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Talk by art historian Christine Lindey (Birkbeck College, University of London) on artistic responses to the Spanish Civil War, including references to Laurence Bradshaw and Julian Otto Trevelyan, the artists credited with the banners on display at Islington Museum’s ‘Banners for Spain’ exhibition. 7pm at the Marx Memorial Library, 37a Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0DU. Free.

An opportunity to explore the Marx Memorial Library’s Spanish Collection archives with Archivist & Library Manager Meirian Jump. 6pm at the Marx Memorial Library, 37a Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0DU. Free.

Walk: ‘Islington in the Spanish Civil War’, exploring the lives of Islington people who played a part in the war in Spain, with a Clerkenwell & Islington Guides Association guide. Meet at 11am at Islington Museum, 245 St John Street, London EC1V 4NB. Free.

Walk: ‘Islington in the Spanish Civil War’, exploring the lives of Islington people who played a part in the war in Spain, with a Clerkenwell & Islington Guides Association guide. Meet at 11am at Islington Museum, 245 St John Street, London EC1V 4NB. Free.

Workshop: Join banner-maker Ed Hall to help make ‘Islington’s Banner for Spain’ about Islington’s involvement in the Spanish Civil War. The banner will go on display at Islington Museum. 10:30am-4pm, at Islington Museum, 245 St John Street, London EC1V 4NB. Free.

‘Britain and the Spanish Civil War’ talk by Professor Tom Buchanan {Oxford University), author of ‘Britain and the Spanish Civil War’ and ‘The Impact of the Spanish Civil War on Britain’. 6:30pm at Islington Museum, 245 St John Street, London EC1V 4NB. Free.

Walk: ‘Islington in the Spanish Civil War’, exploring the lives of Islington people who played a part in the war in Spain, with a Clerkenwell & Islington Guides Association guide. Meet at 11am at Islington Museum, 245 St John Street, London EC1V 4NB. Free.

‘Banners for Spain’ exhibition at Islington Museum, 245 St John Street, London EC1V 4NB, showcasing six newly conserved Aid Spain banners plus other artefacts from the Marx Memorial Library and Islington’s archives. Monday-Saturday (closed Wednesday) 10am-5pm; free admission.

Unveiling of new memorial plaque to the International Brigaders of Renfrewshire* will be unveiled at 10.30am (assemble 10am) in front of the Renfrewshire Council building on Cotton Street, Paisley PA1 1WB (opposite Paisley Abbey); all welcome.

Lunchtime talk: British Volunteers in the 1937 Battles of the Spanish Civil War: by Ray Wilkinson; 12.30pm-2pm in the Officers’ Mess of The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers at the Tower of London. Organised by the Battlefields Trust, the event includes a sandwich lunch and a glass of wine.

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