Liberty's Volunteers: the timeless legacy of the Spanish Civil War

Conference, 18 March 2017, Manchester, United Kingdom

BMT Len Crome Memorial Conference 2017
Details of the IBMT’s 2017 Len Crome Memorial Conference have been announced…

Liberty's Volunteers: the timeless legacy of the Spanish Civil War
Saturday 18 March 2017, 11am-4pm
Manchester Conference Centre and Pendulum Hotel, Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3BB
www.manchesterconferencecentre.co.uk 0161 955 8000

10.30am
Registration

11am
Welcome

11.05am
Introduction: Professor Peter Crome

11.15am-12pm
International Volunteers: who they were and why they fought fascism in Spain – talk by Dr Richard Baxell (author of ‘Unlikely Warriors: The Extraordinary Story of the Britons who Fought in the Spanish Civil War’ and IBMT Chair)

12pm
Lunch / Exhibitions / Stalls

1.30pm
Tribute to David Leach by Manus O'Riordan (IBMT Ireland Secretary) followed by David’s film ‘Voices from the Mountain’

2.30pm
The Legacy of the Spanish Civil War: an echo through the decades – talk by Giles Tremlett, journalist and author of ‘Ghosts of Spain: Travels through Spain and its Silent Past’

3.30pm
Songs from the Spanish Civil War performed by Mike Wild

4pm
Close

£15: buffet and entrance (payment in advance by 28 February 2017)
£10: entrance only (payment on the day)
Payment to IBMT by cheque / PayPal / bank transfer to: Charles Jepson, Aysgaard, Beardwood Brow, Blackburn, Lancs BB2 7AT tel: 01254 51302 email: clarioncc@yahoo.co.uk

For further information on the conference:

http://www.international-brigades.org.uk/content/ibmt-len-crome-memorial...

Posted: 
01/02/2017