Monday, 13 March 2017

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The IBMT’s 2017 Len Crome Memorial Conference:
Liberty's Volunteers: the timeless legacy of the Spanish Civil War
Saturday 18 March 2017, 11am-4pm
Manchester Conference Centre and Pendulum Hotel, Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3BB
10.30am Registration
11am Welcome
11.05am Introduction: Professor Peter Crome
11.15am-12pm International Volunteers: who they were and why they fought fascism in Spain – talk by Dr Richard Baxell (author of ‘Unlikely Warriors: The Extraordinary Story of the Britons who Fought in the Spanish Civil War’ and IBMT Chair)
12pm Lunch / Exhibitions / Stalls
1.30pm Tribute to David Leach by Manus O'Riordan (IBMT Ireland Secretary) followed by David’s film ‘Voices from the Mountain’ 
2.30pm The Legacy of the Spanish Civil War: an echo through the decades – talk by Giles Tremlett, journalist and author of ‘Ghosts of   Spain: Travels through Spain and its Silent Past’
3.30pm Songs from the Mad Donnas 
4pm Close
£15: buffet and entrance (payment in advance by 28 February 2017)
£10: entrance only (payment on the day)
Payment to IBMT by cheque / PayPal / bank transfer to: Charles Jepson, Aysgaard, Beardwood Brow, Blackburn, Lancs BB2 7AT    tel: 01254 51302 email:
For further information on the conference:
Dolores Long 0161 2262013
Hilary Jones 01625 527540
Charles Jepson 01254 51302

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