NELH Tuesday Meeting. Jude Murphy: Routes of Social Change (WEA Project)

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Routes of Social Change is an ongoing pilot project funded by Lipman Miliband Trust and WEA's own Volunteer Innovation Fund.  During lockdown, several of us at WEA were struck by the growth in interest in self-guided soundwalks.  Obviously, this kind of activity was going to grow when you were limited to outdoor activity in your own […]

Special Event, Bosnia and the North East. Newcastle City Library

Bewick Room Newcastle City Library, Newcastle upon Tyne

On Saturday 18th March there will be a special event in Newcastle to celebrate the links between North East England and Bosnia. All are welcome, especially those involved in education and in trade unions. The event will hear from a number of speakers related to educational and trade union work around the links between the North East and Bosnia. Then […]

NELH Tuesday Meeting. Charlie McGuire (Teesside University): The 1980 Steel Strike on Teesside

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Join Zoom Meeting   Meeting ID: 820 0587 1102 Passcode: 043412   The focus of the talk is the 1980 national steelworkers’ strike and its impact in Teesside. This was the first national industrial conflict between trade unions and Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative government, which had been elected seven months earlier. Lasting three months, from […]

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists at the Tyneside Irish Centre

Tyneside Irish Centre 43 Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Neil Gore's brilliant one man show returns to Tyneside Irish Centre on 24th March 2023 The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists  adapted by Neil Gore from the book by Robert Tressell, directed by Louise Townsend Neil Gore, presents a one-person version of the classic novel by Robert Tressell featuring projection, political conjuring tricks, live music and song. Meet […]

NELH Tuesday Meeting. Gianfranco Rosolia: Clean Air, the long community struggle against the environmental damage caused by the Monkton Coke Works

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Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 874 3475 9208 Passcode: 912756 The inspirational true story of a dynamic Geordie woman's rise from ordinary housewife to remarkable environmentalist. 'An inspirational true story about female empowerment, grassroots activism and environmental justice. What an eloquent spokesperson Jennie Shearan was.' Sting ‘A wonderful record of Jennie Shearan's extraordinary campaign for […]

2023 Tyne & Wear May Day celebration

Grey's Monument Newcastle upon Tyne

Assembly from 11 am at the Bandstand, Exhibition Park, Newcastle Bring your banners and placards! March leaves at 11.30 am, led by the RMT Fishburn Band Rally at Grey’s Monument at 12 noon Speakers include: FRAN HEATHCOTE PCS president DAVE KING RMT national executive SUZANNE REID Unite regional coordinating officer LINDSEY GERMAN Stop the War […]

May Day in South Tyneside

Alberta Social Club Railway Street, Jarrow

From Paul Mayne South Tyneside Trades Council is organising a May Day Celebration, which will be on Monday May 1st at the Alberta Social Club, Railway Street, Jarrow NE32 5HW starting at 7.00pm.  The club is very close to Jarrow metro station on the Newcastle bound side. The speakers are: Kate Osbourne, MP for Jarrow, Emma […]

Land of Oak and Iron. CLEAN AIR: Monkton Cokeworks. Talk and Book Signing by Gianfranco Rosolia

Land of Oak and Iron Heritage Centre Spa Well Road, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon on Tyne

Gianfranco Rosolia, who gave an excellent talk at our recent meeting on the history of the Monkton Cokeworks, will be speaking at theLand of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre on Saturday 20 May from 12.30 - 2.30pm for a "meet the author" & book-signing. The address is Spa Well Road, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon upon Tyne, NE21 6RU People can […]

NELHS Meeting: ‘Mutual Aid in the North East Past and Present’ with Silvie Fisch and Rosie Serdiville

Tyneside Irish Centre 43 Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Please note the date of this meeting has been moved from Tue 23 May to Wed 24 May: Tyneside Irish Centre. 7:00pm The Topic By the time of the first Covid lockdown, the UK’s existing infrastructure of food banks and other formalised support services were inadequate in responding to the demands driven by the pandemic. […]

Northumbria University: Liberating Histories: Activist Legacies Roundtable. A discussion of feminist print magazines and their influence in the digital age

Hedley Suite Sandyford Building, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne

Guest Speakers: Penny Remfry (Scarlet Women) Sharan Dhaliwal (Burnt Roti) Rosanne Rabinowitz (Bad Attitude) Artists Kate Taylor (Trouble & Strife) & Fanny Tribble (Spare Rib), further speakers to be confirmed. Please sign up on Eventbrite Free lunch and wine reception included Visit our website to find out more about the project: Follow us on […]