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Cañada Blanch Centre seminar: 'The Triumph of Arturo Barea', with Michael Eaude and Professor Paul Preston at the Instituto Cervantes, 15-19 Devereux Court, London WC2R 3JJ. See:

Annual commemoration at 12pm at the International Brigade memorial in Albert Square, followed at 2pm by a gig in the Balcony Bar (5 Ward Road, Dundee DD1 1LP) by Gallo Rojo.

Unveiling of International Brigade memorial in Leicester Market Place at 1pm, followed by music and food at Duffy’s Bar, Pocklingtons Walk, Leicester LE1 6BU. See http://goo.gl/rxo5hs

Exhibition ‘A Spaniard in Oxfordshire: The archive of Arturo and Ilsa Barea’ organised by the Instituto Cervantes and IC Communications. 6pm-8pm at Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG. More information and reservations (free):
www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-spaniard-in-oxfordshire-the-archive-of-arturo-a...

Talk about the Basque refugee children in Suffolk (1937-39) by Edward Packard (University of Suffolk). 7.30pm at the Museum Street Methodist Church, 7 Black Horse Lane, Ipswich IP1 2EF. Organised by the Ipswich Society. www.ipswichsociety.org.uk/events/forthcoming-events-2018

Award-winning folk trio The Young’uns on tour performing ‘The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff’, a suite of songs inspired by the International Brigades and named after the International Brigader who, like the group itself, hail from Stockton-on-Tees. Dates include:

 

Artist Sonia Boué in converstaion about her exhibition ‘¡Buenos DíaDictador!’ on exile and the Spanish Civil War; 3pm at the Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ; the exhibition runs until 17 February with opening hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-6pm. See

‘549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War’, a new play by Wonder Fools, with stories and songs about the 549 Scots who volunteered to fight fascism in Spain; 7.30pm at Citizens Theatre, 119 Gorbals Street, Glasgow G5 9DS; tickets £12 from www.wonderfools.org/549

‘549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War’, a new play by Wonder Fools, with stories and songs about the 549 Scots who volunteered to fight fascism in Spain; 7.30pm at Prestonpans Town Hall, High Street, Prestonpans EH32 9JW; tickets £11/£8.25 from www.wonderfools.org/549

Unveiling of a memorial to the 12 International Brigade volunteers from Wigan; 12pm-1pm at Southside Gardens (between Wigan Town Hall, Library Street, Wigan WN1 1YN and Wigan International Swimming Pool). Followed by a reception at the Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street, Wigan WN1 1NU, including speakers, exhibition, buffet and music from Joe Solo and the Bolton Clarion Choir.

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