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Screening of the documentary ‘The Guernica Children’ (Steve Bowles, 2005) as part of the Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival; 5pm in Room G.04, Edinburgh University, 50 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JU. There will be also be songs from Na-mara and a discussion with descendants of the refugee children from Spain’s Basque Country who arrived in Britain in 1937. 

Concert to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the arrival in Scotland of Basque child refugees from the Spanish Civil War; 8.30pm-11.30pm, at The Jaffle Joint, 87 Portobello High Street, Edinburgh EH15 1AW, with Scottish-Spanish folk collective Gallo Rojo and folk duo Na-mara. Organised in conjunction with the Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival and the Basque Children ’37 Association.

Novelist David Ebsworth talks about ‘Five Things You Almost Certainly Didn’t Know About the Spanish Civil War’ at 12.30pm at Sudbury Library, Market Hill, Sudbury CO10 2EN. See www.davidebsworth.com

Novelist David Ebsworth talks about ‘Five Things You Almost Certainly Didn’t Know About the Spanish Civil War’ at 12.30pm at Bristol Central Library, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TL. See www.davidebsworth.com

Concert to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the arrival in the town of Basque child refugees from the Spanish Civil War in 1937; 3pm-6pm at the Neptune Bar, 7 Erskine Street, Montrose DD10 8HL, with folk duo Na-mara and Scottish-Spanish folk collective Gallo Rojo.

‘Anti-Fascist Footprints’: a walk through the 1930s East End; organised by David Rosenberg of East End Walks; 2pm-4.30pm; booking: http://www.eastendwalks.com/?page_id=82

‘From Manchester to Spain’: a commemoration of the life of George Brown; 2pm-4pm at the Waldorf Hotel, Gore Street, Manchester M1 3AQ; organised by the George Brown Commemoration Committee, Greater Manchester Communist Party and local IBMT members.

Islington and the Spanish Civil War walk with an Islington Heritage guide around locations associated with the International Brigades, starting at 11am at the Marx Memorial Library, 37a Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0DU: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/islington-and-the-spanish-civil-war-tickets-36682598640

Conference titled ‘The Archeology of the Spanish Civil War: Searching for Federico García Lorca and Shaping the Memory Debate in Spain’.

A reading of prose and poems exploring the bravery and idealism of the International Brigades to accompany the BBC Radio 3 Proms concert and broadcast later in the evening. Introduced by historian and IBMT Chair Richard Baxell at Imperial College Union, Beit Quadrangle, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BB, beginning at 5.15pm. Entry is on a first-come-first-served basis (doors open from 30 minutes before the event begins; capacity is limited). Edited highlights will be broadcast during the interval of the evening’s broadcast.

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