Book launch – Citizens by Ian Parks

21 Sep 19:00 - 21:00 21 Sep 19:00 - 21:00 - Salford Salford
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Ian Parks is the only poet to have his work published in the Morning Star and the Times Literary Supplement on the same day, and his new collection 'Citizens' explores the...   More info

Could Salford produce another Shelagh Delaney?

27 Sep 14:00 - 16:00 27 Sep 14:00 - 16:00 - Salford Salford
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Round table discussion. In anticipation of this year's Shelagh Delaney Day, join Shelagh's daughter Charlotte Delaney, her biographer Selina Todd and MaD Theatre Company to...   More info

Struggle or Starve launch event and discussion

30 Sep 14:00 - 16:00 30 Sep 14:00 - 16:00 - Salford Salford
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Join Haymarket Books and the Mary Quaile Club to discuss how we can effectively fight poverty, unemployment and austerity. Author and activist Seán Mitchell will speak on his...   More info

Out of the shadows - Southern Voices exhibition TILL 20 OCT

04 Oct 13:00 - 13 Oct 17:00 04 Oct 13:00 - 13 Oct 17:00 - Salford Salford
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Southern Voices exhibition 'Out of the shadows: 1914-18 perspectives of colonised people' In 2015 Southern Voices, a Manchester-based community group, received a grant from the...   More info

The Grunwick strike - drowning in support, starving for action:

11 Oct 14:00 - 15:00 11 Oct 14:00 - 15:00 - Salford Salford
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Sheila’s talk about the seminal 1976-78 strike at the Grunwick film processing factory will focus on issues of direct versus representative democracy the union leadership being...   More info

We are the lions, Mr Manager

20 Oct 19:30 - 21 Oct 21:30 20 Oct 19:30 - 21 Oct 21:30 - Salford Salford
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We are delighted to host two performances of Townsend Theatre Productions' new play, written by Neil Gore. We Are The Lions, Mr. Manager! is the remarkable story of Jayaben Desai...   More info

We Are The Lions Mr Manager

21 Oct 19:30 - 22:00 21 Oct 19:30 - 22:00 - Salford Salford
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A new play by Townsend Productions relives the extraordinary true story of the Grunwick Strike, a dispute that challenged the way women and immigrants are treated in the workplace...   More info

The Co-operative Party 100 years on - a reflection by Angela Whi

25 Oct 14:00 - 15:00 25 Oct 14:00 - 15:00 - Salford Salford
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2017 marks the centenary of the Co-operative Party. This talk will consider the formation of the party and its development through the 20th century, exploring its relationship...   More info

Voices of revolution - exhibition RUNS UNTIL 18.1.18

27 Oct 13:00 - 09 Nov 17:00 27 Oct 13:00 - 09 Nov 17:00 - Salford Salford
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The world changed in 1917. A century on from the Russian Revolution, this exhibition focuses on the voices of the women and men who witnessed events as they happened. More...   More info

Women's resistance to factory closure in Scotland 1981-82 - talk

08 Nov 14:00 - 15:00 08 Nov 14:00 - 15:00 - Salford Salford
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The occupation of the factories women's resistance to factory closure in Scotland, 1981-82. Talk by Andy Clark Dr Andy Clark (Scottish Oral History Centre) will discuss his...   More info

The point is to change it - celebrating Ruth and Eddie Frow

11 Nov 14:00 - 17:00 11 Nov 14:00 - 17:00 - Salford Salford
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In November 2017 the Working Class Movement Library will mark thirty years since it moved into Jubilee House from its original home at 111 King's Road, Old Trafford. We are...   More info

Censorship and the working class reader - celebrating the bicent

16 Nov 18:30 - 20:30 16 Nov 18:30 - 20:30 - Salford Salford
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Join us to celebrate the bicentenary of a pivotal event in the history of British censorship. In December 1817, the radical satirist and publisher William Hone successfully...   More info

Wikipedia edit-a-thon

19 Nov 10:00 - 16:00 19 Nov 10:00 - 16:00 - Salford Salford
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The Library and the People's History Museum are working together in a Heritage Lottery Fund project called Voting for Change, to acquire material related to the fight for the vote...   More info

Talk on the National Federation of Women Workers 1906-21

22 Nov 14:00 - 15:00 22 Nov 14:00 - 15:00 - Salford Salford
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Brave hearts and missionary zeal the National Federation of Women Workers 1906-21. Talk by Cathy Hunt. Endemic low pay, deductions and fines, intimidation and insecurity some of...   More info


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