Recent News & Events
Friday 17th October - at 17:00
Book launch: "Bilbao-New York-Bilbao" by Kirmen Uribe
To be held at the Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London, EC1R 3GA
A Basque novel in translation, this is a wide-ranging novel about Basque life and culture, viewed mostly through the author's family of fishermen and resisters to Franco.
Kirmen will be visiting Britain to promote the book. You are invited to attend this event where he will be speaking about the novel, about authorship and about Basque and Spanish culture.
https://freewordcentre.com - Entry is free
Wednesday 5th November - at 19:30
"To Say Goodbye"
To be shown at The Phoenix Film Society, Union Films Cinema, University of Southampton Student’s Union, University Road, Southampton SO17 1BJ
Our showing of The Guernica Children in 2008 was one of our most popular films ever. We are delighted now to present this animation/documentary about the 4000 Basque children evacuated to Southampton in 1937.
A Q+A with Writer/Producer Izaskun Arandia and others involved in the film will follow the screening.
Dir: Matt Richards • UK/Sp 2013 • 75 mins • Lang: Eng
Saturday, 5 July 2014, 12:30 - 14:00
International Brigade Commemoration 2014
This year's annual commemoration at the International Brigade memorial
in London's Jubilee Gardens
(Belvedere Road, SE1) will be held on Saturday 5 July.
You are invited to send a representative to lay a wreath at the memorial.
Those attending are asked to assemble from 12.30pm for the ceremony,
which begins at 1pm and will run for about 50 minutes.
We very much hope that you will be able to participate. If so, it would help if you let our secretary know.
Reports from the 2014 Annual General MeetingMinutes Annual Report & Accounts
Saturday, 1 March 2014, 11:00 - 17:00
International Brigade Memorial Trust: 2014 Len Crome Memorial Lecture
Speakers: Carl-Henrik Bjerstrom, Carmen Herrero, Paul Preston and Jane Rogoyska
Chaired by: Mary Vincent
Taking Sides: Artists and Writers on the Spanish Civil War
To be held at the Manchester Conference Centre, Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3BB
More information and bookings: www.international-brigades.org.uk/content/2014-len-crome-memorial-lecture.