Lyth Arts Centre, Wick Wonder Fools Presents: 549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War in association with the Brunton and Citizens Theatre. The story of four local moners whi, 80 years ago, travelled from the streets if Prestonpans to the valleys of Spain.
Annual commemoration for the men and women from the North-West who supported the Republican cause in the Spanish Civil War; 11.30am–1.30pm at Manchester Central Library, St Peter’s Square, Manchester M2 5PD. Contact Dolores Long: email@example.com
Launch of the Marx Memorial Library’s newly digitised and catalogued collection of more than 2,000 radical posters from 1870-1990, including many from the Spanish Civil War; 7pm at the Marx Memorial Library, 37a Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0DU. Speakers include art historian Christine Lindey and conservationist Graham Bignell. Booking:
Annual commemoration at 12pm at the International Brigade memorial, Albert Square, Dundee DD1 1DD, followed by a social with live music, soup and sandwiches from 1.30pm to 4pm at No.1’s, 1 Ward Road, Dundee DD1 1LP; entry by donation. Contact Mike Arnott: firstname.lastname@example.org
‘The International Brigades Say Farewell to Spain’ in film, song and story. 7pm in the Spectrum Centre, 331 Shankill Road, Belfast BT13 3AB, with IBMT President Marlene Sidaway, singer Mel Corry and other guests; free; organised by Belfast’s International Brigade Commemoration Committee as part of the Shankill Winter Festival. Contact IBCC Secretary Ernest Walker on 07751 951785 or email:
2 pm. The curator of the Guernica exhibition, Nicola Ashmore,gives an illustrated talk exploring Guernica and its remakings as a call to action, pushing back at those in power who choose to act to the detriment of civilians.
The guest exhibition exploring the ongoing power of Pablo Picasso’s iconic 1937 painting Guernica through a display of 21st century reworkings from across the globe.