Thursday 15th May, wine reception 6.30pm, talks from 7pm, free entry
An event to commemorate International Conscientious Objectors’ Day event, remembering the actions of those who opposed and resisted the first world war, as told in new editions of these two important books.
Wednesday 11th June, 7pm
‘Sylvia Pankhurst, Suffrage, and the Battle for the Census’ with Jill Liddington and Katherine Connelly. Entry £3, redeemable against any purchase.
A joint book event for two titles considering two aspects of Suffragette history: Connelly’s books looks in detail at the life of Sylvia Pankhurst, whilst Liddington’s book tells the story of the Suffragettes’ controversial campaign to boycott the 1911 census.
Wednesday 18th June, 7pm ‘Writings against the First World War’ with Bruce Kent and A.W. Zurbrugg. Entry £3, redeemable against any purchase.
Our guests present the works of those who opposed the First World War and who wrote and published in order to convince others of its horrors, with particular reference to newly published books ‘Not Our War: Writings against the First World War’ and ‘War against War!’