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‘Five Things You (Almost Certainly) Didn't Know About The Spanish Civil War’ hosted by David Ebsworth, whose second novel, ‘The Assassin’s Mark’, sees Jack Telford, a left-wing reporter, among an eccentric group of tourists on one of Franco’s battlefield tours during the civil war. 6pm at Hwyl Llandeilo Literary Festival, at the Angel Inn, Llandeilo, SA19 6EN.

‘Five Things You (Almost Certainly) Didn't Know About The Spanish Civil War’ hosted by David Ebsworth, whose second novel, ‘The Assassin’s Mark’, sees Jack Telford, a left-wing reporter, among an eccentric group of tourists on one of Franco’s battlefield tours during the civil war. 7:30pm at Prestwich Library, Manchester M25 1AY.

 

‘Road to Freedom’: a programme of guitar recitals, folk singing and flamenco dance, as well as film from the British Film Institute’s archives, to remember the West Country and the Spanish Civil War. 2.30pm and 7.30pm at the Curzon Cinerma & Arts (46 Old Church Road, Clevedon, North Somerset BS21 6NN; 01275 871 000), Tickets £10/£9 in advance or £12/£10 on the door, or £6 student matinée. www.curzon.org.uk

Academic seminar: 'Historical Memory: How Spain has tried to deal with the past, and why it will never agree', by Giles Tremlett at Cowdray House, Portugal St - Cañada Blanch Seminar Room COW1.11, 1st fl, at 6pm.

IBMT-commissioned play ‘Dare Devil Rides to Jarama’ by Neil Gore at Tyneside Irish Centre, 43 Gallowgate Street, Newcastle, NE14SG (Box office: 0191 281 2385 /mobile 07538961257).

IBMT-commissioned play ‘Dare Devil Rides to Jarama’ by Neil Gore at Arthurstone Branch Library, 5 Arthurstone Terrace , Dundee DD4 6RT (Box Office: 07951 443656; dundeetuc@gmail.com). The play centres on the fate of International Brigade volunteers Clem Beckett and Christopher Caudwell, who fought together at the Battle of Jarama in February 1937. 

IBMT-commissioned play ‘Dare Devil Rides to Jarama’ by Neil Gore at Clyde Bank Town Hall, 5 Hall St, Clydebank G81 1UB (Box office: tam_morrison@yahoo.co.uk).

The Catalan Observatory's seminar Spaniards and Catalans in France after 1939, from the camps to the Resistance, with Rosemary Bailey and chaired by Professor Paul Preston.

The Catalan Observatory's seminar Lights and Shadows in George Orwell's Homage to Catalonia by Prof. Paul Preston.

Charlie Donnelly Winter School 2017 at the Hill of the Ó Néill and Ranfurly Arts Centre coinciding with the 80th anniversary of Donnelly’s death in the Battle of Jarama. For details of the event, organised by Friends of the International Brigades in Ireland, see www.international-brigades.org.uk/content/charlie-donnelly-winter-school...

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