Bristol Bath & Gloucester CPB branch has drawn up a calendar of public meetings, political discussions and social events for the year ahead. The theme, on this the 200th anniversary of his birth, is the life and work of Karl Marx. If you are interested in his works and their continuing relevance I hope you will join in and contribute to our shared learning. Details below of forthcoming events.
Public meeting on Monday March 12th on the War, Peace and Imperialism;
The International Brigades Memorial Trust conference taking place in Bristol on March 24th. Held since 2002, the IBMT’s annual Len Crome Memorial Conference is a unique opportunity for IBMT supporters and the general public to hear experts talking about different aspects of the Spanish Civil War and the International Brigades. The venue for the 2018 event, which runs from 11am to 4pm, is Bristol’s Colston Hall (Colston Street, Bristol BS1 5AR). It will be the first time that the lecture day has been held outside London or Manchester. http://www.international-
We Are The Lions Mr Manager. Friday April 6th St Michael’s Church Hall, Bishopston. Bristol BS7 8NT.
Presented bythe local Morning Star Readers and Supporters Group this new production by Neil Gore marks the 40th anniversary of the Grunwick Strike 1976- 78. It is based on the experiences of Jayaben Desai and members of the Grunwick Strike Committee and their long battle against the management and establishment forces to gain Union recognition. She turned the dispute into a national movement for human rights and dignity inspiring future generations.