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Everything is in place for a memorable weekend in Hull for the IBMT’s Annual General Meeting in Hull next Saturday. The programme runs from Friday 12 October to Sunday 14 October and includes commemorative and social events, an art exhibition and a radical history tour.

The IBMT’s 2018 Annual General Meeting takes place in Hull on Saturday 13 October. The meeting will be held in The Guildhall, 39 Alfred Gelder Street, Hull HU1 2AG fro 2pm to 4pm. All members are warmly invited to attend and take part.

The IBMT’s AGM will take place on Saturday 13 October 2018 from 2pm to 4pm in The Guildhall, 39 Alfred Gelder Street, Hull HU1 2AG as part of a weekend of activities in the city (viewable at www.international-brigades.org.uk/content/2018-annual-general-meeting-we...).

Hetty van der Hall-Hordijk of our Dutch sister organisation, Stichting Spanje 1936-1939, writes:

 

The programme for the IBMT’s 2018 AGM weekend in Hull from Friday 12 to Sunday 14 October has been finalised and is published below. IBMT members will be hosted in the city by the Hull International Brigades Memorial Group. The AGM itself takes place on Saturday 13 October in The Guildhall, 39 Alfred Gelder Street, HU1 2AG.

Below is a link to a 6-minute video of Anglo-Spanish actor Yolanda Vázquez reading the legendary speech by Spanish Republican leader Dolores Ibárruri (La Pasionaria), which was delivered nearly 80 years ago to the farewell parade of the International Brigades in Barcelona on 28 October 1938. 

Message from Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to the IBMT commemoration on London’s Southbank on Saturday 7 July. It was read out by Marcus Barnett, International Officer of Young Labour. 

 

A series of events is taking place this autumn to coincide with the 80th anniversary of the Battle of the Ebro, the withdrawal of the International Brigades and their famous farewell parade in Barcelona.

 

IBMT member Lyn Hurst reports on the unveiling on 30 March of a new memorial plaque in Leicester…

 

Biographical records of British, Irish and Commonwealth International Brigade volunteers are now online for the first time. The searchable list contains information for each of the 2,372 individuals for whom the IBMT has personal details.

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