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‘Ocho’, a new play by BAFTA award-winning Jane Thornton, with music by Dave Rotheray (The Beautiful South), about the eight Hull men who joined the International Brigades and the women they left at home. Performed by the Spotlight Ensemble of Archbishop Sentamu Academy at the Howden Shire Hall, 13 Market Place, Howden, Goole DN14, starting at 7.30pm. Booking: www.howden-shirehall.com/upcomingevents.php

‘Ocho’, a new play by BAFTA award-winning Jane Thornton, with music by Dave Rotheray (The Beautiful South), about the eight Hull men who joined the International Brigades and the women they left at home. Performed by the Spotlight Ensemble of Archbishop Sentamu Academy at the Archbishop Sentamu Academy Theatre, 1 Bilton Grove, Hull HU9 5YB, starting at 7.30pm. Booking: www.hullboxoffice.com/events/ocho

‘The Lost Children of Francoism’ seminar, with speakers Peter Anderson (Leeds University), Montserrat Amengou (TV3, Catalonia) and Soledad Luque (Stolen Children Association, Spain); 6.30pm at the Instituto Cervantes, 326-330 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4FN. http://manchester.cervantes.es/en/default.shtm

‘Paul Robeson in Spain’: films and talks led by local historian Dominique Tessier, with Hilary Jones (IBMT) and Carmen Herrero (Manchester Metropolitan University); 6pm-8pm at the People’s History Museum, Left Bank, Manchester M3 3ER; free. www.phm.org.uk

IBMT stall at the 2017 Big Red Picnic at Clarion House, Jinney Lane, Newchurch-in-Pendle, Nelson BB12 9LL from 12 noon to 4pm; free admission.

Commemoration of local volunteers at the International Brigade memorial in Oldham Parish Church of St Mary with St Peter, Rock Street, Oldham OL1 3UH; from 1.30pm; banners and flowers can be brought.

The Catalan Observatory's screening of the film Pa Negre (Black Bread) in Catalan and Spanish, with English subtitles; 6pm in Room B34, Birbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX.

Cañada Blanch Centre public seminar in the series on the repression of civilians in the Spanish Civil War: ‘No honour amongst thieves (and killers): Francoist repression in the Campo de Gibraltar’, by Gareth Stockey (University of Nottingham) at Cowdray House (Cañada Blanch Seminar Room), London Schoo

Seminar on ‘The bombings of Barcelona and London’ at the Imperial War Museum (Orpen Boardroom), Lambeth Road, London SE1 6HZ; 10am to 4,45pm. Organised jointly by the European Observatory on Memories and the Public Diplomacy Council of Catalonia. Speakers include historian Sir Anthony Beevor and journalist Chris Bambery.

The second Cañada Blanch Centre public seminar in the series on the repression of civilians in the Spanish Civil War: ‘History and historical memory: the obstacles to reconciliation in Spain today’ by Professor Paul Preston and Professor Helen Graham, at Cowdray House, London School of Economics, Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HJ

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