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A fundraising appeal has been launched to raise a memorial to the International Brigade volunteers associated with Oxford who fought in the Spanish Civil War of 1936-39. 

The initiative has the support of Oxford City Council and the Oxford & District Trades Union Council. 



Video report (9.41 mins) by Marshall Mateer of the IBMT’s conference on artists ‘Taking Sides’ on the Spanish Civil War held in Manchester on 1 March. Separate videos of all four lectures will be posted on the IBMT’s YouTube site in due course. Pictured here are speakers (clockwise from top) Carl-Henrik Bjerstrom, Jane Rogoyska, Valentine Cunningham, Carmen Herrero and Mary Vincent (chair).


The IBMT’s 'Antifascistas' exhibition, plus new audio-visual material, is now on permanent display at the Newhaven Fort Second World War visitors’ centre in Sussex. See for opening times and admission charges.



Remembering Jack Edwards and Kit Conway


By Manus O’Riordan (IBMT Ireland Secretary) 

'Tomorrow we’ll have coffee in Huesca'


battle of jarama poster


“Homage without Frontiers” to the International Brigades on Saturday 15 February – only on Facebook!



75 years ago, on 28 October 1938, Dolores Ibárruri (“La Pasionaria”) thanked the International Brigades with these words at their farewell parade in Barcelona…


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