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Videos of IBMT events, commemorations, music and work with our partners.

On 8 March 2020 dozens of supporters gathered at Holywell Music Rooms in Oxford to celebrate the volunteers from the UK and Ireland who fought to defend democracy in the Spanish Civil War. IBMT supporter Alice Roth has produced this short film of the event.The event featured a number of actors and musicians reading and performing a range of Spanish Civil War-themed works. 


OMNIBUS version - runs for 15 minutes - of the five short films under the title ‘Volunteers for Liberty: Archives and memory – preserving the story of the International Brigades’, which have been produced by Platform Films for the IBMT and the Marx Memorial Library. The films publicise the extensive archives of the International Brigades and Spanish Civil War held by the Marx Memorial Library, which were digitally catalogued in 2017/18 in a project in which the IBMT was a partner and which received funding from The National Archives.


Volunteers for Liberty Trade unionists and the Spanish Civil War

Refugees and the Spanish Civil War

Women and the Spanish Civil War

Anti fascism and the Spanish Civil War

Brenda O'Riordan singing 'The Minstrel Boy', an old Irish song of liberty and freedom standing against tyranny and oppression. Recorded on the International Brigades last battlefields near Corbera d'Ebre overlooking the last British command post with the Sierra Pandols in the background.  Recorded by Marshall Mateer on the IBMT Ebro Tour, Spain, 2013.

Elegy for the Ebro - The Minstrel Boy