IBMT Len Crome Memorial Conference 2017

Post date: 07/09/2016

Details of the IBMT’s 2017 Len Crome Memorial Conference have been announced…


Liberty's Volunteers: the timeless legacy of the Spanish Civil War

Saturday 18 March 2017, 11am-4pm

Manchester Conference Centre and Pendulum Hotel, Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3BB 0161 955 8000


10.30am Registration

11am Welcome

11.05am Introduction: Professor Peter Crome

11.15am-12pm International Volunteers: who they were and why they fought fascism in Spain – talk by Dr Richard Baxell (author of ‘Unlikely Warriors: The Extraordinary Story of the Britons who Fought in the Spanish Civil War’ and IBMT Chair)

12pm Lunch / Exhibitions / Stalls

1.30pm Tribute to David Leach by Manus O'Riordan (IBMT Ireland Secretary) followed by David’s film ‘Voices from the Mountain’ 

2.30pm The Legacy of the Spanish Civil War: an echo through the decades – talk by Giles Tremlett, journalist and author of ‘Ghosts of   Spain: Travels through Spain and its Silent Past’

3.30pm Songs from the Spanish Civil War performed by Mike Wild 

4pm Close


£15: buffet and entrance (payment in advance by 28 February 2017)

£10: entrance only (payment on the day)

Payment to IBMT by cheque / PayPal / bank transfer to: Charles Jepson, Aysgaard, Beardwood Brow, Blackburn, Lancs BB2 7AT    tel: 01254 51302 email:


For further information on the conference:

Dolores Long 0161 2262013

Hilary Jones 01625 527540

Charles Jepson 01254 51302


Posted 7 September 2016


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