Upcoming Events

Dates for your Diary

These events have not been finalised as yet, but the dates are being prepared:
 

Event 4
‘Fit to manage the Borough?’ – the record of Poplar’s Labour council up to March 1921.
Hosted by LSE on Zoom.

 

Event 5
Walking the History – a walking tour with David Rosenberg.
Starting at Bow Road tube station and ending with tea and cakes at Bow Church (or a virtual walking tour if restrictions require)
June, date/s to be confirmed

 

Event 6
Online tour of the GL archives at LSE and Bancroft Road.
June 2021

 

Event 7
‘To the High Court’
March from Poplar to Royal Courts of Justice, planned for 31 July 2021.

 

Event 8
Launch of the centenary edition of Janine Booth’s book Guilty and Proud of it.
Venue TBC, July 2021

 

Event 9
‘Who were Poplar’s Revolting Councillors?’ – seminar with relatives/descendants.
Spotlight, September 2021

 

Event 10
‘Poplarism v. Labourism’ – a debate.
Portcullis House (probably the Attlee Room), hosted by Stephen Timms MP. Late September 2021

 

Event 11
‘Imprisonment’ – with commemorative readings, a choir, reflections on prison reform then and now, etc.
Spotlight?, provisionally 8 September 2021.
Speakers including Rod Morgan; readings; choir; music

 

Event 12
‘Release’ – a celebration of the legal triumph secured.
Thompson’s, October 2021

 

Event 13
Film launch.
Spotlight or Genesis, October 2021.

 

Other
Play, to be written by Bren Gosling