four of The ILP: Past & Present featuring the ILP in the 1930s, its role in the Spanish Civil War, and its attitude to the Second World War. It also covers the post-war decline of the ILP as a political force before its re-constitution as Independent Labour Publications in 1975.
This is the latest extract from a 1993 pamphlet written by BARRY WINTER which we are planning to re-write. We are putting the text online in six stages, supplemented by a series of ‘side stories’, and invite you to comment on the contents.
On Saturday 16 July, the 75th anniversary of the first involvement of anti-fascist volunteers from north west England in the Spanish Civil War was commemorated at Manchester Town Hall. CHRIS HALL was there.
Over 100 people, including many young Spaniards, were present to hear about the contribution of the north west in the fight against fascism [...]
The 75th anniversary of the Spanish Civil war will be commemorated at Manchester Town Hall on Saturday 16 July with a celebration of the contribution made by volunteers from the north west of England.
Organised by the International Brigade Memorial Trust, the event will mark the role of the north west volunteers in the Sculpture Hall [...]