Londoners Co-operate!

Ann: an event at the Bishopsgate Institute, 7 July
Celebrating the London Co-operative Society collection at Bishopsgate Institute and International Co-operator's Day.

This unique one-day event provides a fascinating insight to the history of co-operation in London. Discover more about the changing nature of this important movement from its origins to the present day and how the 'co-op' became part of the fabric of everyday life for Londoners.

Saturday 7th July 2007, 10.00am-5.30pm

Chair:
· Dame Pauline Green (Chief Executive and General Secretary, Co-operatives-UK)

Speakers:

· Andrew Flinn (University College London) · Baron Graham of Edmonton (ex-Labour MP and ex-National Secretary, Co-operative Party) · Stan Newens (ex-Labour MP and ex-President of the LCS) · Rita Rhodes (Visiting Fellow, Open University) · Nicole Robertson (University of Nottingham) · Mervyn Wilson (Chief Executive and Principal, Co-operative College)

Additional events:

· Exhibitions of co-operative archives and historical material from major repositories around the country. · Display of London Co-op produced films, Peace Parade (1937) and Advance Democracy (1938), and other short publicity films.

£25 (£15 concessions)
Lunch included.

Advance booking necessary. Please download the booking form at www.bishopsgate.org.uk/co-op or telephone 020 7392 9270

This event has been supported by The Co-operative Membership and the Lipmann-Miliband Trust.

Stefan Dickers
Archivist
Bishopsgate Institute
London, EC2M 4QH