Sunday, 25 October 2015

Working Class Movement Library Events

Invisible Histories talks at the LibraryOur Invisible histories talks series continues as follows:
Working Class Movement Library
51 The Crescent,
Salford, M5 4WX
United Kingdom
Wednesday 28 October 2pm Tim Dunbar Guernica
Artist Tim Dunbar will give a talk alongside his exhibition Guernica in Manchester re-representation, a drawing project that is based on an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the exhibition of Picasso’s Guernica in a car showroom in Manchester in the first two weeks of February in 1939.

Wednesday 11 November 2pm Michael Herbert Doctor Who and the Communist:
the writing career and politics of Malcolm Hulke
Malcolm Hulke (1924-1979) was a successful writer for radio, television and the cinema from the 1950s to the late 1970s.  His work included episodes for  Armchair Theatre and The Avengers and 54 episodes for Doctor Who, broadcast between 1967 and 1974, for which he is best remembered. Malcolm was also socialist, belonging for a time to the Communist Party of Great Britain, and was very involved with Unity Theatre.
The talk will be given by Michael Herbert who has been watching Doctor Who since 1963, aged 8, and is the author of a pamphlet about Malcolm Hulke, Doctor Who and the Communist,  published earlier this year by Five Leaves Press.

The songs of Ewan MacColl

Blood and Roses – the songs of Ewan MacColl comes to Salford’s Lowry Theatre on Wednesday 4 November at 8pm.  First performed in Glasgow to commemorate 100 years since his birth, Blood and Roses is curated by his sons Neill and Calum MacColl and features other family members, Peggy Seeger, Martin and Eliza Carthy and other special guests.  More details at

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