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9 September Stockton-on-Tees


Commemoration of the Battle of Stockton on 10 September 1933, when local protesters, including future International Brigaders, prevented Sir Oswald Mosley’s fascist Blackshirts from holding a rally in the town. A plaque will be unveiled at 11am on the High Street (at the Market Cross near the Town Hall); the celebrations will continue into the afternoon, with live music, dramatisations and poetry at the Georgian Theatre, Green Dragon Yard, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1AT. Speakers include Marlene Sidaway (IBMT President), David Rosenberg (anti-fascist historian and activist) and local Labour MP Alex Cunningham. Contact: