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Press release from Labour International

12 April 2015  

 

This was in the Paul Routledge column (every Friday in the Daily Mirror) on 3 April. To order your copy of this 'fascinating, instructive, heart-rending' book for just £15 including p&p, go to our Merchandise secton.

The “Welsh Schindler” of the Spanish Civil War, who rescued thousands of Spaniards from advancing fascist troops, is to be remembered in Cardiff this weekend (11/12 April 2015).

 

‘Spanish Thermopylae: the Cypriot Contribution to the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War’

At our annual commemoration in London on 4 July, IBMT supporters will be able to hear songs from the Spanish Civil War musical 'No Pasarán!' sung by members of the cast. They will be performed at the IBMT social at the Camel & Artichoke (121 Lower Marsh Street, SE1 7AE) at 4pm.

By Pauline Fraser (IBMT Trustee)

A record audience of more than 180 people attended  this year’s Len Crome Memorial Conference, gaining new insights into many aspects of Guernica, from the terror bombing of the little Basque town to Picasso’s famous painting. 

We have today received this sad news from our friends in ACER, the French International Brigades memorial association…

 

Some images (below) by Marshall Mateer from our successful Len Crome Memorial Conference in Manchester on Saturday 7 March. The topic was ‘Guernica: The destruction of a town and the creation of a masterpiece’. 

 

A busy programme of activities to accompany the acclaimed 'Conscience and Conflict: British Artists and the Spanish Civil War' has been announced by the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle upon Tyne (www.twmuseums.org.uk/laing-art-gallery):

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