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Concert to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the arrival in the town of Basque child refugees from the Spanish Civil War in 1937; 3pm-6pm at the Neptune Bar, 7 Erskine Street, Montrose DD10 8HL, with folk duo Na-mara and Scottish-Spanish folk collective Gallo Rojo.

‘Anti-Fascist Footprints’: a walk through the 1930s East End; organised by David Rosenberg of East End Walks; 2pm-4.30pm; booking: http://www.eastendwalks.com/?page_id=82

‘From Manchester to Spain’: a commemoration of the life of George Brown; 2pm-4pm at the Waldorf Hotel, Gore Street, Manchester M1 3AQ; organised by the George Brown Commemoration Committee, Greater Manchester Communist Party and local IBMT members.

Islington and the Spanish Civil War walk with an Islington Heritage guide around locations associated with the International Brigades, starting at 11am at the Marx Memorial Library, 37a Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0DU: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/islington-and-the-spanish-civil-war-tickets-36682598640

Conference titled ‘The Archeology of the Spanish Civil War: Searching for Federico García Lorca and Shaping the Memory Debate in Spain’.

A reading of prose and poems exploring the bravery and idealism of the International Brigades to accompany the BBC Radio 3 Proms concert and broadcast later in the evening. Introduced by historian and IBMT Chair Richard Baxell at Imperial College Union, Beit Quadrangle, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BB, beginning at 5.15pm. Entry is on a first-come-first-served basis (doors open from 30 minutes before the event begins; capacity is limited). Edited highlights will be broadcast during the interval of the evening’s broadcast.

Unveiling at 1pm of a plaque to local International Brigade volunteer James Alwyn outside Bolton Socialist Club, 16 Wood Street, BL1 1DY, followed by a buffet, a talk about the Spanish Civil War and music from Joe Solo and the Clarion Choir, finishing at 4pm. More information: clarioncc@yahoo.co.uk

‘Guernica Remakings’: an exhibition exploring the ongoing power of Pablo Picasso's iconic painting ‘Guernica’ (1937) through a display of contemporary reworkings. University of Brighton Gallery, 58-67 Grand Parade, Brighton BN2 0JY. More information: http://guernicaremakings.com/exhibition-2017

Annual commemoration for the volunteers from North Lanarkshire who fought fascism in the Spanish Civil War; at 1pm at the International Brigade memorial in the Duchess of Hamilton Park, Motherwell.ML1 3AL.

Annual International Brigades commemoration from 11.30am at the La Pasionaria statue on Custom House Quay in Glasgow; organised by Hope Not Hate Glasgow (admin@glasgowhopenothate.org). Details of a social event afterwards to follow.

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