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08/09/2013
Memorial to be unveiled on 75th anniversary of withdrawal of International Brigade volunteers

  The last stand of the British Battalion in the Spanish Civil War of 1936-39 will be remembered on Tuesday 24 September 2013 with the unveiling of a memorial in the village close to where the final day’s action took place exactly 75 years ago. The ceremony will be held at 12 noon in Corbera […]

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22/08/2013
IBMT 2013 commemoration video

  A 25-minute video by Marshall Mateer of the IBMT Annual Commemoration at the International Brigade memorial in Jubilee Gardens, London, on 6 July is now on the IBMTnews channel on YouTube.       This year is the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Ebro, which was fought mainly in Catalonia, and a strong […]

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12/08/2013
¡No Pasarán! A Night to Remember: 7 December 2013

  Tickets are now on sale for a gala evening to mark the 75th anniversary of the return of the British Battalion from Spain. The event will take place at the Rich Mix arts centre in London, along with other activities earlier in the day on Saturday 7 December 2013 – 75 years to the […]

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06/08/2013
Save the Madrid memorial to the International Brigades

  A motion in the House of Commons is calling on the British government to intervene with the Spanish government about the threat to the International Brigade memorial in Madrid (pictured).  The motion has 56 signatures: 45 Labour MPs, five Liberal Democrats, three Plaid Cymru and one Conservative, Respect and SNP apiece. A similar-worded motion […]

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29/07/2013
Reinstatement of Notts information board

Pictured: Cllr Alan Rhodes, leader of Nottinghamshire County Council, and Cllr John Allin, Chair of the Council, lay a wreath in honour of the Notts men who died in Spain and all the others who fought against Fascism. Speech by IBMT President Marlene Sidaway at the ceremony to reinstate the information board next to the […]

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07/07/2013
Photos from Jubilee Gardens 2013

Slideshow of photos by Guy Smallman of the IBMT's annual commemoration in Jubilee Gardens, London, on 6 July: http://guy-smallman-photos.photoshelter.com/gallery-slideshow/G0000._TVS...

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09/06/2013
Motion in the House of Commons

The IBMT is asking supporters to lobby their MP to sign Early Day Motion 204, which has been tabled in Parliament by a group of Labour MPs, calling on the British government to make representations to the Spanish government about the threat to the Madrid memorial to the International Brigades. The motion can be found […]

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05/06/2013
Petition campaign to save Madrid memorial

Petition campaign to save Madrid memorial An online petition campaign has been launched by the AABI International Brigades friendship group in Spain to save the memorial to the International Brigades in Madrid's University City. Madrid’s Complutense University has been ordered to remove the memorial that was unveiled on 22 October 2011 in the presence of […]

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08/05/2013
Review of Angela Jackson's For Us it was Heaven

NEARLY twenty years ago, Angela Jackson, then beginning the research for her doctorate, conducted an interview with a woman who, many years before, had worked as a nurse in Republican Spain during the civil war. The story that Angela was told that day by her eighty year old interviewee, Patience Edney (née Darton), became an […]

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08/05/2013
Review of Helen Graham's The War and its Shadow

Helen Graham’s latest monograph, The War and its Shadow, is not an introductory text to the Spanish Civil War, nor is it an easy read. While only 150 pages long, the text’s richness and complexity, the scope and ambition, the intelligence and sheer breadth of knowledge contained within make it both thought-provoking and challenging. Important […]

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20/02/2013
Jarama Valley Brigadista Reprise

Jarama Valley, the song inspired by one of the key battles of the Spanish Civil War, has been reworked and released on a CD to mark the 75th anniversary of the conflict. Billy Bragg performs the famous song of the British Battalion, plus Maxine Peake delivers La Pasionaria's emotional farewell speech to the International Brigades […]

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