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A night of music, film and spoken word to mark the 8oth anniversaries of the formation of the International Brigades and the Battle of Cable Street in London’s East End, both in October 1936; from 7pm at Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA; event organised by Philosophy Football ( in association with IBMT and

Conference ‘Lancashire and the Spanish Civil War’ organised by Lancashire Association of Trades Union Councils; 11am-4pm; ACE Centre, Cross St, BB9 7NH.

Memorial hike across Battle of Guadalajara battlefield; meet at 10am in the city’s Plaza Mayor de Torija (wear walking shoes and bring food and drink); organised by the AABI Spanish International Brigades friendship group and the Foro por la Memoria de Guadalajara (

‘New Ways to Tell Old Stories: putting the political into historical fiction for today's young readers’: Lydia Syson and Meirian Jump in conversation at the Marx Memorial Library, 37A Clekenwell Green, London EC1R 0DO, from 7pm. 


Public seminar ‘Anarchism and the Second Republic (1931-1936) – Enemy or Friend?’; speaker: Julián Vadillo Muñoz; chaired by Prof Paul Preston; 6pm at Cañada Blanch Centre, Cowdray House, LSE, Portugal St, WC2A 2AE

Public meeting to raise support for an an outdoor memorial in Hull to the local International Brigade volunteers; 7pm at Unison Conference Centre, 39 Alfred Gelder Street, Hull HU1 2AG. IBMTNotice of 1st meeting 090316.pdf

Burial of remains of three International Brigaders found at nearby Hill 238. Programme starts at 11am. 5pm for ceremony at the municipal cemetery.

Commemoration at the Jack Brent (George Dickie) plaque, 53 George Street, DG8 8NU; 12.30pm.

Rededication of plaque to Independent Labour Party members who fought in Spain; 11.30am-2.30pm at the Working Class Movement Library, 51 Crescent, M5 4WX.

British-Spanish Society Centenary Conference: ‘Holding up the Mirror: One Hundred Years of British/Spanish Cultural Relations’

Panel discussion: Luis G Martinez (historian), Ana Romero (author & journalist), John Carlin (author & journalist), Chris Bryant (MP), Miles Johnson (Financial Times) and Prof. Paul Preston

Chair: Jimmy Burns (author & journalist)

Time: 6.30pm


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