Friday 3 October 7-9 p.m. Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square,
London WC1R 4RL Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
"Starting early in World War I and continuing for the next 99 years, she was active in peace and disarmament movements, progressive political parties, social justice campaigns, women's, workers', children's and pensioners' rights, international co-operation, progressive theatre and cinema, education and health, especially the NHS."
Chloe Mason – the great granddaughter of socialist, pacifist, suffragist and second-hand clothes dealer Alice Wheeldon, imprisoned in 1917 for the alleged attempted murder of Lloyd George – will also be joining us to talk about the campaign to clear Alice’s name, as well as that of Alice’s daughter Winnie and son-in-law Alfred Mason (who were convicted alongside her). Free event. All welcome.
Hosted by Peace News.
Thursday 2 October
LONDON NW5 2RX. MTG
‘An evening celebrating First World War resister Alice Wheeldon’. With Alice Wheeldon’s great grandaughter Chloe Mason; and PN’s Emily Johns and Gabriel Carlyle. 7.30pm, Torriano Meeting House, 99 Torriano Avenue.
Saturday 25 October
LONDON WC1H 0AL. MTG
‘Feminist opponents of the First World War’. With Emily & Gabriel. At the Feminism inLondon conference (£30/£15). Institute of Education, Bedford Way.
Saturday 1 November
COLCHESTER CO1 1NF. MTG
‘The World is My Country’. With Emily & Gabriel. Details tbc. 6 Church St.
‘The World is My Country’. With Emily & Gabriel. Details tbc.
Friday 28 November
LONDON WC2H PBP. POETRY
Fourth Friday at the Poetry Cafe. ‘The World is My Country’. With Alan Brownjohn, Anna Robinson, Krysia Mansfield, Dan Kennedy and Mererid Hopwood. 8pm. 22 Betterton Street, Covent Garden.
More info: PN, 020 278 3344;
2. DOUGLAS NEWTON @ BISHOPSGATE INSTITUTE ON 23 SEPT
The 3 next London Remembering the Real World War I group meetings will be taking place on
Thursday September 18
Thursday October 16
and Thursday November 6
all from 7.30 until 9.00 pm, at
88 Fleet St