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April 2017
£8 - £10

Newcastle Performance – Sylvia Pankhurst

April 26 @ 7:30 pm
The Black Swan Bar and Venue, 69 Westgate Road
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SG
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Sylvia Pankhurst has been called “the greatest Englishwoman of the twentieth century”. She won three art scholarships, including one to Venice, and painted the first pictures of working women. After her mother and sister founded the Women's Social and Political Union (the suffragettes), she gave up her art to rouse the women of the East End to fight for the vote. SYLVIA is a one woman show played against a background of 250 slides, including almost all Sylvia's paintings and…

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May 2017

Silvie Fisch and Rosie Serdiville. First Tuesday – ‘Hunting The Hun’

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old George Inn, Old George Yard
Newcastle, NE1 1EZ
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This project looks at the lives of people from German communities and their relations to the indigenous population in the North East of England before, during and after the First World War. The majority of German migrants had come to Britain in the nineteenth century and were well respected, until their lives changed fundamentally with the outbreak of war. Liz has taught in further and higher education for thirty years before working for Northumberland Archives as an outreach officer, mainly…

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Visualising Labour: Workers and Work in Photography and Film

May 5 @ 4:00 pm - May 6 @ 4:00 pm
Armstrong Building, Newcastle University,

Visualising labour is not a neutral process. Surveillance, propaganda and advertising have depicted labour on behalf of capital or the state. Through genres such as social documentary or activist film and photography, that hegemony has been challenged. This conference seeks to draw together labour historians and scholars of visual culture to examine the visual representations of labour. This cross-disciplinary dialogue has the potential to develop a fruitful exchange of insights, affinities and critical perspectives. Armstrong Building 1.06

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June 2017

Getting Going with Oral Labour History

June 3 @ 11:00 am - 4:45 pm
University of Westminster, Room C279, 35 Marylebone Road, London
(opposite Madame Tussauds and nearly opposite Baker Street tube), NW1 5LS
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Oral Labour History Day 2017 Getting Going with Oral Labour History Britain at Work (B@W) 1945-95 in association with British Universities’ Industrial Relations (BUIRA) IR History Group and Oral History Society (OHS) For further details or to reserve a place, please email Michael Gold (m.gold@rhul.ac.uk) or Linda Clarke (clarkel@wmin.ac.uk) Once again, the Britain at Work (B@W) group is organising an Oral Labour History Day. This year’s theme is about how to get going and continue with oral labour history, with…

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Steve Grinter & Doug Miller – First Tuesday: ‘ITG on Tyne – The Work of the International Textile Garment and Leather Workers Federation’

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old George Inn, Old George Yard
Newcastle, NE1 1EZ
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Steve Grinter & Doug Miller - First Tuesday: 'ITG on Tyne - The Work of the International Textile Garment and Leather Workers Federation'

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September 2017

NELH AGM

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North East Mining Institute, Neville Hall, Westgate Road
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE
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