4 events are being organised in all including an exhibition and talks at the Nest and a special Broadway Cinema showing of Land and Freedom co-sponsored by The Sparrows' Nest, plus the rededication at County Hall and an exhibition in The Council House.
1) RE-DEDICATION AT COUNTY HALL. Saturday 17th July sees the re-dedication of the International Brigades' memorial to the 26 Nottinghamshire people who fought in defence of the Spanish Republic against Franco and against fascism. It takes place at County Hall, Trent Bridge, West Bridgford, 10.30am to 12.00pm. This event is being put on by the Nottingham Trades Council. They invite you to attend and bring your banners! Details:
2) EXHIBITION AND TALKS AT THE SPARROWS' NEST. On Sunday 18th July the Anarchist Federation's Nottingham group invites you to 'Civil War and Revolution: Anarchism in Spain', 1.00pm to 6.00pm at the Sparrows' Nest anarchist library and archive, St. Ann's. The event is an exhibition on Anarchism in Spain. It explores the role of the anarchists in the civil war and the social revolution, in particular the CNT-IWA, and features talks by members of the Solidarity Federation (the IWA’s British section): ‘Spain, 1936-39’ at 2.00pm and ‘The CNT today’, at 4.00pm. If possible email or leave an ansaphone message to let us know you are coming so we can get an idea of numbers. Contact details can be found at http://thesparrowsnest.org.uk
3) EXHIBITION IN COUNCIL HOUSE. Tuesday 20th, to Saturday 31st July, 12.30pm: the Nottingham leg of the International Brigades’ Memorial Trust Exhibition: “¡Antifascista!”. At the Council House, Market Square. This event is also organised by the Nottingham Trades Council.
4) SPECIAL CINEMA EVENT. On Sunday 25th July at 2.15pm Ken Loach’s epic on the Spanish Civil War and social revolution ‘Land and Freedom’ will be shown at the Broadway Cinema. The showing is sponsored by The Sparrows’ Nest and Nottingham’s ‘Peoples’ Histreh’ group. It is dedicated to those who fought fascism in Spain united by the cry “¡NO PASARAN!” (“They shall not pass!”). Advance tickets are only £5. Details of how to get tickets can be found via The Sparrows' Nest website:
“¡A las barricadas, companeros y companeras!” (“To the barricades, comrades!”)