7th January 2016 What’s On

From 4th January

Michael Herbert presents an evening class entitled Radical Women 1914-1979 will begin on Monday 4 January 2016 at Aquinas College, Stockport. This will study some of the key movements and events which changed women’s lives in the C20th. It will include the following:

Women’s anti-war movements in the First World War

Women Councillors in the 1920s eg Hannah Mitchell in Manchester

The first women MPs such as Ellen Wilkinson

Women’s unemployed marches in the 1930s

Women volunteers in the Spanish Civil War

The Women’s Parliaments during the Second World War

The work of Salford-born Shelagh Delaney, author of A Taste of Honey

The emergence of the Women’s Liberation Movement in the late 1960s

This course will be taught by Michael Herbert, MA. Michael has written a number of books including “Up Then Brave Women”: Manchester’s radical Women 1819-1918 which he discussed with Jenni Murray on Woman’s Hour on Radio Four. The course will make use of newsreels and film clips and a number of feature films eg A Taste of Honey, The White Bus and Charlie Bubbles.

For more information and/or to book a place on the course, please contact Sheila Lahan at Aquinas College, telephone 0161 419 9163, email : Sheila@aquinas.ac.uk

Saturday 9th January


Wednesday 20th January

Tameside History Club presents:

Bernadette Hyland author of Northern ReSisters will speak about women who have been active in some of the most important political campaigns of the last forty years
2.00pm at Tameside Local Studies and Archives

The return of Petrol Girls to Manchester with Dead Class, CryWank and more.
Retro Bar, 78 Sackville Street, M1 3NJ
7.00pm £4 on the door


Saturday 23rd January


Friday 29th January


Friday 26th February


Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd April



Friday 29th April to Sunday 1st May 2016

Any what’s ons? Email radio@underthepavement.org

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