Dates for your Diary
These events have not been finalised as yet, but the dates are being prepared:
‘Fit to manage the Borough?’ – the record of Poplar’s Labour council up to March 1921.
Hosted by LSE on Zoom.
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
Online tour of the GL archives at LSE and Bancroft Road.
‘To the High Court’
March from Poplar to Royal Courts of Justice, planned for 31 July 2021.
Launch of the centenary edition of Janine Booth’s book Guilty and Proud of it.
Venue TBC, July 2021
‘Who were Poplar’s Revolting Councillors?’ – seminar with relatives/descendants.
Spotlight, September 2021
‘Poplarism v. Labourism’ – a debate.
Portcullis House (probably the Attlee Room), hosted by Stephen Timms MP. Late September 2021
‘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
‘Release’ – a celebration of the legal triumph secured.
Thompson’s, October 2021
Spotlight or Genesis, October 2021.
Play, to be written by Bren Gosling