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Launch of the new comprehensive online catalogue of the Marx Memorial Library’s Spanish Collection of archives relating to the International Brigades and the Spanish Civil War; including screening of two new short promotional videos jointly produced with the IBMT. Speakers include IBMT Patron Professor Peter Crome. 7pm-8.30pm at the Marx Memorial Library, 37a Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0DU.

Commemoration at 1pm at the International Brigade memorial, Duchess of Hamilton Park, Motherwell ML1 3AL. Social plus entertainment afterwards at the nearby Railway Tavern (31 Merry Street, Motherwell ML1 1JJ). Contact:
johnmilligan@blueyonder.co.uk

Commemoration at the Wales International Brigade memorial, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3AD; from 11.30am followed by a tapas lunch at Curado Bar, 2 Westgate Street, Cardiff CF10 1EB. Contact Mary Greening:
membership@international-brigades.org.uk

Unveiling of new plaque at the former Basque children’s colony site at Pendragon House; full details to be announced; check:
www.basquechildren.org

Screening of the documentary ‘The Silence of Others’ (Spain-USA, 2018, director Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar; executive producer Pedro Almodóvar), which follows victims as they fight a state-imposed amnesia against the crimes of Franco’s dictatorship. 8.30pm at NFT3, BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XT; booking and information:
https://whatson.bfi.org.uk/Online

Floor 4 Gallery, University Library, University of Southampton, Highfields, Southampton SO17 1BJ

Refugee Week talk by Herminio Martínez on ‘Remembering the Basque Children from the Spanish Civil War’; hosted by the Marx Memorial Library at Finsbury Library, 245 St John Street, London EC1V 4NB; 6.30pm-8pm.
www.marx-memorial-library.org.uk/education/upcoming-events

Premiere of  ‘Unsung Hero – The Jack Jones Story’, a documentary about the International Brigade veteran, IBMT President and trade union and pensioners’ leader; 7.30pm at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Hope Street, Liverpool L1 9BP. Booking:

www.liverpoolphil.com/whats-on/unsung-hero-the-jack-jones-story

Talk on ‘The Reverend John Balmer and the Basque Child Refugees 
in Bradford and Keighley’ by John Birkbeck (grandson of the Revd Balmer) and Simon Martínez of the Association for the UK Basque Children. Organised by Thornton Antiquarian Society; 2pm at Thornton Community Centre, Market Street, Thornton, Bradford BD13 3HW. Contact:
trustees@basquechildren.org

UK premiere of the documentary ‘The Silence of Others’ (Spain-USA, 2018, directors Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar; executive producer Pedro Almodóvar), which follows victims as they fight a state-imposed amnesia against the crimes of Franco’s dictatorship. On 9 June at 5.45pm and on 11 June at 2.15pm at the Showroom Cinema, 15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield S1 2BX. Part of the 2018 Sheffield Doc/Fest; booking and information:

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