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Tyneside Irish Centre: International Brigaders Return, 85th Anniversary Event

8 December 2023 @ 19:00 - 22:00

An International Brigade Memorial Trust event at the Tyneside Irish Centre on Friday 8 December, to commemorate the 85th anniversary of the return of the Brigaders from Spain.  Doors open 7 pm for 7.15 pm start.  The event includes:

  • 40-minute IBMT film, ‘The Brigaders Return!’
  • Speeches by Alan Mardghum, Durham Miners’ Association general secretary, and Alex Clifford, historian
  • RTE film, ‘Black Sheep’, about Irish International Brigader, Pastor Bob Hilliard, killed in Spain
  • Songs performed by Keith Hudson, Margaret Levy and Ron Brown, including two different songs with the same ‘Viva la Quinte Brigada’ title.

Book online at https://tinyurl.com/389nf3sy, or pay on the door.  All proceeds to IBMT.

More details at BrigadersReturn


8 December 2023
19:00 - 22:00


Tyneside Irish Centre
43 Gallowgate
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4SG United Kingdom
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0191 261 0384
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