Miscellaneous Events 2020

Date Time Title Details With Link
, 2020

Greece: The Hidden War Part 2 Directed by Anthony Howard, 1989, 60min A rare chance to watch part 2 of the Channel 4 documentary series on the Greek Civil War of 1946-49 made in 1986; we screened part 1 in 2018. This documentary […] Jane Gabriel
, 2020 Nautical Women – Women Sailors in History By invitation of Pill Library and Children's Centre Crockerne House, Underbanks, Pill, BS20 0AT Wednesday, 19 February 2020 @ 2pm Author Rosemary Caldicott will be telling us about her book in which […] Rosemary L Caldicott
, 2020 Book Launch: Regicide or Revolution? The trial and execution of Charles I in 1649 has in the past been portrayed as the outcome of a crazed 'bloodlust' for revenge by supporters of parliament. This simplistic and dubious narrative […] Norah Carlin
, 2020

Christmas Webinar 1: Angela Carter’s ‘Provincial Bohemia’ The first in our series of Christmas Webinars.... Acclaimed novelist and short-story writer Angela Carter lived in Clifton during the 1960s, where she wrote her early novels known as the 'Bristol […] Stephen E. Hunt
, 2020

Christmas Webinar 2: Steps Against War – Resistance to World War 1 in Bedminster Emma Byron and Trevor Houghton present the story of a network of neighbours, workmates, families and comrades who stood together and refused to take their part in the war machine. Steps Against War is […] Otherstory
, 2020

Christmas Webinar 3: God’s Beautiful Sunshine – The 1921 Miners’ Lockout in the Forest of Dean In 1921, in response to a severe depression in the coal trade, colliery owners, supported by the government, slashed labour costs. Refusing to accept this cut in wages, a million British miners, […] Ian Wright
, 2020

Christmas Webinar 4: Zionism and History The talk will present an examination of the fundamental ideological basis of the Zionist movement going back to its founding by Herzel in 1896. Herzel attributed the historical persecutions of the […] Mike Levine