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January 2019

First Tuesday: Peter Brabban, The War came early to Sleepy Valley

8 January 2019 @ 19:00
Old George Inn, Old George Yard
Newcastle, NE1 1EZ

The narrative of the Second World War has scant details of the experience of working class families during the conflict; despite being described as ‘The Peoples War’. In the ‘War came early to Sleepy Valley’ we follow the lives of one family during this period. Tommy, the father, is called up to the army before war is declared and whose experiences cover events such as Dunkirk, the North African campaign and the invasion of Italy. Mary, the mother, and Jean,…

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February 2019

First Tuesday: Liz O’Donnell will talk about ‘A Bridge Across the Seas’. Newcastle Migration Hostels for Boys and Young Women in the late 1920s and early 1930s

5 February 2019 @ 19:00
Old George Inn, Old George Yard
Newcastle, NE1 1EZ

More details on Liz's talk to be added soon.

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March 2019

First Tuesday: Dr Joan Allen will talk about: Progressing democracy: the Jarrow Land and Labour League, 1880-1887

5 March 2019 @ 19:00
Old George Inn, Old George Yard
Newcastle, NE1 1EZ

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April 2019

First Tuesday: Joe Redmayne, The Post-War Labour Unrest 1919 – 1921: The Consolidation of Socialism and the transition from Syndicalism to Communism in the Durham Coalfield

2 April 2019 @ 19:00

Details of Joe's talk to follow. Joe Redmayne is and MA student at Newcastle University

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