The Paradoxes of Edward Truelove

Radical Publisher of High Holborn

An illustrated talk by Deborah Lavin
On Edward Truelove (1809-99), defender of free speech, assassination of tyrants, birth control, women’s rights, republicanism and freethought

Tuesday 22nd January 2019 at 7.15pm
(Doors open at 6.45pm)

Camden Local Studies & Archives Centre
2nd Floor, Holborn Library, 32-38 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8PA

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Public Meeting – Art for All

British Socially Committed Art
from the 1930s to the Cold War

Saturday 26th January 2019 at 2pm

Author Christine Lindey will speak about her new book

Please note new venue
RED LION HALL
Basement, Tresham House, Red Lion Square, entrance via Lamb’s Conduit Passage by Conway Hall, Holborn, WC1R 4RE
nearest tube Holborn

Art for All reveals a forgotten or marginalised area of 20th century British art. Read on ...

The Legacy and Lessons of 1968

On 17th November, we had talks from Mike Maikin-White and David Parker on “The Legacy and Lessons of 1968”.

Mike referred to his recently published book: Communism and Democracy. He set out a number of dimensions of the 1968 events – the rebellion against authority and the reinvigoration of the left, the development of a new counter-culture, but also the wider global political context, with the Tet offensive in Vietnam, the assassination of Martin Luther King, the election of Ronald Reagan as governor of California, the return to power of de Gaulle in France, the student movement in Japan, massacres in Mexico and the cultural revolution in China. Read on ...

SEVENTEENTH ESSEX CONFERENCE ON LABOUR HISTORY

The seventeenth Essex Conference on Labour History, jointly sponsored by Labour Heritage, the Essex Labour Campaign Forum and the Cambridge and South & West Essex Co-op Party Council, will be held at The Labour Hall, Collingwood Road, Witham, CM8 2EE, (adjacent to Witham rail station) from 10.30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Read on ...